The $250 million acquisition of Cider Security will allow Palo Alto Networks to secure a piece of code from development to its implementation in a runtime environment. CEO Nikesh Arora says the company must understand the tool sets and open-source widgets coming into the customer's supply chain.
Defenders have made strides in disrupting ransomware, but assessing the effectiveness of countermeasures is tough due to a scarcity of information, says cybersecurity veteran Jen Ellis. "We know what the tip of the iceberg looks like, but we don't know what percentage of that iceberg we can see."
The Health Sector Coordinating Council is embarking on a five-year strategic plan to help the healthcare and public health sector address future cybersecurity threats, risks and associated difficulties, says Greg Garcia, executive director for cybersecurity at HSCC.
This week's edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the mistakes enterprises commonly make when building ransomware defenses, the cybersecurity capabilities being built by the U.S. Department of Energy, and the first female CEO at Securonix - one of only a handful in the vendor community.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why too few organizations admit to being victims of ransomware attacks, how delayed enterprise subscription start dates forced CrowdStrike to cut sales forecasts, and leveraging threat intelligence to protect critical infrastructure.
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the United States includes a scarcity of expertise in medical device security, says Bill Aerts, senior fellow and managing director of the University of Minnesota's recently launched Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how the profits of ransomware group Zeppelin have been smashed by security researchers, FTX again highlighting the risks of trading cryptocurrencies, and vendor Extrahop's newly appointed, high-profile president.
Successful account takeovers are one of the most common ways that organizations end up with attackers in their systems. But strong authentication can thwart even the most clever phishing campaigns, says Brett Winterford, regional chief security officer for APJ at Okta.
The U.S. Army has embarked on its zero trust journey for both its information and network operations. Army CIO Dr. Raj Iyer shares how the military and the private sector are partnering to secure cloud infrastructure and solidify threat intelligence capabilities to fight adversaries.
In Part 1 of this exclusive two-part series, Dr. Raj Iyer, CIO of the U.S. Army, lays out the vision for 2023-2024, which includes a tectonic shift from on-premises data centers to cloud and modernization and the migration of over 5,000 applications to augment war-fighting capabilities.
On the heels of the recent FTX financial meltdown came the theft of millions of dollars that left thousands of investors, exchanges and others in the lurch. Hugh Brooks of CertiK shares the status of data that FTX stores, the role of regulations and best cybersecurity practices for crypto exchanges.
On the heels of the recent FTX financial meltdown came the theft of millions of dollars that left thousands of investors, exchanges and others in the lurch. Hugh Brooks, director of security operations at CertiK, shares how the funds may have been stolen and what happens next.
A decade ago, ransomware was one of the internet's petty street crimes, but it has now evolved into a major threat. Tech reporter Renee Dudley, the co-author of a new book titled "The Ransomware Hunting Team," says the FBI lost ground early on in the fight against ransomware.
Despite the strategic priorities laid out by the Biden administration and initial indicators provided by the Department of Defense, it's unclear how the next national defense strategy will prioritize threats and define the primary role of the U.S. military. Chris Dougherty discusses cyberwarfare.
Complexity is the enemy of security, and information technology grows ever more complex. Have we created a problem space in computing so complicated that we will be unable to safely operate in it for its intended purposes? Fred Cohen says that's unlikely. He discusses managing risk in the future.