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Do Cyberattacks Affect Stock Prices? It Depends on the Breach

04/27/2021
A security researcher explores how data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other types of cybercrime influence stock prices.

Emotet Malware Uninstalled From Infected Devices

04/27/2021
A law enforcement update deployed to compromised machines in January has been pushed, effectively removing the malware.

10K Hackers Defend the Planet Against Extraterrestrials

04/27/2021
Hack the Planet's Cyber Apocalypse capture-the-flag contest attracts 10,000 competitors from across the globe.

Ransomware Recovery Costs Near $2M

04/27/2021
The cost of recovering from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in one year, Sophos researchers report.

4 Ways CISOs Can Strengthen Their Security Resilience

04/27/2021
Security pros must remember bad actors will target their infrastructure, using counter-incident response technology in the process.

Expect an Increase in Attacks on AI Systems

04/27/2021
Companies are quickly adopting machine learning but not focusing on how to verify systems and produce trustworthy results, new report shows.

XDR: A Game-Changer in Enterprise Threat Detection

04/27/2021
Omdia's Eric Parizo highlights four capabilities that show how XDR technology is reinventing enterprise threat detection.

Challenging Our Education System to Nurture the Cyber Pipeline

04/27/2021
Let's teach students how to teach themselves. Once we do that, we will have taught a generation of students how to think like hackers.

US Urges Organizations to Implement MFA, Other Controls to Defend Against Russian Attacks

04/26/2021
Actors working for Moscow's Foreign Intelligence Service are actively targeting organizations in government and other sectors, FBI and DHS say.

Apple Patches Serious MacOS Security Flaw

04/26/2021
The bug can put Mac users at "grave risk" as it allows attackers to bypass Apple's security mechanisms, a researcher reports.

In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky

04/26/2021
Beloved security industry leader and researcher passes away unexpectedly at the age of 42.

Proofpoint to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $12.3B

04/26/2021
The cybersecurity company will go private following the all-cash transaction.

Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life

04/26/2021
With work more demanding than ever, how can cybersecurity pros safeguard their organizations and their own mental well-being at the same time?

Shift Left: From Concept to Practice

04/26/2021
By moving security into development, your team can find and fix vulnerabilities before they become expensive, difficult, and publicly embarrassing problems.

Window Snyder Launches Startup to Fill IoT Security Gaps

04/23/2021
Thistle Technologies aims to help connected device manufacturers securely deliver updates to their products.

Password Manager Suffers 'Supply Chain' Attack

04/23/2021
A software update to Click Studios' Passwordstate password manager contained malware.

Insider Data Leaks: A Growing Enterprise Threat

04/23/2021
Report finds 85% of employees are more likely to leak sensitive files now than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

KnowBe4 Issues IPO to Drive Global Expansion, New Automation Features

04/23/2021
Security awareness firm aims expand into Europe and Asia, and add automation and machine learning to its technology.

SOC 2 Attestation Tips for SaaS Companies

04/23/2021
Attestation helps SaaS vendors demonstrate that digital security is a primary focus.

Tell Us the Truth: Why Do You LOVE Passwords?

04/23/2021
There must be something you appreciate about the humble password, right? Tell us what you think.