Louis Columbus

Your Mobile Phone Is Your Identity. How Do You Protect It?

Mobile Protection The average cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and is now $3.92M. U.S.-based breaches average $8.19M in losses, leading all nations. Not integrating mobile phone platforms and protecting them with a Zero Trust Security framework can
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The Best Cloud Migration Should Be Invisible to Your Customers

How you approach a migration of your assets to the AWS Cloud is important to getting it right When the British-bank TSB decided to migrate to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud in 2017, they could barely imagine that they would soon become the poster
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Wired

Everything We Know About the Capital One Hacking Case So Far

A new indictment against alleged Capital One hacker Paige Thompson includes a few fresh details about the case

At the end of July, the FBI and Capital One disclosed that the bank had suffered a massive data breach just a few months before, exposing personal and financial data from more than 100 million customers. The FBI arrested former Amazon employee Paige Thompson, 33, in connection with the crime, and accused her of also breaching 30 other companies and organizations. Now, an indictment unsealed on Wednesday offers a fuller picture of the government’s allegations against Thompson, and the scope of her alleged hacking spree.

Thompson, who also goes by the online handle “erratic,” allegedly created a program in late March to scan cloud customers for a specific web application firewall misconfiguration. The indictment only refers to the platform as the “Cloud Computing Company,” but an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to WIRED that it was Amazon Web Services. Thompson’s prior role at the company didn’t lend her any insider access in this case. Once the tool found its target misconfiguration, Thompson allegedly exploited it to extract privileged account credentials for victim databases and other web applications…

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Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs

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Amazon to double its tech workforce in downtown Chicago Tomorrow, September 17th, Amazon will hold ‘Amazon Career Day’ event in Chicago for job seekers to learn more about the hundreds of open positions across Illinois—candidates can register ...
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New Twitter algorithms aim to stamp out trolling

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A new tool can identify Twitter accounts engaging in bullying with over 90% accuracy, according to researchers. Its algorithms classify two specific types of offensive online behaviour - cyber-bullying and ...
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Oracle Recognizes Top Cloud Innovators at OpenWorld

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Accenture, Ferrari, GAP, OUTFRONT Media, and SKY Brasil among those recognized as 2019 Oracle Excellence Award Winners This week, Oracle honored a diverse set of customers and partners for outstanding ...

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