Britain's National Cyber Security Center has launched a trial vulnerability management project called Scanning Made Easy, designed to empower small and midsize organizations to identify if critical software flaws are present in their IT infrastructure, so they can be targeted for remediation.
FS-ISAC is piloting a new program called the Critical Providers Program that is aimed to heighten the conversation between leaders of security firms and their third-party partners. The program leverages the Connect platform, and Akamai Technologies plays a key role.
While approximately ⅔ of infosec professionals believe that staffing shortages are putting their organizations at risk, the depth of the cybersecurity skills gap is both wider and deeper than is often fully appreciated. From the myriad of complicated technologies we expect our security experts to implement and...
The Town of Gilbert’s Office of Information Technology manages 1,500 employees and provides technical services for the community’s 260,000 residents.
In addition to maintaining hardware, such as municipal computers, telephones, and networking systems, they are responsible for providing connectivity for a wide...
The Zero Trust security model. It's not a single technology, but a programmatic approach that integrates elements of identity, network, application, data and cloud security to support a secure and agile business environment.
Over the span of mere weeks in 2020, Zero Trust went from being marketing's pet buzzword to...
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has issued new security directives for higher-risk freight railroads, passenger rail, and rail transit that it says will strengthen cybersecurity across the transportation sector in response to growing threats to critical infrastructure.
Cyber fusion center platforms (CFC) were initially designed to address these
challenges but haven’t always delivered on their promise. The reason is that most
platforms provide just one or two of the three core SOAR capabilities (security
orchestration, automation, and response) and not well enough to...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features insight from U.S. Sen. Angus King on why the federal government needs to declare a clear response to cybercriminals in order to deter them. Also featured: Ransomware affiliates gain power and promoting diversity of thought in cybersecurity.
Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
In this exclusive interview, Martin Cook, Senior Solutions Engineer with ReliaQuest, discusses how to reduce complexity, increase visibility and tap into new resources to enhance your own abilities to detect, investigate and respond to attacks.
The 2021 Cybersecurity Complexity Study was conducted in the summer of 2021. Focused on EU & UK enterprises, the survey
received more than 200 responses from organisations primarily in professional services (37%)
and financial services (32%), but also in retail, utilities and manufacturing, mainly with...
Given that budgets and time are finite, how can organizations best identify if their information security strategy is well balanced and appropriate? Nandhini Duraisamy, chief operating officer of Quadron Cybersecurity Services, shares best practices.
Because a relatively small number of individuals provide the vast majority of services and infrastructure that power cybercrime, they remain top targets for arrest - or at least disruption - by law enforcement authorities, says cybercrime expert Alan Woodward. But of course, geopolitics sometimes gets in the way.