While self-proclaimed Russian hacktivist groups such as KillNet, Tesla Botnet and Anonymous Russia claim they're wreaking havoc on anti-Moscow targets, a fresh analysis of their attacks finds that despite rampant self-promotion, their real-world cybersecurity impact is typically negligible.
Despite the significant advances technology has made over the past few years, email remains one of the best tools for cybercriminals. Training is just one piece of the puzzle. The best defense against today's cybercrime landscape is a multilayered security strategy.
API security platforms have become an essential part of any organization's cybersecurity strategy, but with so many options available, it can be difficult to know how to choose the right one. In this article, we'll discuss how to evaluate API security platforms and what factors to consider.
Traditional licensing models that lock organizations into fixed solutions or time periods are no longer ideal. Organizations need to consider usage-based licensing approaches that offer flexibility to deploy whatever solutions are required, wherever they are needed, for whatever length of time.
A growing number of security teams are looking to consolidate tools to simplify operations, said Gartner analyst Dionisio Zumerle. "When you have the complexity, it's very hard to identify misconfigurations between the different overlapping tools, and it's also hard to identify security gaps."
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.
Exabeam will have its third CEO since June 2021 after promoting Chief Product Officer Adam Geller to take over as its top leader. The security operations vendor elevated Geller to replace Michael DeCesare, 57, who joined Exabeam as president and CEO two years ago after leading Forescout for years.
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.
Cisco connected the world; who better to defend it? This is the mindset Carlos Diaz brings to the new Cisco XDR release, which he says is designed to make cybersecurity defenders' lives easier. The message that defenders should draw from this XDR solution, he says, is: "Cisco knows me."
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.
Cisco took its first major step toward realizing its secure cloud vision in April with the debut of a new extended detection and response platform. The next set of enhancements around generative AI, secure access and defending applications across multiple clouds debuted Tuesday at Cisco Live 2023.