U.S. intelligence agency reports conclude that Russia and Iran tried to interfere in the 2020 presidential election via disinformation campaigns, but found "no indication that any foreign actor attempted to alter any technical aspect of the voting process," including voting results.
Hacking incidents - including ransomware attacks, phishing scams and episodes involving vendors - are still the dominant culprits in major health data breaches being reported to federal regulators so far this year. Why?
U.S. public schools faced a record number of cyber incidents in 2020, with over 400 attacks reported. This led to a spike in school cancellations, as IT staff members struggled to get systems back online while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, reports the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center.
As the Biden administration makes final preparations to respond to the attacks against SolarWinds, it's been confronted by a second major cyberthreat: the hacking of Microsoft Exchange servers throughout the U.S. The response to this incident, however, will likely be much different.
Ahead of presenting a long-term review of national security strategy in Parliament on Tuesday, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a statement calling for a boost to the country’s capacity to conduct cyberattacks on foreign adversaries.
Email is the most attacked vector. And yet many enterprises still have a broad gap between the email gateway and the security operations function. Jules Martin and Joseph Tibbetts of Mimecast discuss how sharing threats between security tools will improve the efficacy of all tools in the ecosystem.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of key takeaways from the breaches tied to flaws in the Accellion File Transfer appliance. Also featured: Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi on transforming supply chain security, plus an analysis of how "work from anywhere" is affecting cybersecurity.
The Ponemon Institute found that today 75 percent of all organizations in the United States are not prepared to respond to an attack. Is yours among them? Maybe.
By leveraging a highly effective combination of human and machine power, SOAR stacks can improve the efficiency of your incident response activities,...
While the Capital One breach may have been
jawdropping in its sheer scale, there are best
practice lessons to be learned in its remediation
What was overlooked in the Capital One
data breach, and why it could have been
How to monitor for security events in a
A centralized log strategy has become an essential component in the administration of today’s complex IT environments.
Since log management data is central to the analysis of securing IT enterprise services, understanding operational
performance of IT infrastructure and applications, and key to meeting data...
Researchers with Microsoft and FireEye are disclosing additional malware used by the hacking group that targeted SolarWinds last December. These second-stage malware variants appear to have been deployed after organizations downloaded the "Sunburst" backdoor hidden in a software update.
Traditional perimeter-based IT security models aren’t well suited for today’s world of cloud services and mobile users. Savvy attackers can breach enterprise networks and fly under the radar for weeks or even months.
Threat actors always find new and innovative ways to penetrate networks, steal data, and disrupt...
The oil and gas industry continues to be an attractive target
for cyber criminals, making it essential for companies to
adopt a more proactive approach to cyber defense.
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This multinational pharmaceutical
company’s supply chain was distributed
across multiple manufacturing plants
and countries. While it had a good
understanding of the number of OT devices
on its networks, it wasn’t able to clearly
see how assets were communicating and
where vulnerabilities and risks...
In the new world of increased cyber risk, approaches that bridge the
IT/OT divide are no longer optional – they’re mission critical. Executive
leadership expects CIOs and CISOs to anticipate and stay ahead of the
enterprise-wide threat landscape, including oversight of cyber risks
related to industrial...