Merger and acquisition activity involving cybersecurity companies continued at a rapid pace in the last two weeks, with Accenture, Forcepoint, OneTrust and the Swedish IT consultancy firm Knowit AB all making acquisitions.
The Fermilab physics laboratory in the U.S. has tidied up its systems after security researchers found weaknesses exposing documents, proprietary applications, personal information, project details and credentials.
A severe vulnerability in a system on certain Qualcomm chips, which has been patched, potentially could have enabled attackers to remotely control Android smartphones, access users' text messages and listen in on conversations, according to a new report from Check Point Software Technologies.
Security researchers have uncovered a flaw dubbed TsuNAME in DNS resolver software that attackers could used to carry out distributed denial-of-service attacks against authoritative DNS servers. Google and Cisco have resolved the issue in their DNS servers.
The Defense Department will expand its vulnerability disclosure program in the coming months, inviting ethical hackers to find flaws in a wider array of systems and applications - including IoT and industrial control systems - within the Pentagon's public-facing networks.
About 50% to 70% of all ransomware attacks in the U.S. are targeting small and medium-sized businesses, costing the victims an estimated total of $350 million in the last year, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said Wednesday in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
In 2020, the predictable economics of the past disappeared during an increasingly chaotic year. The pandemic reshaped society and impacted countless people. Organizations adapted quickly enabling employees to collaborate remotely. Businesses reconfigured their operating model enabling them to serve customers safely....
Lawmakers in the Senate and House have introduced legislation designed to improve and enhance the nation's electrical grid and respond to concerns that the country's power system is prone to cyberthreats.
A patch has been issued for a serious vulnerability that affects PHP Composer - a tool used to manage and install software dependencies in the PHP ecosystem. Security researchers at SonarSource say the flaw could put millions of websites at risk.
The Biden administration will prioritize cybersecurity in its $1 billion IT modernization grant program for federal agencies, which will be overseen by the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget.
Ivanti, parent company of Pulse Secure, published a permanent fix Monday for a zero-day vulnerability in Pulse Connect Secure VPN products that has been exploited to target U.S. government agencies, critical infrastructure providers and other companies over the last several weeks.
Recent incidents involving inadvertent exposure of patient data on GitHub, a software development platform, point to the need to ensure that data loss prevention tools are implemented, all available security controls are leveraged and employees are made aware of the risks involved.