A vulnerability in Microsoft Azure's database service Cosmos DB has potentially put at risk thousands of Azure customers, including many Fortune 500 companies, according to the security firm Wiz. Microsoft has mitigated the flaw.
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.
As a technology and security leader, Laura-Lea Berna is driven to defend gaps. But as a business executive, the VP, IT and CIO of BC Transit has built her career on answering the question "Where's the need?" She discusses her path and role as a mentor to up-and-coming leaders.
Threat modeling can help give organizations the extra insights needed to secure their on-premises and cloud environments at a time when attackers are using increasingly sophisticated methods to gain entry to networks and maintain persistence. Experts offer tips on making the right moves.
Want defensive advice from a ransomware-wielding attacker? In a tell-all interview, a LockBit 2.0 representative not only extols the virtues of his malware, but also advises would-be victims to hire red teams, keep their software updated and educate employees to resist social engineering attacks.
Despite security improvements over the last seven years, the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, needs to better protect the large amounts of personal identifiable data - such as Social Security numbers - that the agency collects, according to an inspector general's audit.
The U.S. State Department reportedly recently sustained a cyber incident that prompted a notice to the Defense Department's Cyber Command. The report of the incident follows a congressional report that gave the State Department a "D" grade for its cybersecurity defenses.
Andy Jenkinson of Cybersec Innovation Partners has found an alarming number of flaws and misconfigurations in websites and web servers run by some of the biggest players in government, healthcare and even cybersecurity. He discusses this pressing issue in the latest episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged."
John "Chris" Inglis says one of his first priorities as national cyber director within the White House is focusing on issues of cyber resiliency. Battling ransomware and coordinating government responses with the private sector are also top issues he's tackling.
The World Bank has launched a cybersecurity fund for low- and middle-income nations to support public sector efforts to conduct cybersecurity maturity assessments, offer technical assistance and support training and staff development.
Following a breach of some of its servers in January 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau failed to follow standard cybersecurity practices, including properly maintaining logs of the incident to assist in an investigation, according to an inspector general's report made public this week.
Scientists from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder say they have discovered a new way that attackers could launch reflected denial-of-service amplification attacks over TCP by abusing middleboxes and censorship infrastructure.
Cybersecurity is a top priority for Enterprise networks, but as cyberattacks and data breaches become more prevalent, traditional cybersecurity approaches fall short.
"Detect and remediate" has long been the cybersecurity standard but as attackers become more sophisticated and attack rates continue to grow,...