In response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to pipeline systems, DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the issuance of a second Security Directive that requires owners and operators of TSA-designated critical pipelines that transport hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement a number of urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions.
USB-based threats that can severely impact business operations increased significantly during a disruptive year when the usage of removable media and network connectivity also grew, according to a report by Honeywell.
Microsoft’s Edna Conway, Chief Security and Risk Officer of Azure, will lead a webinar, Operational Resilience in a Hyperconnected World, on June 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EDT, and provide a real-world, tangible approach to address security and resilience to support you in your journey to operational resilience.
The National Security Agency (NSA) released the Cybersecurity Advisory, “Stop Malicious Cyber Activity Against Connected Operational Technology.” The CSA details how to evaluate risks to systems and improve the security of connections between OT and enterprise networks. Information technology (IT) exploitation can serve as a pivot point for OT exploitation, so carefully evaluating the risk of connectivity between IT and OT systems is necessary to ensure unique cybersecurity requirements are met.
One of the challenges of becoming a resilient organization is understanding exactly what that means. Resilience is interpreted and implemented in many different ways and today’s global business environment likely won’t change that anytime soon. Understanding the differences in how resilience is understood and implemented in companies across all sectors and geographies is helpful for your team's own journey to resiliency.
In 2021, as enterprise security leaders look to better understand and tackle their organization’s risks as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic, following this model can be helpful: designate a dedicated response team; analyze how risks have changed and what new types of risks there are; consider the appetite for taking risks and prioritize them. Here's how.
The 10th Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 survey reports potential disruption and loss scenarios companies are facing; this year's top three business risks all relate to the coronavirus pandemic: business interruption (#1 with 41% responses); pandemic outbreak (#2 with 40%) and cyber incidents (#3 with 40%).
Despite the explosive growth in API usage worldwide, many security and development teams are unable to answer basic questions about their API programs – like how many do we have, who owns them, and what do they do. This poses a huge security risk for organizations – especially in today’s complicated threat landscape. To protect against security risks, it’s crucial that organizations understand all aspects of their API programs and their associated security challenges. This better positions leaders to improve their organization’s security posture through proper mitigation strategies.
Organizations mostly monitor what they already know about, leaving unknown assets unprotected and open to attackers
December 4, 2020
CyCognito announced new research in partnership with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) that revealed most security professionals recognize that attack surface protection is important, but their operational practices and tools used aren’t up to the challenge.