Managing and securing software supply chains end to end has been a challenge for organizations the world over. Relying on manual processes and disjointed spreadsheets reports, or worse, blind trust, are no match for cyber threats that continue to grow both in frequency and sophistication.
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The healthcare industry continues to be targeted by ransomware gangs, but there are efforts underway to help improve the health sector's information security resiliency. Errol Weiss of Health-ISAC says the industry as a whole lacks resources.
The Five Eyes intelligence alliance has released a set of the 15 most routinely exploited vulnerabilities in the past year. Nine of the 15 vulnerabilities allow remote code execution, and the rest include privilege escalation, security bypass and path traversal, among other flaws.
Each day organizations face new threats that jeopardize their critical networks. Gaining visibility into the security risks your supply chain or third-party vendors pose to your organization is a growing priority among cybersecurity leaders. Next-generation cybersecurity practices will require organizations to align...
AWS has fixed "severe security issues" in hot patches it released last December to address the Log4Shell vulnerability in Java applications and containers. Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 researchers said containers in server or cluster environments can exploit the patch to take over its underlying host.
VMware's Tom Kellermann is out with Modern Bank Heists 5.0, his latest look at the attackers and attacks targeting financial services. Subtitled "The Escalation," this report looks at the increase in destructive attacks, ransomware and hits on cryptocurrency exchanges. Kellermann shares insights.
Researchers at security firm ESET have found three vulnerabilities affecting Lenovo laptops worldwide and targeting users who work from home. Two of the flaws affect UEFI firmware drivers meant for use only during the manufacturing process of Lenovo notebooks, and one is a memory corruption bug.
During its January cyberattack, Lapsus$ accessed tenants and viewed applications such as Slack and Jira for only two Okta customers. The threat actor actively controlled a single workstation used by a Sitel support engineer for 25 consecutive minutes on Jan. 21, according to a forensic report.
A surprising improvement in loss ratios for cyber insurance providers in 2021 means the rapid rise in premiums might at last subside later this year. The loss ratio declined for the first time since 2018 despite the frequency and severity of claims filed for cyberattacks increasing again in 2021.
Starting in July, the second Tuesday of every month will "just be another Tuesday," Microsoft says. After releasing patches for vulnerabilities in its software every second Tuesday of every month since 2016, Microsoft says it is now set to roll out automatic updates. Some security experts weigh in.
As market forces converge to make enterprises of all sizes more conscious of their own cybersecurity sophistication, John Randall of GoSecure proposes a road map to help assess where one is, where one needs to go - and to what degree third-party assistance is necessary.
At a time when applications are more business-critical than ever - and visibility is more challenging to achieve - we need to discuss new strategies and tools for maximizing application intelligence. Sujay Pathakji of Axiom Telecom and Srudi Dineshan of Gigamon share insights.
In the wake of the great digital transformation, cybersecurity is more
important than ever and it's certainly drawing the board's attention.
But how does a security leader keep that attention and also
win over other key stakeholders in the enterprise all while ensuring that cyber maturity and quantifying risk is...
In the latest weekly update, four editors at ISMG discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the lessons we can learn from Okta's breach fallout and subsequent response, how the first NFT rug pull of 2022 has amounted to over $1 million, and the much-anticipated return to in-person events.