Bankers identified several cybersecurity concerns in CSI’s 2023 Banking Priorities survey, including data breaches (23%), ransomware (20%) and breach at a third party (15%). The industry survey responses clearly reflect a landscape focused on cybersecurity threats, but institutions should not overlook the...
A five-year-old flaw in Fortinet SSL VPNs remains one of the world's most widely exploited vulnerabilities. So warn cybersecurity officials across the U.S. and its Five Eyes partners in a joint security advisory highlighting the 12 most exploited flaws that require immediate patching.
According to Expel's Q1 2023 Quarterly Threat Report, criminals are exploiting 1- to 2-year-old vulnerabilities. This suggests organizations don’t know which vulnerabilities pose the biggest threats to their environments, said Andrew Hoyt, Expel's director of solution architecture.
The shifting of information to data warehouses such as Snowflake and Databricks has created oversight challenges around access and ownership, said Immuta CEO Matthew Carroll. Customers should be able to scan and analyze where their cloud data lives and identify and fix flaws or abnormalities.
Today's CISO must have close communication with the C-suite, understand the business needs of the organization as well as its objectives and risks, and to be able to articulately translate those business objectives into technology, said Dion Alexopoulos, head of security at Camelot.
We have moved from cybersecurity strategy to cyber resilience strategy, said Fene Osakwe, a board member of the Forbes Technology Council. As a result, he said, we still start with identifying assets, but we keep going until we achieve recovery.
ISMG's Healthcare Security Summit 2023, held in New York City on July 18, brought together leaders from the cybersecurity and healthcare industries to engage in a dynamic exchange of ideas and address pressing challenges faced by the healthcare community.
The latest generation of ransomware and phishing attacks is being designed to evade existing network security controls such as gateways and firewalls, said Menlo Security CEO Amir Ben-Efraim. Threat actors have taken the time to codify, register and customize URLs to impersonate a bank's help desk.
A security researcher recently found a database exposed to the internet containing sensitive information on independent school students and faculty including financial data, salary, professional details, health information and child abuse reports. The security lapse affected nearly 700,000 records.
By addressing challenges around vulnerability management and implementing a risk-based approach, organizations can proactively safeguard their systems, minimize potential vulnerabilities, and ensure a robust security posture in the face of evolving cyber threats.
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A Russian court sentenced cybersecurity firm Group 1B co-founder Ilya Sachkov on Wednesday to 14 years in prison in a case that state-run media says stems from delivering classified material to foreign intelligence. Group 1B defended its former CEO, calling the trial a "pretext" for prison.
Practicing incident response procedures is as important as practicing fire drills, said CISO Nick Prescot of Norgine. But beyond regularly testing the plan, security leaders must foster a collaborative environment so their teams maintain a sense of calm in the heat of an incident.
The rapid adoption of cloud is a double-edged sword. While it offers organizations great opportunities for embracing innovation, it also outpaces security measures, leaving gaps for attackers to exploit. James Campbell, CEO of Cado Security, discussed the risks and vulnerabilities.
General cyber hygiene has gotten worse at small and midsized businesses, according to Simon Newman, CEO of the Cyber Resilience Center for London. "Businesses are less able to spot that they've been a victim than they perhaps have in previous years," he said.
Attackers are increasingly using carefully crafted business logic exploits in which attackers effectively social engineer an API to do something it wasn’t intended to do, according to Stephanie Best, director of product marketing for API security at Salt Security.