Derek B. Johnson

December 31, 2020

Non-profit founded by Gates Foundation suffers massive exposure of student records

An exposed AWS bucket left hundreds of thousands of student-related records exposed to the internet, but officials from the non-profit say most of the data was old and obsolete.

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December 30, 2020

Cerberus Cyber Sentinel buys Alpine Security

The deal, and implication of more to come, hint at increased hunger for third-party security auditing services in the face of worsening cybercrime, and an increasingly complex regulatory compliance landscape.

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December 29, 2020

After the worst year ever for ransomware, 2021 will be more of the same

Most of the incentives driving ransomware operations have only intensified over the past year, while law enforcement and defenders look for new angles to stem the tide.

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