Identity and authentication giant Okta said the attacker behind its September data breach stole usernames and contact details for all users of its primary customer support system, and warned customers to beware potential follow-on phishing and social engineering attacks.
Discontent with legacy SIEM offerings and Cisco's proposed acquisition of Splunk has driven "a significant and pronounced increase in interest" in CrowdStrike's SIEM offering. It hit the $100 million ARR milestone last quarter thanks to LogScale's search speed, data gravity and cost efficiency.
In an effort to upstage Microsoft in the AI space, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky invited NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and Dario Amodei, co-founder of Anthropic, to share the stage at AWS re:Invent 2023. Selipsky committed to integrating generative AI across AWS solutions and guardrails to secure customer data.
A directory service should be a "source of truth," said Justin Kohler, vice president of products at Spector Ops. But when users are overprivileged or misconfigurations occur, that creates attack hubs. Kohler discusses BloodHound, a solution he says is like Google Maps for Active Directory.
The tally of individuals whose health data was compromised in a hack on MOVEit file transfer software used by Welltok, a provider of online wellness resources to dozens of health plans, has soared to nearly 8.5 million. The hack is among the biggest health data breaches reported so far this year.
Hospitality giant Indian Hotels is probing the alleged theft of data from its systems after a criminal recently claimed they stole data pertaining to 1.5 million customers of the Taj hotel chain in 2020, which they're now advertising on a popular English-language cybercrime forum.
AI has become a major talking point for cybersecurity vendors since the release of ChatGPT a year ago. But AI and ML are nothing new, and the power behind using them to detect cyberthreats comes from the richness of datasets, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall.
AI is being used "by everyone" these days, including by malicious nation-state actors, and that is raising the level of threats and risks facing hospitals and other healthcare entities, said John Riggi, national adviser for cybersecurity and risk at the American Hospital Association.
New York State will soon seek public comment on sweeping new cybersecurity regulations for hospitals. The proposed rules would come with $500 million in requested funding to help the providers step up their security investments to comply with the new requirements.
AT&T will split its managed cybersecurity services practice from its core connectivity business by standing up a joint venture with Chicago-area investor WillJam Ventures. AT&T will move its security software, managed security operations and cyber consulting into an entity owned by WillJam and AT&T.
Global Tel*Link, a major telecommunications provider for state and federal prison systems, will be required to notify the FTC and consumers of future security incidents after a sweeping data breach left hundreds of thousands of its users vulnerable to identity theft and other privacy concerns.
The endless search for best of breed cybersecurity solutions has left many companies awash in tools, and many are suffering from vendor fatigue. The situation has gotten out of hand, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall, who makes the case for a platform approach.
SonicWall acquired a longtime master MSSP partner to bring MDR, SOC and vulnerability management capabilities to its managed service providers. Buying Solutions Granted will help SonicWall detect and respond to endpoint or cloud-based threat activity on behalf of its MSP and MSSP partners.
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