Financial institutions face two major network security related challenges while working to serve their customers: the constant demand to improve in order to successfully compete in the market and regulatory compliance.
Yet, when it comes to security, the InfoSec team often uses slow, manual (and error prone)...
Security experts and law enforcement officials have long argued that paying ransoms doesn't pay. For starters, it directly funds the cybercrime ecosystem and makes it attractive for criminals to keep launching ransomware attacks.
MITRE ATT&CK (Adversarial Tactics, Techniques & Common Knowledge) has served as a model through which interested parties can learn to identify and map digital intrusions against their existing security technologies allowing them to shore up their gaps and prevent more intrusions on endpoints.
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In a time where networks evolve each day and include a diverse collection of Internet Assets such as IP addresses, domains, and certificates - how do you ensure that none of your Internet Assets...
Bad news on the ransomware front: Victims that choose to pay attackers' ransom demands - in return for the promise of a decryption tool - last quarter paid an average of $84,116, according to Coveware. But gangs wielding Ryuk and Sodinokibi - aka REvil - often demanded much more.
Emotet malware alert: The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says it's been "tracking a spike" in targeted Emotet malware attacks. It urges all organizations to immediately put in place defenses to not just avoid infection, but also detect lateral movement in their networks by hackers.
The year 2019 saw a marked increase on breach responses services for small-to-midsized businesses. Kristin Judge, CEO of the Cybercrime Support Network, outlines the state of cybersecurity for the midmarket.
Tom Kellermann, former cybersecurity adviser to the Obama administration, doesn't mince words when he describes the nation-state threat to the U.S. as the "axis of evil in cyberspace." Nor does he hold back about the threat from destructive attacks, 5G deployment and other trends to watch in 2020.
The gang behind Maze ransomware now lists 21 alleged victims on its website that it says have not paid a demanded ransom, including the Florida city of Pensacola. But Canadian construction firm Bird, which was listed as a victim, subsequently disappeared from the list.
Suspicious code uploaded to VirusTotal points to Ryuk ransomware being used in a crypto-locking malware attack against New Orleans. Mayor LaToya Cantrell has declared a state of emergency and the city is continuing its recovery, noting that no emergency services have been affected.
A California-based medical supply firm and a medical center in Missouri have reported health data breaches that each affected more than 100,000 individuals. Here's a report on the details - and the lessons to be learned.
The threat and impact of Ransomware continues to be felt among business enterprises and consumers around the world. Global Criminal Organizations target known vulnerabilities of businesses, state/local & city governments and unprepared consumers. The financial costs attached to prevention, response and remediation...
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