No matter how much security technology we purchase, we still face a fundamental security problem: people. This webinar will explore the different levers that social engineers and scam artists pull to make us more likely to do their bidding.
Join Javvad Malik, Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4, as he provides...
After suffering a network systems outage that lasted at least a week in July, DuPage Medical Group, the largest multispeciality group practice in Illinois, is now reporting a data breach affecting more than 655,000 individuals.
Citing damaging ransomware attacks that it, along with the FBI, has observed over recent holidays, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an alert warning organizations to be prepared as the Labor Day holiday nears. CISA, however, is not tracking any immediate threats.
The impact of Hurricane Ida, including huge power outages, points to the importance of healthcare organizations and others having comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plans in place for natural disasters as well as cyber incidents.
Because a relatively small number of individuals provide the vast majority of services and infrastructure that power cybercrime, they remain top targets for arrest - or at least disruption - by law enforcement authorities, says cybercrime expert Alan Woodward. But of course, geopolitics sometimes gets in the way.
The sale and purchase of unauthorized access to compromised enterprise networks has become a significant enabler for criminal cyberattacks, particularly ransomware infections. Some cybercriminals specialize in network compromises and sell the access that they have obtained to third parties, rather than exploiting the...
The FBI has issued a warning about Hive ransomware after the group took down Memorial Health System last week. The alert details indicators of compromise, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with these ransomware attacks to help organizations better defend themselves.
Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access remain the leading causes of personal data breaches as well as violations of data protection rules, Britain's privacy watchdog reports. The U.K. government has also been caught out by breaches and leaks involving military secrets and CCTV footage from a government building.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis initiatives unveiled by the Biden administration to enhance supply chain and critical infrastructure security and address the cybersecurity skills gap. Also featured: LockBit 2.0 ransomware rep 'tells all'; misconfigured Microsoft Power Apps.
This is the first episode of The Ransomware Files, a podcast series focused on stories of resilience in the fight against ransomware. A systems administrator with a school district in Washington state recounts a brush with Ryuk ransomware and how the district recovered through tenacity and a bit of luck.
Ransomware has become a huge cyber security challenge for organisations. It is growing in numbers as well as in sophistication. The cost of financial and reputational losses to organizations is also on the rise. In 2019, average remediation costs for a company that had incurred a ransomware attack were over $761,000....
After a string of high-profile hits, many of the largest and most notorious ransomware operations recently disappeared. But the pace of ransomware attacks hasn't diminished because of a steady influx of new operations, existing operations getting more sophisticated and old players rebranding.
In the first half of 2021, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs detected a 10-fold increase in weekly ransomware activity as compared to 2020. This is just one of the trends detailed in the Global Threat Report for the first half of 2021. Derek Manky of FortiGuard Labs analyzes the trends and takeaways.
The Biden administration unveiled a package of supply chain and critical infrastructure security initiatives following a meeting at the White House with tech executives and others. Companies such as Google and Microsoft also promised billions in spending on cybersecurity over the next several years.