Prior to COVID-19, Kumar Ramachandran of Palo Alto Networks declared 2020 the "year of the early majority" for SD-WAN adoption. How has the pandemic only amped up the need for better bandwidth, visibility and centralized management - all at a lower cost? Ramachandran explains.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis on why criminals continue to use darknet markets, despite the risks. Also featured: Hackers target Virgin Mobile KSA; coping with COVID-19 stress.
The number of cybersecurity incidents reported to the U.K.'s data privacy watchdog has continued to decline, recently plummeting by nearly 40%. But is the quantity of data breaches going down, or might organizations be failing to spot them or potentially even covering them up?
Cybersecurity professionals expect a spike in ransomware attacks against school districts and universities this fall as new hybrid learning environments go online and unpatched equipment that has spent months in the homes of students and faculty is reconnected to school networks.
Five years ago, Jeff Dant made a career move from the U.S. Secret Service to join a major global banking institution, where he rose to lead its newly-formed Fusion Center. Today, he plies his skills at BMO Financial Group, where he's dealing not only with ever more persistent fraudsters ... but the impacts of the...
Data is the lifeblood of modern organizations - and modern security operations. Today's SecOps teams must be more data-driven, leveraging automation, machine learning and other tools to quickly identify threats and reduce response times, while freeing up critical engineering and analyst resources. Splunk CISO Yassir...
The FBI is warning that attacks using a ransomware variant called Netwalker have increased since June, targeting government organizations, educational entities, healthcare firms and private companies in the U.S. and elsewhere. Phishing campaigns spreading the malware are using COVID-19 themes as a lure.
Four recent cybersecurity incidents that may have involved ransomware demonstrate the ongoing threats facing the sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also serve as a warning that extra watchfulness is needed as physicians reopen their clinics.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses recent research on the cyberthreats in multicloud environments and how to mitigate them. Also featured: A ransomware risk management update; tips on disaster planning.
Organizations have undergone rapid network transformation in the last two months, and though the change has now stabilized into a new normal, new security concerns that affect an organization's overall risk often have not been addressed. Now that the dust has settled, many leaders are examining the transformation and...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes why cyberattacks against banks have surged in recent weeks. Plus: The increasingly ruthless tactics of ransomware gangs; cybersecurity strategies for small businesses.
How organizations in the most demanding and complex environments are leveraging Tanium to build resilience, maintain business continuity, and manage their long-term risk for today, tomorrow, and the new normal.
This paper discusses:
Endpoint Management and Security in the Age of COVID-19
Why Internal Endpoint...
Ransomware, wire transfer fraud, destructive attacks: In recent months, the financial sector has seen these and other online attacks surge by 238% as criminals continue to exploit the pandemic, warns Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black, who shares findings from his firm's third "Modern Bank Heists" report.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features Retired General Keith Alexander, former NSA director, discussing the long-term security implications of the shift to working from home. Also: an update on ransomware gangs leaking data and an analysis of using open source code for app development.