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Before the recent pandemic, many executives began appreciating the risks and opportunities associated with cybersecurity. A 2019 survey on cybersecurity priorities from Optiv Security found that 96% of CISOs are taking “a more strategic approach to cybersecurity,” and many were even willing to slow business development to account for cybersecurity-related risks. This was great news…

Lately, dark web actors have one more worry: getting caught by law enforcement. Tracking dark web illegal activities has been a cat-and-mouse game for authorities, but in the end, they often catch their adversaries and seize the dodgy money. On the night of the 2020 presidential election, for example, US government officials managed to empty…

In 1555, Nostradamus published his famous Les Prophéties containing obfuscated prophecies for the world to come. Some believe that one of these predictions pertains to the year 2020 and it reads, in part: “The false trumpet concealing madness / will cause Byzantium to change its laws.” Yeah… I have no idea what that means either!…

The funding came from ClearSky Security, DNX Ventures, and South Dakota Equity Partners, and Query.AI says it will be used to accelerate adoption of its product. Query.AI has developed what it describes as a security investigations control plane designed to help security teams investigate and respond to incidents by giving them real-time access and centralized insights…

The attacks start with spear-phishing messages that employ lures relevant to the targeted organizations, such as aviation, travel, and cargo, and deliver an image that pretends to be a PDF file and which contains an embedded link. The attackers abuse legitimate web services and they leverage a newly identified loader dubbed Snip3 for the delivery…

he vulnerabilities, dubbed FragAttacks (fragmentation and aggregation attacks), were discovered by researcher Mathy Vanhoef, who was also involved in the discovery of the Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK) vulnerabilities back in 2017. FragAttacks can be leveraged by an attacker who is within range of the targeted Wi-Fi connection to hack devices and steal sensitive user information….

“We are going to have to assess where we are in regards to the ongoing litigation and determine what the best path forward is for the department,” deputy Pentagon press secretary Jamal Brown said, citing remarks by Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks at a public forum late last month. Hicks said then that she could…

It’s time. If they weren’t already invested, the events of the last year have clearly forced the hands of organizations to embrace the world of cloud-delivered services. The global rise in remote work is a big driver; it has forced organizations to think more progressively about everything from their office space to their infrastructure. It’s…