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Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on CIS Controls from industry experts New Net Technologies.

CafePress is being served with a class-action lawsuit in the United States after allegedly failing to update its security software and informing customers of a data breach months after learning of the incident. 

New research has found that cyber attacks on UK businesses increased by 243% over the summer, compared to the same time period in 2018. 

Food delivery service DoorDash announced in a blog post on Thursday that the company has suffered a data breach affecting millions of customers, workers, and merchants. 

A new study recently conducted by Alert Logic revealed the majority of vulnerabilities in ports are found in just three ports.

Support for Microsoft's 10-year-old operating system, Windows 7, will officially end in six months, yet research shows 18% of larger enterprises still have not migrated to Windows 10. 

A new report has found that despite the growing adoption of advanced cyber security tools, SMBs are still vulnerable to long-lasting security breaches compared to enterprise organizations. 

The U.S. Senate released a 99-page report last week accusing eight critical agencies of failing to apply basic defenses to cyber attacks, putting public safety and personal data at high risk. 

Equifax has incurred losses of over $1.35bn so far following the devasting 2017 data breach involving the breach of 145 million customers personal financial data.

This week Reddit locked down some user accounts after detecting unusual activity on those accounts.

As data breaches continue to increase in severity and scale, more than ever organizations need to ensure they have the basic security controls in place to keep their data safe from attack.

As today’s cyber threats continue to evolve in scale and sophistication, and more security tools and mandates continue to hit the market at a record rate, it can seem overwhelming trying to figure out where to start when trying to keep IT systems safe.

Chilean officials are making cybersecurity a top priority, as they just learned that hackers stole over $10 million from the country’s second-largest bank, Banco de Chile.

It’s been a year since the WannaCry ransomware attack knocked the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) offline, and subsequently infected more than 300,000 devices across 150 nations.

Eight of Donald Trump’s cyber security advisers have resigned after growing increasingly frustrated with Trump’s response to the nation’s looming cyber security threats.

According to a new report released by the UK government, many of the UK’s charities lack critical awareness of and resources necessary to address today’s cyber threats.

Ransomware identical to WannaCry was spotted on LG self-service kiosks in South Korea this week, leaving many to believe organizations may not have taken the WannaCry threat as seriously as they should have.

A recent study has found that over two-thirds of organizations are not confident they have made necessary security improvements to combat attacks like the recent WannaCry and Petya cyber-attacks.

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