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VMware Carbon Black MDR Helps Analysts Respond to Attacks

12/01/2021
Carbon Black’s new managed detection and response solution monitors endpoints and workloads, freeing up security teams to understand the different types of attacks that might be heading their way.

New Ransomware Variant Could Become Next Big Threat

12/01/2021
"Yanluowang" strain appears to be establishing itself in the cybercrime marketplace, experts say.

ReliaQuest Valued At More Than $1 Billion Following Growth Round Led by KKR

12/01/2021
The open XDR-as-a-service provider will use investment to expand business operations and further development of its GreyMatter platform.

CISA Names 23 Members to New Cybersecurity Advisory Committee

12/01/2021
Group will advise and provide recommendations to the director to enhance the nation’s cyber defense.

How Will Cyber Threats Impact the Beijing Winter Olympics?

12/01/2021
NTT helped the International Olympic Committee dodge a security bullet in Tokyo. The world will watch to see if it can pull off a similar feat in Beijing for the upcoming Winter Games.

CyCognito Secures $100M to Accelerate Next Evolution of Attack Surface Management

12/01/2021
Company gives Fortune 500 companies including Colgate-Palmolive, Tesco and Scientific Games Corporation full visibility and context into risk to preempt potential attacks.

The Cyber Threats Facing Retailers This Holiday Shopping Season

12/01/2021
With supply chain delays and an online shopping boom, attacks will come from multiple angles.

Legal Cases and Privacy Rulings Aim to Curtail Facial Biometrics

11/30/2021
Decisions in the UK and Australia, and lawsuits in the United States, could force facial-recognition providers to remove data from their machine-learning models.

HP Issues Firmware Updates for Printer Product Vulnerabilities

11/30/2021
More than 150 HP printer models have bugs that could enable attackers to steal data and gain an initial foothold on enterprise networks.

What’s the Difference Between SASE and SD-WAN?

11/30/2021
While SD-WAN is a key part of a hybrid workplace and multicloud operation, it should be treated as a stepping stone to SASE, not an alternative.

Attacker Sentenced in Multimillion-Dollar SIM Hijacking Scheme

11/30/2021
A sixth member of international hacking group The Community was sentenced to 10 months in prison and ordered to pay $121,549.37 in restitution.

Government-Industry Cooperation May Be the Most Potent Ransomware Antidote

11/30/2021
The side that's better at collaborating with allies will have the upper hand, and until now, that distinction has gone to the cybercriminals.

Ransomware vs. Cities: A Cyber War

11/30/2021
As smart cities become the new normal for urban living, they must be resilient against the speed and sophistication of modern cyber threats.

Finding Your Niche in Cybersecurity

11/30/2021
With a little patience and research, you can discover a role you love that also protects those around you.

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.