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Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac Now in Public Preview

Microsoft’s unified endpoint security solution is now publicly available for Mac users, following two months of limited preview.  Dubbed Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, the...

One Year on, EU’s GDPR Sets Global Standard for Data Protection

The EU's strict data laws have set the global benchmark for protecting personal information online since coming into force a year ago, but some...

New York Department of Financial Services Launches Cybersecurity Unit

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) this week announced that it has launched a new cybersecurity division whose role is to...

Microsoft Brings Hardware-Based Isolation to Chrome, Firefox

Microsoft this week made the Windows Defender Application Guard extensions generally available, which now provides hardware-based isolation to all Chrome and Firefox users on...

The Intelligent SOC Can be a Reality Today

External factors, including security tools shifting to the cloud, the rise of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions, and the cybersecurity talent shortage, are...

Tax Scams and Spam Emails –

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about...

Assange Charged With 17 New Counts Under Espionage Act

A superseding indictment returned by a U.S. federal grand jury on Thursday charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 18 counts related to illegally obtaining...

Facebook Figures Five Percent of Accounts Are Fake

Facebook on Thursday said it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts set up by "bad actors" and that five percent of active accounts are...

US Officials Say Foreign Election Hacking Is Inevitable

The hacking of U.S. election systems, including by foreign adversaries, is inevitable, and the real challenge is ensuring the country is resilient enough to...

Researcher Drops 3 Separate 0-Day Windows Exploits in 24 Hours

SandboxEscaper, the security researcher who posted a claimed zero-day Windows 10 vulnerability on GitHub Tuesday, has now posted the remaining four exploits (two yesterday...

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules that State Has No Obligation to Protect Personal Information

Almost exactly one year after the stringent European General Data Protection Regulation came into effect (May 25, 2019), the Supreme Court of the state...

GitHub Adds New Tools to Help Developers Secure Code

Microsoft-owned GitHub on Thursday announced the introduction of several new security tools and features designed to help developers secure their code. The code hosting service...

Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac Now in Public Preview

Microsoft’s unified endpoint security solution is now publicly available for Mac users, following two months of limited preview.  Dubbed Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, the...