A human cyber risk factor increases or decreases the chance of a person becoming a victim of a cyber attack.
Many organizations are moving too slowly towards addressing the human risk elements of security. At the heart of this lies an misunderstanding of human risk factors - with many believing the only...
The new SEC rules require Board-level oversight of cybersecurity. Security leaders will need to translate cybersecurity insights into a language the Board understands. However, current methods are inadequate and cannot equip CISOs and security leaders to comply with the new SEC rules.
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Increased engagement from boards on digital transformation initiatives around cloud and AI adoption has spurred greater investment in cybersecurity, said Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables. Systems built and designed decades ago have become increasingly difficult to secure, he said.
This week, ISMG editors covered the hot topics at ISMG's London Cybersecurity Summit 2023, including the technical landscape of AI, executive liability, incident response strategies in the face of a global ransomware attack and how to build personal resilience to avoid burnout.
The new Securities & Exchange Commission Cyber Rules mandate a transformation in how publicly traded companies manage cyber risk. To comply, they’ll need to build and deploy systems – within the next five months – to identify, measure and report cyber risk “materiality”. But, current methods are inadequate...
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Censys CEO Brad Brooks discusses the stresses a CISO experiences in trying to prevent cyberattacks and in dealing with those that do occur. Topics include breach disclosure and cybersecurity marketing to CISOs.
Multiple nation-state hacking groups have been exploiting known flaws in Zoho ManageEngine software and Fortinet firewalls to steal data, cybersecurity officials warn. A new alert details exploits of each vulnerability by separate groups that targeted the same aeronautical firm.
In the aftermath of mergers and acquisitions among healthcare entities - and the resulting IT integration and cost-cutting moves - gaps in technology and skills and other gaps often put organizations at higher risk for attacks and other security incidents, said Jack Danahy of NuHarbor Security.
The number of major health data breaches is decreasing, but a recent disturbing trend reflects the vulnerability of critical vendors and the tenacity of cybercriminals, say John Delano, a vice president of Christus Health, and Mike Hamilton, CISO and co-founder of security firm Critical Insight.
A backdoor Trojan known as SmokeLoader is deploying a customized Wi-Fi scanning executable to triangulate the location of infected Windows devices. The malware, dubbed "Whiffy Recon," uses nearby Wi-Fi access points as a data point for Google's geolocation API.
To develop robust OT cyber security roadmaps and foundations, organizations with OT systems (everything from manufacturing process controls to building control systems to security access systems) should embrace the concept of OTSM (OT Systems Management), paralleling their ITSM practices, but within the unique...
Browser security and microsegmentation play critical roles in stemming the bleeding from ransomware attacks, as "almost always the attacks come from a point-based browser vector," said Spencer Tall, managing director, AllegisCyber Capital. He shared two approaches to ensure secure browser adoption.
While consolidating third-party risks into one document is important, it is equally vital to introduce artificial intelligence into various elements of your third-party risk management program, said Jonathan Pineda, CISO and DPO at the Government Service Insurance System in the Philippines.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra AI, discusses ways that discriminative AI technology can filter out all of the noise from the massive volume of alerts from a portfolio of cybersecurity tools.
Recently acquired RiskLens edged out startup Axio and incumbent ThreatConnect for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever cyber risk quantification rankings. Cyber risk quantification focused on theoretical methodology for about 10 years but shifted to practical applications over the past five years.