Security firm Emsisoft is offering free, customized decryptors to victims of PwndLocker ransomware, which first surfaced in late 2019 and has been tied to attacks against Lasalle County in Illinois and the Serbian city of Novi Sad, with the gang demanding up to $660,000 or more in bitcoins from its victims.
Careless and malicious insiders, overly complex IT infrastructure and having an excess of privileged users continue to pose serious risks to the integrity of corporate cybersecurity practices, says Timothy Brown of SolarWinds.
The state of endpoint security might appear good at first glance, but look below the surface and the situation may not be as rosy as it seems, says Christy Wyatt, CEO of Absolute, based on her company's new "2020 Endpoint Resilience Report."
Wall Street has been hit by the twin threats of the new coronavirus as well as oil prices plummeting, with the Dow dropping 2,000 points on Monday for its worst day in 12 years. Amidst fears that a recession could tank the global economy, some experts still see upsides for the cybersecurity sector.
New ransomware variants are targeting managed service and cloud service providers: This is one of the predictions made by WatchGuard Technologies for 2020. CTO Corey Nachreiner discusses the top three predictions.
The California Consumer Privacy Act, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation and other privacy laws are focused on making enterprises and boards of directors more accountable, says Marc Cohen of ePlus Technology, who discusses compliance issues.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Juliette Kayyem - well known as a CNN cybersecurity analyst - spoke at RSA 2020 and visited ISMG's studios to share insights on nation-state threats and election security.
Targeted ransomware attacks continue to increase as gangs seek to obtain bigger ransom payoffs by hitting larger targets, aided by a cybercrime services economy that provides access to tools and tactics that were previously the domain of APT groups, security experts warn.
A former acting inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security and another official have been indicted for allegedly stealing DHS proprietary software and databases and then attempting to resell the technology back to the government.
The Department of Health and Human Services Monday released its long-awaited interoperability and information blocking final rules. The aim of the rules is to provide patients with easy, secure access to their electronic health information - from electronic health record systems as well as from payers.
Many organizations have leapfrogged from "cloud concerns" to "cloud first" mindsets. What are the implications for encryption and access control in a multi-cloud environment? Lee Waskevich of ePlus and Todd Moore of Thales discuss the challenges and solutions.