Weekly CyberSecurity Review for July 19, 2019 from Green Egg Media

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Weekly CyberSecurity Review for July 19, 2019 from Green Egg Media

FaceApp Reacts to Privacy Concerns, Warns Users When It Uploads a Photo

Chris Morris for Fortune.com, July 18, 2019
After a tsunami of bad PR over its privacy policies, FaceApp, the viral app that lets users age people in photos, alter their hairstyle and color and even see what they’d look like as the opposite sex, is now giving users a clearer warning about what’s being done with images uploaded to its system.

Microsoft Alerts Nearly 10,000 Customers of Attacks from Nation-Sponsored Hacking Groups

Cyware.com, July 18, 2019

Microsoft has recently disclosed that it has notified nearly 10,000 customers of targeted attacks by state-sponsored hackers since last year. The firm has revealed that most of these attacks came from hacker groups based in Iran, North Korea, and Russia.


Cybersecurity recommendations for healthcare that won't break the bank

by Makenzie Holland, news writer

A federal task group of cybersecurity experts and leaders spent two years working with healthcare organizations to craft a list of cybersecurity best practices."Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients (HICP)," released in Dec. 2018, is a cybersecurity handbook that lists basic tools and practices healthcare organizations should use.


AppGuard Wins Homeland Security Award for Best Anti-Malware Solution and Server Security Solution

PR Newswire, July 18, 2019

NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AppGuard, Inc., the pioneers of zero trust cybersecurity software for endpoints, servers and mobile platforms, announced today that it has won the Government Security News 2018 Homeland Security Award for best anti-malware solution and best server security solution. AppGuard is reinventing cybersecurity with its patented isolation and inheritance technology, protecting endpoints, servers and mobile platforms.


Posted by Megan Greene