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2021 State of Ransomware Report Reveals 83% of Victims Paid to Get Data Restored

10/19/2021
Research by ThycoticCentrify shows a majority of organizations experienced a ransomware attack, while 93% are allocating special budget to fight growing threats.

CrowdStrike Invests in Microsoft AD Competitor JumpCloud

10/19/2021
Closes out $225 million Series F with additional $66 million raised from Atlassian Ventures, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, NTT Docomo Ventures, and others.

Candy Corn Maker Hit With Ransomware

10/19/2021
Ferrara Candy Co. said a ransomware attack earlier this month won't affect Halloween supplies of its sweets, which include Brachs, Keebler, Sweet Tarts, and other popular brands.

Name That Toon: Bone Dry

10/19/2021
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.

Privacy Management for Microsoft 365 Now Generally Available

10/19/2021
The tool is designed to automatically discover personal data in organizations' Microsoft 365 environments.

Winners Announced for 2021 Infosec Inspire Security Awareness Awards

10/19/2021
Institute of International Education and Inflection Point Systems recognized for their advanced security awareness and training programs.

Former NSA Deputy Director William Crowell Joins [redacted] Board of Directors

10/19/2021
Cybersecurity industry veteran brings substantial public and private sector experience to help guide [redacted] growth and expansion.

Data Privacy API Company Skyflow Raises $45M Series B Funding to Help Fintech and Healthtech Companies Ship Faster

10/19/2021
Achieves 8x growth in last three quarters, and raises $70M in less than 18 months.

Veritas Simplifies Data Backup to the Cloud While Helping Reduce Costs and Increase Ransomware Resiliency

10/19/2021
Introducing Veritas NetBackup Recovery Vault, a Veritas-managed cloud storage service.

The Simmering Cybersecurity Risk of Employee Burnout

10/19/2021
Why understanding human behavior is essential to building resilient security systems.

Damages Escalate Rapidly in Multiparty Data Breaches

10/19/2021
Analysis of the top-50 multiparty attacks over the past decade finds that nation-state-linked hackers focused on disruption and using stolen credentials cause the most damage.

7 Cross-Industry Technology Trends ´╗┐That Will Disrupt the World

10/18/2021
Recent McKinsey analysis examines which technologies will have the most momentum in the next 10 years. These are the trends security teams need to know to protect their organizations effectively.

FIDO Alliance Research Tracks Passwordless Authentication as It Moves Mainstream

10/18/2021
New Online Authentication Barometer from the FIDO Alliance reveals consumer habits, trends and adoption of authentication technologies.

Group With Potential Links to Iranian Threat Actor Resurfaces

10/18/2021
The Lyceum group has previously been linked to attacks on targets in the Middle East.

Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud

10/18/2021
As retailers roll out more fulfillment options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention from in-store theft to e-commerce fraud.

NSA, FBI, CISA Issue Advisory on 'BlackMatter' Ransomware

10/18/2021
Ransomware has become a "national security issue," NSA director said.

(ISC)² Plans Entry-Level Certification for Aspiring Security Pros

10/18/2021
The certification aims to help new entrants to the security field with professional development and career paths early on.

Sinclair Broadcast Group Confirms Ransomware Attack

10/18/2021
The US television station operator has revealed certain servers and workstations, as well as office and operational networks, were disrupted in the attack.

In Cyberwar, Attribution Can Be Impossible — and That's OK

10/18/2021
Instead of using a substantial proportion of resources to determine attribution, organizations should focus on defenses that will help them remediate an attack.

10 Hot Red Team Tools Set to Hit Black Hat Europe

10/16/2021
The slate of Arsenal presentations at Black Hat Europe is set to feature lots of low-cost and free goodies for offensive security pros.