Recent supply chain attacks prompted cybersecurity professionals, under the auspices of Cybersecurity Collaborative, to stand up a task force focused on minimizing third-party risk. The need for the Third-Party Risk Task Force, which kicked off this week, has been amplified by recent advanced persistent threat attacks that infiltrated corporate and government networks, due to security…
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The number of SolarWinds victims will likely grow in the upcoming months, but direct insured costs should remain close to the current estimate since many of the organizations hit – particularly federal agencies – do not carry insurance against cyber risks.
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While most industries saw a significant dip in seed and Series A investments last year, cybersecurity investment remained resilient.
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Threat actors have used a variety of tactics and techniques—including phishing, brute force login attempts, and possibly a so-called “pass-the-cookie” attack that bypassed multifactor authentication to exploit cloud security weaknesses.
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The software essentially exempted Apple's own programs from being routed through its Network Extension Framework, which the company created for third-party security products to monitor and filter network traffic.
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Google’s Project Zero this week introduced a six-part series that offers an analysis of four zero-day vulnerabilities on Windows and Chrome, and known-day Android exploits it found during the team’s extensive research last year.
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Over the past two decades, businesses have piled a patchwork of different products and services – multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity governance and administration policies and others – on top of their directory. That introduces risk and complexity, says Jumpcloud CEO Rajat Bhargava.
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Software company says 2 customer inquires, in hindsight, appear linked to supply-chain attack
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Nicolas Reys of Control Risks spoke with SC Media about how companies can position themselves to rebound from a year complicated by the pandemic, climate change challenges and deteriorating U.S.-China relations.
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