In light of the surge in ransomware attacks against universities, institutions need to make asset management a much higher priority, removing obsolete systems and upgrading essential systems to the latest version to avoid exploits of unpatched vulnerabilities, says Matthew Trump of the University of London.
Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely issues, including how the zero-day attacks against Accellion File Transfer Appliance users have rewritten the rules of the cyber extortion game and former federal CISO Gregory Touhill taking on an important new role.
Almost every organization has adopted cloud computing to some extent, and with this great power comes great responsibility. How are cybersecurity leaders managing visibility, access and risk? We asked this exclusive panel of CEOs and CISOs, and they shared frank and thoughtful advice.
COVID-19 infections and death rates are down in the United States, and the percentage of vaccinated citizens is rising. Does this mean the end of the pandemic is finally in sight? Not quite, says continuity planning expert Regina Phelps, who explains why.
Guy Caspi, CEO of Deep Instinct, is so sure of the power of his company’s ransomware defense solution that he’s now offering a performance guarantee that includes a warranty of up to $3 million per company, per breach. What gives him such confidence?
One consistent theme in Andrea Szeiler’s career: She’s always been drawn to "the challenge." And in her roles as global CISO for Transcom and president of WITSEC, she’s currently tackling some meaningful ones.
To minimize the risk of exposing data to cyberhreats, enterprises should take a collaborative approach with all the stakeholders to ensure privacy by design along with data classification in this data-driven economy, according to a panel of experts.
Ransomware attacks now routinely feature multifaceted extortion efforts, and defenses need to evolve, says Stuart McKenzie of FireEye, who offers an analysis of the findings of the FireEye M-Trends 2021 report.