ShinyHunters, a financially motivated threat group that emerged in May 2020, has made their return to push a trove of data allegedly stolen from U.S. telecommunications company AT&T, according to Digital Shadows, who could not independently verify the integrity of ShinyHunters’ claims.
A recent study from Security Compass found just 25% of organizations surveyed conduct threat modeling during the early phases of software development—requirements gathering and design—before proceeding with application development.
Though extremism is not a new concept, the rise in radical and extremist ideals and incidents in recent years, puts this risk on the radar of security leaders across all market sectors. How can enterprise security professionals follow and stay on top of the threat of extremism and radicalism? With a strong understanding of their organization’s risk profile, security leaders can thwart potential incidents related to extremism that could potentially harm individuals, company assets, brand reputation or more.
The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) released Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, the newest report out of the center. For the first time in agency history, NTAC specifically examines attacks that were successfully prevented.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making $20 million available through the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program to help communities across the country develop innovative capabilities to combat terrorism and targeted violence.
International SOS recently released its Risk Outlook report, unveiling the top security risks for the international workforce in 2021. Here, we talk to Jeremy Prout, Director of Security at International SOS, to discuss how to protect the workforce against the top risks found within the report.
While it might not feel like it right now, the kind of root-and-branch assessment of cybersecurity budgets necessitated by the pandemic might, overall, be a positive development. Many firms haven't looked at their budgets and the assumptions they are based on for many years. This review has been long overdue.
With so many working from home, the cyber hygiene of employee homes has become a more central concern to those overseeing security inside today’s enterprises. The bottom line for every organization is that its attack surface has greatly expanded, altering traditional cybersecurity roles. Security within the enterprise needs to reshape to fit this new reality.