Federal prosecutors have charged Uber's former chief security officer with covering up a massive 2016 data breach by arranging a $100,000 payoff to the hackers responsible for the attack. The personal data of 57 million Uber passengers and drivers was stolen in the hack.
Securing Your Mobile Enterprise Mobile devices continue their march toward becoming powerful productivity machines. But they are also major security risks if they aren't managed properly. We look at the latest wisdom and best practices for securing the mobile workforce.
Although the aftershocks of COVID-19 will last for years, one result is already clear - shifting more activity online has increased our society's digital dependence even faster than expected. The federal government's cybersecurity capabilities need to keep pace.
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Written by Shannon Vavra Aug 25, 2020 | CYBERSCOOP The Department of Defense has sent personnel abroad to hunt for malicious software that adversaries may be using against U.S. voting infrastructure or networks prior to Election Day. Gen.
For the past four years, ESG and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) collaborated on a research project focused on the experiences, opinions, and careers of cybersecurity professionals ( download this year's report). At the risk of appearing like Chicken Little, I am quite alarmed.
Roland Cloutier, the global chief security officer for ByteDance, says he still doesn't understand why the U.S. government has labeled TikTok as a national security threat. The video-sharing social media company, owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, filed a lawsuit in U.S.
There's a growing unease amongst the cybersecurity community around the recent rise in misinformation and fake domains, Neustar reveals. 48% of cybersecurity professionals regard the increase in misinformation as a threat to the enterprise, with 49% ranking the threat as 'very significant'.
The New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) was forced to halt trading for a third day in a row on Thursday after being hit by another cyber attack. According to CNBC , trading was stopped around 11:10 am local time due to "network connectivity issues". "NZX is currently experiencing network connectivity issues.
State-sponsored threat actors and sophisticated attacks are often in the spotlight. Indeed, their innovative techniques, advanced malware platforms and 0-day exploit chains capture our collective imagination. Yet these groups still aren't likely to be a part of the risk model at most companies, nor should they be.
Free knowledge base offers techniques and tactics for engaging with and better defending against network intruders. MITRE Corp. has released a new guide cataloging measures that organizations can take to actively engage with and counter intruders on their networks.