Cybersecurity companies took Thursday's sell-off on the chin, with Rapid7, Cloudflare and SentinelOne experiencing double-digit stock price drops in Wall Street's worst day of 2022. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 5% Thursday amid concerns around inflation and soft earnings from online retailers.
Two signs that the tide may finally, if slowly, be turning on ransomware: The number of victims who choose to pay continues to decline, while the amount they pay - when they choose to do so - recently dropped by one-third, reports ransomware incident response firm Coveware.
With the rise of cyber attacks, organizations continue to struggle to meet aggressive goals for recovery and remediation time. Many approaches to threat intelligence and incident response can inadvertently tax production systems and still lead to long remediation times. In the worst case scenario, the inability to...
With the rise of cyber attacks, organizations continue to struggle to meet aggressive goals for recovery and remediation time. Many approaches to threat intelligence and incident response can inadvertently tax production systems and still lead to long remediation times.
A new approach to cyber defense leverages...
DeFi platform Fei Protocol has offered a $10 million "no questions asked" bounty to hackers in an attempt to recover some of the funds stolen from its recently merged DAO partner Rari Capital. Blockchain security firms BlockSec and CertiK say the amount of stolen funds totals about $80 million.
Many organizations, especially large global enterprises, don’t always have the best visibility into how many third-party vendors they are using at a given time, or what types of assets are in their environment because of those third-party vendors. In addition, they are at the mercy of their third-party partners’...
The challenge: managing millions of dynamic, distributed and diverse assets while maintaining high standards of cyber hygiene. IT teams are navigating new and increasingly difficult hurdles in the asset management realm. With remote workers scattered across the globe and cybercriminals honing their tactics, it's more...
Don't stockpile cryptocurrency in case your organization falls victim to ransomware-wielding attackers and opts to pay a ransom. This might seem obvious to anyone aware of the volatility in Bitcoin's value, but some organizations reportedly used to employ this incident response strategy.
The backdrop of this study is: Cloud migration. Remote work. Security at the edge. These are some of the many ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed cybersecurity.
At the same time, data security threats continue to rise. Whether it’s new social engineering attacks or the risk of sensitive data...
Researchers have observed China-based, government-sponsored threat actors collecting intelligence by targeting Russian government officials with an updated variant of a remote access Trojan known as PlugX. And Microsoft shares a detailed report about Russian cyberattacks observed against Ukraine.
Synopsys has agreed to buy WhiteHat Security from NTT Security for $330 million to defend web applications in production environments in an automated, scalable fashion. WhiteHat will provide continuous security testing for hundreds or thousands of apps on live websites in a production-safe manner.
Forrester analysts Allie Mellen and Jeff Pollard discuss their new research on the analyst experience, or AX. AX involves how security analysts perceive their interactions with security products, services and processes, and Mellen and Pollard say it can improve the SOC and security analyst workflow.
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 is titled "Recognize Their Attacks."
Almost all ransomware-wielding attackers accept Bitcoin for ransom payments, but many prefer Monero, thanks to the privacy-preserving coin being tougher for law enforcement officials to track. But advanced intelligence efforts to try and unmask criminal users of both Bitcoin and Monero are ongoing.
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.