In the digitally transformed world, APIs suddenly are among the hottest attack vectors. Yet too many organizations fail to even have visibility into their API inventory, much less security. Oz Golan, CEO of Noname Security, discusses API security trends.
Michael Lines is working with ISMG to promote awareness of the need for cyber risk management, and the CyberEdBoard is posting draft chapters from his upcoming book, "Heuristic Risk Management: Be Aware, Get Prepared, Defend Yourself." This chapter - the last in the series - is titled "Building an Effective Defense."
Noname Security has released its new API Security Trends Report and - no surprise - API usage has grown exponentially. The bad news: So have API attacks by opportunistic adversaries. Karl Mattson of Noname discusses the report and some new ways of approaching API security.
Digital transformation has made enterprises more dependent than ever on APIs. And as a result, API security is now more critical than ever. Roey Eliyahu of Salt Security discusses API attacks, misconceptions and what's truly needed in an effective API security solution.
Does it ever feel like you can't fight that REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware feeling anymore? Victims might be all out of love with attacks launched under the banner of the group, which is tied to more than $200 million in losses, but despite repeated disruptions, REvil keeps returning - at least in name.
There were no CISOs when Marene Allison started her career. There was not even a cybersecurity discipline. But starting with a distinguished stint in the military, she has progressed through the public and private sectors - including time with the FBI - to become CISO for Johnson & Johnson.
SonarSource has raised $412 million on a $4.7 billion valuation to establish a physical presence in Asia and increase its wallet share with existing customers. The company wants to open an office in Singapore and pursue opportunities in China, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and Australia.
Gartner heaped praise on Synopsys for having the most complete vision and strongest execution ability around application security testing, while Checkmarx took the silver. Veracode was awarded bronze for its execution ability, while HCL Software took the bronze for completeness of vision.
Speaking about his role as managing director, business information security, at financial giant State Street, TJ Hart says, "I wake up nervous, and I go to bed nervous." But he channels that energy into trying to better understand the threat landscape and use that data to make better business risk decisions.
Leon Ravenna, CISO of KAR Global, starts each day on the job with the expectation that this could be his last. That's how urgent cybersecurity has become, and it's in part why he's driven to dispatch the image of the CISO as the bureaucratic "Dr. No."
Ransomware and nation-state threats are daunting. But the threat that concerns Mustapha Kebbeh the most is supply chain risk. The Brinks CISO discusses how he has tackled this, as well as the challenges of tool complexity and peer collaboration.
Obsidian Security has closed a Series C funding round to prevent session hijacking on more platforms and increase the number of SaaS applications being defended. Obsidian wants to go from protecting 25 major SaaS applications today to safeguarding hundreds of SaaS applications in a year or two.
Ronin Network, which powers the popular NFT game Axie Infinity, announced it had been the victim of a security breach that amounted to about $615 million in stolen funds. The company tweeted that the attacker's wallet had been connected to Binance and that an investigation is currently underway.