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Cybercriminals Increasingly Employ Crypto-Mixers to Launder Stolen Profits

11/16/2021
Crypto-mixer services are set to grow as ransomware and other cybercriminal enterprises increasingly lean into cryptocurrency, new research shows.

The Old Ways Aren’t Working: Let’s Rethink OT Security

11/16/2021
Ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure go beyond locking up data. They can entirely shut down production in a facility. Here's how AI can help you fight back.

4 Considerations for Improving Cloud Security Hygiene

11/16/2021
Mixing cloud security and maintenance practices with legacy enterprise approaches usually ends up shortchanging cloud hygiene. Here are some ways to remedy that.

Navigating the Complexity of Today's Digital Supply Chain

11/16/2021
An efficient way to monitor security is to model user behavior using time series data and watching for anomalies.

The Troubling Rise of Initial Access Brokers

11/15/2021
Criminal groups are ramping up use of IABs to get access to networks without having to deal with the initial reconnaissance and intrusion phases.

Immersive Labs Acquires Snap Labs to Power Cyber Simulations With New Depth and Realism

11/15/2021
Integrated offering to deliver hyper-realistic team exercises specific to customer environments for more relevant cyber knowledge, skills, and judgment.

6 Tips To Keep in Mind for Ransomware Defense

11/15/2021
Ransomware is everywhere, including the nightly news. Most people know what it is, but how do ransomware attackers get in, and how can we defend against them?

FBI Attributes Abuse of Its Email Account to Software 'Misconfiguration'

11/15/2021
A wave of phony emails from an FBI mail server originated from an issue with the agency's Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal.

Name That Toon: Cubicle for Four

11/15/2021
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.

How to Negotiate With Ransomware Attackers

11/15/2021
Security researchers investigate the ransom negotiation process to create strategies businesses can use if they face an attack.

JupiterOne and Cisco Announce Launch of Secure Cloud Insights

11/15/2021
The partnership is designed to provide businesses with a range of cybersecurity services.

How Visibility Became the Lifeblood of SecOps and Business Success

11/15/2021
The best way to succeed in long-term cybersecurity is to invest in visibility because you can't protect or defend against what you can't see.

MSPAlliance Leadership Council Forms Vendor Council to Address Managed Services Supply Chain Risk

11/12/2021
MSP supply chain threats will be mitigated through transparency, education, business continuity planning, and managed services channel certification.

BT to Deploy 'Epidemiological AI' Based on the Spread of Viruses in Humans to Combat Cyberattacks

11/12/2021
Using the spread of viruses in human populations as a model to inform its AI, Inflame is a key component in BT’s recently-announced Eagle-i platform.

Ankura Launches Brooklyn Cyber Center

11/12/2021
New initiative addresses shortage of professionals and lack of diversity in cybersecurity by recruiting, training and retaining diverse talent from underrepresented backgrounds.

Emerging Security Tools Tackle GraphQL Security

11/12/2021
New security tools are proactively protecting APIs built with GraphQL, before attacks against them become more commonplace.

Open Source Project Aims to Detect Living-Off-the-Land Attacks

11/12/2021
The machine learning classifier from Adobe can determine whether system commands are malicious and classify them using a variety of tags useful for security analysts.

Follow the Leaders: A Blueprint for Software Security Success

11/12/2021
Organizations can study software security leaders and emulate their habits and initiatives in order to build a successful software security program of their own.

How to Hire — and Retain — Effective Threat Hunters

11/12/2021
Key characteristics that should be evaluated include curiosity, disposition, and fit with the culture.

In Appreciation: Alan Paller

11/12/2021
Alan Paller, founder of the famed SANS Institute, passed away on Nov. 9.