Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change Business continuity plans that address natural and manmade disasters can help turn a cataclysmic business event into a minor slowdown. Climate change is a generational risk with profound implications to alter not just our physical world but our digital world, too. While not traditionally associated as a … Continue reading Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change

Targeted assets: The need for cyber resilient infrastructure

Aging infrastructure in the United States is not confined to crumbling roads and bridges. Recent events have shown that connected devices in our pipelines, water treatment facilities and power grids are also vulnerable to exploitation. As of now, we still don’t know much about the ransomware attack against the operators of the Colonial Pipeline. Details … Continue reading Targeted assets: The need for cyber resilient infrastructure

A Startup With NSA Roots Wants Silently Disarming Cyberattacks on the Wire to Become the Norm

A Startup With NSA Roots Wants Silently Disarming Cyberattacks on the Wire to Become the Norm Trinity Cyber takes a new spin on some traditional network-security techniques, but can its approach catch on widely? Cybercriminals and nation-state hackers get more brazen in their attacks every day. Ransomware is now a routine way for criminals to … Continue reading A Startup With NSA Roots Wants Silently Disarming Cyberattacks on the Wire to Become the Norm

Now ransomware is inundating public school systems

Robert R. Ackerman Jr. reports: Almost every American adult knows that cyberattacks and breaches are ubiquitous and have primarily targeted companies and government entities. They might even know that the single most common breach these days is ransomware, a malicious process by which hackers dismantle computer systems and don’t fix them until a ransom is … Continue reading Now ransomware is inundating public school systems

The many sides of DarkSide, the group behind the Colonial pipeline ransomware attack

Though it likes to promote itself as being "philanthropic," the DarkSide gang represents a dangerous threat to organizations around the world. Zephyr18, Getty Images/iStockphoto The ransomware group that attacked Colonial Pipeline has in the past tried to donate some of its profits to charity in a twisted take on the tale of Robin Hood. But … Continue reading The many sides of DarkSide, the group behind the Colonial pipeline ransomware attack