UK-based Darktrace, a cyber security startup that leverages machine learning and mathematics to detect threats, has raised $18 million in funding from investors including Invoke Capital, Talis Capital, Hoxton Ventures and private individuals.
Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the NSA and head of US Cyber Command, said Thursday.
The transition from a compliance-driven check-box approach to a risk-based model, enables businesses to centralize the ongoing definition, evaluation, remediation, and analysis of their risk posture in a closed-loop process.
What are we to make of Hollywood’s latest obsession with all things cyber? Between the recently released movie, Blackhat, and the forthcoming CSI CYBER TV series, the powers that be have clearly decided this subject is exciting enough to attract an audience.
The past few decades in the information security field have been dominated by passive failure. Clearly, not every new idea has merit, but those ideas that come about scientifically and methodically have tremendous potential to improve the state of security.
Several financial analyst firms concluded extensive studies, surveying over a thousand CIOs and CSOs cumulatively, to gain a better understanding of how these breaches are impacting spending behaviors.