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February 17, 2017
New research shows that custom applications in the cloud are running more core business functions today -- without IT security knowing about it.
February 09, 2017
IoT security tops the list of RSA Conference 2017 submissions after IoT devices were abused by threat actors, but the topics experts worry about are much more far-reaching.
December 22, 2016
Yahoo breach data from 1 billion users was sold to multiple groups on the deep web and questionable breach reporting kept Yahoo from informing users for months.
November 11, 2016
An SEC filing updated what was learned in the investigation into the Yahoo breach in late 2014, but the language in the filing has created more confusion about the incident.
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