The United States sent its top cyber offensive team to NATO ally Albania to help secure the nation's critical infrastructure networks. The Cyber National Mission Force helped find cyberthreats and vulnerabilities on networks likely targeted last year by Iranian threat actors.
Medical device maker Zoll Medical is facing at least seven proposed class action lawsuits filed since it revealed two weeks ago that the data of 1 million individuals had been caught up in a hacking incident involving the company's internal network.
The business world is going through a phase of hyper transformation and hyper digitalization. So, the building blocks of a cybersecurity strategy are quite different from what they were a few years ago. CISOs now need to prioritize threats in the context of their businesses.
The increasing volume, frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks has made cyber resiliency a top priority for security leaders. But there are certain roadblocks to overcome before an organization can be cyber resilient, advise Samir Mishra and Navin Mehra of Cisco.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the roles and responsibilities of CISOs were centered around protecting IT infrastructure. Today, however, the role has changed and is closely aligned with the business and its associated risks. A CISO is also the custodian of digital trust and privacy.
Members of a U.S. House subcommittee got their first look at the Biden administration's new national cybersecurity strategy and quizzed the White House cybersecurity director on the timeline, proposed regulations and incentives for private businesses.
TikTok CEO Shou Chew appeared Thursday before the U.S. congressional panel to defend his company against accusations that it's imperiling Americans' national security, privacy and mental health. Lawmakers pressed Chew on the company's Chinese ownership, source code and privacy practices.
As threat actors increasingly target smaller and less-prepared businesses, CISOs should consider consolidating similar security technologies onto a single platform in order to maximize the defender's advantage, says Vijendra Katiyar, country manager for Trend Micro in India and the SAARC region.
Orca Security has promoted Chief Product Officer Gil Geron to CEO to help the agentless cloud security vendor maintain its market leadership and rapid growth. The leadership swap at Portland, Oregon-based Orca will result in Avi Shua moving to the newly created position of chief innovation officer.
Hackers have been actively exploiting vulnerabilities in ColdFusion to remotely compromise servers, Adobe warns. Since at least early January, attackers have been dropping web shells via ColdFusion, but it's unclear if only now-known vulnerabilities are being exploited, security researchers say.
Forrester recently published a report that shows over two-thirds of European security decision-makers have begun to develop a zero trust strategy, and public sector organizations are leading the way. Forrester's Tope Olufon shares the cultural and regulatory roadblocks to zero trust.
Europe's cybersecurity agency predicts hackers will take advantage of the growing overlap between information and operational technologies in the transport sector and disrupt OT processes in a targeted attack. Ransomware will become a tool wielded for political and financial motivations, says ENISA.
There is a need to mark security controls to the threats that are out in the market, says Durga Prasad Dube, who is the executive vice president with Reliance Industries. By continually evaluating controls, organizations can create greater efficiencies and increase resiliency, he says.
Hitachi Energy joined the ranks of victims hit by the Clop ransomware group, which has exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Fortra's widely used managed file transfer software, GoAnywhere MFT. Clop claimed responsibility for the hack, which compromised networks used by 130 different organizations.
The European Parliament on Thursday approved legislation creating a continentwide framework for digital identity that European leaders hope will diminish the role of big tech companies such as Google and Apple. Members of the European Parliament have pushed for additional privacy measures.