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More examples of Speed to market not Secure First

    New technology often saturates a market before fully ripening to prime usefulness. The race to be first to market is often seen in the idea of recognized household names like Alexa, Blackberry, or even the Oculus Rift. While they might not always be the best at what they do, the familiarity can smooth over many of the kinks in the products they produce.

NIST Publishes Multifactor Authentication Practice Guide

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide: Multifactor Authentication for E-Commerce. The guide provides e-commerce organizations multifactor authentication (MFA) protection methods they can implement to reduce fraudulent purchases.

Linux users be aware

    In the world of malware, almost all malicious software is based around Windows desktop or Linux server systems. Part of this is due to the widespread use of these systems as well as the architecture of the Linux core operating system. This makes it even more surprising when researchers from Intezer recently discovered a desktop Linux spyware application dubbed EvilGnome that no security or antivirus scanners detect yet.

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