While the Biden administration is betting that the latest round of sanctions aimed at Russia and its economy will help deter the country's cyber operations, several U.S. agencies used the sanctions announcement as an opportunity to pull back the curtain on the tactics of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service.
To help mitigate the risks of state-sponsored cyberattacks against India's critical infrastructure - and improve detection and response - requires industry collaboration and information sharing, root cause analysis with specialized forensics, and better testing of code, a panel of experts says.
Chad Wolf, the former acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, has confirmed the accuracy of an earlier news report saying that the SolarWinds supply chain attackers gained access to his unclassified DHS email accounts, which included calendar details.
Brokerage account takeover, supply chain attacks, destructive attacks and those that seek to manipulate time or time stamps are among the latest threats uncovered in the new Modern Bank Heists report authored by Tom Kellermann at VMware Carbon Black.
A Texas man is facing a federal charge after he allegedly tried to buy explosives from an undercover FBI agent to bomb an AWS data center in Virginia, according to the Justice Department. The suspect believed the bombing could interrupt 70% of internet traffic, prosecutors say.
The adoption of the Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE, model is being driven by numerous factors, including the need to bring down administrative costs and to effectively manage network security, according to a panel of experts who offer implementation advice.
The lack of automation and actionable threat intelligence may be preventing enterprises from developing the fully functional Cyber Fusion Centers they envision. Anomali's Mark Alba shares ideas on how to change that.
Many organizations have invested in improving their threat detection capabilities over the
past two years and express increased confidence in their ability to stop threats that have
penetrated the network perimeter. However, these organizations also cite a number of
weaknesses and areas for further improvement,...
Security practitioners often tread a fine and not entirely well-defined legal line in collecting current and meaningful research. This research can also pose ethical questions when commercial sources for stolen data fall into a gray area.
An attacker added a backdoor to the source code for PHP, an open-source, server-side scripting language used by more than 75% of the world's websites. Core PHP project members say the backdoor was quickly removed.
As ‘Threat hunting’ has become something of a buzzword in the cyber security industry, the term is often misused.
Proactive threat hunting is very different from manually sifting through raw data to find an attacker, and threat hunting as a service should complement detection & response operations rather than...
Securing identities in a "zero trust" environment requires applying multifactor authentication and then adding layers - and artificial intelligence can play a critical role, says Neha Monga, Microsoft's director, product marketing for cybersecurity and data governance - APAC.