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Armis Now Valued at $3.4B

11/29/2021
One Equity Partners led the $300 million round, increasing the valuation of Armis from the $2 billion valuation it achieved less than 8 months ago.

Stellar Cyber Raises $38M Series B to Address Need to Provide 360-Degree Visibility Across Entire Attack Surface

11/29/2021
Oversubscribed round, including Samsung, rewards technical innovations and rapid market adoption, positions company for continued leadership.

9 out of 10 Healthcare Organizations Provide Telehealth Services, Yet Almost Half Face Patients' Mistrust Toward Privacy

11/29/2021
Kaspersky surveyed healthcare decision-makers to learn how the digital transformation of the industry is going and which problems they believe should be solved to create a world in which everyone can gain access to quality care.

IKEA Email Systems Targeted in Cyberattack

11/29/2021
Attackers are reportedly targeting IKEA employees in a phishing campaign that leverages stolen reply-chain emails.

Google Analyzes Methods Behind GCP Workload Attacks

11/29/2021
The vast majority of cloud workload compromises stem from poor security configurations or compromised passwords, while cryptojacking is the common payload, research shows.

Phishing Remains the Most Common Cause of Data Breaches, Survey Says

11/29/2021
Despite heightened concerns over ransomware, fewer organizations in a Dark Reading survey reported being an actual victim of a ransomware attack over the past year.

Over 1,000 Individuals Arrested in Global Cybercrime-Fighting Operation

11/29/2021
HAECHI-II initiative represents Interpol's stepped-up efforts to tackle the operators of financially motivated online scams and other cyberattacks.

Panasonic Hit in Data Breach

11/29/2021
Tech firm reveals that data on one of its file servers was accessed by attackers.

Paving the Road to Zero Trust With Adaptive Authentication

11/29/2021
A gradual transition to a world beyond passwords predisposes zero-trust projects to success.

NanoLock Security and Waterfall Security Partner to Deliver OT Security for Industrial and Energy Applications

11/29/2021
The solution combines NanoLock’s device-level, zero-trust protection with Waterfall’s hardware-enforced IT/OT perimeter protection to provide a powerful OT security solution that mitigates cyber events from both IT and OT networks.

How Threat Actors Get Into OT Systems

11/24/2021
The convergence and integration of OT and IT has resulted in a growing number of cyber-risks for critical infrastructure. Here are some of the ways attackers are targeting operational technology systems.

In Appreciation: Dark Reading's Tim Wilson

11/24/2021
Dark Reading co-founder and editor-in-chief Tim Wilson passed away on Nov. 23.

MediaTek Chip Flaw Could Have Let Attackers Spy on Android Phones

11/24/2021
MediaTek systems-on-a-chip are embedded in more than one-third of smartphones and IoT devices around the world.

OpenText Acquires Bricata

11/24/2021
The acquisition adds next-generation network detection and response technology to OpenText Security & Protection Cloud.

When Will Security Frameworks Catch Up With the New Cybersecurity Normal?

11/24/2021
Standards need to reflect that most endpoints will be remote and/or wireless.

Baffle's Data Privacy Cloud Protects Data for Amazon Redshift Customers

11/23/2021
Amazon Redshift customers can use Baffle’s Data Privacy Cloud to secure the data pipeline as source data is migrated to Redshift and used for data analytics.

New Android Spyware Variants Linked to Middle Eastern APT

11/23/2021
The new variants, improved for stealth and persistence, share code with other malware samples attributed to the C-23 APT.

Why Should I Adopt a Zero-Trust Security Strategy?

11/23/2021
Zero-trust is the right approach for protecting your end users. Executing it in the right way will also help you comply with NIST standards and upcoming federal mandates.

Apple Sues NSO Group for Spyware Use

11/23/2021
The company seeks to hold Israeli firm NSO Group liable for the targeting of Apple users and requests a permanent injunction to ban its use of Apple products and services.

Holiday Scams Drive SMS Phishing Attacks

11/23/2021
Attackers typically target consumers with malicious text messages containing obfuscated links, but experts say businesses are threatened as well.