The United Kingdom has announced two proposed pieces of legislation - the Financial Services and Markets Bill and the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - to regulate the digital assets industry and curb the use of virtual currency in illicit activity.
Material Security has closed a $100 million funding round on a $1.1 billion valuation to extend its protection of sensitive content at rest beyond email. The startup will take patents for defending content in old emails and apply them to SaaS applications such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Slack.
Viasat's satellite communications suffered an outage an hour before the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on Feb. 24. The company said it was a cyberattack, but did not identify the attacker. The U.S., U.K., EU and Ukraine have now attributed this attack to Russia.
As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, what cybersecurity lessons should be learned? At the CyberUK conference in Wales, cybersecurity czars focused on surprises - including low online attack volume and the role of hacktivists - and lauded Ukraine's cyber resilience, honed by years of stress testing.
Russia's use of wiper malware, DDoS attacks and targeted disinformation show it no longer depends on traditional methods in its war with Ukraine. John Walker, a professor and counterintelligence expert, says organizations need to be "more realistic" about how they handle cyberattacks.
New CEO Bryan Ware plans to leverage LookingGlass' nascent attack surface management capabilities to capture clients in verticals such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and utilities. The company tapped former CISA leader Ware to serve as its next CEO following the acquisition of Next5.
Mimecast has released its latest State of Email Security Report, and it finds that 75% of companies were hurt by ransomware attacks in 2021 - up from 60% in 2020. Thom Bailey analyzes these results and discusses the role of emerging technology in building cyber resilience.
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