The Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory guidance document to help non-federal public and private entities better understand the federal laws and regulations that may apply to the use of capabilities to detect and mitigate threats posed by Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) was joined by government, industry and international partners for Cyber Storm 2020, a national cyber exercise designed to simulate response to a cyber crisis impacting the nation’s critical infrastructure.
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.
Threat actors launched a cyberattack against the Texas Office of Court Administration, the IT provider for many Texas courts, and encrypted their computer systems with ransomware, leaving those systems useless. Cognizant, which has a large presence in Dallas-Fort Worth and is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated providers of information technology services for other companies, was hit with ransomware with losses currently estimated between $50 million and $70 million.
On May 26, the District Court found in the In Re: Capital One Consumer Data Security Breach Litigation that a report prepared by Mandiant concerning the Capital One data breach (Breach Report) was not protected by the work product privilege and must be turned over to Plaintiffs. What are some lessons to be learned from this data breach litigation response?
For the past 20 years, Justin Dolly, new CSO at Sauce Labs, has been leading security at public and private companies. Over the years, how has he built security teams and played a key role in risk management, security engineering and operations and compliance initiatives at the many companies he has serviced?
This month in Security magazine, we bring you our 2020 Most Influential People in Security annual report, where we highlight 22 industry leaders, their path to security, careers, goals and guidance for future security professionals. Industry experts discuss the evolution of ransomware, houses of worship security, cybersecurity standards, security careers in investigations and the unifying power of security. Diane Ritchey, past Editor-in-Chief, says goodbye and thank you to our readers.