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Third-Party Risk Management Firm Panorays Raises $42 Million

Third-party risk management solutions provider Panorays on Thursday announced raising $42 million in a Series B funding round.The funding was led by Greenfield Partners, with participation from Aleph, Oak HC/FT, BlueRed Partners (Singapore), Greenspring Associates (acquired by StepStone Group), and Moneta VC. The New York- and Israel-based company says it wi
Publish At:2021-09-23 23:44 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Management & Strateg

Apple Deprecates Outdated TLS Protocols in iOS, macOS

Apple this week announced that it has deprecated the Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 legacy encryption protocols from the latest iterations of its mobile and desktop platforms.Critical for the security of web traffic, TLS ensures the confidentiality and integrity of data being transmitted between servers and clients.Over two decades old, TLS 1.0 h
Publish At:2021-09-23 11:32 | Read:48 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access Ri

U.S. Issues Conti Alert as Second Farming Cooperative Hit by Ransomware

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI, and the NSA have issued a joint alert to warn organizations about an increase in cyberattacks involving the Conti ransomware. The alert comes just as another major farming cooperative confirmed being hit by ransomware.The alert issued by the government agencies says Conti ransomware h
Publish At:2021-09-23 07:35 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Management Viru

12 Benefits of Hiring a Certified Ethical Hacker

You’ve probably heard the phrase “you don’t know what you don’t know”. It’s a stage of learning most people find themselves in at one time or another. When it comes to cybersecurity, hackers succeed by finding the security gaps and vulnerabilities you missed. That’s true of malicious attackers. But it’s also t
Publish At:2021-09-21 16:33 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Fraud Protection Identity & A

Cybersecurity Solutions to Know in 2021: Open Source and Scaling Up

Speed is of the essence in digital defense. As the latest Ponemon Institute Cost of a Data Breach Report makes clear, businesses and agencies that are able to respond to and contain an incident rapidly will save millions over their slower peers. The average total cost of a data breach increased by nearly 10%, the largest increase in nearly a decade. Ho
Publish At:2021-09-21 12:37 | Read:96 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Risk Management Security Services Threat H

Providing Developers Value-Focused Feedback in Security Software Development

I recently wrote an article on attracting and retaining A-Players, and one of the key elements was to ensure that leadership share the mission with developers to create a sense of purpose. Having purpose and seeing impact is incredibly important for anyone, but for engineers, understanding their impact in the context of a larger program or product can be par
Publish At:2021-09-21 11:31 | Read:70 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Risk Management Vulnerabilities security

Identity Management Beyond the Acronyms: Which Is Best for You?

With so many devices and users accessing networks, applications and data, identity access management (IAM) has become a cornerstone of cybersecurity best practices. The short explanation is that you must make sure everyone (and everything) is who they claim they are. You also need to make sure they are allowed to have the access they’re requestin
Publish At:2021-09-21 10:30 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Identity & Access Risk Management Security Services privileg

Zero Trust: Follow a Model, Not a Tool

The zero trust model is going mainstream, and for good reason. The rise in advanced attacks, plus IT trends that include the move to hybrid cloud and remote work, demand more exacting and granular defenses.  Zero trust ensures verification and authorization for every device, every application and every user gaining access to every resource. This is a c
Publish At:2021-09-20 16:33 | Read:80 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Endpoint Incident Response Risk Management S

A Journey in Organizational Cyber Resilience Part 2: Business Continuity

Keeping a business up and running during a problem takes the right people for the job. When it comes to cyber resilience through tough times, many things come down to the human factor. We focused on that in the first piece in this series, but it also makes a big difference to the second topic: business continuity. So, how do you make sure that your business
Publish At:2021-09-20 12:37 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Incident Response Intelligenc

Health Care Interoperability: What Are the Security Considerations?

Anyone who has needed to schedule an appointment with a new doctor or meet with a specialist knows the hassle of making sure everyone in the health care chain has access to your health records. Digital record-keeping has made that a little easier, but that access still isn’t universal. Digital health care interoperability can still be a challenge.&nbs
Publish At:2021-09-20 10:30 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Fraud Protection Healthcare Identity & Acces

How to Protect Against Deepfake Attacks and Extortion

Cybersecurity professionals are already losing sleep over data breaches and how to best protect their employers from attacks. Now they have another nightmare to stress over — how to spot a deepfake.  Deepfakes are different because attackers can easily use data and images as a weapon. And those using deepfake technology can be someone from inside
Publish At:2021-09-17 16:33 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Data Protection Incident Response Risk Mana

Credit Union's Legal Battle With Tech Giant Fiserv Rumbles On

Local credit union, Bessemer System Federal Credit Union (BSFCU), sued Fortune 500 tech giant Fiserv over ‘amateurish security lapses’ in 2019. Fiserv counterclaimed with a motion to dismiss, and Bessemer motioned to dismiss the counterclaim.BSFCU was founded 75 years ago by employees of the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad in Greenville, Pa. It now provides
Publish At:2021-09-17 15:27 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Management & Strateg

How Estonia Created Trust in Its Digital-Forward Government

Cities are becoming smarter every day, and many state and local governments are pushing towards the digitalization of public services. Some North American cities are working hard to integrate online services and manage cybersecurity risk at the same time. Meanwhile, perhaps the best example of a digital city is in fact a digital country.  The Republic
Publish At:2021-09-17 12:37 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Government Incident Response

Mission Probable: Access Granted

Your facilities are most likely vulnerable to a physical intrusion. This is not an indictment of any organization’s security program. If intruders have enough time and are motivated, they most likely can break into a building, even one that has security measures in place. Nonetheless, it is important to identify physical vulnerabilities before they le
Publish At:2021-09-15 12:36 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services Physical Security red con

Cybersecurity Training: How to Build a Company Culture of Cyber Awareness

When I attended new employee orientation at a global technology company several decades ago, I remember very brief cybersecurity training. The gist was to contact someone in IT if we noticed any potential issues. While I was with the company, I only thought about cybersecurity when I passed the server room, and I could only peek into that locked, dark
Publish At:2021-09-15 10:30 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Artificial Intelligence Cloud Security

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