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.
The Log4j vulnerability caused plenty of stress for tech practitioners, and while it’s likely under control now, it’s essential to take the opportunity to learn from these events to improve security.
Join this interactive session to review what the latest Zero Day threat taught us about current security...
How do you identify a BIN - Bank Identity Number - attack, let alone stop it? Ernie Moran, senior vice president of risk at Brightwell Payments, shares his experience of how he managed a BIN attack on his firm.
Has the notorious REvil, aka Sodinokibi, ransomware operation rebooted as "Ransom Cartel"? Security experts say the new group has technical and other crossovers with REvil. But whether the new group is a spinoff of REvil, bought the tools, or is simply copying how they work, remains unclear.
Cybersecurity faces a hiring and retention “perfect storm” during The Great Resignation. The cost of acquiring talent from a limited pool is so high that companies will have to take decisive action to retain people rather than let them walk out the door. This Technical Staff Retention Cheat Sheet is for IT,...
Top U.S. cybersecurity leaders continue to warn against the peril of Apache Log4j vulnerabilities, confirming on Monday that hundreds of millions of devices worldwide are likely affected by the logging utility flaw, although the response, in terms of scope and speed, has been "exceptional."
Ten U.S. senators this week wrote to the secretaries of both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation inquiring about specific measures they plan to pursue to prevent and respond to cyberattacks on the nation's critical infrastructure.
The cybersecurity space has been disrupted. A storm of ransomware attacks, new hacking methodologies emerging from remote work set-ups, and threats of data breaches from internal and external sources are making organizations ask the question: “How can we prepare ourselves for what’s next on the horizon for...
Traditional threat monitoring has evolved
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against a backdrop of digital transformation and
skyrocketing corporate cyberattacks.
Vendors and service providers continue to innovate
and deliver better protection solutions. As a result,
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Attackers continue to employ commercial penetration testing tools as well as "living off the land" tactics - using legitimate tools or functionality already present in a network - to exploit victims. Accordingly, organizations must monitor for both, to better identify potential intrusions.
Since mid-December, enterprises globally have been responding to the urgency of the Apache Log4j zero-day vulnerability. John Ayers of Optiv discusses Optiv MXDR and how it helps customers detect, respond and provide visibility to protect from potential exploits.
Phishing is one of the most well-known cyberattack methods, but hackers still have considerable success despite security teams' best efforts. Attackers use phishing attacks to gain access to login credentials, financial information like credit card details or bank accounts, company data, and any other digital assets...
As prominent attacks continue to dominate the headlines, security teams are under pressure to detect and respond to malicious activity faster than ever before. Our book “The Defender’s Advantage” harnesses Mandiant’s expertise, detailing the steps security organizations should take to activate and mature their...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security this week announced a "Hack DHS" bug bounty program to identify potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities within its systems and to increase DHS' overall cyber resilience. Hackers uncovering vulnerabilities will be compensated by the department.