- NSA Issues Guidance on Zero Trust Implementation
Critical Networks Within National Security Systems Should Implement Zero TrustThe US National Security Agency has issued its zero trust guidance aimed at securing critical networks and sensitive data within key federal agencies. The NSA adds it is also assisting Defense Department customers with the zero trust implementations.
- Live Webinar | You Can’t Stop Human Attackers without Human Reporting and Analysis
- Data Breaches: ShinyHunters' Dominance Continues
Prolific Cybercrime Group Recently Tied to Breaches of E-Commerce and Dating SitesIn 2020, a cybercrime operation known as ShinyHunters breached nearly 50 organizations, security researchers say. And this year, it shows no signs of slowing down - it's already hacked e-commerce site Bonobo and dating site MeetMindful.
- SonicWall Was Hacked. Was It Also Extorted?
Hacker Claims SonicWall Paid Ransom; SonicWall Stays SilentSonicWall was recently attacked via a zero-day flaw in one of its own products. Curiously, SonicWall hasn't said much about the extent and damage of the breach since its announcement. But there are strong indications it may have been targeted by an extortion attempt.
- Not 'Above the Law' - Feds Target ICO Cryptocurrency Scams
$70 Million Allegedly Lost to Schemes Such as Bitcoiin2Gen Touted by Steven SeagalAuthorities have accused Serbia-based scammers of capitalizing on the "initial coin offering" bubble that began in 2017, bilking global cryptocurrency investors out of $70 million via Bitcoiin2Gen and other supposed coins and hiring actor Steven Seagal to endorse them.
- Why Synthetic Identity Fraud Persists
Julie Conroy of Aite Group and Shai Cohen and Lee Cookman of TransUnion analyze a new report that explains why synthetic identity fraud poses a long-term threat.
- Becoming a CISO: Many Paths to Success
Mike Hamilton, founder and CISO of CI Security, followed an unusual path that led him to a career in cybersecurity. He says those who, like him, lack a formal education in security can build successful CISO careers.