Weekend news review: January 12-16

Study: Majority of enterprises breached in first half of 2014, regardless of vertical

Study: Majority of enterprises breached in first half of 2014, regardless of vertical

FireEye found that a majority of enterprises had their systems breached during the first half of 2014, and often times, advanced malware allowed for the intrusion. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1AZyAME" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Pro-ISIS attackers compromise U.S. Central Command Twitter and YouTube accounts

Pro-ISIS attackers compromise U.S. Central Command Twitter and YouTube accounts

The hackers appear to be supporters of the Islamic State, and reportedly began tweeting out from the @CENTCOM Twitter account around 12:30 p.m. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1ygdfgN" target="_blank">Read more</a>
'Skeleton Key' malware installed as in-memory patch on Active Directory DCs

'Skeleton Key' malware installed as in-memory patch on Active Directory DCs

Researchers at Dell SecureWorks CTU discovered two variants on the malware, which targets Windows 64-bit systems. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1yelP17" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Executives concerned about cloud security, report shows

Executives concerned about cloud security, report shows

The security of data in the cloud, loss of control over IT services, and compromised accounts are some of the challenges holding back cloud adoption. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1xaS8K2" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Survey: most orgs not very prepared to recover IT assets following a disaster

Survey: most orgs not very prepared to recover IT assets following a disaster

According to a survey of more than 2,000 executive and IT professionals, less than half feel very prepared to recover their IT and related assets following a disaster or other incident. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1xaSIYp" target="_blank">Read more</a>
On heels of Obama privacy talk, senator to reintroduce breach notification bill

On heels of Obama privacy talk, senator to reintroduce breach notification bill

A Florida senator is drafting the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015, a year after similar legislation was introduced. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1Ap9JyY" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Investment in end-user training could reduce cost by 60 percent

Investment in end-user training could reduce cost by 60 percent

The Aberdeen Group teamed up with Wombat Security Technologies to create a Monte Carlo model that would quantify how employees' online actions correlate with an enterprise's risk. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1ysLeTj" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Android malware encounters surged in 2014, up by 75 percent, report says

Android malware encounters surged in 2014, up by 75 percent, report says

Mobile security company Lookout released its annual Mobile Threat Report on Thursday, which demonstrated a major uptick in Android malware encounters. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/14JQY0a" target="_blank">Read more</a>
New York AG proposes legal protections for medical data, login info

New York AG proposes legal protections for medical data, login info

The attorney general is pushing lawmakers to back legislation that would expand the definition of protected "private information." <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1ysLvWm" target="_blank">Read more</a>

This week pro-ISIS hackers compromised the U.S.Central Command's Twitter and YouTube accounts, and President Obama gave a speech on the future of data breach laws. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.

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