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Hackers post an unauthorized message on vulnerable Google Chromecast devices, revealing a flaw that users can easily remediate.
DAILY VIDEO: NIST Risk Management Framework 2.0 updates cyber-security policy, and Skype adds live captioning and subtitles for improved accessibility.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The attacks using the Ryuk ransomware, apparently from North Korea, require the best of best practices, and that means understanding why they take place and how to prepare. If you’re attacked by someone using Ryuk, it’s going to be very expensive.
eWEEK TOP COMPANIES: New-gen data storage is all about providing the correct information on demand while at the same time maintaining data privacy for users at all levels. These requirements are the same for physical data center storage and for storage in a cloud service.
The USB Type-C authentication standard is moving forward in an effort to help protect systems against malicious USB devices.
DAILY VIDEO: The Justice Department shuts down 15 DDoS-for-hire sites, and Microsoft Visual Studio gets Extension Essentials pack for developers.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Enterprises first must understand the very nature of their API infrastructures. Most are not even aware of how many APIs they have to begin with.
NEWS ANALYSIS: 2018 was another year of challenges for IT security professionals, with no shortage of major vulnerabilities, privacy concerns and data breaches that will continue to inform decisions and policies into 2019.
TREND ANALYSIS: The attacks will get worse, the attackers will become more sophisticated and that means your countermeasures must evolve quickly--or you’re about to be toast.
DAILY VIDEO: Cyber-security myths continue to persist, Norton LifeLock reports, and Nvidia's AGX Xavier helps devs build new autonomous machines.
The final version of the NIST Risk Management Framework 2.0 is now available, providing government agencies and commercial enterprises alike with new guidance that aligns risk, privacy and cyber-security controls.
NEWS ANALYSIS: There is only so much that any given enterprise can do to defend its own networks, which is why law enforcement is such a critical partner in the overall cyber-security landscape.