The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, will promise the Senate banking committee that his agency is pursuing numerous cybersecurity improvements in the wake of a May 2016 breach, according to prepared testimony.
Yes, malware commonly targets the Windows operating system. But if you limit malware analysis to Windows OS, you're leaving gaping vulnerabilities, says Christopher Kruegel of Lastline Inc. Here's how to maximize your analysis.
Kruegel, CEO of Lastline, says that one common limitation of malware analysis is that...
Who is behind the threats that face your organization? To implement security measures that put your attackers on defense, you must know their profile and motivations.
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The motivations of different attackers;
The different tactics attackers deploy;
How threat intelligence...
The U.S. federal government and many states haven't conducted forensic investigations into the election systems probed by hackers prior to the 2016 election. An investigation by the New York Times has found two more providers of election systems that were breached.
Crew error - not hacking - remains the most likely explanation for this week's deadly collision between a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer and a merchant oil and chemical tanker off the coast of Singapore, experts say.
Contrary to common assumption, "advanced malware" is not a singular type of superior malicious code or harmful object that can that compromises systems, harvests data or damages corporate networks. Rather, this term describes sophisticated behavior and evasion capabilities that certain strands of malware possess which...
Danish shipping giant Maersk faces losses of $200 million to $300 million as a result of the NotPetya global malware outbreak. Others, including FedEx and household goods manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser, are also beginning to estimate NotPetya's financial impact on their business.
It can be incredibly disruptive and time-consuming to add new security technologies to your network. However, it is vital to continue to advance your organization's ability to detect and respond to advanced malware - especially malware that evades other "advanced" security tools like sandboxes and...
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An interview with the head of a new cyber initiative to help political campaigns and local, state and federal election officials safeguard America's electoral process. Also, analyzing the evolving characteristics of the healthcare breach.
Gartner's Avivah Litan, a featured speaker at ISMG's Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in New York on Aug. 8, says hacker attribution is taking on new importance, as traditional methods of determining attack risk and detection linked to indicators of compromise are no longer effective.
AusCERT is one of the oldest CERT's in the world, and Phil Cole says the independent organization is now laser-focused on helping enterprises across sectors to fundamentally improve their strategies and solutions for incident response.
Determined attackers constantly find new methods to outwit traditional security systems, using an arsenal of techniques to attack from every angle. Knowing who is behind the threats you face and what their motivations are can help you implement security measures to put them on the defensive.
Organizations and analysts need the ability to shift threat intelligence from a data feed into actionable results - this is the core of applied threat intelligence (ATI). Organizations need to move their thinking away from viewing data breaches as a onetime event and instead recognize that with every incident they are...
Enterprise Intelligence is an ongoing practice in which organizations analyze disparate data sources to identify the vulnerabilities and threats across the enterprise.
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How much more likely analytically driven organizations are to respond to security threats;
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Ransomware attacks are increasingly using multiple proven techniques to spread quickly and achieve the maximum impact before being thwarted. They are going to get bigger and target other platforms in the future, warns Justin Peters at Sophos APAC.