In today's dynamic threat environment, security teams must adopt a risk-based approach, prioritizing the most important areas of their organization. They also should not be afraid to seek outside help. Murtaza Hafizji of Bugcrowd discusses the merits of crowdsourced security.
HelpSystems acquired Dutch red-teaming startup Outflank to help critical infrastructure firms more effectively prepare for cyberattacks. The buying of Outflank will provide clients with a broader range of red-teaming software and services thanks to Outflank's tight integration with Cobalt Strike.
Tenable wants to help the cybersecurity industry move away from traditional vulnerability management focused on giving customers a list of vulnerabilities. Instead, CEO Amit Yoran wants to help customers understand their exposure and how they can effectively manage and reduce risk.
Cyberspace is a battlefield with no physical or geographic boundaries. During wartime, targets on land, sea, air and space are vulnerable to cyberthreats and opportunities, and nations face many uncertainties about when and how to respond to attacks, says BAE Systems' Miriam Howe.
When security practitioners lose their initial enthusiam for hunting cyberthreats, their companies begin to fail at cybersecurity, says CISO Marco Túlio Moraes. He discusses how collaborating with the business lines and moving from awareness to education all around can help fix this problem.
A well-managed multi-cloud strategy "is a sensible approach" because it allows organizations to move different workloads between providers, but it gets a "bit more complicated when you start thinking about workload portability," says Lee Newcombe, security director, Capgemini U.K.
OneTrust has put nearly $1 billion in investment to good use, helping companies address data governance, security assurance, third-party risk and more, Chief Strategy Officer Blake Brannon says. OneTrust has taken on challenges such as monitoring the ethical use of data and verifying compliance.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
How many organizations fall victim to a ransomware outbreak? How many victims pay a ransom? How many victims see stolen data get leaked? A new study from the EU's cybersecurity agency ENISA offers answers, but carries major caveats due to rampant underreporting of such attacks.
The report from Israeli publisher Globes that CrowdStrike plans to spend $2 billion buying one or more Israeli cybersecurity companies sent shockwaves through the industry. Here's a look at six security startups with a large presence in Israel that could be a good fit for CrowdStrike.
Getting cybersecurity right means CISOs need peer relationships with other operations executives. CISOs need board access and a handle on the company business, writes Ian Keller, director of security at a telecom company. "And then you'll wake up and realize this is not as simple as it sounds."
A flaw in Log4j is an "endemic vulnerability," says the Cyber Safety Review Board, a panel of U.S. public and private sector security experts. Despite a flurry of warnings, many systems remain open to hackers exploiting unpatched systems, ensuring that what seemed like a sprint is a marathon.
CISO Richard Rushing of Motorola Mobility says that open-mindedness, innovation and a desire to learn are essential qualities for CISOs in order to build dynamic defense strategies to stay ahead of the attackers. He also discusses why partners are critical components in cybersecurity.
FBI Director Christopher Wray and MI5 Director General Ken McCallum put business and academic leaders on alert over Chinese government-led intellectual property theft, telling an audience in London to think twice about doing business with Beijing.