As security leaders gain increasing responsibility for cybersecurity, Security columnist John McClurg – Vice President and Ambassador-At-Large in Cylance’s Office of Security & Trust and former CSO at Dell; Vice President of Global Security at Honeywell International, Lucent Technologies/Bell
Laboratories – guides enterprise security executives through cybersecurity standards, frameworks, risks and management techniques.
Someone of a cynical persuasion may think it was only a matter of time until ‘outsourcing’ came to the cybercrime business. While this inevitability may be debatable, the early success of the model certainly isn’t.
Trusted Computing Group (TCG) announced its commitment to strengthening the financial services industry against attack, as worldwide banking institution, Goldman Sachs, joins TCG in the fight for cybersecurity.
Just like every company in the business world, cybercriminals are looking to boost their sales. With ransomware, they’ve found a way to force victims to pay. And in their quest, cyber attackers are borrowing a playbook from sales teams in legitimate businesses.
The SolarWinds cyber compromise makes Cyber Tactics’ columnist John McClurg reflect and rethink about nation-state adversaries, insider threats, spearphising, AI-machine-powered learning, crimeware-as-a-service and much more. Here, he takes a look at what risks persist within organizations and potential consequences.
One way to achieve higher security in your enterprise is to instill a proper Privileged Access Management (PAM) initiative into the cybersecurity workflow. For a multi-dimensional cybersecurity strategy involving processes, technology, and people to be successful, any such system has to be a part of the entity’s culture. Here’s how to implement PAM at your organization.
Waiting for a cyber threat to make an appearance is far too dangerous to an enterprise. To combat this, threat hunting is now an essential component of any cybersecurity strategy. But how does threat hunting work in practice, and how can the approach ensure an organization’s data is kept safe?
Threat actors who phish see themselves as businesspeople, even if that business is illegal. They’re always seeking ways to maximize their profits, and with phishing, they know they can do that by better tailoring the email lure to resonate with the intended recipient.
The advancement of interconnectivity and IoT-enabled equipment has brought a variety of new benefits to the enterprise, however, with this enhanced connectivity comes the possibility for risk. Even HVAC systems can be susceptible if they’re not safeguarded. As hackers modify their targets amid IT evolution, the ability to eliminate system vulnerabilities has never been more critical. In this article, we’ll offer guidance on implementing a cybersecurity strategy that encompasses power management for end-to-end solution.
Despite many companies' best efforts to combat cybercrime, it persists and is increasingly costly. Here’s a look at some of the latest technologies that may be able to turn the tide against malicious hackers because they can still deliver performance and function at the necessary scale.
ON DEMAND: The security ecosystem protects digital assets, physical assets, and people - the newly distributed workforce creates new and increased physical and cybersecurity risks. Situational and security awareness is a role every employee must play, and you’ll help get them there with awareness, cybersecurity hygiene and security practices that help keep company, employee and customer information safe.