Calls are growing for an investigation into how commercial Pegasus spyware developed by Israel's NSO Group gets sold autocratic governments and used to target journalists, lawyers, human rights advocates and others, with some lawmakers saying "the hacking-for-hire industry must be brought under control."
Ransomware-wielding criminals continue to find innovative new ways to extort victims, develop technically and sidestep skills shortages by delivering ransomware as a service, said Robert Hannigan, the former head of U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ, in his Infosecurity Europe 2021 virtual keynote speech.
Acting CISA Director Brandon Wales, Rep. Jim Langevin and many others will discuss the government's top priorities in addressing cybersecurity challenges at ISMG's Virtual Cybersecurity Summit: Government, to be held July 13 and 14.
The REvil ransomware operation behind the massive attack centering on Kaseya, which develops software used by managed service providers, has offered to decrypt all victims - MSPs as well as their customers - for $70 million in bitcoins. Experts note this isn't the first time REvil has hit MSPs, or even Kaseya.
A government watchdog is urging NASA to make multiple improvements to its cybersecurity and risk management policies to counter threats to the space agency's network, infrastructure and data. NASA, in turn, is working toward making some security improvements outlined by the GAO by the end of this year.
The FBI is requesting $40 million in additional funding for its fiscal 2022 budget to help combat and counter ransomware attacks and other cyberthreats. The bureau is also requesting $15 million to help strengthen its internal security infrastructure as well as address network vulnerabilities.
It's been two years since Gartner first gave a name to Secure Access Service Edge. But it's quickly emerging as a popular architecture for digitally transformed enterprises. Elton Fontaine of Palo Alto Networks discusses SASE use cases for state and municipal government, as well as higher education.
The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved Chris Inglis as national cyber director. He assumes the role as the country is still reeling from a series of ransomware attacks and the SolarWinds supply chain attack. Meanwhile, confirmation of a new CISA director is on hold.
With no federal privacy law in place, individual states in the US are working to create their own privacy laws to protect their residents. California’s law is already in place, and Virginia just recently passed one of its own. Colorado has a law on the table for voting, while other states are trying repeatedly to...
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