The Biden administration unveiled a package of supply chain and critical infrastructure security initiatives following a meeting at the White House with tech executives and others. Companies such as Google and Microsoft also promised billions in spending on cybersecurity over the next several years.
As a technology and security leader, Laura-Lea Berna is driven to defend gaps. But as a business executive, the VP, IT and CIO of BC Transit has built her career on answering the question "Where's the need?" She discusses her path and role as a mentor to up-and-coming leaders.
The Biden administration is hosting a White House meeting Wednesday with technology, banking, insurance and education executives to focus on cybersecurity and national security issues, such as protecting critical infrastructure from attacks and how to hire more security professionals to meet demand.
ALTDOS, an advanced persistent threat group, has recently targeted several organizations in Singapore by waging "double extortion" ransomware attacks in an attempt to gain ransom payments, local government authorities say.
Tomislav Pericin, Co-founder and Chief Software Architect for ReversingLabs, discusses the evolution of supply chain attack sophistication, and why both software builders and buyers need to change how they defend against attack surface area risks.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning organizations to immediately patch the ProxyShell vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email servers because security researchers say ransomware gangs are exploiting these flaws.
Two large healthcare organizations - Memorial Health System in Ohio and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada - continue to mop up after recent cyberattacks apparently involving ransomware. The Ohio organization admits negotiating "a settlement" with attackers to obtain a decryptor.
As ransomware-as-a-service operations continue to compete for affiliates, the operators behind LockBit have unveiled a new version of their crypto-locking malware boasting fresh features, some borrowed from rivals. Separately, a relatively unsophisticated newcomer called Hive has debuted.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the evolution of fraud trends and the challenges in implementing the "zero trust" framework in the OT environment.
A Nigeria-based ransomware gang is conducting a campaign that dangles a $1 million bribe - or a portion of any ransom collected - to employees of targeted organizations if they will install DemonWare ransomware on their corporate network.
The Brazilian government has confirmed that its National Treasury fell victim to a ransomware attack on Aug. 13. The scope of the incident remains unclear, although officials say it did not damage structural systems.