XDR is new to the marketplace, and there remains confusion about what it is - and is not. Alex Kirk of Corelight likes to dispel the myth that it's about endpoint security. "You've got to have the N," he says - network technology. In this interview, he dispels myths and expounds on possibilities.
Buckle up. The healthcare industry and consumers are heading into the New Year with indications of significant changes to the regulation and enforcement of health information privacy and security by the Department of Health and Human Services. What's in store?
Attackers continue to employ commercial penetration testing tools as well as "living off the land" tactics - using legitimate tools or functionality already present in a network - to exploit victims. Accordingly, organizations must monitor for both, to better identify potential intrusions.
Ransomware-wielding attackers continue to hit businesses, demand a ransom payment and oftentimes dump stolen data if a victim chooses not to pay. But some attackers also appear to be keeping a closer eye on victims - at least after they have been infected - in case they bring unwanted attention.
Michael Lines is working with Information Security Media Group to promote awareness of the need for cyber risk management, and as a part of that initiative, the CyberEdBoard will post draft chapters from his upcoming book, "Heuristic Risk Management: Be Aware, Get Prepared, Defend Yourself." This post's chapter is...
Cyber GRX senior director and CyberEdBoard executive member Peter Gregory discusses data everyone has that is an asset, but also a liability - your contact list - and how to decrease your chances of it turning toxic.
The findings from a penetration test can help you identify risks and gaps in your security controls. Charles Gillman offers tips to maximize the value of your next pen test and, in the process, deliver better results.
It’s no secret that the recent large-scale ransomware attacks are a call to action for greater federal cybersecurity regulations. As it stands, security policies are not mandated and are largely a voluntary mechanism. But it has become apparent that at-will standards are not getting the job done. According to a...
It's no surprise that as some ransomware-wielding criminals have been hitting healthcare, pipelines and other sectors that provide critical services, governments have been recasting the risk posed by ransomware not just as a business threat but as an urgent national security concern.