Fresh warnings are being sounded about the threat posed by semi-autonomous killing machines both on and above the battlefield, especially as lethal weapons continue to gain features that push them toward full autonomy. Experts say international norms and legal safeguards are overdue.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea. The report also examines approaches to enhance banks' cyber defenses and U.S. regulatory trends.
Recent security incidents involving third-party software, including Okta and Log4j, underscore the importance of healthcare entities taking steps to enhance their vendor risk management programs, says Chris Frenz, assistant vice president of IT security at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
Marco Túlio Moraes of OITI, who is a CyberEdBoard executive member, confronts the metaphor of the cyberthreat as a bear in the forest and discusses how an organization must actively assess its environment, understand what its main risks are, and define a strategy to deal with them.
VMware's Tom Kellermann is out with Modern Bank Heists 5.0, his latest look at the attackers and attacks targeting financial services. Subtitled "The Escalation," this report looks at the increase in destructive attacks, ransomware and hits on cryptocurrency exchanges. Kellermann shares insights.
Federal authorities are warning the healthcare and public health sectors of aggressive, financially motivated attacks by the Hive ransomware group, which has been linked to a number of attacks on healthcare sector entities. Some security experts are urging such entities to fortify their defenses.
The U.S. government is offering up to $5 million for information that helps disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea, including via cryptocurrency exchange hacks and ransomware. The expanded reward comes as the FBI has attributed a $620 million cryptocurrency heist to North Korean hackers.
New legislation mandating cyber incident reporting for critical infrastructure providers within 72 hours, and the reporting of ransom payments within 24 hours, is "groundbreaking," says former National Security Agency deputy commander Tim Kosiba, CEO of security firm bracket f.
Accenture's new ransomware report reveals key challenges in executing an effective communications plan. Robert Boyce, managing director of global cyber response, discusses why existing recovery strategies aren't enough and offers practical steps for managing a ransomware response.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the latest cyberthreats to the energy sector as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues. It also examines best practices for Customer Identity and Access Management and how healthcare institutions can sharpen their defense strategies.
The 2022 ISACA State of Cybersecurity report reveals trends in the cybersecurity workforce and the threat landscape, including understaffing and retention. "The imbalance between supply and talent is unchanged," says Jon Brandt, director of professional practices and innovation at ISACA.
A breach involving the compromise of a single user's email account at an Illinois-based multispecialty clinic has affected nearly 503,000 individuals - one of the largest breaches reported so far this year to federal regulator. How can other entities avoid similar email security incidents?
Targeted attacks on a Ukrainian energy facility have been confirmed by CERT-UA. In a joint operation carried out by the Ukrainian CERT with security companies Microsoft and ESET, it was found that an ICS-capable malware and several regular disk wipers were used in the attack.
Japanese multinational conglomerate Panasonic has been breached for the second time within six months. The company says its Canadian operation recently discovered that it was a victim of a targeted cybersecurity attack affecting some of its systems, processes and networks.
BlackCat, believed a rebranded version of the BlackMatter or DarkSide ransomware group, claims to have successfully targeted popular Nigerian betting platform Bet9ja, three universities - FIU, NCAT State University, AIT-Thailand, and the largest natural gas supplier in Latin America - TGS. Bet9ja, FIU, and NCAT State...