Palo Alto Networks product alert: All users should immediately patch a "critical" flaw in Pan-OS that can be remotely exploited to bypass authentication and take full control of systems or gain access to networks, U.S. Cyber Command and the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency warn.
Many businesses have new and emerging financial and reputational risks with data access controls. The complexity of digitalization and newfound data science capabilities drive greater demand for data democratization. The diversity of data consumers, data assets and data access tools continue to grow. Businesses are...
Beyond mere information sharing, collective defense is a concept that aligns public and private sectors in a unified front against cyber threats. Bill Swearingen of IronNet Cybersecurity defines the concept and how it's being employed today.
Worries over ransomware and malware are slowing down enterprise IoT deployments, which is a reflection of the reputational and customer relationship risks at stake, according to a new survey. Here's what enterprises need to keep in mind when selecting security technology for IoT.
You've read the daily headlines about security misfortunes of businesses and government organizations. The digital age (AKA the rising adoption of the internet, cloud apps, IoT, and even public WiFi) is creating an even easier playing field for cybercriminals. And the web traffic flowing through these new technologies...
Hackers tried two methods of exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Sophos' XG firewall, but Sophos says it made a temporary fix that mitigated the risks. Attackers originally attempted to plant a Trojan, but then switched to ransomware.
Internet usage around the world is shifting as a result of COVID-19. We are seeing an increase of 10-30% traffic across the board. As companies face a sudden surge in traffic, it is important that they ensure the availability of critical systems that serve their customers and employees.
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A recently discovered cyber-espionage toolkit called Ramsay is designed to infiltrate air-gapped networks to steal documents, take screenshots and compromise other devices, according to the security firm ESET.
Security experts and law enforcement officials have long argued that paying ransoms doesn't pay. For starters, it directly funds the cybercrime ecosystem and makes it attractive for criminals to keep launching ransomware attacks.
Done right, a zero trust architecture can reduce the complexity of one's environment while also improving cybersecurity protection and efficiency. Bob Reny of ForeScout focuses on three critical considerations: visibility, compliance and control.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the privacy issues raised by COVID-19 contact-tracing apps. Also featured: An update on efforts to fight fraud tied to economic stimulus payments; John Kindervag on the origins of "zero trust."
Companies are often reluctant to begin their Zero Trust journey because they believe it is difficult, costly, and disruptive but building Zero Trust networks is actually much simpler than building legacy 20th-century hierarchical networks. There is a five-step methodology that, when followed, supports the ease of...
CISA issued a warning to organizations running Pulse Secure VPN servers that their networks may still be vulnerable to hacking even if they applied patches for a previous flaw. Attackers are now using stolen Active Directory credentials to access networks.
Faced with uncertainty at all levels, organizations need agility to respond quickly and cost-efficiently to new and unforeseen challenges. Discover why next-generation network packet brokers (NGNPBs) are crucial to attaining agility.
Providing visibility across datacenters, remote locations and public and private...