Teri Robinson

February 1, 2021

The cloud divide: Risks and rewards for companies that moved pre-pandemic

Cloud enabled a lot of organizations to shift fast, accommodating the new business requirements that emerged with the pandemic. But where did security fit into the equation? SC Media spoke to Vikram Kunchala of Deloitte to find out.

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January 29, 2021

Flaws in open source library used by DoD, IC for satellite imagery could lead to system takeovers

Two vulnerabilities discovered could lead to remote code execution, while another could lead to denial of service attacks.

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January 29, 2021

Does SolarWinds change the rules in offensive cyber? Experts say no, but offer alternatives

While tempting, most experts agree that hack-back strategies are a bad idea for companies. But there are tactics that can help deter nation-state actors and limit their ability to penetrate networks.

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January 25, 2021

Does cybersecurity need its own Fauci?

SC Media spoke to Ron Gula, former NSA hacker and cybersecurity investor through Gula Tech Adventures, who has advised Congress and the White House, about what President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office should look like from a cyber perspective.

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January 22, 2021

2021 to bring ‘phase two’ of remote access investment for enterprises

As work from home extends into 2021, remote access performance and security will continue to dominate enterprise budgets and priorities. Accommodating remote users “long-term will lead to phase two of remote access investment,” according to a report from Cato Networks that surveyed 2,376 IT leaders about budgets, purchase plans, future of remote work and secure…

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January 21, 2021

Look for GDPR fines to increase, extend beyond breaches

So far, U.S. companies have felt the brunt of regulators' displeasure. The highest GDPR fine so far – $57 million – was imposed on Google by French regulators, though Marriott may have to pony up $123 million.

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January 15, 2021

Biden to invest in cyber workforce, but without plan to overcome lingering staffing hurdles

President-elect Joe Biden announced funding to modernize secure IT and lure cyber talent to the public sector as part of his plan to stimulate the economy and rebuild in the wake of the pandemic. But cybersecurity experts remain skeptical that the newfound funding focus on cybersecurity will be enough to draw the necessary talent. Noting…

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January 15, 2021

With insured losses estimated at $90 billion, did cyber insurance firms dodge financial calamity?

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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January 13, 2021

Digital nationalism and the complexity of emerging threats for multinational companies

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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