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Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has successfully dismantled an organized crime ring of hundreds of members in a sting operation supported by Europol, the Italian National Police (Polizia di Stato), and Eurojust. This is the end result of a year-long investigation. The organized crime ring, which operated in Spain’s Canary Islands, is said t
Publish At:2021-09-23 11:20 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams AMD Anti-Mafia Directorate bec Business Email Compromi

How to Build a Winning Cybersecurity Resume

Career advancement is an art form with many facets. One vital tool is your cybersecurity resume, the quality of which can mean the difference between getting an interview for your dream job and not being considered at all.  Following the standard advice on building a resume will give you a standard resume that won’t set you apart from the pack. F
Publish At:2021-09-22 12:37 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Jobs security cyber cyberse

Your new car may be safer and smarter, but is it cyber-secure?

The auto industry reached an important milestone in 2020: more than half of the cars sold globally included internet connectivity as a standard feature. Modern vehicles have started to resemble mobile supercomputers, with each one containing millions of lines of code and able to process vast amounts of data. They’ve also begun integrating with mobile
Publish At:2021-09-22 09:35 | Read:56 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security connected cars cyber security h

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

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) – A Model for Everyone

Data breaches have reached a fever pitch over the last few years. The rapid frequency of successful attacks coupled with the rising costs to businesses has raised attention at the highest levels of global governments. In the past, breaches were relatively “localized,” that is, they affected the targeted company only. However, the newer attacks have disr
Publish At:2021-09-21 00:40 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government CMMC compliance security cyber cybersecurity

Cybercriminals Linked to Italian Mafia Arrested by European Police

Spanish and Italian authorities have dismantled an organized crime group allegedly involved in online fraud, money laundering, and other illegal activities.With help from Europol and Eurojust, authorities made 106 arrests -- mainly in Spain, with some in Italy -- performed 16 house searches, and froze 118 bank accounts. They seized various electronic devices
Publish At:2021-09-20 19:47 | Read:120 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Tracking & Law Enforcement Cybercrim

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

Cyberattack on Alaska Health Department Linked to State-Sponsored Hackers

The Alaska health department has shared more information about the cyberattack detected earlier this year, and the organization says the attack was conducted by state-sponsored hackers.The first signs of a possible cyber breach were detected on May 2 by a “security monitoring firm” that reported its findings to the State Security Office, which in turn notifi
Publish At:2021-09-20 11:31 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cybercrim

Everything You Need to Know about Cyber Crisis Tabletop Exercises

Cybersecurity has become a critical concern in every business sector nowadays due to organizations’ growing dependency on technologies. Research by Immersive Lab reported that in 2019 there were more than 20,000 new vulnerabilities. Not only that, TechRepublic reported that global companies experienced a 148% spike in ransomware attacks after COVID-19 hit th
Publish At:2021-09-20 00:40 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection CCTE cyber crisis tabletop e

German Election body hit by a cyber attack

A spokesman for the authority running Germany’s September 26 general election confirmed that hackers briefly disrupted its website last month. Threat actors last month hit the website of the authority running Germany’s September 26 general election, reported AFP. According to a spokesman for the organization, the attack took place at the end
Publish At:2021-09-17 11:35 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence hacking new

German Election Authority Confirms Likely Cyber Attack

Suspected hackers last month briefly disrupted the website of the authority running Germany's September 26 general election, a spokesman for the body told AFP Wednesday.The development, first reported by Business Insider, comes as German federal prosecutors probe alleged cyber attacks against lawmakers during the campaign to choose a new parliament and a suc
Publish At:2021-09-17 11:33 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime cyber

Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for September 1-15, 2021

Nearly two dozen cybersecurity mergers and acquisitions were announced in the first half of September 2021.Achieve Partners acquires MetmoxPrivate equity firm Achieve Partners acquired managed security service provider (MSSP) Metmox with the goal of addressing the global talent shortage. As a result of the acquisition, Achieve will create a large-scale cyber
Publish At:2021-09-17 07:35 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy security cyber

FBI, CISA, and CGCYBER warn of nation-state actors exploiting CVE-2021-40539 Zoho bug

The FBI, CISA, and the Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) warn of state-sponsored attacks that are actively exploiting CVE-2021-40539 Zoho flaw. The FBI, CISA, and the Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) warn that nation-state APT groups are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-40539, in the Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService
Publish At:2021-09-16 18:45 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Security CVE-2021-40539 hacking ne

How To Write a Good Cybersecurity Resume

A lot of cybersecurity jobs await out there for the qualified job seeker. According to Cyberseek, the United States had 464,200 cybersecurity job openings as of July 30, 2021. And with the skills gap, there are even more openings every day. But that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed a job offer. So, how do you make a good cybersecurity resume that
Publish At:2021-09-16 12:36 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Identity & Access Security Services Cybersecurity cybersecur

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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