An evolving workplace, greater reliance on IoT and the cloud, and already we have seen the new face of supply chain attacks. This is the backdrop for 2021, and Imperva's Brian Anderson offers insights into the cyber-attack outlook.
Point-of-sale device manufacturers Verifone and Ingenico have released fixes for flaws in some of their devices after researchers found the vulnerabilities could have enabled attackers to steal payment card data, clone cards or install malware.
A former seasonal worker at a tech contractor supporting Medicare open enrollment has been sentenced to serve 42 months in prison after pleading guilty in connection with improperly accessing patient records, some of which were used to open fraudulent credit lines.
Vulnerability management is vulnerable. This year's transformation has revealed new gaps in processes and tools, inspiring a new evolution to the discipline of Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response. Mehul Revankar of Qualys discusses VMDR and how to embrace it.
He was the first U.S. federal CISO, and before that he was an Air Force general. So when Gregory Touhill reacts to the coordinated supply chain attack on SolarWinds, he does so in military terms. His message to the global cybersecurity community: "Shields up."
What should incident responders grappling with the complex online attack campaign that successfully distributed a Trojanized version of SolarWinds Orion network monitoring software to customers focus on first? See these four essential alerts, which are already being updated.
The supply chain attack targeting SolarWinds was planned for months and intensified since the November election, says Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy for VMware Carbon Black. "Unprecedented" is how he describes the scale of the attack and level of sophistication.
Cybersecurity is a legitimate - and significant - business risk, and it's time to frame the topic appropriately, says Robert Hill, CEO of Cyturus. He shares insight on how to discuss cyber risk appropriately with C-level leadership and the board of directors.
Warning: The breach of FireEye disclosed last week traces to a sophisticated campaign involving Trojanized versions of SolarWinds Orion software used by hundreds of large businesses and government agencies. Experts are urging users to immediately upgrade the software and begin looking for signs of compromise.
Researchers with Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 are tracking a relatively new cryptomining botnet called "PGMiner," which is targeting PostgreSQL database servers to illegally mine for monero. Currently, the malware only targets Linux-based database servers.
An ongoing phishing campaign designed to harvest Office 365 credentials is using a Microsoft Outlook migration message, according to researchers at Abnormal Security. These fake messages have landed in about 80,000 inboxes so far.
Visibility - lack of - has been the common complaint of financial services enterprises newly embracing the cloud. But Terry Ray if Imperva offers new strategies not only for tackling visibility, but for taking advantage of new, cloud-enabled security capabilities.
Perhaps more than any sector, healthcare has been the greatest beneficiary of digital transformation initiatives in 2020. It also has been among the top targets of cyber adversaries. Imperva's Terry Ray discusses how to improve security and compliance amidst transformation.
Five U.S. government agencies have been hit so far via a sophisticated supply chain attack. The intrusions appear linked to subverted software updates for SolarWinds' Orion network monitoring product, which is widely used by businesses and the U.S. government.