A malicious software dubbed BlackEnergy has intrigued and frightened cybersecurity experts, in part because of its intent and in part because of its origin. BlackEnergy is designed to target critical energy infrastructure and is believed to have originated with Russian government-sponsored hackers. The Department of Homeland Security’s Oct. 29 cyberthreat alert was, unfortunately, business as […]
A summary of the “Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect” survey from Ponemon sponsored by Netskope is below. The survey reveals how the risk of a data breach in the cloud is multiplying. This can be attributed to the proliferation of mobile and other devices with access to cloud resources and more dependency on cloud […]
Infographic from Narus.
The spate of recent data breaches at big-name companies such as JPMorgan Chase, Home Depot, and Target raises questions about the effectiveness of the private sector’s information security. According to FBI Director James Comey There are two kinds of big companies in the United States. There are those who’ve been hacked…and those who don’t know they’ve […]
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) publishes recommendations for effective cybersecurity regulatory guidance SIFMA has published its “Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance,” that provides regulators with SIFMA members’ insight on productive ways to harmonize and create effective cybersecurity regulatory guidance. SIFMA’s goal is to promote a collaborative approach to cybersecurity that can foster innovation and […]