Tag: Security


Evolving Security for Government Multiclouds

November 15, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Multicloud services have become the norm rather than the exception as organizations shift to accommodate increasingly dynamic workloads. IDC has predicted that by the end of 2022, more than 90% of enterprises worldwide will rely on a mix of on-premises, […]


5 Strategies for Balancing Security, Acquisition, and Support Costs Without Sacrificing CX

October 11, 2022

Via: Joseph Saunders

Since its inception, the global pandemic has continued to have a long-lasting impact on how we buy, work, and also how our businesses operate.  As such, user behaviour has naturally evolved, leading to developments in customer experience (CX) to meet […]

Hardware & Software, Tech, Uncategorized

Secure web browsers for the enterprise compared: How to pick the right one

October 10, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The web browser has long been the security sinkhole of enterprise infrastructure. While email is often cited as the most common entry point, malware often enters via the browser and is more difficult to prevent. Phishing, drive-by attacks, ransomware, SQL […]


Mystery hackers are “hyperjacking” targets for insidious spying

September 30, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

For decades, virtualization software has offered a way to vastly multiply computers’ efficiency, hosting entire collections of computers as “virtual machines” on just one physical machine. And for almost as long, security researchers have warned about the potential dark side […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

What are the new Windows 11 22H2 security features?

September 27, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Windows 11 2022 (22H2 release) is now out, and Microsoft has once again placed a heavy emphasis on security. The good news for this release is that even Windows Home versions can receive some of the key security features with […]


How to Clear Security Obstacles and Achieve Cloud Nirvana

August 12, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Many security practitioners take their eye off cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) security based on the faulty assumption that the providers are inherently secure. While most providers are, the cloud is so flexible and customizable that every organization might open different […]


Dragos launches info portal to fill security gaps in critical infrastructure

June 7, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Critical infrastructure companies strapped for cash to spend on cybersecurity will have a new free resource to tap into starting Tuesday. Dragos, a leader in cybersecurity for industrial control systems, has launched a new portal designed to help industrial asset […]

Policy, State & Local

Georgia DA investigating Trump asks FBI for security help

January 31, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

The prosecutor who’s investigating whether Donald Trump and others broke the law by trying to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential election victory is asking the FBI for security help after the former president railed against prosecutors investigating […]


Hackers launch over 840,000 attacks through Log4J flaw

December 14, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Hackers including Chinese state-backed groups have launched more than 840,000 attacks on companies globally since last Friday, according to researchers, through a previously unnoticed vulnerability in a widely used piece of open-source software called Log4J. Cyber security group Check Point […]

Cybersecurity, Networking & Wireless, Tech

T-Mobile confirms it was hacked after customer data posted online

August 17, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

T-Mobile has confirmed “unauthorized access” to its systems, days after a portion of customer data was listed for sale on a known cybercriminal forum. The U.S. cell giant, which last year completed a $26 billion merger with Sprint, confirmed an […]


Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

August 2, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombing, a term coined by TechCrunch […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Securing infrastructure as code: Perils and best practices

July 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As organizations embrace cloud computing, the rate of infrastructure-as-code (IaC) adoption continues to rise. As with many new technologies, security is often bolted onto IaC or forgotten entirely. Securing IaC is important. Here’s how to best do so and the […]


12 cybersecurity startups to watch

July 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

If you want to know what’s new in cybersecurity, watch what the startup vendors are doing. They typically begin with an innovative idea and are unfettered by an installed base and its mainstream approach. Startups often tackle problems no one […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

May 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

The cloud is typically a destination for systems needing to be modernized to take advantage of technologies such as AI, predictive analytics, or a hundred other cloud services. It’s typically cheaper, it can be allocated and changed in minutes, and […]

IT Policy, Tech

Short seller says Lemonade website bug exposed insurance customers’ account data

May 13, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

An activist short seller has written a letter to the chief executive of insurance giant Lemonade with details of an “accidentally discovered” security flaw that exposes customers’ account data. Carson Block, founder of investment research firm Muddy Waters Research, sent […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

May 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. […]


Microsoft Warns of 25 Critical Vulnerabilities in IoT, Industrial Devices

April 30, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Security researchers at Microsoft are warning the industry about 25 as-yet undocumented critical memory-allocation vulnerabilities across a number of vendors’ IoT and industrial devices that threat actors could exploit to execute malicious code across a network or cause an entire […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Gain Business Agility with Three Cloud Migration Steps

April 27, 2021

Via: CIO

Moving workloads to the cloud promises many benefits, such as enhanced security, reduced licensing, and hardware costs, and what everybody is looking for: greater agility. The past 12 months have really brought this need to light. Prior to March 2020, […]

Federal, Policy

After Capitol riot, Congress eyes bipartisan reform of its own protectors

March 31, 2021


Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection are zeroing in on an opaque trio of officials now in charge of Congress’ security after that group’s failures during the riot exacerbated the violence. The Capitol Police Board, a three-member panel responsible […]

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity

Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

March 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

There’s no overstating it: 2020 was a hell of a year. When future generations learn about 2020, the pandemic, social tension and political unrest will take up most of the oxygen. But for those learning about the history of cybersecurity, […]