IMF chief wants to regulate the ‘dark side of the crypto world’ with blockchain and AI

Full Article : BetaNews – Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said that the blockchain technology behind cryptocurrencies could also be used to regulate them. She suggests that the … Read more

70 percent of companies would fail an access control audit

Full Article : BetaNews – A new study into privileged access management from account protection specialist Thycotic shows that while over 60 percent of organizations must satisfy regulatory compliance requirements surrounding privilege credential access, … Read more

American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit complains about TSA searches of phones and laptops

Full Article : BetaNews – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the TSA, asking for details to be released about the policies governing searches carried out on phones and … Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance offers $250,000 bounty for hacker information

Full Article : BetaNews – A week ago, cryptocurrency exchange Binance was the victim of a hacking attempt. While the attempt on March 7 is described as “not successful,” Binance is still eager to … Read more

Microsoft Windows Defender fights off massive currency miner attack

Full Article : BetaNews – Microsoft has stopped a large scale malware distribution campaign that tried to infect almost 500,000 Windows PCs with a cryptocurrency miner. Windows Defender antivirus software detected 80,000 instances of … Read more

Ransomware gives way to miners as cyber criminals follow the money

Full Article : BetaNews – Cyber criminals have started using sophisticated infection methods and techniques borrowed from targeted attacks in order to install mining software on attacked PCs within organizations says Kaspersky Lab. Some 2.7 … Read more

AlgoSec launches network security policy management as a service

Full Article : BetaNews – Managing security policy can be a headache for organizations with lots of users. But now business-driven security policy management specialist AlgoSec is launching as as-a-service policy management solution. AlgoSaaS … Read more

Tesla hack demonstrates need to prioritize data security

Full Article : BetaNews – The words “data security” made news once again last month when researchers revealed that Tesla’s AWS cloud systems were compromised for the purpose of cryptojacking. Cryptojacking, which is defined … Read more