New Cobalt CEO Chris Manton-Jones plans to push upmarket and go after enterprise customers and leverage automation and self-service to accelerate product growth. He replaces founder Jacob Hansen, who had served as CEO since Cobalt's inception in 2013 and will remain with the firm as a board member.
Claroty’s Biannual ICS Risk & Vulnerability Report offers a comprehensive look at industrial control system (ICS) vulnerabilities publicly disclosed during the second half of 2021, including those found by Team82 and those found by affected vendors, independent security researchers, and experts inside other...
Sanctions levied against Russia and Belarus for the invasion of Ukraine are affecting security researchers signed up with bug bounty platforms, which can no longer legally make payments. A researcher in Belarus says he's locked out from accessing $25,179 in his HackerOne account.
Building an effective vulnerability management program requires assessing your inventory to identify the critical, vulnerable, external- and internal-facing applications and applying internal controls to secure them, says John Sandiford, principal security architect at Verizon.
Regulators should require all medical device makers to include a baseline of certain cybersecurity protections in their products and to build in a feature that allows safe vulnerability scanning of their devices, says researcher Daniel Bardenstein, a strategist at CISA.
In a U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday, the Apache Software Foundation and leaders from Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and The Atlantic Council discussed open-source software security, urging both government and private sector entities to recognize the breadth of the free-to-use software and adversaries' willingness to...
As ransomware threats continue to grow in 2022, cyber insurance companies have clearly stated that they do not want to talk about the "cyber" part of insurance, says Sri Lanka-based Sujit Christy, group CISO at John Keells Holdings PLC.
Britain's National Cyber Security Center has launched a trial vulnerability management project called Scanning Made Easy, designed to empower small and midsize organizations to identify if critical software flaws are present in their IT infrastructure, so they can be targeted for remediation.
Top U.S. cybersecurity leaders continue to warn against the peril of Apache Log4j vulnerabilities, confirming on Monday that hundreds of millions of devices worldwide are likely affected by the logging utility flaw, although the response, in terms of scope and speed, has been "exceptional."
The Apache Log4j vulnerability capped the end of a long year for CISOs and incident responders, and it left them with a mitigation project that carries them well into the New Year. CISOs John Bassett and Martin Dinel discuss how their teams have tackled Log4j - and significant lessons learned.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the nation's top consumer protection agency, issued notice that it "intends to use its full legal authority to pursue companies" failing to mitigate against Apache's Log4j vulnerabilities – or similar vulnerabilities in the future.
For Santosh Kamane, head cybersecurity, risk management and business continuity at DBS Asia Hub 2, privacy regulations play a huge role in improving the security posture of enterprises, including banks.
CISOs need to harden the algorithms written for artificial intelligence, as cybercriminals always leverage AI to launch a zero-day vulnerability, says Manojkumar Parmar, technical global program director at Bosch.
The healthcare and pharmaceutical industry is a target for both criminal and state-sponsored threats.
More large healthcare data breaches were reported in 2020 than in any other year. Additionally, 2021 has seen five consecutive months where industry data breaches have been reported at a rate of two or more per...
The findings from a penetration test can help you identify risks and gaps in your security controls. Charles Gillman offers tips to maximize the value of your next pen test and, in the process, deliver better results.