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CrowdStrike has launched a new threat intelligence exchange platform that facilitates the access and exchange of threat intelligence between vendor partners.
China-based threat actors are using sophisticated malware installed on handheld scanners to target shipping and logistics organizations from all over the world.
CyberX has raised $2 million in an initial funding round led by Glilot Capital Partners, with participation from the Swarth Group, GlenRock, and angel investor Gigi Levy-Weiss.
Joe Weiss of Applied Control Solutions, John Mallery of MIT, and Jeffrey Carr of Taia Global will hold a panel discussion at Suits and Spooks New York on where the tipping point lies for a cyber attack to turn into a catastrophe.
AIG has expanded its cyber insurance offering to include property damage and bodily injury that could be caused as a result of cyber attacks.
Healthcare organizations are still struggling with information sharing both internally and externally, participants in an industry-wide cyber-security exercise said.
Lockheed Martin will acquire a privately held Industrial Defender, a provider of cyber security solutions for control systems in the oil and gas, utility and chemical industries.
When it comes to securing a Linux machine, the answer is not installing an antivirus or some other security software. The key lies in hardening the operating system.
At the Cybertech Conference, Lockheed Martin and IBM both announced they would invest in CyberSpark R&D facilities, joining other cybersecurity leaders.
China's Internet suffered a massive breakdown as traffic was routed to an overseas site linked to the banned religious group Falun Gong -- a fiasco a cyber-monitoring group Wednesday blamed on the country's own censors.

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Rebecca Lawson's picture
There is a common misconception that in order to move to virtual security solutions, companies can, or should, replace physical security technologies they rely on to keep their networks safe today.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
An organization that keeps records of its security incidents should be able to study that data to understand the top ways in which it is generally becoming compromised.
Marcus Ranum's picture
There are two ways to start establishing security metrics. One is what I think of as the “bottom up” approach and the other being “top down”. For best results you might want to try a bit of both.
Marcus Ranum's picture
When you start your metrics program, you'll find that a great deal of information can be gleaned from existing data that gets stored in various places – most likely in your system logs.
Marcus Ranum's picture
There are many important and useful tools related to the metrics landscape; let's take a look at some of them and how they fit together.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
The concepts of defense in depth have been with us for years -- hundreds of years, if not thousands. Maybe we can learn something from those architects of warfare from the Middle Ages?
Danelle Au's picture
Zero Trust advocates for a segmented network, and security built into the architecture rather than an afterthought. It also advocates for some key principles built around the concept of “never trust, always verify”.
Jeff Hudson's picture
Making decisions based on anomalies is predicated by one very important assumption—you must understand what “normal” looks like.
Mark Hatton's picture
Just like football, security is a tough game and not for the faint of heart. There are threats lurking around every corner and it’s when you think you are in the clear that a blindside hit is most likely to happen.
Chris Coleman's picture
The threat intelligence space is early and still evolving and enterprise customers are still learning how best to use and action this intelligence.