Security researchers who track ransomware often think such attacks must have hit their peak and can't get any worse - but then they do, thanks to top gangs continually improving the sophistication of their criminal enterprises, say McAfee's Raj Samani and John Fokker.
While ransomware attacks are largely viewed as cybersecurity incidents, there are critical data privacy concerns that must always be top of mind, says Jodi R. Daniels, founder and CEO of privacy consultancy Red Clover Advisors.
The ransomware challenge facing organizations today traces directly to the success being enjoyed by gangs who wield such malware, says Palo Alto Networks' Jen Miller-Osborn, who describes new strategies to help disrupt this cybercrime business model, including the launch of the new Ransomware Task Force.
Attacks against Colonial Pipeline and other organizations have put ransomware at the top of conversations about cybersecurity. Megan Stifel of the Global Cyber Alliance believes new approaches are needed now.
It's a young practice but, globally, cyber insurance is starting to exert its influence with some of the largest enterprises - and in some of the most notable cyberattacks. John Pescatore of SANS Institute discusses questions that cybersecurity leaders need to ask before acquiring new policies.
The past year has been a milestone one for RSA and for RSA Conference alike. In this exclusive interview, RSA Group CEO Rohit Ghai discusses the changes, the state of secure identity and the role XDR will play in shaping cybersecurity's future.
Nearly a year ago, RSA's Chief Digital Officer, Zulfikar Ramzan, sat with ISMG to discuss 2021: A Cybersecurity Odyssey. Which predictions came true, and how have the threat and technology landscapes exploded in unexpected new directions?
The global fraud landscape has shifted dramatically in the past year. Uri Rivner and Erin Englund of BioCatch discuss the urgency of catching money mules, stopping synthetic IDs and schemes that result from deep social engineering.
Ransomware: The news isn't all bad. In fact, Derek Manky of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs argues that recent takedowns and innovations have led to significant strides in defending against today's most crippling malware attacks.
Increased reliance on the agile and remote work model has created more opportunities for MSPs. WatchGuard CEO Prakash Panjwani shares advice on how to engage an MSP that fits into the organization’s business model and establish a good partnership.
New ransomware variants are targeting managed service and cloud service providers: This is one of the predictions made by WatchGuard Technologies for 2020. CTO Corey Nachreiner discusses the top three predictions.
A key disconnect exists between awareness of financial services fraud schemes and mitigation, according to the latest "Faces of Fraud" survey sponsored by Appgate. Mike Lopez, vice president at the firm, describes some key findings.
Ransomware-wielding attackers - aided by a service economy that gives them access to more advanced attack tools - are increasingly targeting organizations rather than individuals to shake them down for bigger ransom payoffs, says McAfee's John Fokker.