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Fired US Cybersecurity Chief Considers Legal Action

The former head of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has hinted that he may take legal action against a lawyer who called him "a moron."Christopher Krebs was fired last month by President Donald Trump via the social networking site Twitter after CISA's Rumor Control blog published a piece that suggested fr
Publish At:2020-12-02 16:20 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

UK Cybersecurity Firm Glasswall Raises £18 Million

UK-based cybersecurity company Glasswall this week announced that it has raised £18 million ($24 million) in equity capital, which it will use to fund its expansion.The funding round was led by IPGL, with participation from Lord Rose, chairman of Ocado, Lance Uggla, chairman and CEO of IHS Markit, and Andy Bell, founder and CEO of AJ Bell.The company, which
Publish At:2020-12-02 13:29 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy security cyber

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap: It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Once it becomes clear that off-the-shelf experts aren't realistic at scale, cultivating entry-level talent emerges as the only long-term solution -- not just for a hiring organization but for the field as a whole.The cybersecurity skills gap has become an unavoidable lament. This is the commonplace idea that both the quality and quantity of candidates are fa
Publish At:2020-12-01 17:56 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Flaws Could Lead to Biological Attacks: Report

Unwitting scientists may be tricked into creating synthetic viruses and other toxins in their labs, according to Israeli researchers who claim to have discovered a new “end-to-end cyber-biological attack.”Published in Nature Biotechnology, the research by a team at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev describes how criminals no long
Publish At:2020-12-01 09:08 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

The Future of Cybersecurity: How to Prepare for a Crisis in 2020 and Beyond

When it comes to the future of cybersecurity, an ounce of prevention is worth far more than a pound of cure. According to the Ponemon Institute and IBM Security’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, enterprises that designated an incident response (IR) team, developed a cybersecurity incident response plan (CSIRP) and tested their plan using tabletop e
Publish At:2020-12-01 07:23 | Read:36 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Services Cost of a Data Breach Cy

#DTX Cybersecurity Mini Summit: How CISOs Can Transform an Organization’s Cyber-Capabilities

The ways in which CISOs should go about transforming the cybersecurity capabilities of an entire organization was discussed during the DTX Cyber Security Mini Summit by Michael Jenkins MBE, CISO at Brunel University.Jenkins previously spent a long career in the military including positions in counter-intelligence, and also played a major role in planning sec
Publish At:2020-11-26 16:02 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Cybersecurity predictions for 2021: automation set to drive spear phishing campaigns

In August, a cybersecurity webinar for US federal agents set out the leading security trends in their field. The event was attended by leading experts and cybersecurity directors from organizations such as the public/private partnership ACT-IAC and the US space agency NASA. The latter’s CIO, Mike Witt, explained, “We’ve got to get away from the mind-set of ‘
Publish At:2020-11-26 08:52 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News Panda Security b2b cybersecurity predictions W

IoT cybersecurity bill passed by Senate

Days before taking a week-long Thanksgiving recess, the US Senate passed an almost mundane cybersecurity bill that, if approved by the President, will improve security guidelines and protocols for Internet of Things (IoT) devices purchased and owned by the Federal government. The bill, called the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020, w
Publish At:2020-11-25 13:36 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Security world House of Representatives Internet

#DTX Cybersecurity Mini Summit: How to Apply Individualized Zero-Trust Architecture

Organizations need to work out how to apply the principle of zero-trust security to meet their specific requirements, according to a panel speaking at the DTX Cyber Security Mini Summit.The concept of zero-trust has come into much sharper focus as a result of the shift to remote working during COVID-19, with the traditional approach of having a secure outer
Publish At:2020-11-25 12:44 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

#DTX Cybersecurity Mini Summit: Awareness Key to Securing a Remote Workforce

A greater focus on employee training is the foundation to organizations tackling a fast-changing cyber-threat landscape, according to Rayad Jawaheer, sales engineer at Bitdefender, speaking during the DTX Cyber Security Mini Summit.The shift to remote working since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant staff, and consequently their organizations, are
Publish At:2020-11-25 12:44 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Banking Cybersecurity Provider DefenseStorm Raises $19 Million

Cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management solutions provider DefenseStorm on Tuesday announced that it raised $12 million in Series B funding, along with $7 million in growth capital financing.Founded in 2014, the Alpharetta, Georgia-based company serves regional and community banks and credit unions, providing them with capabilities for autom
Publish At:2020-11-25 09:53 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Compliance Management & Strategy sec

Is Cybersecurity Smart Enough to Protect Automated Buildings?

Hacked air conditioning and plummeting elevators?Imagine that you are in an elevator in a high rise building when suddenly the elevator starts to plummet with no apparent stopping mechanism other than the concrete foundation below.  While this may sound like something from a Hollywood movie, consider the idea that a securely tethered, fully functional e
Publish At:2020-11-25 03:02 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles ICS Security Automation ICS security IoT I

Printers' Cybersecurity Threats Too Often Ignored

Remote workforce heightens the need to protect printing systems against intrusion and compromise.Working remotely was growing more common even before the coronavirus pandemic accelerated the trend. As workers increasingly settle into their home offices, they still need access to company networks and office hardware — particularly printers. In fact, the
Publish At:2020-11-24 14:20 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

How a Cybersecurity Training Program Can Recruit From Inside Your Business

The cybersecurity industry is facing a shortage of trained and experienced professionals. Schools, universities and organizations are doing amazing things to encourage the next generation to pursue a cybersecurity career. However, there is still a huge cybersecurity talent shortage. With the right training, this can change. It is clear that organizations re
Publish At:2020-11-24 11:35 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Intelligence & Analytics Security

Lessons From Teaching Cybersecurity: Week 8

As I had mentioned previously, this year, I’m going back to school. Not to take classes, but to teach a course at my alma mater, Fanshawe College. I did this about a decade ago and thought it was interesting, so I was excited to give it another go. Additionally, after a friend mentioned that their kid wanted to learn Python, I developed an Intro to Python ai
Publish At:2020-11-24 03:38 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles basics careers foundational

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