Startup Lumu edged out larger incumbents Extra Hop, Arista Networks and Trend Micro for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever network analysis and visibility rankings. The percolating of federal zero trust mandates into the civilian world prompted Forrester's evaluation of providers in the market.
Application security testing, or AST, and API security testing are important components of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. We'll discuss the application and API security best practices for each type of testing, the use cases, and how they protect your business from cyberattacks.
Are unsolicited smartwatches the new USB thumb drive? The U.S. Army warns that service members are being sent free wearables preloaded with malware designed to steal data from mobile devices as well as intercept voice communications and hijack cameras.
The first step in managing risk is recognizing it as a boardroom matter, and it demands that directors be prepared to understand and discuss the cyber issue and strategically guide C-level executives on this complex topic. It requires cyber competence in the boardroom, said CISO Marco Túlio Moraes.
The BlackCat ransomware group has claimed credit for a February phishing attack against Reddit. With no ransom being paid, the extortionists are now seeking to insert themselves into the standoff between Reddit's leadership and volunteer workforce over the introduction of paid access to APIs.
C5 Capital extended struggling threat detection firm IronNet a financial lifeline contingent on retired four-star Gen. Keith Alexander stepping down as CEO of the company he founded. The venture capital firm will inject $51 million if IronNet hires ex-Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Linda Zecher.
Ransomware hackers are stretching the concept of code reuse to the limit as they confront the specter of diminishing returns for extortionate malware. In their haste to make money, some new players are picking over the discarded remnants of previous ransomware groups.
At the EU cybersecurity agency ENISA's recent conference on the cybersecurity upsides and downsides of AI chatbots, presenters urged "preparedness," recommending that cybersecurity professionals track the "warp speed" evolution of chatbots to target emerging risks as well as opportunities.
Technology and software-as-a-service, or SaaS, companies ship code at scale. Beyond Identity offers ways for them to solve the problems of phishable authentication factors, bring-your-own devices or BYOD, device security posture, zero trust risk policy enforcement, and user identity.
Despite the beating new publicly traded security companies have taken during the economic downturn, Rubrik is looking to test its luck in the public market. Reuters reported Monday the firm is working with Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Citigroup in preparation for an IPO that could take place in 2024.
Former members of the defunct Conti ransomware group are continuing to ply their trade under a variety of other guises, including Royal and Black Basta. Thanks to their agile and innovative approaches, post-Conti operations are "stronger than ever," one ransomware expert reports.
Cisco Security Executive Vice President and General Manager Jeetu Patel said the industry struggles to address multifaceted attacks that originate in email and include bad links, malware downloads to a device and more. Cyber defenders need correlated data from multiple sources of telemetry, he said.
Attackers adapted their email-based techniques throughout 2022, cycling through tactics in the hopes of evading human and cybersecurity measures. The 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Threat Report confirms that building a multilayered approach to defense is core to cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
How many hackers can claim to have caused a national cheese shortage, not least in the Gouda-loving Netherlands? Enter Mikhail Matveev, a Russian national who's been indicted for wielding not one but three strains of ransomware, in what experts say is a needed focus on ransomware affiliates.
Security researchers discovered an Iran-linked APT group carrying out a new chain of ransomware attacks against Israeli organizations. Check Point said attackers surprisingly carried out most of the activity manually over RDP but warned they are growing better at coding malware and using tools.