Has the REvil ransomware operation come storming back? Experts say a new operation called BlackMatter has wielded REvil's code against at least one victim, claims to combine "the best features of DarkSide, REvil and LockBit," and may be a former affiliate of one or more of these ransomware operations.
Calls are growing for an investigation into how commercial Pegasus spyware developed by Israel's NSO Group gets sold to autocratic governments and used to target journalists, lawyers, human rights advocates and others, with some lawmakers saying "the hacking-for-hire industry must be brought under control."
As chief security scientist and advisory CISO to security vendor Thycotic, Joseph Carson is well aware of risks employees will take to get their jobs done. He's just authored a new ethical hacker's guide to help enterprises plug their holes - before their adversaries breach them.
Australia's data regulator has found that Uber interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million of its customers as a result of a 2016 global data breach. Uber says it's made improvements to its systems and its internal security policies.
Gartner predicts that in less than 5 years, 80% of SIEM solutions will have capabilities that are only delivered via the
cloud—up from 20% previously. Detection and response is a critical piece in an ongoing journey to improve your security posture. As the threat landscape grows increasingly complex, an effective...
Remote work isn’t a trend, but rather the new normal. We have now entered the work from anywhere era. This means seamless, secure access for employees and security for the business, no matter where employees are working from. The reality of work from anywhere means IT has to facilitate secure access for employees...
Total Economic Impact™ of Pure Signal™ Recon from Team Cymru
Team Cymru commissioned Forrester Consulting to quantify the positive financial impact of external threat hunting using Team Cymru’s Pure Signal™ Recon solution. Get insights on one organization that achieved 488% ROI over 3 years with payback in...
We spoke with a multinational corporation that employs threat reconnaissance to improve security. The idea that good organizations can have the ability to conduct external threat hunting on the bad actors is only recently surfacing among the most risk-averse enterprises. Learn the tangible results of taking threat...
This case study looks at how banks, some of the largest and most prime targets, are using the Pure Signal™ Recon solution to trace, map and monitor adversary infrastructures to get ahead of threats, close detection gaps, accelerate incident response and prevent recurrence.
Preemptive mapping of APTs and...
Red Canary recently partnered with VMware and Kroll to conduct a State of Incident Response survey. Greg Bailey and Keith McCammon discuss the surprising findings – and how traditional IR programs are tested by the shifting threat landscape.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of ongoing investigations into the use of NSO Group's Pegasus spyware to spy on dissidents, journalists, political rivals, business leaders and even heads of state - and discussion of whether the commercial spyware business model should be banned.
As ransomware continues to pummel organizations, if they do get hit, then from an incident response standpoint, what are the essential steps they should take to smooth their recovery? Veteran ransomware-battler Fabian Wosar, CTO of Emsisoft, shares essential steps and guidance for recovery.
Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure are on the rise. A recent survey found that 9 out of 10 OT organizations experienced at least one intrusion in the past year.
Read the solution brief to learn:
Why operational technology endpoints are vulnerable
How FortiEDR addresses challenges of OT environments
With traditional endpoint security solutions, it’s not a matter of if a security breach happens, but when. These EDR solutions not only lack the ability to keep pace with modern threats, but come with hidden costs that drain budgets and slow operations.