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NSA, Microsoft promote a Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity

The National Security Agency (NSA) and Microsoft are advocating for the Zero Trust security model as a more efficient way for enterprises to defend against today’s increasingly sophisticated threats.The concept has been around for a while and centers on the assumption that an intruder may already be on the network, so local devices and connections
Publish At:2021-02-27 13:37 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security security cyber cybersecurity

Atos Acquires Two Cybersecurity Companies

French multinational information technology services and consulting company Atos has completed the acquisition of two cybersecurity companies. On February 24, the self-styled decarbonization services and products pioneer announced the successful acquisition of Motiv ICT Security. Founded in 1998, Motiv is the largest independent Managed Security Se
Publish At:2021-02-26 15:26 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Washington Senate OKs Measure Creating State Office of Cybersecurity

In response to a security breach that exposed personal information from around 1.6 million unemployment claims filed last year, the Washington Senate has unanimously passed a measure that creates a state Office of Cybersecurity.The measure, passed by the chamber on Wednesday, creates the new office within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The bill
Publish At:2021-02-25 01:29 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Data Protection Manageme

Fintech Cybersecurity Trends in 2021

Article by Beau PetersWhen the pandemic struck, online bad actors took it as an opportunity to double-down on their attacks through ransomware, malware, and social engineering. Newly remote workers and remotely connected workplaces had to adapt rapidly to a greater digital threat as well as a public health crisis.Now, cybersecurity may just be the most
Publish At:2021-02-24 21:15 | Read:47 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Black History Month: Diversity in Cybersecurity Is More Important than Technology

Each February, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries observe Black History Month. It’s a month-long celebration of the generations of black people who have elevated society by the way in which they’ve lived their lives. It’s also an opportunity for us to recognize that there’s still plenty of work to do in the name of promoting di
Publish At:2021-02-24 03:02 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles diversity Mentor security cyber cybersecur

In-House Legal Teams Increasingly Responsible for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is increasingly becoming the responsibility of in-house legal departments within organizations.That’s according to a survey from the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), which discovered that this year, for the first time, cybersecurity has overtaken compliance as the most important issue facing businesses, as ranked by company chief l
Publish At:2021-02-23 13:20 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

4 Key Cybersecurity Trends Confronting Canada’s Electric Sector

Digital attackers are increasingly targeting energy organizations including those that support national electric grids. As reported by Morning Consult, security researchers found that utilities worldwide had suffered a recorded 1,780 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks between June 15 and August 21, 2020. That’s a 595% year-over-year increase.Brando
Publish At:2021-02-23 03:38 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS Security cybersecurity electric ICS security security cy

Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for Week of Feb. 15, 2021

Several cybersecurity-related acquisitions were announced in the third week of February 2021.AdaCore acquires ComponolitAdaCore, a provider of software development and verification tools for mission-critical and security-critical systems, has acquired Componolit, a Germany-based firm that specializes in software components and formal verification tools for t
Publish At:2021-02-22 11:05 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy security cyber

Industrial Cybersecurity and the Florida Water Supply Attack with Dale Peterson

Through the lens of the Florida water supply hack, Dale Peterson teaches how events like these remind us to take the necessary steps to maintain our cybersecurity. Founder and chair of S4 Events, Dale has been helping security professionals effectively and efficiently manage risk to their critical assets for over 15 years.Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/sh
Publish At:2021-02-22 08:08 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Critical Infrastructure cyberattack remote access wa

Are Your IT Infrastructures Up to Date with the Cybersecurity Compliance Laws in 2021?

It’s an unfortunate fact that cybersecurity is rarely the foremost of concerns among small- to medium-sized businesses. However, investing in cybersecurity is becoming even more important as these organizations undergo digital transformation. It may seem like there are more important priorities on which a small business could focus, but putting your company
Publish At:2021-02-22 00:20 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Regulatory Compliance infrastructure Law SME security cyber

Suspected Russian Hack Fuels New US Action on Cybersecurity

Jolted by a sweeping hack that may have revealed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are scrambling to reinforce the nation’s cyber defenses and recognizing that an agency created two years ago to protect America’s networks and infrastructure lacks the money, tools and authority to counter such sophisticated threats.The breach, which h
Publish At:2021-02-19 16:47 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY security cyber cybersecurit

Manufacturing Cybersecurity Threats and How To Face Them

With manufacturing cybersecurity threats on the rise, what should companies know about protecting their digital assets in the future?  Risks to Security in Manufacturing The number of ransomware incidents involving the manufacturing sector increased 156% between the first quarters of 2019 and 2020. Later in 2020, ransomware actors demanded $17 million
Publish At:2021-02-19 13:59 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services IoT Cybersecurity Industri

Shift to Remote Work Necessitating Greater Innovation in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity trends emerging from nearly a year of remote working were highlighted by a panel of experts during a RSAC 365 Innovation Showcase webinar.Robert Ackerman JR, founder and managing director, Allegis Cyber, described how the “virtualization” of organizations’ perimeters has significantly expanded the attack surface for cyber-crim
Publish At:2021-02-19 11:50 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags: security cyber cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in Cyberpunk 2077: the good, the bad, and the cringeworthy

What game caused some players to experience seizures, allows you to have unauthorized sex with Keanu Reeves, features a lead character who can’t keep the contents of his pants contained, was pulled from the PlayStation Store weeks after release, and still managed to shatter sales and streaming records?  Of course we’re talking about Cyberpunk 2077, t
Publish At:2021-02-19 08:48 | Read:81 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news security cyber cybersecurity

NDAA Conference: Opportunity to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity Posture

As Congress prepares to return to Washington in the coming weeks, finalizing the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will be a top priority. The massive defense bill features several important cybersecurity provisions, from strengthening CISA and promoting interoperability to creating a National Cyber Director position in the White House and cod
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:07 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags:Executive Perspectives public sector government security cyb

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