Check out how cyber agencies from multiple countries hit the LockBit ransomware group. Meanwhile, CISA wants water treatment plants to button up their cyber defenses. Plus, there’s a new generative AI governance checklist for tech and business leaders. And the White House seeks to boost ports' cybersecurity. And much more!
IDC Ranks Tenable No. 1 in Worldwide Device Vulnerability Management Market Share for the Fifth Consecutive YearFebruary 22, 2024
The research firm’s latest report also provides market insights that security professionals can use to improve their vulnerability management strategy.
Cybersecurity Snapshot: ChatGPT Gets So-So Grade in Code Analysis Test, while JCDC Pledges To Focus on Protecting Critical InfrastructureFebruary 16, 2024
Check out why ChatGPT’s code analysis skills left Carnegie Mellon researchers unimpressed. Plus, JCDC will put special focus on critical infrastructure security in 2024. Meanwhile, CISA and OpenSSF shine a spotlight on the security of software package repositories. And scammers leveraged tech tools to steal $10 billion from U.S. consumers last year. And much more!
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection recently brought together industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss the urgent need for protective measures, baseline cybersecurity standards and collaboration initiatives to fortify the nation’s critical water systems. Here’s what you need to know.
Cybersecurity Snapshot: Critical Infrastructure Orgs Must Beware of China-backed Volt Typhoon, Cyber Agencies WarnFebruary 9, 2024
The Volt Typhoon hacking gang is stealthily breaching critical infrastructure IT environments so it can strike on behalf of the Chinese government, cyber agencies say. Plus, ransomware gangs netted $1 billion-plus in 2023. In addition, new group tasked with addressing the quantum computing threat draws big tech names. And enterprises go full steam ahead with generative AI, despite challenges managing its risks. And much more!
Malicious actors are ramping up attacks against water and wastewater systems (WWS), which are not only attractive targets but also complex to protect. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in particular operates a large number of WWS facilities. Read on to learn how a strong cybersecurity program can help the DoD significantly reduce the cyber risk of its WWS systems.
Cybersecurity Snapshot: Attackers Hack Routers To Hit Critical Infrastructure, as CISA Calls for More Secure Router DesignFebruary 2, 2024
CISA is calling on router makers to improve security, because attackers like Volt Typhoon compromise routers to breach critical infrastructure systems. Meanwhile, data breaches hit an all-time high in the U.S. Plus, Italy says ChatGPT violates EU privacy laws. And a cyber expert calls on universities to beef up security instruction in computer science programs. And much more!
The latest breach suffered by Microsoft shows once again that detection and response are not enough. Because the source of an attack almost always boils down to a single overlooked user and permission, it’s critical for organizations to have strong preventive security.
Too many identities, systems and cooks in the kitchen cloud an already complex mandate.
Cybersecurity Snapshot: New Guide Details How To Use AI Securely, as CERT Honcho Tells CISOs To Sharpen AI Security Skills ProntoJanuary 26, 2024
Cyber agencies from multiple countries published a joint guide on using artificial intelligence safely. Meanwhile, CERT’s director says AI is the top skill for CISOs to have in 2024. Plus, the UK’s NCSC forecasts how AI will supercharge cyberattacks. And a global survey shows cyber pros weighing pros and cons of AI. And much more!
Cybersecurity Snapshot: Critical Infrastructure Orgs Cautioned About Chinese Drones, While Water Plants Advised To Boost Incident ResponseJanuary 19, 2024
Find out why Uncle Sam is warning critical infrastructure facilities about drones made in China, while urging water treatment plants to beef up incident response plans. Plus, the challenges stressing out CISOs are also opening new doors for them. In addition, the latest on the Androxgh0st malware. And much more!
Check out expert recommendations for deploying AI tools securely. Plus, the World Economic Forum ranks cyberattacks and AI misinformation among today’s top global risks. In addition, cyber insurance demand is forecast to grow robustly. And a warning about adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) attacks and how to mitigate them. And much more!