Security leaders shouldn't ignore current geopolitical tensions, which are going to infiltrate into private sectors, says Troy Leach of the Cloud Security Alliance. And John Kindervag of ON2IT Cybersecurity says - for that reason - organizations need to stop being cheap on cybersecurity.
Top Russian diplomat Andrei Krutskikh is pressuring the U.S. to back down in cyberspace after the director of U.S. Cyber Command, Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, acknowledged America has conducted a "full spectrum" of virtual operations in support of Ukraine.
Crum & Forster CISO Chris Holden has helped organizations respond to many breaches over the years, and through this experience he has developed an excellent sense of who companies should call first and have on their response team if they suspect that a security incident has taken place.
The Nigerian Police Special Fraud Unit says it busted a criminal syndicate, preventing cyberattacks against at least 10 banks in the country. The alleged mastermind was caught by the police, along with two alleged gang members, and another alleged member absconded, the police say.
A recently identified Chinese hacking group dubbed Aoqin Dragon has been targeting government, education and telecommunication organizations in Southeast Asia and Australia since 2013 as part of an ongoing cyberespionage campaign, according to research from SentinelLabs.
New malware called Symbiote is affecting Linux operating systems by infecting other running processes to inflict damage on machines, say Intezer security researcher Joakim Kennedy and the BlackBerry Threat Research and Intelligence Team, who jointly conducted the research.
While ransomware, third-party risk, phishing scams and insiders continue as the top threats facing healthcare and public health entities, the sector overall is becoming better prepared to deal with these issues than it was just a few years ago, says Denise Anderson, president and CEO of H-ISAC.
Customers, channel partners and technology partners are dealing with a broad range of security concerns spanning the gamut from the sophistication of the threat landscape to the skills shortage. John Maddison, Fortinet's CMO and EVP, products breaks down the most urgent priorities.
Cyber adversaries are embracing defense evasion, triple extortion, wiper malware and the accelerated exploit chain, and that is significantly reshaping the threat landscape that CISOs have to deal with, according to Derek Manky, head of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
While adversaries are often still using many of the same old methods and exploits to compromise their victims, the exposure and consequences of these attacks are becoming increasingly damaging, says Bryan Ware, CEO of LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. He discusses how to keep ahead of the adversaries.
The Cuba ransomware group, which has previously targeted U.S. critical infrastructure firms, has updated its malware to "optimize" execution and "minimize" unintended system behavior, says Trend Micro. Researchers at Elastic Security Labs also share malware analysis, TTPs and detection techniques.
One of the most important recent developments by CISA has been the creation of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative, which is focused on operational private-public collaboration, says Kiersten Todt, CISA chief of staff.
With rising threats facing critical infrastructure sectors, such as healthcare and financial services, "society as a whole, and the safety of society, is completely dependent on cyber risk" - and being security resilient, says Jeetu Patel of Cisco.
Greg Murphy, CEO of Ordr, says there are three topics healthcare senior leaders and board members keep asking about: ransomware, ransomware … and ransomware. He discusses how healthcare entities are addressing their biggest threats, IoT devices, and the implications of the PATCH Act.
Art Coviello, former CEO of RSA and current partner with Rally Ventures, describes the cybersecurity industry trends he's watching closely as we hit the midway point of 2022, as well as which emerging technologies have not quite evolved in the way he might have anticipated.