John "Chris" Inglis says one of his first priorities as national cyber director within the White House is focusing on issues of cyber resiliency. Battling ransomware and coordinating government responses with the private sector are also top issues he's tackling.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the evolution of fraud trends and the challenges in implementing the "zero trust" framework in the OT environment.
A Massachusetts man who used SIM swapping and other account takeover techniques to target business executives and steal more than $530,000 worth of cryptocurrency has pleaded guilty to several federal charges.
Cybersecurity is a top priority for Enterprise networks, but as cyberattacks and data breaches become more prevalent, traditional cybersecurity approaches fall short.
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Initial access brokers continue to sell easy access to networks. Given the uptake of such access by ransomware operations over the past year, one surprise is that relatively few individuals appear to be serving as brokers, which, of course, makes them an obvious target for law enforcement authorities.
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While the U.S. government is making strides in improving the nation's cybersecurity, it needs to do more to protect critical infrastructure from attacks and create public-private partnerships to improve national security, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission notes in a report published Thursday.
The notorious AlphaBay darknet marketplace appears to be getting rebooted by "DeSnake," who claims to have been the security administrator for the previous iteration, which law enforcement officials took down in 2017. Whether buyers and sellers will trust it, or the site will survive any takedown efforts, remains to...
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday rollout addressed two additional security issues within Windows Print Spooler, including one zero-day. Microsoft's August security update covers 44 vulnerabilities, with seven rated critical. Intel and Adobe also made security fixes.
A hacker breached the blockchain-based Poly Network platform to steal more than $600 million in cryptocurrency, the platform announced Tuesday. But Wednesday, it appeared the hacker had returned some of the stolen assets.
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning about a new smishing scheme targeting millions of smartphones nationwide that impersonates state workforce agencies in an attempt to obtain personal data.