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JavaScript Packing Found In More Than 25% of Malicious Sites

10/20/2021
Obfuscation techniques are extremely prevalent, data shows, but they can't be used as a single indicator of compromise because legitimate websites use them.

Penetration Testing in the Cloud Demands a Different Approach

10/19/2021
Attackers use a different set of techniques to target the cloud, meaning defenders must think differently when pen testing cloud environments.

Telecommunications Providers Worldwide Are Targeted in Sophisticated Cyber-Espionage Campaign

10/19/2021
LightBasin has displayed in-depth knowledge of telecom architectures and protocols in its attacks, security vendor warns.

Cato Networks Valued at $2.5B, Raises Additional $200M to Accelerate SASE Adoption Among Large Enterprises

10/19/2021
Cato more than doubles its valuation in one year with largest funding round to date. Total financing reaches $532 million.

Enterprise Cybersecurity Strategies Are Getting More Attention

10/19/2021
Data in Dark Reading's "2021 Strategic Security Survey" report suggest organizations are taking the security challenge seriously.

Query.ai Closes $15M Series A for Security Investigations Tool

10/19/2021
The funding will support product development for Query.AI's browser-based security investigations tool.

Keysight Technologies Acquires SCALABLE Network Technologies

10/19/2021
Simulation and modeling solutions augment Keysight's 5G and cybersecurity portfolio.

2021 State of Ransomware Report Reveals 83% of Victims Paid to Get Data Restored

10/19/2021
Research by ThycoticCentrify shows a majority of organizations experienced a ransomware attack, while 93% are allocating special budget to fight growing threats.

CrowdStrike Invests in Microsoft AD Competitor JumpCloud

10/19/2021
Closes out $225 million Series F with additional $66 million raised from Atlassian Ventures, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, NTT Docomo Ventures, and others.

Candy Corn Maker Hit With Ransomware

10/19/2021
Ferrara Candy Co. said a ransomware attack earlier this month won't affect Halloween supplies of its sweets, which include Brachs, Keebler, Sweet Tarts, and other popular brands.

Name That Toon: Bone Dry

10/19/2021
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.

Privacy Management for Microsoft 365 Now Generally Available

10/19/2021
The tool is designed to automatically discover personal data in organizations' Microsoft 365 environments.

Winners Announced for 2021 Infosec Inspire Security Awareness Awards

10/19/2021
Institute of International Education and Inflection Point Systems recognized for their advanced security awareness and training programs.

Former NSA Deputy Director William Crowell Joins [redacted] Board of Directors

10/19/2021
Cybersecurity industry veteran brings substantial public and private sector experience to help guide [redacted] growth and expansion.

Data Privacy API Company Skyflow Raises $45M Series B Funding to Help Fintech and Healthtech Companies Ship Faster

10/19/2021
Achieves 8x growth in last three quarters, and raises $70M in less than 18 months.

Veritas Simplifies Data Backup to the Cloud While Helping Reduce Costs and Increase Ransomware Resiliency

10/19/2021
Introducing Veritas NetBackup Recovery Vault, a Veritas-managed cloud storage service.

The Simmering Cybersecurity Risk of Employee Burnout

10/19/2021
Why understanding human behavior is essential to building resilient security systems.

Damages Escalate Rapidly in Multiparty Data Breaches

10/19/2021
Analysis of the top-50 multiparty attacks over the past decade finds that nation-state-linked hackers focused on disruption and using stolen credentials cause the most damage.

7 Cross-Industry Technology Trends ´╗┐That Will Disrupt the World

10/18/2021
Recent McKinsey analysis examines which technologies will have the most momentum in the next 10 years. These are the trends security teams need to know to protect their organizations effectively.

FIDO Alliance Research Tracks Passwordless Authentication as It Moves Mainstream

10/18/2021
New Online Authentication Barometer from the FIDO Alliance reveals consumer habits, trends and adoption of authentication technologies.