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This Week

[Weekly Beacon] - Peace Sign Selfies Could Give Hackers Your Fingerprints

This week we've created a blog-screencast tutorial series that may be of interest to Splunk developers looking to learn how to best utilize Custom Endpoints in Splunk, so make sure to check that out. Also, researchers are claiming they can accurately copy fingerprints from digital photos, which draws concerns to the potential undermining of biometric authentication. In other news, ransomware is still on the rise, Splunk has been ranked number one in Worldwide IT Operations Analytics Software Market Share for second year in a row, and more!


Ready to unravel the mystery surrounding Custom Endpoints in Splunk? Check out Ian's latest tutorial series!

Past Weeks

[Weekly Beacon] - 2017 To Bring More Ransomware, IoT DDoS Attacks, And SCADA Incidents

This week there are a lot of 2017 predictions flying around... Make sure you read up about them to get your bearings and prepare for what lies ahead (and what's going on as we speak).

In case you missed this from the previous Beac

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[Weekly Beacon] - What Lies Ahead for Cybersecurity in 2017?

This week we have the "Internet of Things Blog Series Part 2"available for those interested in learning more about some of the "cool" connected devices and how they're being used. In InfoSec Headlines, cybersecurity professionals are tak

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[Weekly Beacon] - Cyberspies stole secrets from industrial giant ThyssenKrupp

This week the Snowden leaks have revealed that the NSA has spied on air passengers for years, "Fancy Bear" -- the group of Russian cyberspies accused of interfering in the U.S. presidential election -- has allegedly targeted political pa

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