A Chinese law requiring mandatory disclosure to the government of vulnerability reports appears to be paying dividends for state-connected hacking. "The Chinese government is up-leveling their capabilities," says Adam Meyers, senior vice president of intelligence at CrowdStrike.
From mobile devices to servers and cloud containers, endpoints remain a target of increasingly sophisticated attacks. Many attacks rely on compromising an endpoint to succeed despite the fact that organizations have deployed some form of endpoint protection.
Attackers can easily bypass antivirus with inexpensive,...
Fraud is a growing industry globally. According to research from Technology Research Institute, businesses are seeing more than 50% of their new user accounts with false or incorrect data and an increase in fraud losses over the past 12 months.
Part of the reasons is because many businesses in Asia Pacific...
Global network infrastructures have never felt more vulnerable than in the past few years as threats keep increasing.
This perfect storm – threat actors embracing their own versions of digital transformation, exposed threat vectors from a surge in remote access, and record cryptocurrency prices fueling the...
Wiz has become the most valuable venture-backed cybersecurity vendor in the world, raising $300 million on a $10 billion valuation just three years after its founding. The New York-based startup will use the Series D proceeds to guard more complex cloud environments and fulfill robust global demand.
Cisco plans to buy cloud security startup Valtix to simplify network security and protect workloads no matter which cloud they're created or consumed in. The networking giant says Valtix will give clients common policy and enforcements of networking across all major public cloud environments.
In the latest weekly update, John Kindervag, creator of zero trust and senior vice president of cybersecurity strategy at ON2IT, joins ISMG editors to discuss the top zero trust storylines of the year, the impact of ChatGPT on the cybersecurity industry and how to tackle MFA bypass attacks.
According to CISCO’s recent volume of their annual study, “Security Outcomes Report”, it is seen that Security Resilience is top of mind among executives and 96% of them consider it highly important for their business. As a result this is also becoming a major priority for companies in India as they look into...
Five proposed class action lawsuits have been filed so far in the wake of a California medical group's Feb. 1 report of a ransomware attack last December affecting more than 3.3 million individuals. The incident is the largest health data breach reported to federal regulators so far this year.
In a new report, tech giant Microsoft says distributed denial-of-service attacks became shorter in duration but more potent in 2022. The United States, India and East Asia were the top regions affected by DDoS attacks, and IoT devices continued to be the preferred mode of attack.
Cyber criminals are getting bolder and more sophisticated with their threats. As more business assets move to the cloud, attackers have followed close behind. This cloud account compromise threat brief will help you understand:
The anatomy of cloud account takeover
What damage cyber criminals can do with a...
AT&T wants to unload its cyber assets just five years after doubling down on security through its $600 million purchase of threat intelligence vendor AlienVault. The Dallas-based carrier has been working with British banking firm Barclays to solicit bids for its cybersecurity business, Reuters said.
The cybersecurity industry experienced a dramatic drop-off in funding, stock prices and M&A activity as the economic downturn took hold in late 2022. Venture capital financing tumbled to $18.5 billion in 2022, 39% lower than the record-breaking $30.4 billion invested in 2021, Momentum Cyber found.