3rd Party Risk Management , Application Security , Breach Notification

Accellion Appliance Zero-Day Attack Breaches: Key Takeaways

Also: Equifax CISO on Supply Chain Security; The Impact of 'Work From Anywhere'
Accellion Appliance Zero-Day Attack Breaches: Key Takeaways
Source: FireEye Mandiant

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of key takeaways from the series of breaches tied to flaws in the Accellion File Transfer appliance.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG’s Mathew Schwartz describe how attackers employed extensive reverse engineering to take advantage of vulnerabilities in Accellion FTA;
  • Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi discuss need to transform supply chain security;
  • Troels Oerting, former head of the global center of cybersecurity with the World Economic Forum, describe how the “work from anywhere” shift is affecting cybersecurity.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 editions, which respectively discuss Russia's Sandworm hacking campaign and the crack down on cryptocurrency scams.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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