Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced the creation of a new Rapid Response Election Security Cyber Unit (RESCU), a highly-trained team of election security experts who will help protect Colorado’s elections from cyber-attacks, foreign interference, and disinformation campaigns.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) filed charges against First American Title Insurance Company for exposing customer bank account numbers, mortgage and tax records, Social Security Numbers, wire transaction receipts, and drivers’ license images.
Druva, Inc. announced the appointment of Andrew Daniels as the company’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Daniels will be responsible for enhancing and scaling out Druva’s security operations, incident response and global IT infrastructure.
Though organizations have changed their IT environments to accommodate remote workers, 39 percent of respondents have not changed their security programs as a result of COVID-19, potentially exposing their organizations to cyber risks from new and more sophisticated attacks, reveals a new Crowdstrike report.
With fewer than 100 days left until Election Day, the report reveals US states and local election administrators are still in widely varying stages of cybersecurity readiness, according to a new Area 1 Security study.
The US Senate passed a bipartisan amendment to the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to require the Department of Homeland Security to establish a Cybersecurity State Coordinator position in every state.
Zero Trust model creator John Kindervag puts it like this: “The point of Zero Trust is not to make networks, clouds, or endpoints more trusted; it's to eliminate the concept of trust from digital systems altogether.” He came up with the model in 2010, at a time when many businesses were just beginning to put foundational cybersecurity controls in place and over-relied on the assumed security inside their enterprise-owned network boundaries.
Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, outlined the way ahead for a cybersecurity paradigm shift that will help the U.S. military maintain information superiority on the digital battlefield.