Over his 23-year career in cybersecurity, Tom Kellermann has focused on policy, endpoints and even strategic investments. Now, in his new role as senior vice president of cyber strategy at Contrast Security, his mission is to protect code security - particularly in the public and financial sectors.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses what went wrong for Optus in the wake of one of Australia's biggest data breach incidents, the state of code security today and the growing trend of private equity firms pursuing take-private deals.
Recent hacking incidents involving an emergency medical transport company and a firm that provides billing services to ambulance companies underscore how protected health information is subject to risk and oversight alike before a patient even steps into a hospital.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses financial giant Morgan Stanley's failure to invest in proper hard drive destruction oversight, the future of ransomware and the gangs that have attacked organizations in recent years, and the methods required to secure new payments systems.
From SolarWinds to Kaseya, Accellion, Log4j and Okta, third-party security breaches are among the most devastating for organizations affected. Tony Morbin of ISMG dives into the story behind the results of a global survey with Demi Ben-Ari, the co-founder, CTO and head of security at Panorays.
Palo Alto Networks has been in a 19-month dry spell when it comes to major acquisitions, but it looks like that's about to change. Israeli business publication Calcalist reported Monday the firm is closing in on a deal to buy New York-based code risk platform provider Apiiro for around $600 million.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," U.S. Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas M. Chaillan, a former DHS and DOD adviser, shares his opinions about the government's handling of DevSecOps and cybersecurity, where progress is being made and where more work needs to be done.
The latest ISMG Security Report discusses a new phishing-as-a-service toolkit designed to bypass multifactor authentication, the decision by Lloyd's of London to exclude nation-state attacks from cyber insurance policies, and challenges at Okta after it acquired customer identity giant Auth0.
A Michigan law firm recently told regulators about a hacking incident discovered nearly a year ago that has affected the protected health information of more than 255,000 individuals, including members of a Michigan health plan. Some of the compromised data was a decade old.
In today's dynamic threat environment, security teams must adopt a risk-based approach, prioritizing the most important areas of their organization. They also should not be afraid to seek outside help. Murtaza Hafizji of Bugcrowd discusses the merits of crowdsourced security.
HelpSystems acquired Dutch red-teaming startup Outflank to help critical infrastructure firms more effectively prepare for cyberattacks. The buying of Outflank will provide clients with a broader range of red-teaming software and services thanks to Outflank's tight integration with Cobalt Strike.
Tenable wants to help the cybersecurity industry move away from traditional vulnerability management focused on giving customers a list of vulnerabilities. Instead, CEO Amit Yoran wants to help customers understand their exposure and how they can effectively manage and reduce risk.
Identity and access management giant Okta says some customer data was exposed by the "relentless phishing campaign" that breached Twilio, which it uses to provide some SMS services. Twilio says attackers accessed data for 163 customer organizations.