Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Israeli Marketing Firm Stored 49 Million Email Addresses in PlainText on Server
An Israeli marketing firm improperly stored 49 million email addresses on an AWS Elasticsearch database and while the database was password protected, the credentials were stored as plaintext on an unprotected server. The database also contained names, phone numbers, and postal addresses. 70% of the email addresses from the database have already been found on the data breach notification site, Have I Been Pwnd, and according to website creator Troy Hunt, that means that many of them didn’t come from previous breaches.
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