U.S. President Joe Biden today signed a National Security Memorandum that aims to improve the cybersecurity of national security systems. The memo gives new powers to the NSA to oversee cybersecurity improvements such as the use of the multifactor authentication, encryption and endpoint detection services.
Proofpoint, which was acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo in 2021, has merged with Dathena, a New York-based AI data protection platform. Dathena's platform will address the need in Proofpoint's cloud management platform for safeguards against breaches and data exposure.
The past two years have been a challenge for security leaders. 2020 started with COVID-19 and a pell-mell shift to remote work, and finished with the gut-punch of a major breach (SolarWinds) that put hundreds of organizations into frantic assess-and-remediate mode.
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Researchers have identified a new wave of phishing attacks exploiting a vulnerability in the comments feature of Google Docs to deliver malicious phishing websites. It hit more than 500 inboxes across 30 tenants, with hackers using more than 100 different Gmail accounts, Avanan researchers say.
Alphabet's Google has purchased stand-alone security orchestration, automation and response vendor Siemplify for about $500 million in cash, to bolster the threat detection and response capabilities built into Google's Chronicle security analytics platform.
Microsoft's Azure App Service had a security flaw, which researchers call "NotLegit," that kept your Local Git repository publicly accessible, according to a security blog from Wiz.io. The source code of customer applications written in Java, Node, PHP, Python and Ruby was exposed for four years.
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Across the globe, more people are working from home than ever before.
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The year is ending with a cybersecurity bang - not whimper - due to the widespread prevalence of the Apache Log4j vulnerability. Researchers warn that at least 40% of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers seeking to exploit the flaw. More than 250 vendors have already issued security advisories.
Ultimate Kronos Group, a U.S.-based multinational firm that provides workforce management and human resource management systems, says that its private cloud service has fallen victim to a ransomware attack. An executive with the company says service restoration may take "several weeks."
As enterprises move past the urgency of pandemic response, and cloud migration becomes the real new normal, how are they defining and securing their journeys? Tom Davison of Lookout shares first-hand lessons learned from practicing cloud security.
In an age of advanced persistent threats, ransomware and rapidly escalating cyber-attacks, securing data and user access in a Zero Trust world can be challenging – on-premise, in the cloud or in hybrid environments. The world today is characterised by data trawl, volatile environments and changing user access...