SysAdmin of Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Gets 10-Year Sentence

A high-level manager and systems administrator associated with the FIN7 threat actor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday. Fedir Hladyr, a 35-year-old Ukrainian national, is said to have played a crucial role in a criminal scheme that compromised tens of millions of debit and credit cards, … Continue reading SysAdmin of Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Gets 10-Year Sentence

Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era

Poppy Gustafsson runs a cutting-edge and gender-diverse cybersecurity firm on the brink of a £3bn stock market debut, but she is happy to reference pop culture classic the Terminator to help describe what Darktrace actually does. Launched in Cambridge eight years ago by an unlikely alliance of mathematicians, former spies from GCHQ and the US … Continue reading Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era

Ryuk ransomware operation updates hacking techniques

Recent attacks from Ryuk ransomware operators show that the actors have a new preference when it comes to gaining initial access to the victim network. The trend observed in attacks this year reveals a predilection towards targeting hosts with remote desktop connections exposed on the public internet. Furthermore, using targeted phishing emails to deliver the … Continue reading Ryuk ransomware operation updates hacking techniques

Considerations for performing IoMT Risk Assessments

What are Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) products? Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) products refer to a combination of medical applications and devices connected to healthcare information technology systems through an online computer network or a wireless network. IoMT devices rely heavily on biosensors, critical in detecting an individual's tissue, respiratory, and blood characteristics. Non-bio … Continue reading Considerations for performing IoMT Risk Assessments

Meet the Cisco Telemetry Broker Team: Sunil Amin

Introduction The Cisco Telemetry Broker celebrated its release earlier this month on April 1st. In my previous blog, The Rise of Telemetry Architecture, I discussed how the Cisco Telemetry Broker can help you develop a healthy telemetry architecture. This time around, I’ll be taking a look at what went into creating the product, how its … Continue reading Meet the Cisco Telemetry Broker Team: Sunil Amin