CrowdStrike has joined forces with Amazon Web Services to familiarize themselves with more Israeli cyber startups earlier in their development lifecycle. The Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator will provide EMEA-based companies with mentorship, technical expertise and partnership opportunities.
Progress Software is again sending customers on a scramble to install emergency patches, this time for its secure FTP server software. The advisory comes months after hackers took advantage of a zero day in the company's MOVEit file transfer software in a hack affecting tens of millions.
The NSA has set up a new organization to oversee artificial intelligence in national security systems. Dubbed the AI Security Center, the unit will consolidate the agency's AI activities and support the government's effort to "maintain its competitive edge in AI," said Army Gen. Paul Nakasone.
In our latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss key takeaways from a forum on developing a strategy for OT security, guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on cybersecurity in medical devices, and how the acquisition of Splunk by Cisco might impact the cybersecurity industry.
The firm founded by retired four-star Gen. Keith Alexander and once valued at $1.2 billion has officially turned off the lights. IronNet Friday ceased business operations and terminated remaining employees after probing strategic alternatives and finding additional sources of liquidity unavailable.
Medical device makers in their premarket submissions to the Food and Drug Administration under the agency's new refuse to accept policy for cybersecurity should pay close attention to details such as a product's software bill of materials and vulnerability management, said Jessica Wilkerson of FDA.
Google rolled out an urgent Chrome browser security update to address a zero day actively exploited by a commercial spyware vendor. The high-severity bug is the fifth zero day patched by Chrome this year. Google did not provide details, only stating that it is aware of an exploit in the wild.
Contrary to the popular notion that ransomware hackers are sophisticated launderers of their stolen money, research shows they use straightforward mechanisms to transfer their bitcoin - allowing researchers to follow their money trail. Only a sliver transacted with a crypto mixer.
The maker of the world's most popular VPN service hauled in $100 million on a $3 billion valuation to accelerate growth through mergers and acquisitions. The Warburg Pincus-led investment will allow the Lithuania-based internet privacy and security vendor to expand its product offering.
Specialty infusion company Amerita is facing a proposed federal class action lawsuit in the wake of a March cyberattack on its parent company, PharMerica, which reported a breach affecting nearly 6 million individuals. Amerita recently reported its own breach that affected about 220,000 people.
This week: Johnson Controls suffers a ransomware attack, the Philippine state health insurance program struggles to recover from a ransomware and Air Canada reports a cyberattack. Also: an APT group uses the American Red Cross as bait and new malware targets would-be users of Bitwarden.
U.S. President Joe Biden says he expects to soon sign an executive order detailing how the United States can harness opportunities of artificial intelligence while protecting citizens from "profound" risks. The United States is far from enacting comprehensive AI regulation.
This week: Mixin Network investigated a $200 million hack, Web3 lost $889 million to hacks, phishing scams and rug during the third quarter, hackers stole $8 million from HTX, Binance sought to dismiss the SEC wash trading case; and Nansen and OpenSea suffered third-party security incidents.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail" - ISMG's roundup of all that's broken in the world of cybersecurity, where our panel of experts uncovers the fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, ISMG host Anna Delaney takes on bumbling cybercrooks, avoidable breaches and the ethics of paying a ransom.
A medical center president and school district IT leader talked to lawmakers Wednesday about lessons learned from their experiences responding to harrowing ransomware attacks. 'The cyberattack was much harder than the pandemic by far,' said Vermont Medical Center President Stephen Leffler.