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.
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The Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure (commonly known as the Cybersecurity Framework) was released by NIST in April 2014. In April 2018, NIST released update v1.1 of the Framework to enhance and clarify the Cybersecurity Framework based on comments from across all industry sectors.
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CrowdStrike is out with its 2019 Global Threat Report, which includes a ranking of the most dangerous nation-state adversaries. The company's CTO, Dmitri Alperovitch, discusses the report's key findings about threats and threat actors.
Reviewing 2018 attacks, Jon Clay of Trend Micro, says social engineering persists, including phishing attacks, while criminals also continue to steal credentials, lob ransomware at targets and push cryptomining malware.
What's hot on the cybersecurity legal front? For starters, in 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted twice as many alleged state-sponsored attackers than it had ever indicted, says Kimberly Peretti of Alston & Bird.
Simpler is better. While that might be a frequent truism in life, it's especially applicable to the technology landscape facing organizations, as CISOs attempt to manage cloud services, 5G and other emerging technologies, says Steve Neville, director of corporate marketing at Trend Micro.
Criminals continue to target organizations and individuals with extortion schemes, such as by infecting targets with Ryuk and GandCrab ransomware, say Raj Samani, chief scientist of McAfee, and John Fokker, McAfee's head of cyber investigations.
As CEO of Terranova Security, an awareness training provider, Lise Lapointe sees an evolution of education programs that used to be merely phishing simulation tests. What are the most effective forms of training?
The network is much more than just the sum of its endpoints, and the imperative to secure everything has led to detection and response emerging as a top priority for many organizations, says Chris Morales of Vectra Networks.