On July 26, the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released a new rule aimed to increase consistency of how and when material cybersecurity information is disclosed to investors and the public. The rule became effective Sept 5, 2023.
According to Cybersixgill, threat research experts, AI’s evolution will continually improve both organizations’ cyber defense efforts and cybercriminal activities. At the same time, increasingly complex regulatory requirements, continued consolidation of cybersecurity tools, a widening attack surface, and heightened global geopolitical issues will all play a significant role in driving the direction of cybersecurity.
The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. partners have released a new report describing the latest techniques in phishing attacks and the defenses organizations can deploy against them.
SlashNext, provider of SaaS-based Integrated Cloud Messaging Security across email, web, and mobile, today released the SlashNext State of Phishing Report for 2023.
Earlier this month, MEF, a global industry association of network, cloud, security and technology providers, hosted its first annual Global Network-as-a-Service Event (GNE). The goal of GNE was to bring together top executives from the emerging NaaS (Network-as-a-Service) ecosystem to discuss the latest trends and technologies to help companies achieve their digital transformation goals.
- By Pascal Menezes
- Oct 27, 2023
Veritas Technologies, a provider of secure multi-cloud data management, recently released findings of new research that shows 45% of organizations may be miscalculating the severity of threats to their business. The study, Data Risk Management: The State of the Market—Cyber to Compliance, which polled 1,600 executives and IT practitioners across 13 global markets, provides insights into the most pressing risks, their impacts and how organizations plan to navigate them.
Many healthcare information systems (HIS) applications rely on APIs to exchange data and interact with external systems. With the increasing adoption of cloud computing, the usage of APIs has grown exponentially in healthcare
CISO Global, an industry leader as a managed cybersecurity and compliance provider, has been added to the PCI Marketplace as a PCI Quality Security Assessor (QSA).
Damaging cyber intrusions are far too common, causing harm to public and private organizations across every sector. While some of these intrusions use novel methods to gain access or move across a network, many exploit common misconfigurations. By ensuring strong configurations, we can significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of cyber-attacks.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently announced the kickoff of the 20th Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Throughout October, CISA and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) will focus on ways to “Secure Our World” by educating the public on how to stay safe online.
Walk the GSX or ISC West show floor and you will see ample evidence that cloud has arrived. Cloud (and cloud-like) video surveillance providers are entering the market and exhibiting at trade shows.
- By Hans Kahler
- Sep 18, 2023
When mechanized looms were first introduced, workers protested because they feared the automation would rob them of their skilled craft. When ATMs first arrived, some foretold the demise of bank tellers. When self-service kiosks were introduced, everyone believed they would replace cashiers. While technological shifts may have caused job losses in certain sectors, it could be argued that automation simply transformed the nature of work, or altered the responsibilities of workers instead of eliminating jobs. In fact, history shows that societal changes due to advances in technology have created more jobs than not.
- By Michelle Drolet
- Sep 07, 2023
Understanding crime statistics in your industry and area is crucial for making important decisions about your security budget. With so much information out there, how can you know which statistics to trust?
Zayo Group Holdings Inc. recenrly announced its annual Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Insights Report, analyzing DDoS attack activity and impact across industries in the first half of 2023.
It is no secret: OT and IT are converging. Physical security devices that were previously air gapped or standalone are now connected to a network, and with physical security devices more affordable than ever, the number of connected devices continues to grow. However, just because the technology itself is converging, that does not mean the human side of OT and IT are following suit.
- By Ryan Zatolokin
- Aug 24, 2023
AlertEnterprise, the only provider of three dimensional governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions, has been recognized by GRC Outlook as one of the Top 10 GRC solution providers in 2023.
While technology plays a crucial role in strengthening organizational defenses, it is not the sole solution to cybersecurity challenges. Cybercriminals understand that the easiest way to breach an organization, even those with top-notch security controls, is through exploiting the human element.
- By Perry Carpenter
- Aug 22, 2023
OPSWAT recently published the results of its Threat Intelligence Survey. The comprehensive survey included insights from over 300 IT professionals responsible for malware detection, analysis, and response within their organizations, and provides valuable and surprising insights into the evolving threat intelligence landscape as well as the challenges IT professionals face today.
Cyber security and physical security convergence is a hot topic amongst today’s security professionals and rightfully so.