Although most companies acknowledge the importance of securing their perimeters and endpoints, many are still reactive in their approach to security, says Dipesh Kaura of Kaspersky, who advocates a "security by design" approach.
More bad ransomware news: Following in the footsteps of Maze, now even more cybercrime gangs are threatening to not only crypto-lock systems but also leak stolen data. Such moves come following a banner year for ransomware operators, who are continuing to bring more advanced tactics to bear.
At its core, cybersecurity is about applying scarce resources to the highest risk. And nothing quite puts that tenet to the test like the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim Routh, CISO of MassMutual, discusses the challenges of managing a remote workforce and third-party relationships during this crisis.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, California's attorney general on March 11 released a second modification of the proposed regulations to implement the California Consumer Protection Act. Attorney Sadia Mirza explains what's included in this "spring cleaning."
Security researchers are tracking a variant of the prolific Mirai botnet called Mukashi, that's taking advantage of vulnerabilities in network-area storage devices made by Zyxel and giving its operators the ability to launch DDoS attacks. Zyxel has issued a patch for the vulnerability.
Microsoft is warning that attackers are exploiting a pair of critical, zero-day flaws in Windows that allow for remote code execution, which could enable a threat actor to take over an infected device. Although a patch for the flaws is not expected until April, the company described workarounds.
Following the Bangladesh Bank heist in 2016, many banks in the nation have invested in new technologies, including SOCs, to better detect and analyze threats, says cybersecurity expert Rubaiyyaat Aakbar, who formerly worked at several local banks.
An emerging technology, Vvendor Privileged Access Management (VPAM) can provide both operational efficiencies and increased security in your projected ROI analysis. And that is a rare combination in InfoSec these days.
Finastra, a large financial services software provider based in London, continues to recover from a ransomware attack that forced the company to take its IT operations offline Friday to prevent further damage to its corporate network, according to the company's CEO.
Disinformation campaigns with ties to Russia are continuing in an attempt to impede other governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, complicating public health efforts to combat the disease, European officials warn.
Not knowing where all the data resides in an organization is a major hurdle when it comes to protecting and securing that data, says Prakash Kumar Ranjan, senior manager and lead, IT and information security audit, Airtel Payments Bank.
As the global COVID-19 pandemic worsens, security firms and law enforcement, including the FBI, are warning of increasing phishing and other the cybercriminal scams targeting a largely at-home workforce.