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Redmond's security research teams intercept multiple zero-day attacks attributed to DSIRF, a private cyber mercenary firm operating out of Austria. [Read More]
A global study of 550 organizations finds the average cost of a data breach reaching all-time high of $4.35 million as businesses struggle with ransomware and lack of zero trust principles. [Read More]
Reports say a Greek lawmaker in the European Parliament was targeted with malicious links trying to plant the Predator spyware program. [Read More]
A major security vulnerability in the open source PrestaShop software is being exploited in the wild and approximately 300,000 merchant shops are at risk. [Read More]
SonicWall ships urgent patches for a critical flaw in its Global Management System (GMS) software, warning that the defect exposes businesses to remote hacker attacks. [Read More]
Silicon Valley SOC startup Anvilogic has deposited $25 million in a new investment round led by Outpost Ventures. [Read More]
Apple's security response team has pushed out software fixes for at least 39 software vulnerabilities haunting the macOS Catalina, iOS and iPadOS platforms. [Read More]
British startup Push Security has banked $4 million in early-stage funding to help secure SaaS app deployments. [Read More]
MDR platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business. [Read More]
Prominent cybersecurity executive Katie Moussouris is calling on the U.S. government to resist the urge to match China’s reported mandates around early vulnerability disclosure directly to the government. [Read More]

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John Maddison's picture
Zero Trust is not simply a product. If someone says it is, they probably either don't know what they're talking about or have watered down their marketing to the point of making it misleading.
Gordon Lawson's picture
By anonymizing their activities and assets, colleges and universities can protect people, data and applications from cyber threats at the network level by making themselves invisible.
Derek Manky's picture
Living-off-the-land attacks are effective because they allow attackers to hide their activities in legitimate processes and makes it harder for defenders to detect them. These tools also make attack attribution much harder.
Gordon Lawson's picture
The rise of social engineering tactics as well as risks associated with embedded vulnerabilities in contractor networks makes keeping this technology confidential and out of the hands of adversaries increasingly difficult.
Derek Manky's picture
While the sky just may be the limit (or actually, it may not be), when it comes to cybercriminals, three key areas where we expect to see more activity in the coming year are space, digital wallets and esports.
John Maddison's picture
Security must be as agile as today's workforce, ensuring consistent protection and optimal user experience regardless of where a user or device operates.
Marie Hattar's picture
In order to deliver on the promise of 5G, we need new industry standards for security, testing, and training to proactively combat 5G cyber threats and minimize risks.
Gordon Lawson's picture
For red teams, using an obfuscated network for testing offers the advantage of hiding who is performing the attack and where it is originating, for a more real-life context
John Maddison's picture
Recent changes have resulted in a proliferation of devices and users working from anywhere, which has expanded the digital attack surface and exposed more applications, devices, data, and users to risk.
John Maddison's picture
Zero-trust network access (ZTNA) simplifies secure connectivity by providing seamless, per-use access to applications, no matter where the user or application may be located.