Security Boulevard’s 5 Most-Read Stories for the Week, Feb. 26-Mar. 2

Another week has gone by with our fair share of security stories. This week Flight Simulator Passwords, IoT Security, and PCI Compliance and GDPR dominated the headlines, as well as the Recent Flash Zero-Day attacks. Missed out on any of the news this week? Here are the five most-read stories on Security Boulevard to help you out.

Recent Flash Zero-Day Flaw Now Exploited in Widespread Attacks

Recent Flash Zero-Day Flaw Now Exploited in Widespread Attacks

A vulnerability that was recently patched in Flash Player after being used in targeted attacks is now seeing widespread exploitation in a malicious spam campaign.The flaw was first identified in late January by security researchers who saw it used in an attack launched by a North Korean threat actor known ...
Flight Simulator Passwords Trojan

Flight Simulator Passwords Trojan Might Lead to Legal Liability

After designing the impenetrable maze that was the labyrinth (to restrain the half-man, half-bull Minotaur), Icarus was imprisoned by King Minos. To escape, he set his sights on flying—designing wax and feather wings that he and his son Daedalus used to fly. When, in a fit of hubris, his son ...
Infographic: PCI Compliance and GDPR

Infographic: PCI Compliance and GDPR

The May 25 deadline for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is swiftly approaching, which for some means anxiety levels are at an all-time high. With GDPR also comes mandatory compliance with PCI DSS 3.2. Is your company prepared to handle these tighter security restrictions? If you ...
IoT Security Glass Half Full

IoT Security: Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full?

A recent study by Forrester Research shows that 92 percent of infosec leaders at companies with 1,000 or more employees have internet of things (IoT) security policies in place. The same data set, however, elicits a split on whether they have implemented the security technologies needed to support those policies ...
PhishMe Rebrands to Apply AI to Combat Social Engineering Attacks

PhishMe Rebrands to Apply AI to Combat Social Engineering Attacks

PhishMe, a provider of training tools employed by organizations to help end users better recognize spear phishing attacks such as social engineering, announced today it will now be known as Cofense, after being acquired by a private equity firm.Cofense CEO Rohyt Belani, who held the same position as the head ...
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May 29, 2018
Saleem Padani

Saleem Padani

Saleem is a highly accomplished business, marketing and technology leader with track-record of success in startups, mid-size and large technology and professional services organizations, currently the COO at MediaOps, Worldwide Program Director & Technical Evangelist at IBM, Director of Industry Solutions at Neuvis, Co-founder & Vice President of LexiBridge and Senior Software Architect at DataEase International. Saleem has passion for leading and empowering global teams to drive new initiatives, leveraging broad & deep business, strategic, marketing, technical and solution delivery skills. Saleem has an Executive M.B.A, from University of Texas at Dallas, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering.

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