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Security Lessons From Protecting Live Events

06/20/2022
Security defenders working for large venues and international events need to be able to move at machine speed because they have a limited time to detect and recover from attacks. The show must go on, always.

The Cybersecurity Diversity Gap: Advice for Organizations Looking to Thrive

06/20/2022
Companies need to fill some of the 3.5 million empty cybersecurity seats with workers who bring different experiences, perspectives, and cultures to the table. Cut a few doors and windows into the security hiring box.

Ransomware and Phishing Remain IT's Biggest Concerns

06/17/2022
Security teams — who are already fighting off malware challenges — are also facing renewed attacks on cloud assets and remote systems.

WordPress Plug-in Ninja Forms Issues Update for Critical Bug

06/17/2022
The code injection vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild, researchers say.

DeadBolt Ransomware Actively Targets QNAP NAS Devices — Again

06/17/2022
The QNAP network-connected devices, used to store video surveillance footage, are a juicy target for attackers, experts warn.

Atlassian Confluence Server Bug Under Active Attack to Distribute Ransomware

06/17/2022
Most of the attacks involve the use of automated exploits, security vendor says.

Can We Make a Global Agreement to Halt Attacks on Our Energy Infrastructure?

06/17/2022
The energy sector remains susceptible to both espionage between nation-states and cybercrime, and recent developments keep pointing toward more attacks.

Tackling 5 Challenges Facing Critical National Infrastructure Today

06/17/2022
The stakes are high when protecting CNI from destructive malware and other threats.

Internet Explorer Now Retired but Still an Attacker Target

06/16/2022
Though the once-popular browser is officially now history as far as Microsoft support goes, adversaries won't stop attacking it, security experts say.

BlastWave Announces Enhancements to Its Zero-Trust Security Software Solution, BlastShield

06/16/2022
Update allows BlastShield users to link with hybrid cloud network providers like AWS, Google, and the most recent addition, Azure, in one secure environment.

Microsoft 365 Function Leaves SharePoint, OneDrive Files Open to Ransomware Attacks

06/16/2022
SharePoint and OneDrive libraries can be encrypted in ransomware attack, researchers say.

What We Mean When We Talk About Cyber Insurance

06/16/2022
Cyber insurance is more than a policy for paying off ransomware gangs. It's designed to be something you transfer risk to when security controls fail.

Android Spyware 'Hermit' Discovered in Targeted Attacks

06/16/2022
The commercial-grade surveillance software initially was used by law enforcement authorities in Italy in 2019, according to a new report.

Unlocking the Cybersecurity Benefits of Digital Twins

06/16/2022
Security pros can employ the technology to evaluate vulnerabilities and system capabilities, but they need to watch for the potential risks.

EU & US Unite to Fight Ransomware

06/16/2022
A working group of European and US officials meet at The Hague to collaborate on ransomware operations and strategies.

RSAC Startup Competition Focuses on Post-Cloud IT Infrastructure

06/16/2022
A secure Web browser takes the top prize, and for the second year in a row malware detection is an afterthought.

CISOs Gain False Confidence in the Calm After the Storm of the Pandemic

06/16/2022
While CISOs may feel more confident in their security posture emerging from the pandemic, new research suggests that doesn't mean organizations are better prepared for large-scale attacks.

Are You Hiring Enough Entry-Level Security Pros?

06/16/2022
New (ISC)² survey shows employment levels for entry-level cyber pros lag behind every other experience level.

How Should I Think About Security When Considering Digital Transformation Projects?

06/15/2022
Digital transformation helps businesses keep operating and stay competitive. Here are the ways to think about security so that businesses reap the benefits without taking on associated risks.

Cisco’s Ash Devata on the Future of Secure Access

06/15/2022
Ash Devata, Vice President & General Manager, Cisco Zero Trust and Duo Security, sits down with Dark Reading’sTerry Sweeney for a Fast Chat on the future of secure access.