Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines yesterday took the oath of office to serve as the seventh DNI in the U.S.'s history. Haines is the first woman to lead the U.S. Intelligence Community, and will oversee the nation's 18 intelligence agencies
In December 2020, the cybersecurity firm FireEye discovered one of the worst cyberattack in the U.S.'s history. The new Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) perspective Implications of the Sunburst Cybersecurity Attack addresses the damage caused by this attack and what public and private organizations, including transit agencies, can do to mitigate future attacks.
With millions of people working from home at present, and likely into the future, the enterprise perimeter has all but dissolved. In the process, organizations are struggling to ensure security in this "zero-trust" and remote era.
In this piece, we will explore the top five most surprising phishing attacks in 2020 to date and how individuals and organizations can not only identify these types of threats but protect their networks against them.
In the midst of this confusion, we’ve continued to witness significant changes in the processes and operations that companies traditionally rely on to conduct business – with a majority of organizations relying on remote work to safely continue operations. Considering this, it’s no wonder that attackers have realized that there is a significant incentive to take advantage of already vulnerable personnel, and further, the confusion and panic that workers are rightfully experiencing during the pandemic.
Threat hunting company Group-IB published a report on a new scam scheme that they named “Classiscam.” The report reveals 40 or more groups currently running this scheme across Russia and Europe. The scheme involves a hierarchy of administrators, workers, and callers, who organize their activities through a Telegram bot.
One of the most important realities for enterprises to accept is that software security can only happen if developers have both the tools and the training to code securely. Here, we speak to Chris Wysopal, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Veracode about trends in software security and what organizations can do to make developers better at secure coding.
WhiteHat Security, a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of application security, announced the launch of AppSec Stats Flash, a monthly podcast and statistics report aimed at providing a more accurate view of the current state of application security.