The SolarWinds attack has cybersecurity leaders everywhere taking a hard look at third-party risk. But it’s one thing to have a fresh strategy and quite another to actually start holding vendors accountable for their own security.
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As more organizations adopt Microsoft 365 Exchange for email services in the cloud, it’s important to consider whether available native tools are sufficient to protect your organization against the full range of email-based threats.
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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued multiple alerts over concerns that the rush to use Microsoft 365 and other cloud productivity platforms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may expose organizations to undue risk.
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The zero-day attacks against Accellion's File Transfer Appliance show that a number of big-name firms continued to use the legacy technology - even though more secure, cloud-based options were available. Evidently, many CISOs didn't see a compelling reason to move on. Of course, now they do.
The FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have issued a warning about Mamba ransomware that uses a weaponized version of the legitimate, open-source encryption software DiskCryptor to lock victims out of their systems.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will soon use its new subpoena powers authorized under the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act to help in the battle against ransomware attacks and other cyberthreats, says Brandon Wales, the acting agency director.
The Accellion File Transfer Appliance data breach continues to cause anguish. The energy company Shell has disclosed that it has been affected. Meanwhile, some customers of a Michigan-based bank have been informed that personally identifiable data has been exposed via the FTA breach.
To help strengthen the healthcare sector's defenses, the Center for Internet Security is offering all U.S. hospitals and healthcare delivery systems a free protection service designed to help block ransomware and other malware, says Ed Mattison, the center's executive vice president.
Aberdeen's analysis of more than 1,000 organizations using mainframes shows that they continue to have a positive, growth-oriented, and strategic position within the enterprise computing infrastructure.
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Microsoft has released an interim mitigation tool designed to help smaller organizations take quick action to prevent attacks that exploit the unpatched ProxyLogon flaw in on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers.
Ransomware dominated the online-enabled crime landscape in 2020, some security experts say, thanks to the massive profits it's been generating and the relative ease of use for attackers - including support from a burgeoning cybercrime-as-a-service market.
Using a nearly 20-year-old file transfer product - what could go wrong? Among the many lessons to be learned from the Accellion File Transfer Appliance mess is this: Attackers will devote substantial resources to reverse-engineer hardware, software or a service if there's a financial upside.
In an eye-opening look at the cost burden of a ransomware attack, Universal Health Services reports that an incident last September had a $67 million economic impact - citing, for example, the need to divert patients to competing facilities for urgent care. But insurance may cover much of the cost.
Prolific Ryuk ransomware has a new trick up its sleeve. "A Ryuk sample with worm-like capabilities - allowing it to spread automatically within networks it infects" was recently discovered during an incident response effort, warns CERT-FR, the French government's computer emergency response team.