In January, hackers reportedly compromised portions of the New York state government's computer network by taking advantage of an unpatched vulnerability in Citrix enterprise software. Although state officials say no data was compromised, the attack reportedly disabled some state agency information systems.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, venture capitalist Hank Thomas helped launch SCVX, a cybersecurity-focused special purpose acquisition company. Post-pandemic, Thomas sees a bright future in filling what he sees as the market need for a scalable, integrated platform.
Fraudsters waging business email compromise schemes are attempting to steal money from state agencies and healthcare providers that are buying medical equipment and supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the FBI warns.
In the best of times, cybersecurity awareness training is a challenge for most enterprises. But now add the conditions of COVID-19 - a fully remote workforce and broader attack surface - and the challenge grows exponentially. Training expert Christina Izuakor offers insight on how to maximize e-learning opportunities.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, healthcare organizations need to ramp up efforts to mitigate the threats posed by cybercriminals who are trying to exploit the chaos, says attorney Jason G. Weiss, a cyber forensics expert and retired FBI agent.
In the effort to develop COVID-19 medical insights, some healthcare and technology firms are reportedly partnering to collect coronavirus patient information to assist government and academic researchers. But such efforts are raising significant security and privacy concerns.
The U.K. government says it's prepping a contact-tracing app in an attempt to help contain COVID-19. But a leading cybersecurity expert argues that the proposal amounts to little more than "do-something-itis" and urges a focus, instead, on expanded testing as well as ventilator production.
Pamela Kubiatowski of Zscaler provides guidance on mitigating the risks posed by the shift to a work-at-home environment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a preview of an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion.
The transition to a remote workforce in recent weeks has significant security implications, according to Nathan Howe and Kevin Schwarz of Zscaler, who provide guidance on mitigating the risks in this preview of an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion.
The SEC has settled charges against two traders who were accused of profiting from the hacking of an SEC EDGAR system server in 2016. The Ukrainian man who allegedly hacked the system by bypassing its authentication control remains at large.