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Employee Data Stolen in Latest Hack of EdTech Company Chegg

“Far too often the disclosure of a significant breach is in the news. Unfortunately, Chegg has made headlines again for a data breach,” James Carder, chief security officer and vice president, at security intelligence company LogRhythm Inc., told SiliconANGLE. “Organizations must…

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Mitigating Ransomware and Phishing Attacks During a Pandemic

James Carder, CSO and vice president at SIEM provider LogRhythm, based in Boulder, Colo., said his organization’s zero-trust security framework helped it stay vigilant, even while abruptly transitioning to a fully remote work environment, in compliance with social distancing guidelines.

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Keeping Your Business Cyber Secure in Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth a rash of new phishing campaigns, as cyber-criminals attempt to cash in on the Australian public’s hunger for up-to-the-minute information about all things coronavirus related. LogRhythm’s Joanne Wong explains how to stay safe.

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Italian Email Provider Email.it Breached; Data for Sale on Dark Web

While Email.it claims that customer payment information was not exposed, that does not mean that impacted customers are safe from fraud as CSO and VP James Carder of LogRhythm Labs points out: “Email.it’s claim that no financial information was stored on the…

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The Future of Smart Cities May Mean the Death of Privacy

“I’ve been in the security industry for 23 years, and one thing I’ve learned is that you can never trust a user to do the right thing,” said James Carder, chief security office and vice president of LogRhythm, a security…

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Clearview AI Source Code, Facial Recognition Apps, Data Exposed

“Clearview AI’s cloud data buckets were left vulnerable, and unfortunately, these oversights caused their facial recognition apps and private data to be left open on the internet for anyone to access,” said James Carder, chief security officer and vice president, who…

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PINs Can Beat Tax Payment Fraud

Tax payments are just as prone to fraud as any other payment. The IRS states there were 649,000 confirmed fraudulent tax returns attempted to obtain $3.1 billion in refunds in 2018. With more than eight billion records exposed in 2019, cybercriminals already have the…

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The Scalability Dilemma: How Security Budgets are Failing to Account for Business Growth

When CEOs gleefully anticipate business growth, it would be wise to spare a thought for their CISO, who may regard the same growth as more challenge than opportunity. Growth may mean expanded risk, and companies must ensure their security teams…

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IPSec Scores $14.8M MSSP Gig with Vic Health

The state’s Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) awarded a $14.8 million contract to IPSec to roll out a virtual security operations centre (VSoc) using LogRhythm’s technology. IPSec will deploy and manage the VSoc platform over a three-year period,…

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How to Keep Your Data Secure While Working From Home

“During times like this, attackers know that this [the pandemic] is something that’s interesting to everyone,” said James Carder, chief security officer of LogRhythm. “People are searching for ‘COVID,’ ‘pandemic,’ ‘coronavirus.’” Attackers will buy up tons of domain names and…

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‘A Staggering Problem’: Working From Home Could Lead to Massive Data Leaks

The chances that a business had a continuity plan for something like COVID-19 is unlikely. “No disaster recovery plan considered a pandemic at this scale,” said [James Carder]. “I’m fairly sure no one had that binder on their shelves.”

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San Francisco International Airport in Data Breach

According to [James Carder], this latest data breach continues to show just how vulnerable many companies are, despite the recent cases. Carder says: “The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) data breach is yet another example of the importance of IT…

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