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Data Leaked in Fertility Clinic Ransomware Attack

06/21/2021
Reproductive Biology Associates says the data of 38,000 patients may have been compromised in the April cyberattack.

Baltimore County Public Schools' Ransomware Recovery Tops $8M

06/21/2021
The school district has spent seven months and a reported $8.1 million recovering from the November attack.

Are Ransomware Attacks the New Pandemic?

06/21/2021
Ransomware has been a problem for decades, so why is government just now beginning to address it?

Attackers Find New Way to Exploit Google Docs for Phishing

06/18/2021
Tactic continues recent trend by attackers to use trusted cloud services to send and host malicious content.

This Week in Database Leaks: Cognyte, CVS, Wegmans

06/18/2021
Billions of records were found exposed this week due to unprotected databases owned by major corporations and third-party providers.

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk

06/18/2021
Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches.

11 Security Certifications to Seek Out This Summer

06/18/2021
The more you know, the more you grow. The Edge takes a fresh look at leading security certifications that can help advance your career.

4 Habits of Highly Effective Security Operators

06/18/2021
These good habits can make all the difference in advancing careers for cybersecurity operators who spend their days putting out fires large and small.

Data Breaches Surge in Food & Beverage, Other Industries

06/17/2021
Six previously "under-attacked" vertical industries saw a surge in data breaches last year due to COVID-19 related disruptions and other factors, new data shows.

One in Five Manufacturing Firms Targeted by Cyberattacks

06/17/2021
Information-stealing malware makes up about a third of attacks, a study finds, but companies worry most about ransomware shutting down production.

Carnival Cruise Line Reports Security Breach

06/17/2021
The cruise ship operator says the incident affected employee and guest data.

Google Launches SLSA, a New Framework for Supply Chain Integrity

06/17/2021
The "Supply chain Levels for Software Artifacts" aims to ensure the integrity of components throughout the software supply chain.

Cyberattacks Are Tailored to Employees ... Why Isn't Security Training?

06/17/2021
Consider four factors and behaviors that impact a particular employee's risk, and how security training should take them into account.

Mission Critical: What Really Matters in a Cybersecurity Incident

06/17/2021
The things you do before and during a cybersecurity incident can make or break the success of your response.

Ukraine Police Disrupt Cl0p Ransomware Operation

06/16/2021
Growing list of similar actions in recent months may finally be scaring some operators into quitting, but threat is far from over, security experts say.

Ransomware Operators' Strategies Evolve as Attacks Rise

06/16/2021
Security researchers find ransomware operators rely less on email and more on criminal groups for initial access into target networks.

Biden Tells Putin Critical Infrastructure Sectors 'Off Limits' to Russian Hacking

06/16/2021
President Joe Biden said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to discuss boundaries in cyber activity.

Security Flaw Discovered In Peloton Equipment

06/16/2021
The vulnerability could give attackers remote root access to the bike's tablet, researchers report.

Cars, Medicine, Electric Grids: Future Hackers Will Hit Much More Than Networks in an IT/OT Integrated World

06/16/2021
Intelligent systems must include the right cybersecurity protections to prevent physical threats to operational technology.

Russian National Convicted on Charges Related to Kelihos Botnet

06/16/2021
Oleg Koshkin was arrested in 2019 and faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison, the DoJ reports.