Identity and authentication giant Okta said the attacker behind its September data breach stole usernames and contact details for all users of its primary customer support system, and warned customers to beware potential follow-on phishing and social engineering attacks.
Discontent with legacy SIEM offerings and Cisco's proposed acquisition of Splunk has driven "a significant and pronounced increase in interest" in CrowdStrike's SIEM offering. It hit the $100 million ARR milestone last quarter thanks to LogScale's search speed, data gravity and cost efficiency.
In an effort to upstage Microsoft in the AI space, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky invited NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and Dario Amodei, co-founder of Anthropic, to share the stage at AWS re:Invent 2023. Selipsky committed to integrating generative AI across AWS solutions and guardrails to secure customer data.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is investigating a cyberattack from an Iranian hacking group known as "Cyber Av3ngers" that targeted a small municipal water authority in Pennsylvania over its use of Israeli-owned software, according to officials.
A vendor focused on fast-tracking government access to commercial software closed its Series B funding round to support more classified and regulated environments. The $40 million will allow Second Front Systems to support additional bespoke networks in the U.S. Defense and National Security space.
General Electric says it is aware of claims made by "a bad actor" about gaining unauthorized access to its sensitive data and taking "appropriate measures to help protect the integrity of our systems" after a hacker known as IntelBroker advertised access to its networks and data.
Patient services - including emergency care and telehealth appointments - are still affected at dozens of hospitals and other care facilities in several states operated by Ardent Health Services as the Tennessee-based organization continues to respond to a Thanksgiving Day ransomware attack.
A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
Proofpoint landed top VMware lieutenant Sumit Dhawan as its new chief executive just days after the cloud and virtualization giant was acquired by Broadcom. The Silicon Valley-based email security firm said it liked Dhawan's track record of building security, cloud and end-user computing businesses.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
A directory service should be a "source of truth," said Justin Kohler, vice president of products at Spector Ops. But when users are overprivileged or misconfigurations occur, that creates attack hubs. Kohler discusses BloodHound, a solution he says is like Google Maps for Active Directory.
Zscaler infused generative AI features into its data protection bundles and is introducing AI-powered products that quantify risk and predict breaches, said CEO Jay Chaudhry. The cloud security firm enhanced its data protection policies for AI/ML apps and tools to lower the likelihood of data loss.
Tennessee-based Ardent Health Services, which operates dozens of hospitals and other healthcare facilities in several states, said on Monday that it is dealing with a ransomware attack that has forced the entity to divert some patients and cancel or reschedule certain procedures.
Nearly two dozen national cybersecurity organizations on Sunday urged AI developers to embrace "secure by design" and other preventive measures aimed at keeping hackers out from the mushrooming world of AI systems. The United Kingdom and United States spearheaded its development.
The tally of individuals whose health data was compromised in a hack on MOVEit file transfer software used by Welltok, a provider of online wellness resources to dozens of health plans, has soared to nearly 8.5 million. The hack is among the biggest health data breaches reported so far this year.