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Federico Maggi and Andrea Continella discuss a new tool to protect filesystems by disrupting and undoing ransomware's encryption activities.
Google teases an eclipse-themed Android O launch event in just a few days!
Filings argue support for convicted robberrsquo;s position in Carpenter v. United States.
In the current environment of increasingly aggressive malicious actors looking to infiltrate systems for monetary gain, protecting customer data remains at the top of every major corporationrsquo;s priority list.

As software companies, we are stewards of that data and must ensure our processes and technology are designed correctly to maintain their trust and comply with the regulations set forth in the countries in which we operatemdash;you can never do enough security.Data privacy rules in the U.S. differ from those in the EU.
In the US, we have a patchwork of legislation to protect customer data and ensure privacy, including the United States Privacy Act, Safe Harbor Act and HIPAA, which most American CIOs are aware of.

The EU, on the contrary, has recently approved centralized, formal rules to apply across its member countries, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which go into effect on May 25, 2018.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
In July 2017, during an investigation, suspicious DNS requests were identified in a partnerrsquo;s network.

The source of the queries was a software package produced by NetSarang. Our analysis showed that recent versions of the software had been surreptitiously modified to include an encrypted payload that could be remotely activated by a knowledgeable attacker.
Amazon Macie is a new security service built to protect AWS S3 data from accidental leaks and breaches.
Macie is AWS' managed service designed to protect sensitive data across S3 with more data repositories to follow.
The government has accepted a series of recommendations from the PJCIS on amendments to the proposed telco national security legislation in an effort to protect networks from 'cyber intrusions' by 'malicious actors'.
Kalanick also said that Levandowski "should say what happened" rather than clam up.
3-2 Republican majority likely to overturn net neutrality rules.
Cylance Protect Home Edition debuts delivering artificial intelligence powered malware detection capabilities proven in the enterprise, to the home office.

Thwarting DDoS Attacks

Neustar's Barrett Lyons discusses the company's investment in a "scrubbing service" and Web application firewalls to protect organizations against DDoS attacks.