Tech and security analysts predict enterprises will shift to passwordless authentication for users to enable modern digital transformation. This is mainly prompted by the problems that have plagued passwords: they’re costly and burdensome to manage; they cause poor user experiences; and they are easily...
Okta has paused product development and internal projects for 90 days to beef up its security architecture and operations for applications, hardware and third-party vendors. Okta will move to strengthen its cyber posture, including a security action plan and engaging with third-party cyber firms.
This week, Ukraine's intelligence service hacked Russian aviation agency, a cyberattack targeted Japan's space agency, Google addressed another zero-day, a French-led operation dismantled a Ukrainian ransomware group, and spyware targeted Serbian civil society.
In the constant struggle to manage the other five pillars - identify, protect, detect, respond and recover - security leaders often do not have governance at top of mind, said Netography CEO Martin Roesch, but he added, "Good governance is the root of having good security."
BlueVoyant purchased a risk management vendor led by an Army veteran to expand its SaaS footprint with U.S. government and defense industrial organizations. Buying Conquest Cyber will allow BlueVoyant to provide cyber risk maturity and compliance assessments to both federal and commercial customers.
Security researchers say attackers are actively attempting to exploit a critical vulnerability in unpatched ownCloud implementations, which they can use to steal credentials and other secret information. Last month, ownCloud said it had sent all users a security alert and updates to fix the flaws.
Identity and authentication giant Okta said the attacker behind its September data breach stole usernames and contact details for all users of its primary customer support system and warned customers to beware potential follow-on phishing and social engineering attacks.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Eyal Fisher discussed Sweet Security's Cloud Runtime Security Suite, which helps CISOS and security teams defend against all stages of a cyberattack by gathering data, generating insights, baselining the normal environment and looking for deviations.
Discontent with legacy SIEM offerings and Cisco's proposed acquisition of Splunk have driven "a significant and pronounced increase in interest" in CrowdStrike's SIEM offering. LogScale hit the $100 million ARR milestone last quarter thanks to its search speed, data gravity and cost efficiency.
In an effort to upstage Microsoft in the AI space, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky invited NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and Dario Amodei, co-founder of Anthropic, to share the stage at AWS re:Invent 2023. Selipsky committed to integrating generative AI across AWS solutions and guardrails to secure customer data.
A directory service should be a "source of truth," said Justin Kohler, vice president of products at Spector Ops. But when users are overprivileged or misconfigurations occur, that creates attack hubs. Kohler discusses BloodHound, a solution he says is like Google Maps for Active Directory.
The tally of individuals whose health data was compromised in a hack on MOVEit file transfer software used by Welltok, a provider of online wellness resources to dozens of health plans, has soared to nearly 8.5 million. The hack is among the biggest health data breaches reported so far this year.
Hospitality giant Indian Hotels is probing the alleged theft of data from its systems after a criminal recently claimed they stole data pertaining to 1.5 million customers of the Taj hotel chain in 2020, which they're now advertising on a popular English-language cybercrime forum.
AI has become a major talking point for cybersecurity vendors since the release of ChatGPT a year ago. But AI and ML are nothing new, and the power behind using them to detect cyberthreats comes from the richness of datasets, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall.
AI is being used "by everyone" these days, including by malicious nation-state actors, and that is raising the level of threats and risks facing hospitals and other healthcare entities, said John Riggi, national adviser for cybersecurity and risk at the American Hospital Association.