Fortinet has taken advantage of its ASIC chip and network security expertise to drive massive growth in both its SD-WAN and OT security businesses, CEO Ken Xie says. OT devices are difficult to secure on their own, so Fortinet uses its ability to block bad network traffic to keep them secure.
Two hacking incidents - one reported by a Texas-based substance abuse treatment network that operates in several states and the other by a New Mexico community health center - have affected the sensitive medical information of nearly 300,000 individuals.
While Managed EDR can help in many endpoint scenarios, it’s important to be aware that going beyond the endpoint allows MDR and extended detection and response (XDR) to offer broader cybersecurity coverage.
ISMG caught up with 11 security executives in Las Vegas on Tuesday to discuss everything from open-source intelligence and Web3 security to training new security analysts and responding to directory attacks. Here's a look at some of the most interesting things we heard from industry leaders.
North Korean state-sponsored theft of cryptocurrency could intensify once cryptocurrency becomes accepted as a means of payment settlement, said a panelist at a think tank event in Washington. The United States and South Korea in 2021 committed to enhanced collaboration over cybercrime.
The rise of ransomware brokers and the continued talent shortage mean defenders increasingly need security technology managed on their behalf, Sophos' Kris Hagerman says. Customers must manage all their security products from a single platform and analyze the data these tools generate, he says.
OneTrust has put nearly $1 billion in investment to good use, helping companies address data governance, security assurance, third-party risk and more, Chief Strategy Officer Blake Brannon says. OneTrust has taken on challenges such as monitoring the ethical use of data and verifying compliance.
Cybercriminals monitor leak sites for newly listed ransomware victims in a bid to try their own hand at dropping encryption malware, says Sophos. The cybersecurity firm says it's seen an uptick in incidents involving multiple criminal gangs demanding a ransom for unencrypted victims' files.
A high-ranking employee at Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange, or BitMEX, has pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act, which requires financial institutions to help prevent money laundering. The plea by Gregory Dwyer follows BitMEX's three founders all pleading guilty to the same charge.
In the wake of rapid cloud migration, visibility has been a common challenge for many organizations. But add detection, investigation and response to that list. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, shares insights and a case study for overcoming these cloud security challenges.
The managed security services market is both evolving and becoming crowded. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, offers insight into why many MSS offerings fall short and what customers going forward should demand in MSS security outcomes.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
It's not enough for medical device makers to provide a software bill of materials - there also needs to be close attention paid to how vulnerabilities in components are communicated and managed, says medical device security expert Ken Hoyme.
A future without passwords is not far off. This is bad news for cybercriminals who aim to steal credentials and good news for your IT team – which spends way too much time handling password resets, account unlocks, and other password-related requests. Find out what alternative authentication methods are available...
As the U.K.'s National Health Service continues to deal with the impact of a cyberattack on one of its critical IT suppliers, the situation underscores the risks posed by vendors - and the need to have business continuity plans ready to deploy.