Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
In this exclusive interview, Martin Cook, Senior Solutions Engineer with ReliaQuest, discusses how to reduce complexity, increase visibility and tap into new resources to enhance your own abilities to detect, investigate and respond to attacks.
The 2021 Cybersecurity Complexity Study was conducted in the summer of 2021. Focused on EU & UK enterprises, the survey
received more than 200 responses from organisations primarily in professional services (37%)
and financial services (32%), but also in retail, utilities and manufacturing, mainly with...
Given that budgets and time are finite, how can organizations best identify if their information security strategy is well balanced and appropriate? Nandhini Duraisamy, chief operating officer of Quadron Cybersecurity Services, shares best practices.
Because a relatively small number of individuals provide the vast majority of services and infrastructure that power cybercrime, they remain top targets for arrest - or at least disruption - by law enforcement authorities, says cybercrime expert Alan Woodward. But of course, geopolitics sometimes gets in the way.
It was stealthy, and it was widespread. But perhaps the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack wasn't quite as effective and damaging as initially feared, says Michael Daniel, president and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance. He explains where defenses succeeded.
CIO. Consulting CISO. Mentor. Activist on behalf of recruiting more women for cybersecurity and leadership. Jo Stewart-Rattray has filled many roles, and she has great insights to share with those who are starting or changing careers.
President Joe Biden has nominated two U.S. National Security Agency veterans for top cybersecurity positions as the White House continues to confront the fallout from the SolarWinds supply chain attack as well as attacks against on-premises Microsoft Exchange email servers.
The Council of the European Union has adopted a new cybersecurity strategy aimed at protecting EU citizens and businesses from cyberthreats by promoting best practices, such as strong encryption and threat information sharing.
Organizations are using DevOps and Agile practices, coding in containers
and microservices, and adopting Kubernetes at a record pace to help
manage all these components. Even five years ago, the level of agility,
speed, and flexibility the cloud-native stack enables was but a dream.
Since Google first introduced...
CISA is warning that local K-12 school districts are increasingly under assault by cyberthreats targeting vulnerable networks that are disrupting physical and virtual education throughout the U.S. The top security problems include ransomware, Trojans and other malware as well as DDoS attacks.
Information Security Media Group's members-only CyberEdBoard CISO community has opened its doors, giving senior cybersecurity practitioners a private ecosystem to exchange intelligence, gain access to critical resources and enhance personal career capabilities in collaboration with peers around the world.
The number of cybersecurity incidents reported to the U.K.'s data privacy watchdog has continued to decline, recently plummeting by nearly 40%. But is the quantity of data breaches going down, or might organizations be failing to spot them or potentially even covering them up?
While nearly three-quarters of cybersecurity professionals would grade their organization's
ability to identify and mitigate a cyberattack, as above average or superior, nearly half have
been subject to a spear-phishing attack and a third have suffered a malware incident in the
last year. Further, over half of...