A week in security (February 4 – 8)

A roundup of security news from February 4 – 8, including Facebook’s secure messaging integration, Google’s changes to URLs, a scam involving the Kindle store and John Wick, and more.

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How the government shutdown is influencing cybersecurity jobs

As of this writing, the government shutdown of 2019 is the longest ever in America. Will the government’s stable of cybersecurity talent be the next casualty—now and in the long run?

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Malwarebytes’ 2019 security predictions

Every year, we at Malwarebytes Labs like to stare into our crystal ball and foretell the future of malware. And while all hope is for a threat-free 2019, the reality likely includes botnets, IoT, artificial intelligence, and even more data breaches. When it comes to security, we can pretty much assure you that attacks will keep happening—just as the sun rises and sets. 

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A week in security (October 8 – 14)

A roundup of the security news from October 8–14 including breaches, phishing attacks, and hacking tools.

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6 ways to keep up with cybersecurity without going crazy

As we dive headfirst into National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it seems only fitting to discuss ways to stay on top of cybersecurity news. But what if following along makes you feel a little overwhelmed? Try these six methods of information-gathering to brush up on your cybersecurity know-how without losing your mind.

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Assessing the security of a portable router: a look inside its hardware

In this post, we acquire the necessary equipment to analyze the security of an inexpensive portable router, which we access through its diagnostic interface, and poke around inside.

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A week in security (August 20 – August 26)

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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Engaging students in cybersecurity: a primer for educators

The continuing rise of cybercrime calls for a new breed of fighters. Are teachers prepared to take on the challenge of training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals? How can they introduce and engage students in this fast-growing field of study?

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5 cybersecurity questions retailers must ask to protect their businesses

If retailers think they already have much to worry about, they have another thing coming— cybersecurity—and it’s no longer something they can keep on the back burner. This piece helps retailers ask the right cybersecurity questions to protect their businesses.

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How artificial intelligence and machine learning will impact cybersecurity

Both artificial intelligence and machine learning are being adopted in cybersecurity. But before they achieve mainstream traction, it’s important to discuss their impact to the industry.

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