Citing national security concerns, the U.S. Commerce Department has placed seven Chinese supercomputer organizations on the Entity List, which effectively bars them from receiving supplies or components from U.S. companies.
After the 2008 financial crisis, reform was developed to strengthen the financial resilience of the financial sector but broadly omitted cyber threats and risks.
Yet cyber threats pose a significant challenge to the operational resilience, performance and stability of the financial sector.
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Forrester Research Inc. first coined the term “zero-trust” in 2010. A decade and a pandemic later, with businesses implementing hybrid multi-Cloud environments, identity and access management can no longer be considered optional. Extending VPN protection is not enough.
Risk-based authentication enhances both...
The U.S. electrical grid's distribution systems that deliver electricity directly to customers are increasingly prone to cyberthreats, and the Department of Energy needs to do more to protect this critical infrastructure, according to a GAO audit.
The mainframe is a prime target for cybercriminals, while also playing a central role in the daily operations of most of the world’s largest corporations, including banking, finance, healthcare, insurance, and many other types of enterprises.
The mainframe is often underprotected due in part to the longstanding...
Organizations need to assess their current fraud prevention strategies to ensure that they’re sharpening their focus on customer identity risk. It’s more important than ever to have a comprehensive view of a consumer’s identity at the point of application especially as we continue to see shifts to digital...
The Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report compiles every Microsoft security bulletin from the past 12 months, analyzes the trends, and includes viewpoints from security experts. This provides a consolidated view and analysis of Microsoft patch Tuesdays, providing a crucial barometer of the threat landscape for the...
The CyberArk Blueprint Rapid Risk Reduction Playbook helps organizations quickly implement the most critical elements of the CyberArk Blueprint to rapidly strengthen security and reduce risk. This paper reviews the CyberArk Blueprint and explains how the Rapid Risk Reduction Playbook can help jumpstart your privileged...
This multinational pharmaceutical
company’s supply chain was distributed
across multiple manufacturing plants
and countries. While it had a good
understanding of the number of OT devices
on its networks, it wasn’t able to clearly
see how assets were communicating and
where vulnerabilities and risks...
A critical authentication bypass vulnerability could enable hackers to remotely compromise programmable logic controllers made by industrial automation giant Rockwell Automation, according to the cybersecurity company Claroty. Rockwell has issued mitigation recommendations.
Ransomware continues to sting numerous organizations, and the problem only seems to be getting worse. More than ever, the onus is on potential victims to ensure they have essential defenses in place - and if possible, to proactively hunt for attackers who may already be inside their network.
The Senate Intelligence Committee's hearing about the supply chain attack that affected SolarWinds and dozens of other companies and federal agencies answered some questions about what went wrong but also raised four key issues.
Following the hacking of a Florida water treatment plant, CISA is warning the operators of other plants to be on the lookout for hackers who exploit remote access software and outdated operating systems - and to take risk mitigation steps. The advice applies to other organizations as well, some security experts say.
Citing a lack of coordination and transparency, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Marco Rubio of the Intelligence Committee are urging the four federal agencies investigating the cyberattack that targeted SolarWinds and other organizations to designate a leader for their investigative efforts.
As the investigation into the hacking of a water treatment facility in Florida continues, cybersecurity experts say the incident points to the urgent need to enhance operational technology security. Here are five key questions the incident raises.