It was stealthy, and it was widespread. But perhaps the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack wasn't quite as effective and damaging as initially feared, says Michael Daniel, president and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance. He explains where defenses succeeded.
CIO. Consulting CISO. Mentor. Activist on behalf of recruiting more women for cybersecurity and leadership. Jo Stewart-Rattray has filled many roles, and she has great insights to share with those who are starting or changing careers.
President Joe Biden has nominated two U.S. National Security Agency veterans for top cybersecurity positions as the White House continues to confront the fallout from the SolarWinds supply chain attack as well as attacks against on-premises Microsoft Exchange email servers.
The Council of the European Union has adopted a new cybersecurity strategy aimed at protecting EU citizens and businesses from cyberthreats by promoting best practices, such as strong encryption and threat information sharing.
Organizations are using DevOps and Agile practices, coding in containers
and microservices, and adopting Kubernetes at a record pace to help
manage all these components. Even five years ago, the level of agility,
speed, and flexibility the cloud-native stack enables was but a dream.
Since Google first introduced...
CISA is warning that local K-12 school districts are increasingly under assault by cyberthreats targeting vulnerable networks that are disrupting physical and virtual education throughout the U.S. The top security problems include ransomware, Trojans and other malware as well as DDoS attacks.
Information Security Media Group's members-only CyberEdBoard CISO community has opened its doors, giving senior cybersecurity practitioners a private ecosystem to exchange intelligence, gain access to critical resources and enhance personal career capabilities in collaboration with peers around the world.
An organization has successfully implemented a "zero trust" framework when it can achieve context-aware resolution of a risk, says Dr. Siva Sivasubramanian, CISO of SingTel Optus, an Australian telecommunications firm.
The number of cybersecurity incidents reported to the U.K.'s data privacy watchdog has continued to decline, recently plummeting by nearly 40%. But is the quantity of data breaches going down, or might organizations be failing to spot them or potentially even covering them up?
While nearly three-quarters of cybersecurity professionals would grade their organization's
ability to identify and mitigate a cyberattack, as above average or superior, nearly half have
been subject to a spear-phishing attack and a third have suffered a malware incident in the
last year. Further, over half of...
Ask a group of security analysts about the challenges of working in cybersecurity, and you'll likely hear some common themes, like a high volume of security alerts, too many security point-products to manage, and a shortage of skilled cybersecurity talent.
Many teams have turned to security orchestration,...
U.S. prosecutors this week unsealed an indictment against the alleged hacker "Fxmsp" after his identity was revealed in a cybersecurity firm's report. That sequence of events has raised questions about information sharing and highlighted law enforcement's reliance on private cybersecurity researchers.