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NSA, FBI, CISA Issue Advisory on 'BlackMatter' Ransomware
Ransomware has become a "national security issue," NSA director said.
October 18, 2021
Ransomware has become a "national security issue," NSA director said.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 18, 2021
2 min read
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US Water and Wastewater Facilities Targeted in Cyberattacks, Feds Warn
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue advisory and defense practices to help these utilities thwart "ongoing" threats targeting IT an...
October 14, 2021
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue advisory and defense practices to help these utilities thwart "ongoing" threats targeting IT an...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 14, 2021
2 min read
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Smaller 'Bit and Piece' DDoS Attacks Slam Servers to Evade Mitigation Systems
Nearly all DDoS attacks in the first half of 2021 were less than 1 Gbps, Nexusguard found.
October 12, 2021
Nearly all DDoS attacks in the first half of 2021 were less than 1 Gbps, Nexusguard found.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 12, 2021
1 min read
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Wiz Reaches $6B Valuation
Startup created by former leaders of Microsoft Cloud Security Group experiencing rapid growth.
October 11, 2021
Startup created by former leaders of Microsoft Cloud Security Group experiencing rapid growth.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 11, 2021
1 min read
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Forcepoint to Acquire Bitglass
Deal will merge Bitglass's security service edge technology with Forcepoint’s SASE architecture.
October 11, 2021
Deal will merge Bitglass's security service edge technology with Forcepoint’s SASE architecture.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 11, 2021
1 min read
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What the CEO Saw: Colonial Pipeline, Accellion Execs Share Cyberattack War Stories
CEOs of the two breached companies said their priorities instantly shifted to joining the response efforts when they fir...
October 07, 2021
CEOs of the two breached companies said their priorities instantly shifted to joining the response efforts when they fir...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 07, 2021
6 min read
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Mandia Alerted NSA on FireEye's SolarWinds Breach
"National security" concerns led former CEO Kevin Mandia to call the NSA when FireEye discovered its breach in late 2020...
October 05, 2021
"National security" concerns led former CEO Kevin Mandia to call the NSA when FireEye discovered its breach in late 2020...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 05, 2021
5 min read
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Google to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for 150M More Users
The company also provided guidance on how to protect information stored in inactive accounts.
October 05, 2021
The company also provided guidance on how to protect information stored in inactive accounts.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 05, 2021
2 min read
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More Than 90% of Q2 Malware Was Hidden in Encrypted Traffic
Analysis of threat trends from last quarter reveals attackers ramped up their use of fileless malware, and zero-day malw...
September 30, 2021
Analysis of threat trends from last quarter reveals attackers ramped up their use of fileless malware, and zero-day malw...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 30, 2021
4 min read
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Research Highlights Significant Evolution in Email Security
Email security is in transition, from on-premises to the cloud, from inline to API-based, and from stand-alone to integr...
September 27, 2021
Email security is in transition, from on-premises to the cloud, from inline to API-based, and from stand-alone to integr...
by Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
September 27, 2021
7 min read
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Endpoint Still a Prime Target for Attack
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
September 24, 2021
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 24, 2021
2 min read
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Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover Flaw Leaks Thousands of Credentials
Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol...
September 23, 2021
Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 23, 2021
2 min read
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F5 Networks to Buy Threat Stack
F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.
September 20, 2021
F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 20, 2021
1 min read
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Arista, Cisco, Huawei, Juniper Networks, and Nokia Launch New MANRS Equipment Vendor Program to Improve Routing Security Worldwide
Founding members of the MANRS Initiative will tackle the systemic vulnerabilities of global routing security through gro...
September 17, 2021
Founding members of the MANRS Initiative will tackle the systemic vulnerabilities of global routing security through gro...
September 17, 2021
5 min read
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IoT 'Nutrition' Labels Aim to Put Security on Display
NIST has laid the groundwork for an easy-to-understand way to communicate to consumers the security of software and conn...
September 17, 2021
NIST has laid the groundwork for an easy-to-understand way to communicate to consumers the security of software and conn...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2021
5 min read
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