JupiterOne, provider of cyber asset management and governance solutions, announced the hiring of Sounil Yu as Chief Information Security Officer, and the appointment of Latha Maripuri to the company’s board of directors.
Mandiant is currently tracking 12 malware families associated with the exploitation of Pulse Secure VPN devices. These families are related to the circumvention of authentication and backdoor access to these devices, but they are not necessarily related to each other and have been observed in separate investigations. It is likely that multiple actors are responsible for the creation and deployment of these various code families, says Mandiant.
MI5 has warned about spies luring people on LinkedIn. At least 10,000 U.K. nationals have been approached by fake profiles linked to hostile states, on the professional social network LinkedIn, over the past five years.
In March, President Biden allocated 9 billion dollars in his American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to upgrade technology and boost talents hiring in cybersecurity. Where would that money be best used and how can the new administration convert this plan into a safe cyber landscape for the U.S.? To find out, we speak to Jeff Alerta, Chief Technology Officer of Inverselogic.
Geopolitical risks from Myanmar to Central Asia to Sweden are influencing the threat landscape for global enterprises. Companies must carry out systematic and capillary monitoring activities aimed at minimizing risks or, at least, limiting possible impacts.
With more powerful malware, a tightening regulatory environment, and greater consumer security consciousness raising the stakes for organizational cybersecurity, understanding how personal data monitoring impacts cybersecurity has never been more vital.
Cybersecurity has always been tremendously important to organizations. But in the current environment, adequate security measures are harder than ever to implement. Many organizations now manage thousands of laptops, mobile devices, and apps. Moreover, these devices and platforms are being used by employees across a variety of settings, including in their homes, in offices, and even while traveling.
Through observation and analysis of open source information and behavior on multiple closed forums, Intel 471 found actors adopting the use of legitimate big data technology for cybercrime and monetizing the data they obtain on the Chinese-language underground.
As we continue into 2021, it's no secret we are still reeling from the aftermath and impacts that 2020 unleashed across the globe. That's why—now more than ever—it is critical that companies prioritize their duty of care plans, or risk falling behind for good. Below, we speak to Hugh Dunleavy, Senior Vice President, U.S. Operations and Chief Security Officer of Crisis24, a GardaWorld company, about crafting a robust duty of care program.
Hiscox reveals that U.S. businesses’ cybersecurity spending is on the rise and they are leaders in cyber expertise, but still have more work to do when it comes to ransomware and phishing emails. The annual Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report, which gauges businesses’ preparedness to combat cyber incidents and breaches, surveyed over 6,000 professionals responsible for their company’s cybersecurity from the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Ireland. Key findings specific to the more than 1,000 U.S. professionals surveyed include:
The last year has certainly shown businesses all around the world that they must be prepared for the unexpected. How they manage the unexpected is what separates those that sail through their challenges and those that let them significantly harm the institution. Being prepared starts with establishing an effective incident response program.
The response to dis- and misinformation will likely become a critical function for security leaders and risk managers across an enterprise. Find out how disinformation is impacting risk management within organizations and how you can mitigate the risk.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that Puesh M. Kumar will serve as Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for DOE’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER).
The Springfield School Board of Oregon, which covers more than 22 schools and close to 11,000 students, approved safety and security upgrades for two district elementary schools to include video surveillance.
As we embark on the long-haul journey to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to all Americans, addressing the communication challenges of this distribution has never been more vital for safety and coordination, says David Wiseman, Vice President of Secure Communications at BlackBerry. Here, we talk to Wiseman about the need for unified communications as states implement vaccine rollout strategies.
Netenrich announced the appointment of Christopher Morales as Chief Information Security Office (CISO) and Head of Security Strategy to its leadership team. Morales will oversee the strategic development, implementation, and market execution of the company’s security solutions and processes.