Ransomware hackers are using a critical flaw in a DevOps tool, days after developer JetBrains issued a critical security update to patch its TeamCity build management and continuous integration server. Servers such as TeamCity are high-value targets since they manage source code, keys and secrets.
The private equity arm of former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff's advisory firm agreed to purchase MDR vendor Trustwave for $205 million. The deal will allow Singtel to refocus its business in APAC and boost shareholder value by optimizing resource allocation.
CrowdStrike has joined forces with Amazon Web Services to familiarize itself with more Israeli cyber startups earlier in their development life cycle. The Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator will provide EMEA-based companies with mentorship, technical expertise and partnership opportunities.
The NSA has set up a new organization to oversee artificial intelligence in national security systems. Dubbed the AI Security Center, the unit will consolidate the agency's AI activities and support the government's effort to "maintain its competitive edge in AI," said Army Gen. Paul Nakasone.
The firm founded by retired four-star Army Gen. Keith Alexander and once valued at $1.2 billion has officially turned off the lights. IronNet on Friday ceased business operations and terminated remaining employees after probing alternatives and finding additional sources of cash unavailable.
U.S. President Joe Biden says he expects to soon sign an executive order detailing how the United States can harness opportunities of artificial intelligence while protecting citizens from "profound" risks. The United States is far from enacting comprehensive AI regulation.
This week, Mixin Network investigated a $200 million hack; Web3 lost $889 million to hacks, phishing scams and rug pulls during the third quarter; hackers stole $8 million from HTX; Binance sought to dismiss the SEC wash trading case; and Nansen and OpenSea suffered third-party security incidents.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail" - ISMG's roundup of all that's broken in the world of cybersecurity, where our panel of experts uncovers the fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, ISMG host Anna Delaney takes on bumbling cybercrooks, avoidable breaches and the ethics of paying a ransom.
A data security startup led by a Microsoft and Google veteran and backed by Samsung and CrowdStrike could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. The company is in advanced talks to buy data security posture management startup Dig Security for between $300 million and $400 million.
The United States and South Korea reaffirmed a commitment to mitigate the risks in technologies including AI, 5G networks and cloud computing, while developing an "inclusive approach" to govern their use. The two countries said governance must support the development of trustworthy AI.
Microsoft updated Windows 11 on Tuesday to simplify passwordless adoption, protect against malicious code and have the ability to refresh configuration in the event of tampering. Updates to Windows 11 allow users to replace passwords with passkeys to stop hackers from exploiting stolen passwords.
The British government's first-ever global summit on artificial intelligence will focus on mitigating cybersecurity and safety risks tied to the emerging technology. The AI Safety Summit planned for Nov. 1-2 will focus on mitigating risks tied to frontier AI.
Information Security Media Group recently concluded its Cybersecurity Summit: London, which brought together industry leaders for a day of informative sessions covering a diverse range of critical cybersecurity topics, including CISOs' vulnerability to liability, ransomware threats and burnout.
Federal Reserve Board Governor Lisa D. Cook is cautiously optimistic about the impact of generative AI on jobs and productivity but urged the industry to address the "very real concerns." While she sees "broad benefits from its use, in the short term, she said, AI could disrupt the labor market.
The Polish data regulator launched a probe into OpenAI's ChatGPT for potential privacy violations of the European General Data Protection Regulation. The Polish regulator is the third European data protection agency to raise privacy concerns related to ChatGPT.