Slack hurries to fix direct message flaw that allowed harassment

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:37:42 +0000

Slack quickly reversed course yesterday, promising to revise a brand-new direct message feature that could have been misused for harassment.

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3 Ways Businesses Can Leverage Returning to the Office for Overdue Security Upgrades

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 09:01:04 +0000

It has been a long, trying and bizarre year of working from home and Zoom fatigue. But with the growing pace of vaccinations, we’re about to turn the corner on another encouraging COVID milestone: returning to the office. At long last, we’re finally about to return to a piece of that “normal life” most of [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/7zrUPjbdc7M” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Leverage Parental Control to regulate the online activity of your kids

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 13:56:41 +0000

Regulate ‘Screen-Time’ of your kids with Parental Control.“What are my kids doing online?” It’s a question that can give parents sleepless nights. With every generation,…

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GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 18:15:49 +0000

Fraudsters redirected email and web traffic destined for several cryptocurrency trading platforms over the past week. The attacks were facilitated by scams targeting employees at GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

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Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:43:00 -0700

As Slack works to entice large organizations to deploy its channel-based collaboration app, the company is touting a variety of security upgrades, including an expanded enterprise key management (EKM) system and stronger compliance capabilities.

Among the updates announced Tuesday is the extension of EKM to give admins greater flexibility over the encryption of message data. Slack’s EKM, introduced in 2018 for Enterprise Grid customers, can now cover data sent by users accessing the Workflow Builder automation tool. The company also plans to expand EKM to messages sent in Slack Connect – the company’s  recently announced platform for multi-company conversations – when it launches later this year. 

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A week in security (March 16 – 22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:44:58 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including COVID-19-themed threats, child identity theft, and securely working from home.

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Slack beefs up mobile security controls for Enterprise Grid

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:00:00 -0700

Slack today unveiled new security capabilities for Enterprise Grid customers, including tighter controls for admins who oversee mobile device access.

Enterprise Grid was launched in 2017 for Slack’s biggest customers, with additional features to support large-scale deployments. Among the 150 organizations now using Enterprise Grid are Capital One, IBM and Target. 

Slack has continued to build out security and compliance features for the software since its introduction, including the addition of enterprise key management last September.  

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