Bolstering Our Nations Defenses Against Cybersecurity Attacks

Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director of the FBI and current CrowdStrike president of services and CSO, shares the top three cybersecurity priorities that the Biden administration needs to address. For the cybersecurity community at large, 2020 was one of the most active years in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic provided the perfect nesting ground … Continue reading Bolstering Our Nations Defenses Against Cybersecurity Attacks

NSA: Top 5 vulnerabilities actively abused by Russian govt hackers

A joint advisory from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warn that the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) is exploiting five vulnerabilities in attacks against U.S. organizations and interests. In an advisory issued today, the NSA said that it is aware … Continue reading NSA: Top 5 vulnerabilities actively abused by Russian govt hackers

Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Targeting global companies, the attackers are likely seeking confidential data on the distribution and storage of the coronavirus vaccines, says IBM Security X-Force. Cybercriminals have been expanding a phishing campaign designed to steal critical information from companies involved with COVID-19 vaccines, security group IBM Security X-Force said on Thursday. In a new report, X-Force said … Continue reading Phishing attack ramps up against COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

Malware Variants: More Sophisticated, Prevalent and Evolving in 2021

A malicious program intended to cause havoc with IT systems—malware—is becoming more and more sophisticated every year. The year 2021 is no exception, as recent trends indicate that several new variants of malware are making their way into the world of cybersecurity. While smarter security solutions are popping up, modern malware still eludes and challenges … Continue reading Malware Variants: More Sophisticated, Prevalent and Evolving in 2021

Securonix, AWS partner on new cloud-native SIEM solution

AWS customers will be able to connect their accounts to Securonix's AWS-hosted SaaS security software using what it calls a "bring your own cloud" model. Jirsak, Getty Images/iStockphoto Cybersecurity firm Securonix has announced a new level to its collaboration with AWS that will allow AWS customers to use Securonix security information and event management (SIEM) … Continue reading Securonix, AWS partner on new cloud-native SIEM solution