The landscape of enterprise and personal computing technology is continuously evolving and with the sheer number of endpoint devices (billions) worldwide and their potential risk and impact to the organization through endpoint vulnerabilities, Endpoint Management has become imperative to IT Security.
Ukrainian cyber defenders said they had thwarted an attempt by Russian military intelligence to deploy widespread malware programmed to spy on battlefield management apps. Russian hackers' preparation for the malware campaign was "long-term and thorough," Ukraine's SBU said.
Rubrik purchased a data security posture management startup backed by Salesforce and SentinelOne to provide visibility into where a company's data lives and who has access. The Laminar buy will help organizations expand beyond network and endpoint security and into cloud and data security.
The Biden administration says it wants to get ahead of ransomware attacks against schools before K-12 education resumes in the fall. "We must take cyberattacks on our schools just as seriously as we take physical attacks on critical infrastructure," said Cindy Marten, education deputy secretary.
Authorities are sounding the alarm about double-extortion attacks against healthcare and public health sector organizations by a relatively new ransomware-as-a-service group, Rhysida, which until recently had mainly focused on entities in other industries.
A ransomware attack has forced a California-based hospital chain to divert ambulances from its emergency rooms and cancel appointments for services. The group of 17 hospitals, 166 outpatient clinics and various doctor practices is still recovering after an IT systems shutdown.
A five-year-old flaw in Fortinet SSL VPNs remains one of the world's most widely exploited vulnerabilities. So warn cybersecurity officials across the U.S. and its Five Eyes partners in a joint security advisory highlighting the 12 most exploited flaws that require immediate patching.
Endpoint Privilege Security controls are foundational but are often missing from the endpoint security consideration and strategy. The continued onslaught of attack of any complexity and an unsatisfactory record of a universally adopted endpoint security stack (including an antivirus, EDR, personal firewall, etc.)...
Despite heavy investment in traditional endpoint security solutions, organizations remain vulnerable to cyberattacks due to the proliferation of human and machine identities, increased number of endpoints, ransomware attacks, cloud adoption and remote work. CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager helps organizations to...
A hacking campaign that exploited Ivanti mobile device manager to target the Norwegian government began in April or possibly earlier, say cybersecurity agencies from the U.S. and Norway. Mobile device management systems are "attractive targets for threat actors," the alert warns.
ISMG's Healthcare Security Summit 2023, held in New York City on July 18, brought together leaders from the cybersecurity and healthcare industries to engage in a dynamic exchange of ideas and address pressing challenges faced by the healthcare community.
The latest generation of ransomware and phishing attacks is being designed to evade existing network security controls such as gateways and firewalls, said Menlo Security CEO Amir Ben-Efraim. Threat actors have taken the time to codify, register and customize URLs to impersonate a bank's help desk.
Toronto, Canada-based CardioComm Solutions Inc., which sells cardiac monitoring and electrocardiogram software globally, said it is dealing with a cyberattack that could affect the company's business operations "for days and potentially longer."
Thales has agreed to purchase Imperva for $3.6 billion to enter the application and API security market and expand its footprint in data security. The deal will add a robust web application firewall along with capabilities in API protection and data discovery and classification to Thales' portfolio.
While patient safety risks posed by unpatched security vulnerabilities in legacy medical devices often grab headlines, healthcare entities shouldn't underestimate the serious business risks involving other poorly secured IoT and OT gear used in healthcare settings, said Mohammad Waqas of Armis.