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More Than 10,000 Cybersecurity Professionals Have Earned the (ISC)2 CCSP Cloud Security Certification

09/13/2021
CCSP certification validates comprehensive vendor-neutral cloud security expertise, as demand for proven talent for protecting data and cloud infrastructure intensifies.

Executives' Ransomware Concerns Are High, but Few Are Prepared for Such Attacks

09/13/2021
The vast majority (86.7%) of C-suite and other executives say they expect the number of cyberattacks targeting their organizations to increase over the next 12 months, according to a recent Deloitte poll.

Apple Patches Zero-Days in iOS 14.8 Update

09/13/2021
An important security update addresses vulnerabilities in CoreGraphics and WebKit that may have been actively exploited.

Constructive Complaints: 5 Ways to Transform Problems Into Plans

09/13/2021
Working in infosec has its challenges, and it's easy enough to complain about them. But that won't solve anything.

Booz Allen Hamilton Acquires Digital Forensics Firm Tracepoint

09/13/2021
The company's technology will integrate with Booz Allen's commercial cyber business.

Kiersten Todt Named Chief of Staff for CISA

09/13/2021
Over the past four years, Todt has led CRI from conception to one of the leading global cybersecurity resources available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

4 Steps for Fostering Collaboration Between IT Network and Security Teams

09/13/2021
Successful collaboration requires a four-pronged approach that considers operations and infrastructure, leverages shared data, supports new workflows, and is formalized with documentation.

Groove Ransomware Gang Tries New Tactic to Attract Affiliates

09/10/2021
The threat group, which leaked some 500,000 credentials for Fortinet SSL VPN devices, views ransomware as just one way to profit from compromised networks, experts say.

Recent Breaches Underscore High Healthcare Security Risk

09/10/2021
Healthcare institutions in California and Arizona are sending breach notification letters after attackers compromised thousands of patients' data.

UN Confirms April 2021 Data Breach

09/10/2021
UN official also confirms further attacks connected to the initial breach have been detected and are under investigation.

How Can I Reduce the Chances of My Company Getting Hit by Ransomware?

09/10/2021
A few cyber-hygiene best practices can get you started.

Steel Root Inc. Announces College Scholarship Promoting Cybersecurity Education

09/10/2021
Scholarship provides $10,000 in financial support to help underprivileged youth; highlights growing demand for skilled applicants in field of cybersecurity.

Piratica Is Back at Hack For Troops' Fundraising Event

09/10/2021
All proceeds from global Capture the Flag event go toward tech investments and IT reskilling programs for U.S. veterans.

Application Security a Growing Priority Among Security Pros

09/10/2021
A Dark Reading survey finds most IT and security managers would rather wait to deploy applications than risk security flaws.

IAM Stakeholders: The Business Operations Point of View

09/10/2021
As the number of identities managed by enterprise skyrockets, organizations are taking steps to better align security and identity.

REvil Ransomware Group's Sudden Re-emergence Sparks Concerns

09/09/2021
Some had hoped the notorious Russia-based group had been pressured to quit for good after a couple of especially egregious attacks on US targets earlier this year.

Microsoft Warns of Vuln That Allowed Access to Azure Infrastructure

09/09/2021
Microsoft ran a five-year-old component that allowed vulnerability researchers to punch through the isolation that normally protects cloud tenants, researchers found.

Sidewalk Malware Tied to China-Linked Espionage Group

09/09/2021
The Sidewalk backdoor has been connected to the Grayfly espionage group and seen in attacks in Asia and North America.

Researchers Play Leading Role in Detecting Cloud Misconfiguration

09/09/2021
A new report finds 62% of cloud misconfiguration incidents are reported by independent researchers before criminals can find them.

How to Bust Through Barriers for a More Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce

09/09/2021
Diversity is the topic du jour, but cybersecurity professionals of color still face a lot of hurdles to enter and grow within the industry. Organizations such as Blacks in Cybersecurity are providing some of these under-represented groups with a voice.