The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
A scientist claims to have developed an inexpensive system for using quantum computing to crack RSA, which is the world's most commonly used public key algorithm. If true, this would be a breakthrough that comes years before experts predicted. Now, they're asking for proof.
Federal regulators issued new guidance materials for HIPAA-regulated entities, including a document stressing the importance of sanction policies for workforce members who violate HIPAA, plus two new resources for healthcare providers and patients regarding telehealth privacy and security risks.
Being an independent firm under TPG's ownership will allow Forcepoint G2CI to invest in defense-grade cyber tools such as insider threats and content disarm and reconstruction. Separating Forcepoint's government security practice will allow it to focus on secure remote access to classified networks.
Hacktivists who hit healthcare or otherwise target civilians are violating international humanitarian law, warns the International Committee of the Red Cross. As many self-proclaimed hacktivists appear to be Russian government cutouts, will legal threats make them rethink their life choices?
A recent, brief disruption at Canadian airports is a reminder that Russia-aligned hacking groups' bark remains worse than their bite. Experts say these groups' impact largely remains minimal, which begs the question of how they disrupted arrival kiosks across Canadian airports.
Last year's winner of RSA Conference's prestigious Innovation Sandbox contest could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks, according to Calcalist. The platform security behemoth is in advanced negotiations to purchase enterprise browser startup Talon Cyber Security for $600 million, Calcalist said.
Insider threats continue to pose significant concerns in today's digital landscape. While malicious insiders have garnered attention due to harmful intent, negligent users often make unintentional mistakes, contributing to potential cybersecurity risks.
Venture-backed cloud security firm Wiz swallowing up publicly traded endpoint security firm SentinelOne would be one of the most unorthodox and surprising acquisitions the cybersecurity industry has ever seen. But despite the major financial hurdles, the potential technology synergies are obvious.
Human Factor Security expert Robin Lennon Bylenga advised that in building an internal threat management program, it is imperative to not send mixed messages to the broader workforce. It's wise to conduct an assessment of human risk - not just IT risk, she said.
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Legacy DLP is broken due to excess complexity, extended time to value and misalignment with security and business goals, said Next's Chris Denbigh-White. Addressing insider threats in a meaningful way is one of the biggest data protection challenges for organizations, he said.
Big banks want social media firms to take accountability for scams that occur on their payment platforms, but that doesn’t mean reimbursing victims. Banks need to take the lead in making victims whole quickly. And big tech and telcos need to kick the scammers out of their platforms.