Cybercriminals, likely backed by nation-states, are expanding global spear-phishing campaigns targeting the COVID-19 vaccine "cold chain" in an attempt to steal credentials so they can gain "privileged insight" into sensitive information, the IBM Security X-Force says in an updated report.
How much does it cost to recover from a ransomware attack? For the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, which was hit by the Conti ransomware-wielding gang on Christmas Eve, reported cleanup costs have reached $1.1 million. SEPA is still restoring systems and has refused to pay any ransom.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued multiple alerts over concerns that the rush to use Microsoft 365 and other cloud productivity platforms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may expose organizations to undue risk.
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With vaccines on the way, there is light at the end of the 2020 tunnel. Once the threat of COVID-19 begins to lesson because of the vaccine, we can hopefully begin to see our economy bounce back. With a more hopeful eye to the future, OneLogin reached out to leaders across the Security and Identity and Access...
Unemployment fraud incidents have spiked in the past year, and high-salaried senior executives are often the fraudsters’ victims. Dr. Christopher Pierson of BlackCloak describes how these scams are pulled off, their impact, and how the CISO can bolster defenses.
2020 was a culmination of market shifts that has become a catalyst for the adoption of Identity Governance and Administration (IGA)—from work from home to the implementation of a zero-trust strategy.
In a new survey from Omada and Enterprise Strategy Group, 93% of your peers agree that the COVID-19 outbreak has...
With the explosion of remote business, we are now digitizing many of our documents and processes. Entrust’s Jay Schiavo explains what new mindset this shift requires, what’s needed to ensure document authenticity and integrity.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features cybercrime deterrence lessons learned from the disruption of the Emotet botnet operation. Also featured: An update on attacks tied to Microsoft Exchange flaw exploits; a discussion of the need to update business continuity plans.
The 2021 PwC Global Digital Trust Insights survey shows 96% of businesses will adjust their cybersecurity strategies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe Nocera and Vikas Agarwal of PwC offer an analysis.
COVID-19 infection rates are down from their record highs, and vaccination numbers grow each day. Are we rounding the corner in this pandemic battle? Keep an eye on the virus variants, says pandemic expert Regina Phelps. We may be on the cusp of yet another surge.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of key takeaways from the breaches tied to flaws in the Accellion File Transfer appliance. Also featured: Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi on transforming supply chain security, plus an analysis of how "work from anywhere" is affecting cybersecurity.
Remote work is changing the landscape of how businesses get work done as they move from an in-office work culture to a work-from-anywhere one. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this change. Is your business prepared to enable employees to securely collaborate while being physically apart?
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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of a federal crackdown on ICO cryptocurrency scams. Also featured: An update on the SonicWall hack investigation and the use of digital IDs to verify COVID-19 testing.