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CISA Warns Criminals Seek to Exploit Critical VMware Bug

06/07/2021
Organizations running vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation are urged to apply fixes deployed on May 25.

Cartoon Caption Winner: Road Trip

06/07/2021
And the winner of Dark Reading's cartoon caption contest is ...

Cyber Athletes Compete to Form US Cyber Team

06/07/2021
Here's how security pros can showcase value to future employers: a field of friendly strife to measure their aptitude against competitors.

NortonLifeLock Criticized for New Cryptomining Feature

06/07/2021
While the crypto crowd applauds the move, critics worry about the environmental impact, supporting a currency used for ransomware, and mining further slowing down systems.

How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?

06/07/2021
From the most accurate to the most practical, here are a few ways to ensure both employees and organizations are protected from risk.

The US Must Redefine Critical Infrastructure for the Digital Era

06/07/2021
The template being used to manage essential connectivity isn't just outdated, it's actively counter-productive.

SentinelOne Files S-1 for IPO

06/04/2021
The security company looks to raise up to $100 million in its IPO, its filing reveals.

Organizations Shift Further Left in App Development

06/04/2021
Most IT and security professionals surveyed think security is a critical enough reason to pause app development.

Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates

06/04/2021
Businesses that suffer a security breach may not see their stock price tumble, but they may pay higher rates for loans and be forced to provide collateral, researchers report.

Welcome to the New Workplace

06/04/2021
The pandemic has changed the landscape in which security pros work. Here are five ways how.

What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity

06/04/2021
Cyber threats are staring you in the face, but you can't see them.

The Perfect Storm for PAM to Grow In

06/04/2021
With more staff working remotely, privileged access management (or PAM) has never been more important. Market forecasts, drivers, and trends are explored.

Proposed Sale Casts Cloud Over Future of FireEye's Products

06/03/2021
Symphony Technology Group, which is buying FireEye, already owns multiple security companies "with redundancies in numerous areas."

Google Experts Explore Open Source Security Challenges & Fixes

06/03/2021
An open source security event brought discussions of supply chain security and managing flaws in open source projects.

NY & Mass. Transportation Providers Targeted in Recent Attacks

06/03/2021
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Steamship Authority of Massachusetts were both victims of cyberattacks.

REvil Behind JBS Ransomware Attack: FBI

06/03/2021
Officials attribute the attack to REvil/Sodinokibi and say they are working to bring the threat actors to justice.

The True Cost of a Ransomware Attack

06/03/2021
Companies need to prepare for the costs of an attack now, before they get attacked. Here's a checklist to help.

The Colonial Pipeline Attack Is Your Boardroom Wake-Up Call

06/03/2021
Why business leaders must adopt a risk-led approach to cybersecurity.

Phishing Emails Remain in User Inboxes Over 3 Days Before They're Removed

06/02/2021
Most malicious emails get blocked, but the ones that get through linger around dangerously long, a new study shows.

FireEye Sells Products Business to Symphony Group for $1.2B

06/02/2021
The transaction will include the FireEye brand name; the business that remains will be called Mandiant Solutions.