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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.


Data Sharing, Added Security Steps Drive Consumers to Shop Elsewhere

A new survey finds most shoppers will stop a transaction if asked for too much personal information or to complete many security steps.

A new survey finds most shoppers will stop a transaction if asked for too much personal information or to complete many security steps.


Open Source Software Projects Up Their Security Game but Face More Attacks

Patches for dependencies are trickling up through the open source ecosystem faster than ever — a good thing because attackers are focusing more on open source software.

Patches for dependencies are trickling up through the open source ecosystem faster than ever — a good thing because attackers are focusing more on open source software.


Google: New Privacy Feature Will Affect 'Billions' of Android Devices

Starting in December, Google will expand its "permissions auto-reset feature" to devices using Android 6.0 and higher.

Starting in December, Google will expand its "permissions auto-reset feature" to devices using Android 6.0 and higher.


F5 Networks to Buy Threat Stack

F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.

F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.


Mirai Botnet Exploiting OMIGOD Azure Vulnerability

Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.

Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.


Latest Commentary

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


White House Cybersecurity Summit: A Missed Opportunity

Last month's summit with the president was missing something crucial: representation from those who deal with critical infrastructure.

Sep 20, 2021


Infrastructure, Security, and the Need for Visibility

Government authorities are increasingly trying to bolster critical infrastructure security. But investments in next-generation solutions won't go far enough without also addressing security and operational fundamentals.

Sep 17, 2021


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