An internet-connected coffee machine is the latest IoT device to show security problems. The security firm Avast infected the Smarter Coffee machine with ransomware that causes uncontrollable spinning of its grinder and dispensing of hot water. The only option to stop it? Unplug the machine.
Microsoft removed 18 apps from its Azure cloud platform that were being used by hackers as part of their command-and-control infrastructure. The threat group, called Gadolinium, was abusing the infrastructure to launch phishing email attacks, Microsoft researchers say.
Revisiting remote workforce security defenses, simplifying cloud access controls and pursuing risk-based vulnerability management and passwordless authentication are among the 10 security projects that all organizations should consider for this year and next, according to advisory firm Gartner.
In this webinar we explore Public Key Infrastructure as a Service (PKIaaS) and how this time-tested solution will provide organizations with a secure certificate-based strategy that reduces the threat landscape. A cloud-based PKIaaS solution can reduce the complexity and expense of a traditional PKI deployment, while...
It might be new, but are we ready to call this "normal?" In this latest in a series of CEO/CISO panels, cybersecurity leaders talk frankly about the new risk surface and the role emerging technologies play in helping us keep pace with our adversaries.
What will be the impact of the leak of investigatory documents from FinCEN - the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network? For starters, experts warn that FinCEN reports may reveal sensitive information tied to banks and law enforcement agencies' investigatory tools and tactics.
A hacking group targeting Iranian dissidents has developed malware that can bypass two-factor authentication protection on Android devices to steal passwords, according to Check Point Research. The hackers have also targeted victims' Telegram accounts.
Mozi, a relatively new peer-to-peer botnet, is now dominating global IoT network traffic, according to a new report from IBM's X-Force unit. The malware is being used to launch DDoS attacks as well as mine for cryptocurrency.
President Donald Trump says TikTok and Oracle are close to making a deal. Don't neglect to read the fine print. While the president has demanded TikTok divest its U.S. operations - preferably to Oracle - because of national security concerns, the Chinese firm is instead offering Oracle a minority stake.
Unified Cloud Edge is part of MVISION, the cloud-native security platform from McAfee. Unified Cloud Edge enables consistent data protection from device-to-cloud and prevents cloud-native threats that are invisible to the corporate network.
MVISION Unified Cloud Edge is a cloud-native security platform that enables...
Like the force of gravity in a supernova, the cloud has caused data to explode out of the enterprise to a new cloud edge with fragmented visibility and control for enterprise security. In this paper, we'll evaluate this massive shift through a combination of survey results from 1,000 enterprises in 11 countries and an...
"Digital business transformation inverts network and security service design patterns, shifting the focal point to the identity of the user and/or device not the data center. Security and risk management leaders need a converged cloud-delivered secure access service edge to address this shift.
Network and network...
It's hard to ignore the ubiquity of the internet of things (IoT). Even if you're one of those holdouts that doesn't own consumer IoT devices such as a smart speaker, internet-connected thermostat, or a smart watch, industrial IoT (IIoT) devices - a subset of the IoT landscape - are already playing a part in your daily...
National Guard units are commonly called up to help deal with the aftermath of a natural disaster. And they played a role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest. But some states are now calling out the National Guard to help safeguard elections from online attacks and interference.
Federal authorities and medical device maker Philips have issued security alerts about security vulnerabilities in some of the company's patient monitoring software. Until patches are available, the company is recommending risk mitigation steps.