The members of Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council (GCC) Executive Committee - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), released a statement noting that the 2020 election was the most secure in American history.
Starting on December 8, Apple will require all third-party developers to detail their app’s privacy information, according to an Apple post. Security experts note that this new update (iOS 14) puts additional focus on user privacy, and in particular gives users better visibility into their personal information that is shared with third parties.
Security alerts are imperative for effectively mitigating and preventing cyberattacks. But, a key challenge of modern threat protection solutions is the sheer number of alerts they generate – leading to “alert fatigue.”
To learn more about the dangers of alert fatigue, we talk to Mark Kedgley, CTO at New Net Technologies (NNT).
Although DDoS as a threat vector may have been overshadowed in the media as a result of several high-profile ransomware operations this year, instances of DDoS attacks show little sign of slowing down as a common tool for malicious actors.
According to new Digital Shadows research, 2020 saw the largest DDoS attack on record, peaking at rate of 2.3 terabytes per second and causing three days of downtime for the targeted business.
During the week of October 25, 2020, the UVM Health Network experienced a confirmed cyberattack affecting some systems. Despite standby procedures in place to continue providing safe care, the attack caused variable impacts on services at affiliate organizations.
On November 4, 2020, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) passed, with a decisive majority of Californians (56% according to the Secretary of State's web site) supporting the measure to strengthen consumer privacy rights. Here, we talk to Heather Federman, Vice President of Privacy & Policy at BigID, about this sweeping privacy law that will set the bar for privacy rights for the rest of the nation.
Japanese gaming giant Capcom has disclosed a data breach which led to unauthorized access of some files and systems. The developer claimed that the incident impacted email and file servers, among other systems.
Blackbaud, cloud software provider, has been sued in 23 proposed consumer class action cases in the U.S. and Canada related to the ransomware attack and data breach that the company suffered in May 2020.