A consolidated class action lawsuit filed against mobile game developer Zynga after it suffered a 2019 data breach looks set to be handled instead via arbitration. A judge notes that users agreed to arbitration in the terms and conditions, and so far, they've failed to prove they suffered any financial harm.
In the world of higher education, the volume of overlapping,
fluid identities and data that colleges and universities have to
manage and protect makes identity and access management
(IAM) a constant burden. It also makes automation a clear
priority for higher education IAM. So why aren’t institutions of
Nearly three weeks ago, Iran's state railway company was hit with a cyberattack that was disruptive and - somewhat unusually - also playful. Security firm SentinelOne says analyzing the wiper malware involved offers tantalizing clues about the attackers' skills, but no clear attribution.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the disappearance of ransomware-as-a-service groups, such as REvil and Darkside, and how that impacts the wider cybercrime ecosystem. Also featured: ransomware recovery tips; regulating cyber surveillance tools.
Virtual visits transformed the healthcare industry, making care accessible to remote patients online. This change, while beneficial, also meant that millions of healthcare workers and patients began to exchange sensitive healthcare issues over unvetted cloud apps that weren’t built to secure health...
Ransomware operations continue to thrive thanks to a vibrant cybercrime-as-a-service ecosystem designed to support all manner of online attacks. Given that attackers first need remote access to victims' systems, robust patch management and remote desktop protocol security remain obvious must-have defenses.
The Israeli government paid a visit on Wednesday to NSO Group, the company whose spyware is alleged to have been covertly installed on the mobile devices of journalists and activists. The visit comes as Israel faces growing pressure to see if NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, has been misused.
A new ransomware group called BlackMatter has debuted, claiming to offer the best features of REvil and DarkSide - both apparently defunct - as well as LockBit. A new attack using REvil's code has also been spotted, but a security expert says it's likely the work of a former affiliate.
Calls are growing for an investigation into how commercial Pegasus spyware developed by Israel's NSO Group gets sold to autocratic governments and used to target journalists, lawyers, human rights advocates and others, with some lawmakers saying "the hacking-for-hire industry must be brought under control."
As chief security scientist and advisory CISO to security vendor Thycotic, Joseph Carson is well aware of risks employees will take to get their jobs done. He's just authored a new ethical hacker's guide to help enterprises plug their holes - before their adversaries breach them.
Australia's data regulator has found that Uber interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million of its customers as a result of a 2016 global data breach. Uber says it's made improvements to its systems and its internal security policies.
Gartner predicts that in less than 5 years, 80% of SIEM solutions will have capabilities that are only delivered via the
cloud—up from 20% previously. Detection and response is a critical piece in an ongoing journey to improve your security posture. As the threat landscape grows increasingly complex, an effective...
Remote work isn’t a trend, but rather the new normal. We have now entered the work from anywhere era. This means seamless, secure access for employees and security for the business, no matter where employees are working from. The reality of work from anywhere means IT has to facilitate secure access for employees...
Total Economic Impact™ of Pure Signal™ Recon from Team Cymru
Team Cymru commissioned Forrester Consulting to quantify the positive financial impact of external threat hunting using Team Cymru’s Pure Signal™ Recon solution. Get insights on one organization that achieved 488% ROI over 3 years with payback in...