The lack of automation and actionable threat intelligence may be preventing enterprises from developing the fully functional Cyber Fusion Centers they envision. Anomali's Mark Alba shares ideas on how to change that.
Criminals operating online continue to tap ransomware in their pursuit of an illicit payday. That was the cybercrime reality throughout 2020, and unfortunately it still appears to be holding true in the first months of this year, the Cisco Talos Incident Response team reports.
The Pysa ransomware strain is increasingly targeting educational institutions in the U.S. and U.K., the FBI warns in a new flash alert. The hackers may threaten to leak exfiltrated data if a ransom is not paid.
It used to be enough to protect the network perimeter, but in recent years, an expanding perimeter has opened the door to threat actors preying on a larger attack surface.
Understanding the evolution of endpoint security and the solutions available to your organization is key to protecting your business in...
In this Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study of ManagedXDR, Forrester Consulting assesses the cost savings, productivity gains, and business benefits Secureworks users experience.
The study found a potential ROI of 413 percent* over three years for ManagedXDR customers, as well as other quantified and...
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.
Many enterprises have what they consider to be mature threat intelligence programs. Yet they continue to be breached. Where is the disconnect? Gene Yoo, CEO of Resecurity, describes what’s wrong with TI programs today, as well as the essential elements of a modern threat intelligence program.
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.
The "Cuba" ransomware gang has hit Seattle-based Automatic Funds Transfer Services, which processes data from California's Department of Motor Vehicles as well as many cities in Washington. Victim organizations say AFTS is investigating the incident and that an unknown amount of individuals' data was exposed.
To take down bigger targets more easily and quickly, ransomware gangs are increasingly tapping initial access brokers, who sell ready access to high-value networks. Economically speaking, it's a no-brainer move for cybercrime gangs.
In the past, when threat actors were less advanced and when digital activity was more predictable, a traditional approach to security was often adequate to keep cyber-threats at bay. By configuring security tools with static rules and historical attack data, organizations have sought to detect threats by defining...
Virtualizing the network is an essential step in moving from a hardwired, hardware-centric IT infrastructure to software-defined data centers.
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