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Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, the company that operates American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to a recent data breach affecting millions of individuals. [Read More]
The Kremlin on Tuesday said Moscow had been the victim of US cyberattacks "for years" following a New York Times report that Washington is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's power grid. [Read More]
Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., is reintroducing his Active Cyber Defense Bill. He first floated the idea in March 2017, and published an updated version in May 2017. It was then, and is now, being described as the 'hacking back' bill. [Read More]
ASCO, a Belgium-based company that provides aircraft parts to Airbus, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, has been severely hit by a ransomware attack. [Read More]
Organizations have been investing more in ICS cyber security and the results are showing, but many still rate their overall risk profile as severe or high, according to the SANS 2019 State of OT/ICS Cybersecurity Report. [Read More]
Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers and license plates collected at a single U.S. border point have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack in what a leading congressman called a “major privacy breach.” [Read More]
Norsk Hydro lost $35-41 million in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of the ransomware attack and expects additional losses of $23-29 million in the second quarter. [Read More]
After Quest Diagnostics announced that the details of 12 million patients were exposed in a breach at AMCA, LabCorp has come forward to say that the incident also hit 7.7 million of its customers. [Read More]
A top Australian university with close ties to the country's government and security services on Tuesday said it had been the victim of a vast hack by a "sophisticated operator" who gained access to 19 years of sensitive data. [Read More]
A breach at billing collections service provider American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) could impact many of its customers. One victim is Quest Diagnostics and 12 million of its patients. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Incident Response

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Devon Kerr's picture
How healthcare organizations used a trail of digital evidence to identify the type of attack they were experiencing and developed a remediation strategy.
Marc Solomon's picture
Security teams should be able to detect threats faster and use that knowledge to pivot and accelerate parallel investigations that are separate but related.
Seema Haji's picture
As OT environments evolve, security is key to thwarting attacks with the potential to cause large and costly disruptions.
Marc Solomon's picture
Marc Solomon reviews the list of five characteristics to see how Gartner defined an intelligence-driven SOC four years ago and compare that list to where we are today.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs should invest time in applying the resources of public cloud to bring automation, scalability, and AI to solving the given problem as a platform for all customers – past, present, and future.
Devon Kerr's picture
Organizations should plan beyond initial compromise and invest in technologies, personnel and methods that foster a more complete understanding.
Marc Solomon's picture
With a platform that can act as a virtual cybersecurity situation room, teams and team members can share the same pool of threat data and evidence to conduct investigations collaboratively.
Stan Engelbrecht's picture
Security teams should always be on the lookout for ways to become more proactive by predicting and anticipating their adversaries’ next moves
Marc Solomon's picture
Like the teams that progress through to the NCAA National Championship, you’ve now pared down “the threat landscape” to “your threat landscape” and set yourself up for success.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
As malware writers harness AI for cybercrime, the security industry must push forward with a new generation of dissection and detonation technologies to prepare for this coming wave.