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This one-stop cyber threat center can aid you in the Cyber Perception of Reality – that is, to perceive what is happening in the world of cybersecurity.  Here, you will find curated, handpicked content, live feeds of CVEs and other live cyber news, and live feeds of automatically generated news related to cybersecurity from around the world. You must perceive the threat to prevent becoming a victim.

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From the Past 72 Hours:

  • ICT Stakeholders Connect to Develop a Broadband Strategy for St Kitts-Nevis 22 Aug 2019 01:14 ZIZ Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 20, 2019 (SKNIS): The way forward for broadband and connectivity issues in St. Kitts and Nevis will be discussed over the next four days by industry leaders and other stakeholders at a Broadband Strategy Consultation. The …
  • Cloud application monitoring takes a multipronged approach 22 Aug 2019 01:11 SearchSOA.com Cloud application monitoring is a multidisciplined affair. To optimize infrastructure, admins and developers must perform several distinct types of cloud application monitoring, including checks on performance, spending and security. What's more, some …
  • Proactive Cybersecurity: What Small Businesses Can Actually Do 22 Aug 2019 01:11 Circle ID In the business world, there are two main paths a company can take with cybersecurity — the reactive and the proactive approach. The problem with a purely reactive attitude is that it can easily put companies in constant firefighting mode. And for small …
  • Cybercriminals are targeting the education sector: How to protect your family 22 Aug 2019 01:08 Brownsville Herald (BPT) - As children return to school across the country there is a topic not found in textbooks or traditional coursework that parents, guardians and educators should prioritize: smart cybersecurity practices. Recent McAfee Labs research found …
  • Local, state officials need cyber-security training now 22 Aug 2019 00:50 Beaumont Enterprise Published 6:11 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Photo: EVE EDELHEIT, STR / NYT FILE-- Audrey Sikes, city clerk for Lake City, Fla., in the vault where municipal records are kept, on July 5, 2019. Officials in Lake City paid $460,000 (or 42 Bitcoin) …
  • AFCYBER presents, participates in DEF CON 27 22 Aug 2019 00:47 Peninsula Warrior JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas Spread across several hotels on the Las Vegas strip, nearly 30,000 cyber enthusiasts gathered for the 27th annual DEF CON Hacking Conference, Aug. 8-11. Throughout the four-day event, attendees could learn new skills …
  • Splunk says it’s going to acquire application monitoring firm SignalFX for $1.05B 22 Aug 2019 00:45 SiliconANGLE Big data analytics company Splunk Inc. announced its largest-ever acquisition Wednesday as it delivered second quarter financial results that beat Wall Street’s forecasts. Splunk said it’s intending to buy the cloud application monitoring firm SignalFX Inc …
  • Saudi mother kidnapped in Istanbul while on holiday with family 22 Aug 2019 00:41 Arab News NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN has affirmed the Kingdom’s commitment to international law and regional security, stability and peace. Addressing the UN Security Council, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi said the entire world recognizes …
  • Tories' new sex-ed curriculum responsible, balanced, minister says 22 Aug 2019 00:36 Windsor Star Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum will place a strong early emphasis on mental health and safety, but the hot button topic of gender identity is a subject better left for the second half of Grade 8, Education Minister Stephen Lecce says. Students in Ontario …
  • Borger Releases Update After Ransomware Attack 22 Aug 2019 00:34 High Plains Observer Perryton
  • Iomaxis taps AT&T vet for COO role 22 Aug 2019 00:28 Federal Computer Week PEOPLE Iomaxis taps AT&T vet for COO role By Ross Wilkers Aug 21, 2019 Iomaxis said Wednesday it has hired former AT&T public sector executive and nearly three-decade government market veteran Paul Barboza as chief operating officer. Barboza will …
  • Supply chain concerns make GSA rethink refurbished IT 22 Aug 2019 00:28 Federal Computer Week Acquisition Supply chain concerns make GSA rethink refurbished IT By Mark Rockwell Aug 21, 2019 As part of its big effort to consolidate its dozens of buying schedules into a single one, the General Services Administration is looking at removing a category …
  • Space Command Launching August 29 in Colorado Springs 22 Aug 2019 00:16 Westword Space Command is finally lifting off. On August 29, Vice President Mike Pence will inaugurate the U.S. military's newest combatant command — which will be temporarily, and possibly permanently, based in Colorado — in a ceremony at the White House. Part …
  • New sex-ed curriculum heralded as return to sanity 22 Aug 2019 00:15 Chatham Daily News Local educators are applauding the Ontario government’s revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools, and say it is similar to previous Liberal government guidelines that sparked controversy and that the Progressive Conservatives had slammed as …
  • Box Shield launches in private beta to prevent data compromise 22 Aug 2019 00:12 VentureBeat Last year, Box took the wraps off of Box Shield, a machine learning-based security platform that provides admins an overview of their company’s content while flagging potential instances of data compromise. It’s been in preview for the better part of a …
  • Here’s Mortal Kombat 11’s full roster of downloadable characters 22 Aug 2019 00:12 VentureBeat You already paid for a game, but what if you could pay more money to get the rest of the game? Well, that’s the Joker’s trick. And now the Joker from the Batman universe is getting in on some of that action as one of the new characters in Mortal Kombat 11’ …
  • Data leak exposes thousands of unencrypted credit card numbers 22 Aug 2019 00:11 Komando.com A data leak has been discovered at a subscription-based movie ticketing service. This one could prove costly to consumers. Credit card numbers were discovered in an unsecured server. The server contains 161 million records. Find out which company leaked …
  • Microsoft harvests unintentional audio in program that listens to Xbox users via Cortana and Kinect 22 Aug 2019 00:10 Charleston Daily Mail Microsoft contractors listened to 'obviously unintentional' audio exchanges of Xbox players caught by Cortana and Kinect - and most were KIDS A report reveals that Microsoft listened to Xbox user via Cortana and Kinect Contractors say audio …
  • LEDA awards 16 grants to retain and attract businesses downtown 22 Aug 2019 00:08 Fox34 To keep the revitalization of downtown, the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance gave 16 grants to invest in the depot. To keep the revitalization of downtown, the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance gave 16 grants to invest in the depot.  Some …
  • Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat Open Source Tools for 'Confid... 22 Aug 2019 00:03 Tom's Hardware Microsoft's Open Enclave architecture. Credit: Microsoft Members of the Linux Foundation, including Arm, Baidu, Google Cloud, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat, Swisscom and Tencent, will start promoting the use of Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs), also …