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Password Reuse Problems Persist Despite Known Risks

The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a variation, a survey finds.

The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a variation, a survey finds.


6 Lessons From Major Data Breaches This Year

Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways.

Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways.



Who Is BlackMatter?

Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware attack on New Cooperative.

Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware attack on New Cooperative.


Strained Relationships Hinder DevSecOps Innovation

A new survey from Forrester and VMware finds more than half of developers still think security gets in the way.

A new survey from Forrester and VMware finds more than half of developers still think security gets in the way.


CISA, FBI, NSA Warn of Increase in Conti Ransomware Attacks

A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against Conti.

A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against Conti.


New Cooperative's Ransomware Attack Underscores Threat to Food & Agriculture

The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.

The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.


CTO 2.0: Maiffret Rejoins BeyondTrust

Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and how it has shaped his security view.

Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and how it has shaped his security view.


US Treasury Dept. Sanctions Suex Cryptocurrency Exchange

Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.

Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.


Latest Commentary

UK MoD Data Breach Shows Cybersecurity Must Protect Both People and Data

The UK MoD has failed to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for Afghan interpreters; the incident highlights how avoidable cybersecurity mistakes can have devastating consequences.

Sep 22, 2021


Midmarket Security: Think You’re Safe? Think Again

Gone is the false perception that large enterprises, banks, and financial institutions are the only organizations under attack.

Sep 22, 2021



Why Security Pros Should Rethink Their Focus on Information Resilience

Resilience is often defined as being able to withstand disruptions and rebound to a previous state. But a system's ability to return to a prior state doesn't mean it's sufficiently resilient.

Sep 22, 2021


Elizabeth Kolade on How AI Is a 'Double-Edged Sword' & the Challenge of Harmonizing Cyber and Physical Securit...

An analyst at the Defence Space Administration, Nigeria, Elizabeth Kolade was named in the list of 'One to watch: Security' for the IFSEC Global Influencers in Security and Fire 2021. Julian Hall put some quickfire questions to her on the trends and issues she's witnessing in the sector.

Sep 21, 2021


Why Cryptomining Malware Is a Harbinger of Future Attacks

Crypto thieves rely on users not noticing installation of their tiny payload on thousands of machines, or the CPU cycles being siphoned off to perpetuate the schemes.

Sep 21, 2021


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