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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

deepwatch, a Washington, DC-based managed security services provider (MSSP), has closed a $53 million Series B investment led by Goldman Sachs. [Read More]
Leisure travel company Carnival Corporation last week confirmed that personal information pertaining to guests, employees, and crew was compromised in an August 2020 ransomware attack. [Read More]
German enterprise solutions giant Software AG has been targeted by cybercriminals with the Clop ransomware. [Read More]
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns of an increase in attacks targeting state and local governments with the Emotet Trojan. [Read More]
UN maritime regulator International Maritime Organization (IMO) says some of its services were disrupted by a “sophisticated cyberattack.” [Read More]
Blackbaud revealed that bank account details and social security numbers might have been affected in a ransomware attack earlier this year. [Read More]
The hospital chain Universal Health Services said Thursday that computer services at all 250 of its U.S. facilities were hobbled in last weekend’s malware attack and efforts to restore hospital networks were continuing. [Read More]
A German privacy watchdog said Thursday that it is fining clothing retailer H&M 35.3 million euros ($41 million) after the company was found to have spied on some of its employees in Germany. [Read More]
The U.S. Treasury Department has warned companies facilitating ransomware payments of the potential legal implications resulting from sending money to sanctioned entities. [Read More]
Twitter on Wednesday announced that it removed 130 accounts originating from Iran that were aimed at disrupting the first 2020 U.S. presidential debate. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Incident Response

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Idan Aharoni's picture
As organizations’ visibility is limited to what their threat intelligence vendors cover, by definition they will never have full visibility.
Marc Solomon's picture
To gather the data and intelligence you need to fully detect and respond to threats, you need the ability to scale up and down the pyramid.
John Maddison's picture
By understanding the latest threat trends, security teams can take measures to ensure that their security strategies, including the identification and tracking of new IOCs, are being correctly updated.
Torsten George's picture
The risk of company employees walking away with sensitive data or selling their access credentials has never been greater now that a record number of individuals have been laid off.
Marc Solomon's picture
While it may be a trendy term, in cybersecurity, intelligence pivoting is pivotal to detection and response.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
A healthy dose of self-doubt can go a long way towards keeping us on our toes and continually improving the security posture of our respective organizations.
Idan Aharoni's picture
The term "Threat Intelligence" encompasses an ever-growing set of offerings that, on an operational standpoint, have different use cases.
Marc Solomon's picture
Security tools need to integrate with a centralized repository of relevant, prioritized threat intelligence, and with all your security controls.
Rafal Los's picture
More security tools can increase your cost, increase overall complexity, and eventually decrease your organization's ability to be effective.
AJ Nash's picture
Intelligence is one of a few vital security concepts that industries are increasing their investments in as they recognize the documented value of proactive security.