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HPE Discloses Hack by Russian Nation-State Actor

HPE Discloses Hack by Russian Nation-State Actor

Hewlett Packard Enterprise said that a suspected Russian nation-state actor, APT29, was able to gain unauthorized access to its email environment, days after Microsoft said the same group was able to access the corporate email accounts of its senior leadership team. In a Form 8-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on … Read more

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Using Google Search to Find Software Can Be Risky

Using Google Search to Find Software Can Be Risky

Google continues to struggle with cybercriminals running malicious ads on its search platform to trick people into downloading booby-trapped copies of popular free software applications. The malicious ads, which appear above organic search results and often precede links to legitimate sources of the same software, can make searching for software on Google a dicey affair. … Read more

Data privacy faces budget cuts despite being customer favorite

Data privacy faces budget cuts despite being customer favorite

Data privacy remained a critical enabler of customer trust in 2023, causing an uptick in the demand for privacy roles, even as the privacy budget faces considerable cuts over the next 12 months, according to independent surveys conducted by Cisco and ISACA. Privacy laws were strongly supported by organizations across the globe with a clear … Read more

The sophistication of cybercriminals intensifies with emerging strategies for cashing in or causing chaos

The sophistication of cybercriminals intensifies with emerging strategies for cashing in or causing chaos

While tried and true tactics like phishing and malware are here to stay, there are always new approaches to watch out for in the cybersecurity space. Experian’s 11th annual Data Breach Industry Forecast includes six predictions for 2024 that focuses a global lens on what savvy moves cybercriminals from near and far will potentially make to penetrate organisations … Read more

HPE’s corporate emails breached by Russian state-sponsored actor ‘Cozy Bear’

HPE’s corporate emails breached by Russian state-sponsored actor ‘Cozy Bear’

A Russia-based threat actor known as “Cozy Bear” or “Midnight Blizzard” has breached some of HPE’s corporate mailboxes, the company revealed on Thursday in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing. “Based on our investigation, we now believe that the threat actor accessed and exfiltrated data beginning in May 2023 from a small percentage of … Read more

How Datawiza uses Microsoft Entra ID to help universities simplify access

How Datawiza uses Microsoft Entra ID to help universities simplify access

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA.  In a scenario familiar to many universities worldwide, Claremont Graduate University (CGU), a renowned research university located in Southern California, was struggling with how to bring Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions into its Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Entra ID (formerly … Read more