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News Analysis: Venture capitalists are betting that hardware and software innovation is finally coming together to solve one of the “holy grails” of encryption. [Read More]
CISA warns that the BlackMatter ransomware has targeted multiple critical infrastructure entities in the United States, including organizations in the food industry. [Read More]
Symantec is warning about a threat actor targeting multiple entities in South Asia, with a focus on Afghanistan - for data theft and cyberespionage. [Read More]
The company plans to use the investment to further grow sales, marketing, and engineering teams. [Read More]
Private data sharing solutions provider TripleBlind has raised $24 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
Password auditing and recovery tool L0phtCrack has been released as open source and the project is looking for both maintainers and contributors. [Read More]
The open source monitoring system is used by roughly 800 cloud-native organizations, including Slack and Uber, but added TLS and basic authentication support only recently. [Read More]
With 6,000 out of 30,000 observed clusters of activity, GandCrab emerged as the most active ransomware family wreaking havoc on the Windows ecosystem. [Read More]
Data privacy compliance startup CYTRIO announces its launch with $3.5 million in seed funding. [Read More]
The botnet downloads and installs a Monero miner onto the compromised systems and is also capable of installing a rootkit and executing commands. [Read More]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
Most cyber insurance providers are demanding that companies supply proof of their backup implementation in order to obtain an affordable policy.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an excellent time to reflect on any changes made, and that might still need to be made since, as for many people hybrid has become the working ‘normal.’
William Lin's picture
Data security is a tough topic to summarize and I’d argue it may be the most misunderstood category in security right now.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs and their security teams need to quickly master these technologies if they’re to successfully partner with in-house development teams and secure “data-in-use.”
Gunter Ollmann's picture
It is reasonable to assume that within five years the term “confidential compute” will become superfluous and an assumed native component of all cloud services.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Opportunities for accidental exposure of sensitive information are often compounded by multiple stakeholders using collaborative tools without the proper policies, oversight and security training.
Laurence Pitt's picture
For an MSP looking to grow business, the convergence of SD-WAN and security, along with the transitional needs of customers, translates to opportunity.
Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.
Alastair Paterson's picture
If it takes a whole village to raise a child, it takes a whole community of vendors and business partners to build a secure data environment.
Ellison Anne Williams's picture
Data in Use has become a point of least resistance for an attacker. There is a major industry need to recognize this lapse and close the gap in data security by protecting data while it is being used.