Former members of the defunct Conti ransomware group are continuing to ply their trade under a variety of other guises, including Royal and Black Basta. Thanks to their agile and innovative approaches, post-Conti operations are "stronger than ever," one ransomware expert reports.
The purchase of promising early-stage startup Laminar by a large tech vendor would match many M&A deals seen in 2023. The downturn has made it tough for small startups to raise additional funding at an increased valuation, while the push for profitability has left big firms open to only tuck-in M&A.
The ever-expanding threat landscape and the continued talent shortage mean defenders increasingly need to be ready with the skilled talent to face the onslaught of cybercriminals who are gaining momentum by employing new tactics, according to Pamela Nigro, ISACA board chair.
The guilty verdict against Joe Sullivan, former chief security officer of Uber, has generated much discussion about CISO accountability for disclosures of breaches. How should CISOs be preparing to deal with this responsibility? Kirsten Davies, CISO at Unilever, said communication is crucial.
Much of the friction between CISOs and their general counsels, according to Ron Raether, partner at Troutman Pepper, is the result of ignorance. General counsels don't understand the full extent of IT and information security and often pin the blame on the CISOs, who become the scapegoats.
Warning to criminals: Could that cybercrime service you're about to access really be a sting by law enforcement agents who are waiting to identify and arrest you? That's the message from British law enforcement agents, who say they're running multiple DDoS-for-hire sites as criminal honeypots.
Cybercriminals have been launching attacks against our people, networks, and services for decades with varying success. So, the need to realign our defences to meet the demands of evolving threats is nothing new.
CISOs have faced a broad and varied set of challenges in recent years. Remote environments, increasingly sophisticated threats and expanding supply chains are just some of the many concerns keeping them up at night.
Identity verification and e-signature firm OneSpan is working with investment bank Evercore on a sale process that could attract interest from other businesses and private equity firms, Reuters reported. This follows five publicly traded cyber vendors agreeing to go private since the start of 2022.
A lack of visibility makes it nearly impossible to protect an organization against attack. If you can't see what's lurking in the dark corners of your environment, all you can do is react instead of actively identifying and mitigating risks. But some technologies can help with threat visibility.
Adopting hybrid or public clouds remains IT’s go-to means of achieving scale. While this transformation has improved price performance and advanced tech-driven business capabilities, including faster and deeper data insights, it hasn’t always engendered greater customer trust.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Craig Box, vice president of open source and community at ARMO, discusses the complexity of using Kubernetes in a hybrid cloud environment, the need to understand "how these moving parts work together" and potential use of Kubernetes with 5G.
Security director Ian Keller, rants about the insider threat and the massive role leadership plays in changing people's behavior so they don't become one. As Keller says, "The way you treat people is directly reflected in how they treat you and your business."