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CISA, FBI Name the Most Exploited Vulnerabilities Over the Past Year
List shows many relatively new and perimeter-like devices targeted in 2020 and 2021, according to an analysis by CISA, t...
July 28, 2021
List shows many relatively new and perimeter-like devices targeted in 2020 and 2021, according to an analysis by CISA, t...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 28, 2021
5 min read
Article
Neustar Unveils UltraBot Protect
New bot manager features have been integrated into Neustar’s suite of application security products, combining DDoS, WAF...
July 28, 2021
New bot manager features have been integrated into Neustar’s suite of application security products, combining DDoS, WAF...
July 28, 2021
3 min read
Article
White House Issues Memo on US Critical Infrastructure Security
The memo describes critical infrastructure threats as one of the most significant issues confronting the nation.
July 28, 2021
The memo describes critical infrastructure threats as one of the most significant issues confronting the nation.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 28, 2021
2 min read
Article
Data Breach Cost Hits Record High of $4.24M
The per-breach cost represents a 10% increase from the average cost per incident recorded one year prior, IBM reports.
July 28, 2021
The per-breach cost represents a 10% increase from the average cost per incident recorded one year prior, IBM reports.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
July 28, 2021
5 min read
Article
UC San Diego Health Discloses Data Breach
The incident involved unauthorized access to some employee email accounts and may have affected personal data of employe...
July 28, 2021
The incident involved unauthorized access to some employee email accounts and may have affected personal data of employe...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 28, 2021
2 min read
Article
Kaspersky Finds Fewer DDoS Attacks and Small Geographic Shifts in Q2 2021
Kaspersky found the total number of DDoS attacks decreased by 38.8% compared to Q2 2020, and by 6.5% in comparison to th...
July 28, 2021
Kaspersky found the total number of DDoS attacks decreased by 38.8% compared to Q2 2020, and by 6.5% in comparison to th...
July 28, 2021
3 min read
Article
101: Why BGP Hijacking Just Won't Die
A look at the dangers of attacks on the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol and what ISPs and enterprises can do about th...
July 28, 2021
A look at the dangers of attacks on the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol and what ISPs and enterprises can do about th...
by Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer
July 28, 2021
8 min read
Article
8 Security Tools to be Unveiled at Black Hat USA
Security researchers and practitioners share a host of new cyber tools for penetration testing, reverse engineering, mal...
July 28, 2021
Security researchers and practitioners share a host of new cyber tools for penetration testing, reverse engineering, mal...
by Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
July 28, 2021
1 min read
Slideshow
Praying Mantis Threat Group Targeting US Firms in Sophisticated Attacks
Group's advanced memory-resident attacks similar to those employed in sustained campaign against Australian companies an...
July 27, 2021
Group's advanced memory-resident attacks similar to those employed in sustained campaign against Australian companies an...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 27, 2021
5 min read
Article
Some 65% of Organizations Now Weigh Their 'Cyber Maturity'
New ISACA survey data also shows a 35% increase in cyberattacks over the past year.
July 27, 2021
New ISACA survey data also shows a 35% increase in cyberattacks over the past year.
by Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
July 27, 2021
4 min read
Article
How CIS Controls v8 Impacts SMBs
The Center for Internet Security has made big changes to its Control specs, including a greater focus on vendor relation...
July 27, 2021
The Center for Internet Security has made big changes to its Control specs, including a greater focus on vendor relation...
by Ted Gruenloh, Chief Operating Officer, Sentinel IPS
July 27, 2021
4 min read
Article
No More Ransom Initiative Celebrates Fifth Year of Fighting Ransomware
The anniversary is marked by more than $900 million of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people download...
July 27, 2021
The anniversary is marked by more than $900 million of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people download...
July 27, 2021
3 min read
Article
How Do I Let Go of 'Human Error' as an Explanation for Incidents?
Successfully learning from incidents requires a deeper and more expansive perspective of them.
July 27, 2021
Successfully learning from incidents requires a deeper and more expansive perspective of them.
by Kelly Shortridge, Senior Principal at Fastly
July 27, 2021
2 min read
Article
Kaseya Denies Paying Ransom for Decryption Tool
The company has still not explained the origin of the mysterious decryption tool, but it maintains that the firm neither...
July 26, 2021
The company has still not explained the origin of the mysterious decryption tool, but it maintains that the firm neither...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
July 26, 2021
4 min read
Article
Florida DEO Discloses Data Breach Affecting 58,000 Accounts
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says personal information may have been taken from its unemployment benef...
July 26, 2021
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says personal information may have been taken from its unemployment benef...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 26, 2021
1 min read
Article