Large enterprises, including government and educational organizations, are being warned to immediately update their WS_FTP Server, built by Progress Software, to fix serious flaws being actively exploited by attackers. Secure file transfer software remains a top target, especially for extortionists.
Increased engagement from boards on digital transformation initiatives around cloud and AI adoption has spurred greater investment in cybersecurity, said Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables. Systems built and designed decades ago have become increasingly difficult to secure, he said.
This week, ISMG editors covered the hot topics at ISMG's London Cybersecurity Summit 2023, including the technical landscape of AI, executive liability, incident response strategies in the face of a global ransomware attack and how to build personal resilience to avoid burnout.
Enterprises are grappling with constantly changing technologies and new stakeholders, making it hard for security teams to achieve both cyber maturity and long-term sustainability. Standardization plays a critical role in cyber resilience, said Sunil Varkey, former CISO of Wipro and Idea Cellular.
Growing reliance on both AI and generative AI is posing new challenges to CISOs. For example, CISOs have limited visibility into how certain large language models were packaged, making it difficult for them to spot security and privacy risks, said Chandan Pani, CISO at LTIMindtree.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Censys CEO Brad Brooks discusses the stresses a CISO experiences in trying to prevent cyberattacks and in dealing with those that do occur. Topics include breach disclosure and cybersecurity marketing to CISOs.
Multiple nation-state hacking groups have been exploiting known flaws in Zoho ManageEngine software and Fortinet firewalls to steal data, cybersecurity officials warn. A new alert details exploits of each vulnerability by separate groups that targeted the same aeronautical firm.
In the aftermath of mergers and acquisitions among healthcare entities - and the resulting IT integration and cost-cutting moves - gaps in technology and skills and other gaps often put organizations at higher risk for attacks and other security incidents, said Jack Danahy of NuHarbor Security.
The number of major health data breaches is decreasing, but a recent disturbing trend reflects the vulnerability of critical vendors and the tenacity of cybercriminals, say John Delano, a vice president of Christus Health, and Mike Hamilton, CISO and co-founder of security firm Critical Insight.
A backdoor Trojan known as SmokeLoader is deploying a customized Wi-Fi scanning executable to triangulate the location of infected Windows devices. The malware, dubbed "Whiffy Recon," uses nearby Wi-Fi access points as a data point for Google's geolocation API.
Browser security and microsegmentation play critical roles in stemming the bleeding from ransomware attacks, as "almost always the attacks come from a point-based browser vector," said Spencer Tall, managing director, AllegisCyber Capital. He shared two approaches to ensure secure browser adoption.
While consolidating third-party risks into one document is important, it is equally vital to introduce artificial intelligence into various elements of your third-party risk management program, said Jonathan Pineda, CISO and DPO at the Government Service Insurance System in the Philippines.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra AI, discusses ways that discriminative AI technology can filter out all of the noise from the massive volume of alerts from a portfolio of cybersecurity tools.
Recently acquired RiskLens edged out startup Axio and incumbent ThreatConnect for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever cyber risk quantification rankings. Cyber risk quantification focused on theoretical methodology for about 10 years but shifted to practical applications over the past five years.
In today’s landscape, balancing the potential benefits of increased organizational productivity through generative AI tools with the risks of data leakage has become a significant dilemma for information security officers.
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