The stuck-at-home chronicles have fast become surreal, as remote workers face down a killer virus on the one hand and the flattening of their work and personal lives on the other. To help, many have rushed to adopt Zoom. And for many use cases - hint: not national security - it is a perfectly fine option.
Russian authorities typically turn a blind eye to cybercrime committed by citizens, provided they target foreigners. But as the recent "BuyBest" arrests of 25 individuals demonstrate, authorities do not tolerate criminals that target Russians, and especially not anyone who targets Russian banks.
COVID-19: Modern society has never seen anything like it, and neither have financial markets. Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez analyzes the impact of the disease caused by the new coronavirus on public and private companies' valuations, as well as technology buyers and the threat environment.
Federal government agencies certainly are not immune from phishing scams, and Aaron Higbee of Cofense is focused on tackling the unique challenges that government faces in detecting and stopping the crimes.
Federal government agencies face unique cybersecurity risks, and as a result they often place tight restrictions on mobile devices in the workplace. Michael Campbell of Privoro says it's time to loosen these restrictions because they are negatively impacting missions, recruitment and retention.
RSA 2020 touched on a number of topics, including the security of elections and supply chains, plus AI, zero trust and frameworks, among many others. But from sessions on cryptography, to this year's lower attendance, to the antibacterial dispensers dotted around venues, concerns over COVID-19 also dominated.
Government agencies are at an important crossroads. For years they've faced mandates to modernize IT, but many have made limited progress.
Now, with increasing citizen demands and other mission requirements, agencies are under pressure to adopt newer technologies. Faced with aging systems that are not up to the...
Cloud migration still offers its fair share of speed bumps along the way. Only 21% of IT decision makers have enough confidence in their ability to manage the scale and complexity of IT modernization initiatives.
Government IT management teams have to keep pace even as digital business infrastructures become more...
Public sector organizations are feeling the pains of digital transformation. The influx of new technologies is shifting the IT environment under their feet. At the same time, modernization is not an option but an imperative to meet their ongoing and new mission mandates securely.
To better understand the shifting...
Complex systems of networks and servers power many of government's core services to the public and in our nation's defense. When these systems fail, critical services are disrupted and lives are impacted.
To protect services and even save lives, government agencies must be vigilant about the reliability,...
The Cryptographer's Panel, which sees five cryptography experts analyze and debate top trends, remains a highlight of the annual RSA conference. For 2020, the panel focused on such topics as facial recognition, election integrity and the never-ending crypto wars, while giving shout-outs to bitcoin and blockchain.
Security threats are advancing - but is your cybersecurity plan?
Check out The Essential Guide to Security for 2020 to discover new security use cases as well as how to implement Splunk's security product suite for advanced security analytics, security automation and orchestration (SOAR), Security Information and...
If you struggle to keep up with the volume of alerts you receive daily, you're not alone. More than 79% of information security professionals report alert fatigue. Organizations of all sizes and across the globe are realizing that in order to effectively mitigate risk, they need new strategies for detecting, triaging,...
Visser Precision, a U.S. manufacturer that supplies Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Tesla and SpaceX, appears to have been hit by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang, which has begun leaking internal data and threatening to leak more unless the victim pays a ransom.
The 2016 U.S. presidential election served as a wake-up call for lawmakers and the public about the threat that cyberattackers can pose to the country's democracy, CISA Director Christopher Krebs said at the RSA 2020 conference. Election security and ransomware remain his agency's two biggest concerns.