Collaboration and information sharing among stakeholders - and influencing them to take a proactive approach to cybersecurity - are critical steps in fighting against cyberthreats, says Narendra Mainali, CISO of NIC Asia Bank of Nepal.
Has the REvil ransomware operation come storming back? Experts say a new operation called BlackMatter has wielded REvil's code against at least one victim, claims to combine "the best features of DarkSide, REvil and LockBit," and may be a former affiliate of one or more of these ransomware operations.
Calls are growing for an investigation into how commercial Pegasus spyware developed by Israel's NSO Group gets sold to autocratic governments and used to target journalists, lawyers, human rights advocates and others, with some lawmakers saying "the hacking-for-hire industry must be brought under control."
Australia's data regulator has found that Uber interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million of its customers as a result of a 2016 global data breach. Uber says it's made improvements to its systems and its internal security policies.
Gartner predicts that in less than 5 years, 80% of SIEM solutions will have capabilities that are only delivered via the
cloud—up from 20% previously. Detection and response is a critical piece in an ongoing journey to improve your security posture. As the threat landscape grows increasingly complex, an effective...
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of ongoing investigations into the use of NSO Group's Pegasus spyware to spy on dissidents, journalists, political rivals, business leaders and even heads of state - and discussion of whether the commercial spyware business model should be banned.
As ransomware continues to pummel organizations, if they do get hit, then from an incident response standpoint, what are the essential steps they should take to smooth their recovery? Veteran ransomware-battler Fabian Wosar, CTO of Emsisoft, shares essential steps and guidance for recovery.
Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure are on the rise. A recent survey found that 9 out of 10 OT organizations experienced at least one intrusion in the past year.
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Why operational technology endpoints are vulnerable
How FortiEDR addresses challenges of OT environments
With traditional endpoint security solutions, it’s not a matter of if a security breach happens, but when. These EDR solutions not only lack the ability to keep pace with modern threats, but come with hidden costs that drain budgets and slow operations.
Advanced attacks can take just minutes, sometimes even seconds, to compromise endpoints. First-generation endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools simply cannot keep pace. They require manual triage and responses that are not only too slow but also generate many alerts. Such solutions drive up the cost of security...
As much as public cloud use is growing, both in total volume and in diversification of services, it is not a one-way trend. To meet evolving business needs, organizations are moving applications and workloads back and forth between cloud and on-premises environments.
Today’s organizations rely heavily on cloud applications in order to be at the forefront of digital innovations, and to keep their users connected and their businesses thriving. Cloud innovations help keep organizations competitive in the ever-changing and demanding digital marketplace, with new applications and...
Cloud computing has transformed how we consume and deploy IT solutions. Compute power is rapidly evolving to a utility model, with shared infrastructure at its core. This shared infrastructure underpinning the cloud revolution has also driven a fundamental shift in how we design and deploy technology within the data...
Saudi Aramco, one of the world's largest oil and natural gas firms, has confirmed that company data was leaked after one of its suppliers was breached. Extortionists are reportedly demanding a $50 million ransom - payable in monero cryptocurrency - for a promise to delete the stolen data.