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VMware Publishes ‘2020 Cybersecurity Outlook’ Report to Reveal Cyber Attacker Behaviors, IT Security Team Relationship; Rick McElroy Quoted

VMware has released the Carbon Black ‘2020 Cybersecurity Outlook’ report on Thursday, which has provided a holistic analysis of how attackers have evolved, what defenders have done to stay ahead of the curve and how security and IT teams can work together to enhance its protective software moving forward.

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MITRE Evaluates Cybersecurity Products Based on Carbanak, FIN7 Groups to Address Threats to Financial Systems; Frank Duff, Quoted

MITRE has announced new assessments of commercial cybersecurity products to protect software and technology against the threat posed by the hack groups commonly known as Carbanak and FIN7, the company reported on Friday

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Unisys Announces Contest to Hack Unisys Stealth Solution, Winner Receives $10K; Mat Newfield Quoted

Unisys has offered $10,000 to participants who can capture data and credentials protected by the Unisys Stealth cybersecurity solution at the RSA 2020 Conference in San Francisco to prove the technology's security, the company announced on Thursday.

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IBM Releases X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2020 to Outline Cyber Vulnerabilities; Wendi Whitmore Quoted

IBM Security has released the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2020 to provide insight into how cybercriminals' techniques have evolved after decades of access to over 10 billion corporate and personal records and more than 100 thousand software flaws, the company reported on Tuesday.

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Korea Herald: North Korean Cyberattack Could ‘Paralyze’ US Pacom’s Control Center

A study by South Korea’s defense technology agency says North Korean hackers have the capacity to disable the U.S. Pacific Command‘s control center, the Korea Herald reported Tuesday. Yoon Min-sik writes the Defense Department ran a simulation that showed a full-blown cyberattack from North Korea could “paralyze” Pacom’s computer network and cause …

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Army, HackerOne to Launch Bug Bounty Challenge

The U.S. Army has partnered with HackerOne to create a bug bounty challenge that will engage eligible hackers in efforts to uncover security vulnerabilities in the military branch’s systems. HackerOne said Saturday Hack the Army is the first of a series of challenges that the Defense Department plans to launch following the Hack the Pentagon bug …

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FedScoop: GSA 18F Team Starts to Build Bug Bounty Program for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has started to develop a bug bounty program that will provide cash incentives for hackers that discover cybersecurity flaws in federal agencies’ systems, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes 18F worked on the platform to host “bounties as a service” that will offer $3,500 in prizes to hackers …

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Nextgov: DARPA Program Aims to Characterize Cyber Criminals, Forecast Attacks

A Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program aims to characterize cyber criminals and their strategies and forecast where future attacks could take place, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes that the Enhanced Attribution Program looks to provide visibility into all aspects of a cyber operator’s activities using “vantage points” such as laptops, smartphones …

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