A Russian court sentenced cybersecurity firm Group 1B co-founder Ilya Sachkov on Wednesday to 14 years in prison in a case that state-run media says stems from delivering classified material to foreign intelligence. Group 1B defended its former CEO, calling the trial a "pretext" for prison.
Practicing incident response procedures is as important as practicing fire drills, said CISO Nick Prescot of Norgine. But beyond regularly testing the plan, security leaders must foster a collaborative environment so their teams maintain a sense of calm in the heat of an incident.
Without a doubt, digital transformation is the most popular business strategy of this decade. According to Tech Pro Research, 70% of organizations either have or are working on a digital transformation strategy. Additionally, global spending on revolutionizing processes, business models, and integrating technology...
The rapid adoption of cloud is a double-edged sword. While it offers organizations great opportunities for embracing innovation, it also outpaces security measures, leaving gaps for attackers to exploit. James Campbell, CEO of Cado Security, discussed the risks and vulnerabilities.
It used to be a stray printer on a network, but today shadow IT comes in all shapes and sizes - and poses serious security threats. Jeff Keating and Jaineesh Davda of FormAssembly discuss how to manage shadow IT and protect your critical data.
General cyber hygiene has gotten worse at small and midsized businesses, according to Simon Newman, CEO of the Cyber Resilience Center for London. "Businesses are less able to spot that they've been a victim than they perhaps have in previous years," he said.
Attackers are increasingly using carefully crafted business logic exploits in which attackers effectively social engineer an API to do something it wasn’t intended to do, according to Stephanie Best, director of product marketing for API security at Salt Security.
Do you know what the biggest threat is to your organization? The answer may surprise you. It’s your own employees, contractors, and other insiders. These trusted insiders have authorized access to sensitive information and can cause significant harm to your organization, whether they mean to or not. Insider threats...
In a bid to revolutionize information security training and make it more engaging and memorable for employees, Ivan Milenkovic, group CISO at WebHelp, advises firms to adopt gamification and interactive content in corporate training to make it more accessible and memorable for employees.
Modern construction techniques are employing a wide range of smart devices to control the environment, facilitate communications and save money. Virtually Informed CTO Sarb Sembhi shared a new report on IoT security for smart buildings with advice on complying with current and upcoming regulations.
Adobe released a fresh out-of-band security update to patch an improperly fixed ColdFusion zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild that allows attackers to bypass security controls. The update includes fixes for two other critical vulnerabilities.
The Biden administration on Tuesday initiated a nationwide cybersecurity certification and labeling program aimed at helping consumers choose smart devices that offer enhanced protection against hacking risks. Products will have a QR code and follow NIST standards.
What are your third parties doing for you when it comes to security, and what has been assumed that you are doing, plus what’s the impact of AI? Bridget Kenyon, CISO at Shared Service Connected, said most organizations need better visibility into vendor risks.
Netcraft landed a DigiCert and Progressive Leasing executive as its CEO to expand the company's footprint in the U.S. and better identify cyberattacks in real time. The firm tapped Ryan Woodley to capitalize on the $100 million raised from Spectrum Equity by bringing more scalability via automation.
While IT-OT convergence is accelerating, awareness and maturity of OT technologies still have a long road ahead. In this transition, organizations need to ensure the safety and health of workers is always the top priority for OT security, said Andre Shori, CISO, APAC with Schneider Electric.