The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has issued new security directives for higher-risk freight railroads, passenger rail, and rail transit that it says will strengthen cybersecurity across the transportation sector in response to growing threats to critical infrastructure.
The Bioeconomy Information Sharing and Analysis Center is warning biotechnology organizations, including vaccine makers and other biomanufacturers, of escalating threats involving Tardigrade malware, which experts say is used to launch ransomware and other potentially serious attacks.
Cyber fusion center platforms (CFC) were initially designed to address these
challenges but haven’t always delivered on their promise. The reason is that most
platforms provide just one or two of the three core SOAR capabilities (security
orchestration, automation, and response) and not well enough to...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features insight from U.S. Sen. Angus King on why the federal government needs to declare a clear response to cybercriminals in order to deter them. Also featured: Ransomware affiliates gain power and promoting diversity of thought in cybersecurity.
Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
In this exclusive interview, Martin Cook, Senior Solutions Engineer with ReliaQuest, discusses how to reduce complexity, increase visibility and tap into new resources to enhance your own abilities to detect, investigate and respond to attacks.
The 2021 Cybersecurity Complexity Study was conducted in the summer of 2021. Focused on EU & UK enterprises, the survey
received more than 200 responses from organisations primarily in professional services (37%)
and financial services (32%), but also in retail, utilities and manufacturing, mainly with...
Given that budgets and time are finite, how can organizations best identify if their information security strategy is well balanced and appropriate? Nandhini Duraisamy, chief operating officer of Quadron Cybersecurity Services, shares best practices.
Because a relatively small number of individuals provide the vast majority of services and infrastructure that power cybercrime, they remain top targets for arrest - or at least disruption - by law enforcement authorities, says cybercrime expert Alan Woodward. But of course, geopolitics sometimes gets in the way.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is creating the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative to build a national cybersecurity defense strategy based on collaboration between the public and private sectors, CISA Director Jen Easterly said at the Black Hat 2021 conference Thursday.
Are you tasked with starting or improving the security processes within your organization?
Expel’s CISO, Bruce Potter, provides tips on how to do more with less, or improve a less-than-stellar legacy program.
Evaluating MSSPs? Expel has accumulated a list of questions to ask during the evaluation process.
Here are 12 best questions you should consider asking any potential provider to help you determine which provider is the right fit for your organization.
Ransomware attacks are on the rise but it doesn't mean it's time to panic.
Expel’s SOC team shares tips on what you can do to keep your organization safe and stay resilient against these types of attacks.