The Optus Breach: How Bad Code Keeps Happening to Good Companies

The Optus Breach: How Bad Code Keeps Happening to Good Companies

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First, let me be clear that I have no insider knowledge. This is my best guess at what occurred, based on publicly available information here and others indicated in references section below.On Thursday ...
How the typical pig butchering scam correspondence starts.

5 tips for spotting and avoiding Pig butchering scams

A new type of scam, called “pig butchering” is gaining momentum. Pig butchering is a unique scam which uses a romance scam script, but with an investment spin on it, where victims ...
Cybersecurity for Startups with Josh Feinblum from Stavvy

Cybersecurity for Startups with Josh Feinblum from Stavvy

Josh Feinblum is the co-founder of Stavvy, a Boston-based fully integrated digital mortgage platform, where he leads product, engineering, people, and finance. He also serves as a venture partner at F-Prime Capital, ...
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What Does it Mean to Be Zero-Day?

A zero-day vulnerability is an as-yet-unknown computer software vulnerability, that attacks in stealth mode before security teams are aware of its presence.  Zero-day is an amorphous concept; it refers to the period ...
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Get and Keep Money: Startup Tips

How to raise funds for your new business. And keep as much of it as possible. These business startup tips are based on my personal experience. I’ve tried to make them as ...
Fintech Cybersecurity Trends in 2021

Fintech Cybersecurity Trends in 2021

Article by Beau PetersWhen the pandemic struck, online bad actors took it as an opportunity to double-down on their attacks through ransomware, malware, and social engineering. Newly remote workers and remotely connected workplaces ...
Feds Point to Escalated Ransomware Attacks on Financial Institutions, Offer Guidance Based on Success Stories

Feds Point to Escalated Ransomware Attacks on Financial Institutions, Offer Guidance Based on Success Stories

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has issued an alert warning of an escalated number of ransomware attacks on financial institutions. The office details ...
Winning the Data Game – Banks must view FinTech and data security as stepping stones not obstacles

Winning the Data Game – Banks must view FinTech and data security as stepping stones not obstacles

Data security and privacy by design in FinTech will produce a positive-sum game, it’s a win-win for banks and customers.The post Winning the Data Game – Banks must view FinTech and data ...