Cyber Security News and Breakthroughs From American Technology Solutions

Cisco Patches Privilege Escalation Bugs in APIC

Cisco patched two high-severity vulnerabilities in its Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) that could allow an attacker to elevate privileges on the host machine. The product automates and manages the APIC fabric, optimizing application...

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Hacker Publishes iOS Secure Enclave Firmware Decryption Key

A hacker Thursday afternoon published what he says is the decryption key for Apple iOS’ Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware. The hacker, identified only as xerub, told Threatpost that the key unlocks only the SEP firmware, and that this would not impact user...

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New EU Privacy Laws Will Complicate B2B Data Sharing

NEW YORK – United States companies doing business abroad are grumbling over new European privacy laws set to take effect in less than one year. The EU privacy rules are far more stringent than U.S. laws, and are meant to give consumers the upper hand when it...

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Cybersecurity Training Nonexistent at One-Third of SMBs

But nearly half of US SMBs in a new survey would be willing to participate in security awareness training at their workplace - even if it was optional. Employees at small-to midsized (SMB) organizations often do not receive any form of cybersecurity awareness...

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Next-Gen Cyber Security is About Big Profits not IT Budgets

One of challenges of cyber security at the CXO executive level is that legacy cyber security solutions have historically been seen as just an expense for the most part.   However, next-generation solutions are poised to become one of biggest profit opportunities for...

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