As cyber-attacks increase in complexity, frequency, and velocity, in our experience, many enterprise organizations are reliant on outdated IT governance. The organizational paradigm is limited by slow-moving bureaucracy and scarce resources. This situation is often the result of a limited understanding of the risks on...
A 4GB data archive belonging to Panasonic India has been released by a hacker who waged an extortion plot. The company says no highly confidential data was revealed, but a look at the data suggests otherwise.
What critical factors should organizations consider before taking the step of paying extortionists a ransom in hopes of regaining access to systems or avoiding the release of data in the wake of a ransomware attack? Former FBI special agent Vincent D'Agostino provides guidance.
Are insurers getting cold feet over covering losses to ransomware? With claims due to ransomware skyrocketing, some insurers have reportedly been revising offerings to make it tougher for companies to claim for some types of cybercrime, including extortion.
The gang behind the Conti ransomware variant has posted data to its darknet website that it says it stole during a ransomware attack on industrial IoT chipmaker Advantech last month. The company reportedly confirmed the attack on Monday.
As ransomware attacks on the healthcare sector continue to surge, entities should heed the lessons emerging from these incidents as well as the advice provided in alerts from government agencies, security experts say.
"Better, cheaper, faster." These are the results that banking institutions can receive by shifting security to the cloud, says David Vergara of OneSpan. At a time when multi-channel fraud is surging and the customer experience is paramount, cloud needs serious consideration, he says.
Consider what is expected of you in the year or so ahead. How fast and secure can you deliver applications and solutions? How do you compare to your competitors? What tools and methods are you using to become faster and better at what you do?
This spring, 2,200 IT professionals and senior IT leaders participated...
In today's IT environment, one of the biggest risks to a corporation's valuation is a security breach. Security Vendors make wide claims about the effectiveness of their products - making it almost impossible to identify the right vendor for your security needs.
From scanners and traditional pen tests to bug bounty...
Breaches are all too common today as determined cyber criminals have become better organized and more targeted in their attacks. In many cases, a C-level executive loses their job as a result. That doesn't have to be you or your organization.
The right security testing solution is key to keeping you safe. From...
As ransomware continues to slam organizations, a lively debate has ensued about whether ransom payments should be banned in all cases. Attempting to ban ransom payments, however, likely would only make the problem worse.
Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement. But phishing, business email compromises and other types of fraud - many now using a COVID-19 theme - also loom large, Europol warns in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.
Microsoft collaborated with cybersecurity companies and government agencies to take down the million-device Trickbot botnet in an effort to help protect the Nov. 3 U.S. election and stop the global spread of ransomware and other malware.