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Threat actors are abusing organizations’ reliance on communication services such as Discord and Slack to circumvent network protections and ensure effectiveness of attacks. [Read More]
Cisco patches a critical vulnerability in an SD-WAN software product but warned that a different high-risk bug in end-of-life small business routers will remain unpatched. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered FlixOnline, new Android malware that uses Netflix as its lure and spreads malware via auto-replies to WhatsApp messages. [Read More]
A joint report from SAP and Onapsis warns that advanced threat actors are targeting new vulnerabilities in SAP applications within days after the availability of security patches. [Read More]
The U.S. government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns that APT actors are exploiting Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities in attacks targeting commercial, government, and technology services networks. [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's CISA is directing federal agencies to scan their Microsoft Exchange environments for four weeks and report if they find any compromised servers. [Read More]
The U.S. government is working to draw attention to supply chain vulnerabilities, after suspected Russian hackers gained access to federal agencies and private corporations by sneaking malicious code into widely used software. [Read More]
North Korean government-backed APT group caught using a fake pen-testing company sock puppet Twitter and LinkedIn accounts in an escalation of a hacking campaign targeting security research professionals. [Read More]
CompuCom shares information on the cost of recovering from a cybersecurity incident, including loss of revenue and major service disruptions. [Read More]
Reuters is reporting that a draft executive order would set new rules on data breach disclosure and use of multi-factor authentication and encryption in federal agencies. [Read More]

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Torsten George's picture
Cyber resilience can be considered a preventive measure to counteract human error, malicious actions, and decayed, insecure software.
Yaniv Vardi's picture
Supply chain cyber risk is complicated and spans the entire lifecycle of a product—across design, manufacturing, distribution, storage, and maintenance.
AJ Nash's picture
For companies trying to build new or mature existing intelligence programs, the Age of COVID has been an excellent time to capture 30-60 minutes with that hard-to-find manager
Torsten George's picture
While the SolarWinds hack is not the first supply chain attack to make headlines, its sophistication and blast radius is forcing organizations to consider how they can minimize their exposure to these types of threats in the future.
AJ Nash's picture
As you build your cyber intelligence program – and have all the vendors lined up to take your money – don’t overlook the importance of investing in the right people.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Many security teams will have to reduce budget against projects scheduled for 2021, with funds being re-allocated to pandemic-related business and workforce enablement
Tim Bandos's picture
Keeping a ‘six foot distance’ between our digital home life and digital work life can go a long way when it comes to safeguarding our most sensitive data, too.
AJ Nash's picture
Knowing that threat intelligence is readily available and proving its worth is one thing, understanding how to use it within your security operations program is quite another.
Marc Solomon's picture
When intelligence becomes a capability and not just subscriptions to feeds, we can gain the full value of intelligence as the foundation to security operations.
Torsten George's picture
Today’s dynamic threatscape requires security professionals to adjust to an ever-expanding attack surface.