A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
Proofpoint landed top VMware lieutenant Sumit Dhawan as its new chief executive just days after the cloud and virtualization giant was acquired by Broadcom. The Silicon Valley-based email security firm said it liked Dhawan's track record of building security, cloud and end-user computing businesses.
DDoS and other cyberattacks against media outlets and critical services are what Guy Shafir, CTO of Israeli tech vendor WideOps, has been dealing with since the start of the terrorist attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. Shafir shared details about the response to these intense attacks.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
A directory service should be a "source of truth," said Justin Kohler, vice president of products at Spector Ops. But when users are overprivileged or misconfigurations occur, that creates attack hubs. Kohler discusses BloodHound, a solution he says is like Google Maps for Active Directory.
Zscaler infused generative AI features into its data protection bundles and is introducing AI-powered products that quantify risk and predict breaches, said CEO Jay Chaudhry. The cloud security firm enhanced its data protection policies for AI/ML apps and tools to lower the likelihood of data loss.
Tennessee-based Ardent Health Services, which operates dozens of hospitals and other healthcare facilities in several states, said on Monday that it is dealing with a ransomware attack that has forced the entity to divert some patients and cancel or reschedule certain procedures.
Nearly two dozen national cybersecurity organizations on Sunday urged AI developers to embrace "secure by design" and other preventive measures aimed at keeping hackers out from the mushrooming world of AI systems. The United Kingdom and United States spearheaded its development.
The tally of individuals whose health data was compromised in a hack on MOVEit file transfer software used by Welltok, a provider of online wellness resources to dozens of health plans, has soared to nearly 8.5 million. The hack is among the biggest health data breaches reported so far this year.
Former wunderkinds Sam Bankman-Fried and Changpeng Zhao, torchbearers of a flailing crypto industry and now confirmed felons, may provoke the regulatory retrenchment that saves the industry from itself. But obstacles exist in the blockchain structure of cryptocurrency.
Generative AI can improve operational efficiencies, enhance risk and compliance and elevate the client experience for financial services firms, said Wipro's Suzanne Dann. Wipro embraced generative AI to reduce fraud by spotting anomalous behavior and used synthetic data to test deep learning models.
The SEC recently charged SolarWinds and its CISO for fraud amid cybersecurity lapses. Most organizations are reckless in making statements to the market to preserve their company's stock prices, not realizing that this is tantamount to fraud, said experts.
Not even dairy cows appear to be safe from internet of things flaws, researchers report after reverse-engineering health-monitoring collars for cows and finding they could eavesdrop on and alter data. Once addressed by the manufacturer, they said the non-updateable collars would have to be replaced.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order for artificial intelligence encourages investment in AI while setting a vision for a regulatory framework to address issues involving AI technology safety, bias and other concerns in healthcare, said attorney Wendell Bartnick of the law firm Reed Smith.
In the latest weekly update, the former federal CISO, Grant Schneider, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including advice for the next White House cyber director and liability concerns facing CISOs following SolarWinds and its CISO being accused of fraud.