Michael Lines is working with ISMG to promote awareness of the need for cyber risk management. As a part of that initiative, CyberEdBoard posts draft chapters from his upcoming book, "Heuristic Risk Management: Be Aware, Get Prepared, Defend Yourself." This chapter is "Recognize the Threats."
We look at cybersecurity largely focused on the immediate future. But educator Gary Henderson says we need to look a little further ahead. He makes the case for educating teachers about cybersecurity so they can educate their students, who can then go on to use those best practices in their careers.
A panel of experts at PaloAlto's SASE Day says business agility, the single console of security control and visibility, the exponential cost of securing every endpoint, and the single technology architecture that helps expand and scale the business are the drivers for SASE adoption.
With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong? For starters, launching distributed denial-of-service attacks - at least from outside Ukraine - remains illegal and risks triggering an escalation by Moscow.
In an excerpt from his book "CRISC Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control All-In-One Exam Guide," Peter Gregory discusses choosing the fifth option in risk management, which is ignoring the risk. He warns of the problems that choice can cause.
As Western cybersecurity officials warn that Russia's Ukraine invasion poses an elevated cybersecurity risk to all, kudos to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity for offering free endpoint security and other defenses to the healthcare sector and power sectors, for at least four months.
Could a fundamental but poorly secured protocol that helps power the internet finally get needed improvements? The Federal Communications Commission has opened a security review of Border Gateway Protocol, just days after Russia reportedly hijacked BGP to target a Ukrainian bank.
In the face of the Great Resignation, Jennifer Mitchell, vice president of operations and optimization at ActZero, predicted in late 2021 that the opposite was true for cybersecurity personnel - a phenomenon she calls the "Great Retention." Mitchell discusses the importance of work-life experience.
Older consumers are considered a more vulnerable population. They are the best kind of customers, and cybercriminals know that. They are known for having better credit and more funds, tend to be more trusting, and lack familiarity with new digital technologies. Fortunately, there is a way to help financial...
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, what will happen next remains unclear. Accordingly, cybersecurity experts are again calling on organizations globally to focus on what they can control, including their cybersecurity defenses and business resiliency preparedness.
Budget-strapped and short of cybersecurity talent, SMBs have a hard row to hoe when it comes to securing their businesses. Will Ehgoetz, manager of Threat Hunters at ActZero.ai, discusses the challenges SMBs face when they take a vector-by-vector approach to security.
People think cloud is a silver bullet, but it’s not. It's not even copper. And people think cloud it easy and someone else’s problem. But it's not. The cloud is nothing more than a highly resilient, outsourced data center with a lot of bells and whistles.
In case anyone doubts that Russia is the epicenter of ransomware operations, follow the money, as Chainalysis finds that "roughly 74% of ransomware revenue in 2021 - over $400 million worth of cryptocurrency - went to strains we can say are highly likely to be affiliated with Russia in some way."