News & Views
Content posted in July 2018
SamSam Ransomware Nears $6M Mark in Ill-Gotten Gains
News Analysis 7/31/2018 5 comments
For the past three years, the person or persons behind the SamSam ransomware have targeted hospitals, healthcare organizations, as well as the city of Atlanta, and have collected nearly $6 million in illicit funds, according to research from Sophos.
Zero Trust Means Never Trust & Always Verify
Alan Zeichick 7/30/2018 3 comments
Enterprise security teams have actually been practicing zero trust policies for a number of years, but new advances and better tools now make the philosophy easier to implement. Still, it's always best to verify.
DHS Warns of Increasing Attacks on ERP Systems
News Analysis 7/26/2018 2 comments
Following reports by Digital Shadows and Onapsis, the US Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to businesses that nation-states and other groups are targeting Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
California's CCPA Law: Why CISOs Need to Take Heed
Joe Stanganelli 7/26/2018 1 comment
The recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act, while hardly a sweeping reform of the state's privacy laws, changes the playing field for IT risk and liability where California residents' personal information is concerned.
IDT CIO Faces Down New Crop of Global Threats
Simon Marshall 7/16/2018 Post a comment
IDT CIO Golan Ben-Oni has faced down two serious cyberattacks in the last year and he expects more are on the way. From selecting vendors to thinking about the cloud, here's how Ben-Oi is rethinking the security landscape.
A new report by the US Government Accountability Office could be the catalyst for meaningful change on the Internet privacy front.
The kinds of threats an organization encounters are changing as the defenses that are brought to bear upon them change.
Russian threat actors were the most prolific last years – and were eight times faster at 'breaking out' than their nearest rival.
Cloud projects are big. Huge. So it's not perpetuating FUD to point out that cloud transformation still bears security and data-stewardship risks. But what appears too big a challenge for mere man might be no match for machine.
Zero-day vulnerabilities are serious, and on the rise. And IT-security teams make the problem worse when they fail to respond, or respond poorly, to responsible vulnerability disclosures.
In a wide-ranging interview, Cisco security boss Gee Rittenhouse talks about how machine learning, AI, blockchain and other emerging technologies ...
CloudPassage's new technology, called Container Secure, involves a five-step process to ensure seamless security in container deployments from the ...
You can't so much as go to a coffee shop today without hearing the word 'blockchain.' Hearing about a useful blockchain is less common, but ...
Last year, 60 million companies changed owners worldwide. That turnover makes it incredibly difficult to avoid doing business with entities (e.g., ...
Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
Sage Wagner, senior security pre-sales engineer with RiskSense, provides a demo of the company's latest technology 'RiskSense Solution,' a ...
Janus Technologies is launching a line of products that protect against the many threats to enterprises' sensitive data. David Schultz, vice ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
An interview with Steve Grobman, CTO of McAfee