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New cyber threats that should be on your radar

Cisco’s latest cybersecurity report is hot off the presses, packed with details on how malware is becoming more sophisticated and attackers more evasive. Here’s a wrap-up of the report’s findings on new (and old) cyber threats, and how to prepare for what’s ahead.
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Simple hacks save IT security dollars: Zayo

IT security can feel like a never-ending battle — and enterprises are responding by throwing money at the problem. But Jamie Hari, Zayo’s director of cloud and security, challenges that notion at SecTOR with tips to move your security maturity forward at little cost.
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Is AI the silver bullet for cybersecurity?

The three A’s — artificial intelligence, algorithms and automation — are game-changers when it comes to cybersecurity. But that doesn’t mean we should rely too heavily on AI (or on any one particular technology) in the fight against hackers and cyber attackers.
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Ransomware gets creative, targets smartphones

Today’s hackers don’t just encrypt your files and hold them hostage, promising to supply a decryption key after ransom is paid. Many of them also encrypt the file names and extensions and delete all shadow copies of your files. Here’s what you can do to both defend and mitigate.
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How DDoS is becoming more devious

Web application attacks are becoming more popular — and they can be significantly more difficult to detect. Along with volumetric attacks, they are contributing to a relatively new class of attack, known as ‘dark’ or ‘smokescreen’ DDoS. Here’s what to do about it.
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