Australia's pandemic contact-tracing app may be released by the end of the month. The app will collect names and phone numbers, enabling health authorities to contact those who've been exposed to people who have been infected with COVID-19.
Apple is now preparing final patches for two zero-day vulnerabilities that a security firm says have been exploited by certain attackers to seize control of iPhone and iPad email apps, giving them access to users' messages.
Prisma Access is a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution for securely connecting users anywhere they are, to applications and services everywhere, including the cloud (public and private), SaaS, your data center and the Internet. Prisma Access is delivered as a cloud service, which is capable of inspecting...
With increasing numbers of mobile users, branch offices,
data, and services located outside the protections of
traditional network security appliances, organizations
are struggling to keep pace and ensure the security, privacy,
and integrity of their networks and, more important, their
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...
With 94% of cyber-threats originating in the email environment, it is clear that traditional tools are unable to keep up with advances in the threat landscape.
Spear phishing, impersonation attacks, and account takeovers remain fruitful avenues of attack for cyber-criminals aiming to infiltrate an organization....
For many cybercrime investigators, it's all about indicators of compromise - evidence that a crime has occurred. But what if you were to shift toward cataloging behaviors that could indicate an attack is ongoing or imminent? Sam Curry of Cybereason explains the IoB concept.
As countries pursue national 5G rollouts, an unwanted security challenge has intensified: Some extremists have been vandalizing or even firebombing transmitter masts, driven by conspiracy theories suggesting not only that 5G poses a public health risk, but that it also helps cause COVID-19.
Endpoints remain the most vulnerable attack vector and today's threat actors are more tenacious than ever. Now, it's generally not a matter of "if" you'll be compromised, but "when." The "when" more often includes threats that are personalized, new, and complex. The security that traditionally relies on signatures or...
The Justice Department and several other federal executive branch agencies are asking the Federal Communications Commission to revoke China Telecom (Americas) Corp.'s license to provide international telecommunications services to and from the U.S., citing national security concerns.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the cybersecurity challenges posed by the work-at-home shift. Also featured: Tips from NIST on developing remote worker security policies, plus a discussion of the nascent threat of AI meeting assistants.
Washington state was the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., and Cris Ewell was at the heart of the crisis as CISO of UW Medicine. He shares his insights and lessons learned from supporting caregivers and a remote workforce during the pandemic.
Cybercrime groups and nation-state hacking gangs are continuing to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to further their aims, U.K. and U.S. security agencies warn in a joint alert. While overall attack levels haven't increased, they say, "the frequency and severity of COVID-19-related cyberattacks" looks set to surge.
The operator of a newly discovered botnet dubbed "Dark Nexus" is offering cybercriminals access to an array of capabilities, include the ability to launch DDoS attacks on demand, according researchers at Bitdefender.
As the COVID-19 outbreak has intensified, so too has cybercrime, including ransomware, Interpol, the international crime-fighting agency, warns. Despite some gangs claiming to no longer be targeting healthcare organizations, experts have seen "no abatement, empathy or free decryptor" from any of them.