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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices For Planning Ahead

Putting best practices in place is the most efficient way to combat cybersecurity threats. But that’s easier said than done, as there are a lot of forces working against our best efforts. The talent shortage looms the largest; there simply aren’t enough qualified cybersecurity experts out there to provide organizations a strong foundation. Witho
Publish At:2021-01-14 19:59 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Services Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Training Incid

Cybercriminals want your cloud services accounts, CISA warns

On January 13 the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a warning about several recent successful cyberattacks on various organizations’ cloud services. What methods did the attackers use? In the initial phase, the victims were targeted by phishing emails trying to capture the credentials of a cloud service account. Once the at
Publish At:2021-01-14 18:42 | Read:44 | Comments:0 | Tags:Awareness bec brute force cisa cloud services IOCs mfa pass-

Cybercriminals are Bypassing Multi-factor Authentication to Access Organisation’s Cloud Services

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a warning to companies to better protect their cloud-based accounts after several recent successful attacks.According to an advisory published by CISA, an increasing number of attacks have succeeded as more employees have begun to work remotely w
Publish At:2021-01-14 12:02 | Read:94 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Cloud cyber bypassing

2021: Our cybersecurity predictions for the new year

However you look at it, 2020 has been one of the strangest years ever. Many of us were able to work from home for the first time, online shopping became the norm, and for long periods of time, video calling was the only way we could talk to our loved ones. So what can we expect in the new year? An increase in scammer activity Security researchers have recent
Publish At:2021-01-14 10:40 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology 2021 predictions WatchGuard security

CISA Warns of Cloud Attacks Exploiting Poor Cyber-Hygiene

A US cybersecurity agency is urging organizations to improve their cyber-hygiene after warning of multiple successful attacks targeting cloud services used by remote workers.The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed in a report yesterday that attackers are increasingly targeting corporate and personal laptops with phishing, br
Publish At:2021-01-14 10:02 | Read:61 | Comments:0 | Tags: Cloud exploit CISA cyber

#CES2021: Microsoft President Calls for Collaboration to Counter Growing Cyber-Threats

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, warned of the increasing cyber-threats to society as technology plays a more powerful role in our lives during his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021.While he outlined the potentially enormous benefits advancements in technologies offer, including in areas like sustainability, the cyber-threat
Publish At:2021-01-14 10:02 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags: cyber

CISA warns of recent successful cyberattacks against cloud service accounts

The US CISA revealed that several recent successful cyberattacks against various organizations’ cloud services.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that several recent successful cyberattacks hit various organizations’ cloud services. According to the agency, the attackers conducted phishing campaigns and exploited p
Publish At:2021-01-14 08:30 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CISA cloud service Hacking hacking ne

Cyber News Rundown: Gaming Industry in Crosshairs of Cybercriminals

Top gaming companies positioned to be next major cyberattack target After healthcare and higher education emerged as lucrative targets for cyberattacks in 2020, researchers have identified the video gaming industry as another key target. By scouring the dark web for stolen data belonging to any of the top 25 largest gaming firms, over a million unique and
Publish At:2021-01-13 18:39 | Read:73 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel cyber

Former Florida Official Charged with Cyberstalking

The first independent ethics officer to be appointed by the Florida city of Tallahassee has been arrested on cyber-stalking charges. Julie Meadows-Keefe is accused of stalking former city auditor Bert Fletcher, with whom she had an on-off romantic relationship both during and after the time when they both worked for Tallahassee.The State Attor
Publish At:2021-01-13 18:26 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags: cyber

New Zealand Central Bank Says Accellion Service at Heart of Cyberattack

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua – says Accellion’s FTA (File Transfer Application) file sharing service was involved in a security incident disclosed on Sunday.The malicious incident, the bank said, involved a service that stored commercially and personally sensitive information, but could not provide specific details on the type of data tha
Publish At:2021-01-13 15:35 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Vulnerabilities Cyberc

Cybereason to Adopt Intel’s PC Hardware Ransomware Solution

Cybereason has announced a new partnership with Intel to add new ransomware protections to its multi-layered defense platform.Under the agreement, Cybereason will adopt Intel’s Hardware Shield protections for ransomware that are available on the 11th Gen Intel Core vPro mobile platforms. As a result, it can leverage Intel’s threat detection techn
Publish At:2021-01-13 06:44 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags: cyber ransomware

Peaks and Valleys: The Mental Health Side of Cybersecurity Risk Management

There is one risk cybersecurity experts often overlook: burnout. We can build on threat detection and incident response capabilities and use cybersecurity risk management frameworks, such as NIST CSF, to improve our overall risk posture all we want without ever looking inward. Because burnout is internal, we may not always see it. But left unmanag
Publish At:2021-01-12 11:15 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Risk Management cybersecurity education Cybersecurity C

Lack of Funding Could Lead to “Lost Generation” of Cyber-Startups

Early-stage cybersecurity companies in the UK have seen a year-on-year funding decline of 96% since March 2020, a trend which threatens to significantly curtail advancements in the sector. This is according to a new analysis by innovation center Plexal and database for fast-growth companies, Beauhurst, which found that cybersecurity startups seeking fun
Publish At:2021-01-12 07:20 | Read:44 | Comments:0 | Tags: cyber

NSA Publishes Cybersecurity Year in Review Report

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) has released its 2020 Cybersecurity Year in Review report, which summarizes the NSA Cybersecurity Directorate's first full year of operation.The Cybersecurity Directorate was formally announced in July 2019, with a focus on protecting national security networks and the defense industrial base. Led by Ms. Anne
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What is STRIDE and How Does It Anticipate Cyberattacks?

STRIDE threat modeling is an important tool in a security expert’s arsenal. Threat modeling provides security teams with a practical framework for dealing with a threat. For example, the STRIDE model offers a proven methodology of next steps. It can suggest what defenses to include, the likely attacker’s profile, likely attack vectors and the as
Publish At:2021-01-11 21:47 | Read:133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Threat Hunting Threat Intelligence threat mod

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