Entering 2022, the world continues to endure the pandemic. But the security industry has, no doubt, continued to shift, adapt, and develop in spite of things. Several trends have even accelerated. Beyond traditional “physical security,” a host of frontiers like AI, cloud computing, IoT, and cybersecurity are being rapidly pioneered by entities big and small…

Of the newly patched security flaws, nine are rated high-severity while six carry a “medium-severity” rating. The most important of these issues is CVE-2022-22746, a race condition leading to the bypass of full-screen notification on Windows machines. Next in line is CVE-2022-22743, another fullscreen spoof, this time affecting the browser window. The bug could allow…

The European Data Protection Supervisor said Monday that Europol was notified of the order on Jan. 3 following an inquiry that started in 2019. As part of the investigation, the EDPS said it reprimanded Europol two years ago “for the continued storage of large volumes” of such data, “which poses a risk to individuals’ fundamental…

In light of recent incidents that impacted both information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments, organizations are increasingly evaluating the risks associated with growing IT/OT convergence. IT environments include cloud computing, internal and outsourced Internet applications, and business and technical systems used across the organization, such as for e-commerce, human resources, and engineering. OT…

Launched to the public in 2013, iProov helps customers verify customer identity and protect against spoof attacks from photos, videos, masks, and even deepfakes. Used for onboarding and authentication, iProov says customers including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the UK Home Office, the UK National Health Service (NHS), the Australian Taxation Office, GovTech Singapore,…

Are cybersecurity jobs a profession or a vocation? When we consider the current workforce shortage in cybersecurity, our existing assumptions about the nature of cybersecurity jobs may be exacerbating the shortfall. For this reason, we may need to consider new ways of thinking about jobs within the cybersecurity field and the appropriate institutional structures that…

With this transaction, Somerville, Mass.-based Recorded Future gets a direct entry into the competitive continuous Attack Surface Management (ASM) business and new technology to help organizations with real-time visibility into networks and servers exposed to malicious actors. The $65 million deal comes less than a year after Recorded Future announced an early-stage investment in SecurityTrails…

The latest financing was led by WestCap, with additional investment from Dave DeWalt’s NightDragon. It comes exactly one year after the company (previously known White Ops) was acquired by the Goldman Sachs merchant banking division. HUMAN Security sells technology capable of differentiating between bots and human transactions on the internet, protecting enterprises from fraudulent e-commerce…

The fraud detection and prevention (FDP) market is expected to surpass $100 billion by 2027, as reported in a research study by Global Market Insights. The growing adoption of mobile phones and digital banking applications is proliferating the market growth. The growing instances of cyberthreats and money laundering across sectors are driving the need for…