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Welcome-Back-to-the-Future Shock

07/08/2022
This year's RSA Conference saw a strange mix of selling the future and the past — for good reason.

Coalition Closes $250 Million in Series F Funding, Valuing the Cyber Insurance Provider at $5 Billion

07/08/2022
Funding from Allianz X, Valor Equity Partners, Kinetic Partners, and existing investors will accelerate Coalition’s vision to provide security for all.

Zero Trust Bolsters Our National Defense Against Rising Cyber Threats

07/08/2022
The Colonial Pipeline and JBS attacks, among others, showed us our national resilience is only as strong as public-private sector collaboration.

In Switch, Trickbot Group Now Attacking Ukrainian Targets

07/08/2022
Latest campaigns are a break from its usual financially motivated attacks and appear aligned with Russian interests, security researchers say.

What Do All of Those Cloud Cybersecurity Acronyms Mean?

07/08/2022
Acronyms serve as a gatekeeper — if you don't sling the lingo, you don't belong. So here's a quick guide to the letter salad of cloud cybersecurity.

ICYMI: Critical Cisco RCE Bug, Microsoft Breaks Down Hive, SHI Cyberattack

07/08/2022
Dark Reading's digest of the other don't-miss stories of the week, including a new ransomware targeting QNAP gear, and a destructive attack against the College of the Desert that lingers on.

Cyber Skills Center Launches in Tulsa to Develop Diverse, Local Tech Talent Pipeline

07/07/2022
New program offers free tech skills training and paid apprenticeships to make education and career pathways more accessible.

Stealthy Cyber-Campaign Ditches Cobalt Strike for Rival 'Brute Ratel' Pen Test Tool

07/07/2022
The latest criminal use of a legitimate red-teaming tool helps attackers stay under the radar and better access living-off-the-land binaries.

China's Tonto Team APT Ramps Up Spy Operations Against Russia

07/07/2022
In a significant spike of activity, the state-sponsored group is going after intelligence on Russian government agencies.

Buggy 'Log in With Google' API Implementation Opens Crypto Wallets to Account Takeover

07/07/2022
Improper implementations of authentication APIs at a global crypto wallet service provider could have resulted in the loss of account control — and millions of dollars — from personal and business accounts.

Empower Your Security Operations Team to Combat Emerging Threats

07/07/2022
When examining the modern threat landscape, empowering your security operations and overcoming the limitations inherent with other malware prevention solutions is imperative.

Cybersecurity Has a Talent Shortage & Non-Technical People Offer a Way Out

07/07/2022
It's time to tap the large reservoir of talent with analytical skills to help tackle cybersecurity problems. Train workers in cybersecurity details while using their ability to solve problems.

Inside NIST's 4 Crypto Algorithms for a Post-Quantum World

07/07/2022
With the world potentially less than a decade away from breaking current encryption around critical data, researchers weigh in on planning for the post-quantum world.

Prevention Takes Priority Over Response

07/06/2022
Cybersecurity teams continue to emphasize intrusion prevention over incident response, despite US government action.

North Korean State Actors Deploy Surgical Ransomware in Ongoing Cyberattacks on US Healthcare Orgs

07/06/2022
US government warns healthcare and public-health organizations to expect continued attacks involving the manually operated "Maui" ransomware.

Apple Debuts Spyware Protection for State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

07/06/2022
Apple's new Lockdown Mode protects devices targeted by sophisticated state-sponsored mercenary spyware attacks.