As organizations break away from traditional network-based security concepts, where zones are delegated "trusted" or "untrusted," to people-centric security models like Zero Trust, identity is becoming intrinsically linked to security. In fact, identity data can help security teams determine whether users or...
Critical steps when implementing a privileged access management program include auditing of activities performed by administrators and continuous monitoring of user activity, says Sujit Christy, group CISO at John Keells Holdings, a conglomerate based in Sri Lanka.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has fined Morgan Stanley $60 million for the investment bank's failure to properly oversee the decommissioning of several data centers, putting customer data at risk of exposure.
Ransomware has emerged as the No. 1 online threat targeting public and private organizations this year. Seeking maximum returns, more gangs have moved beyond opportunistic attacks to target organizations with "post-intrusion ransomware." Meanwhile, many victims fail to report such crimes to police.
As Universal Health Services continues to recover from an apparent ransomware incident last weekend that affected system access for hundreds of its facilities, security experts say others can learn important lessons from the company's experience.
Reviewing online attack trends for the first half of the year, numerous cybersecurity firms agree: COVID-19 was king. As the pandemic has reshaped how many live and work, so too has it driven attackers to attempt to exploit work-at-home challenges and virus fears.
It might be new, but are we ready to call this "normal?" In this latest in a series of CEO/CISO panels, cybersecurity leaders talk frankly about the new risk surface and the role emerging technologies play in helping us keep pace with our adversaries.
In the three years since Equifax suffered a massive data breach, the consumer credit reporting firm says it has worked tirelessly to overhaul the security shortcomings that allowed the breach to happen. Equifax CISO Jamil Farshchi and other security experts weigh in on important lessons learned.
When implementing a cybersecurity risk framework, enterprises should use a structured approach to identity and evaluate and manage the risks posed by increased digital transactions during the pandemic, says Dmitry Chernetsky, global presales expert, Kaspersky-APAC.
Open source is a great foundation for modern software development. But when not managed properly, open source can expose you to numerous risks including licensing, security, and code quality risk. The 2020 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) Report is the resource you need to learn why you need to identify...
Your cybersecurity posture is only as strong as its weakest link. And in today's people-centric threat landscape, that means your users. They are your greatest asset, your biggest risk and your last line of defence from threats.
That's because attackers have shifted their focus from infrastructure to people. No...
According to the study, the average global cost of Insider Threats rose by 31% in two years to $11.45 million, and the frequency of incidents spiked by 47% in the same time period.
This report outlines in detail the primary cost centers for Insider Threats, as well as the industries, company sizes, and regions most...
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing big businesses to rethink their security plans. For example, the National Football League is experimenting with "zero trust" architectures, while Jet Blue is focusing on more frequent risk assessments.
The emerging cloud-delivered service model known as security access service edge, or SASE, is designed to help simplify security for remote access, says Sean Duca of Palo Alto Networks, who explains how the model works.
Who watches the penetration-testing testers? Questions are circulating over how some organizations train their employees for the CREST pen-testing certification after some leaked internal documents appeared to contain material from past tests.