The US government just launched a big push to fill cybersecurity jobs, with salaries to match

The US Department of Homeland Security, a key cybersecurity agency, has just announced a new system that will help it recruit, develop and retrain cybersecurity pros in the federal government. …

Hacker accessed FBI server to send fake email threats

The FBI acknowledged the unauthorized access over the weekend revealing that spam emails were sent from the agency’s email server to thousands of organizations. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

CISA: Patch These ICS Flaws Across Multiple Vendors

CISA: Patch These ICS Flaws Across Multiple Vendors The US authorities have released a new industrial control systems (ICS) alert urging impacted organizations to patch key middleware or risk denial…

North Korean hackers target the South's think tanks through blog posts

A North Korean hacking group has been attacking think tanks in the South through malware-laden blog posts.  In a new campaign, tracked since June 2021, the state-sponsored advanced persistent threat…

#BHEU: Ransomware is The New Terrorism, Contends Cyber Expert

#BHEU: Ransomware is The New Terrorism, Contends Cyber Expert “The continued survival and future of your organization cannot be based upon negotiations with criminals,” was the stark message given by…

Canadian hospitals recovering from breach that forced thousands of appointment cancellations

Written by Tim Starks Nov 10, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Intruders accessed patient and employee data after infiltrating health-releated IT systems in a breach that’s only now coming into focus. A…

Microsoft: Patch Zoho Bug Now to Stop Chinese Hackers

Microsoft: Patch Zoho Bug Now to Stop Chinese Hackers Microsoft has warned that Chinese actors are actively exploiting a known Zoho vulnerability to target defense, education, consulting and IT sector…

Homeland Security’s Cyber Talent Management System (CTMS)

With information security being a worldwide issue, it should come as no surprise that the number of open positions for qualified people is staggeringly high. Unfortunately, the standard procedure for…

Hackers with Chinese links breach defense, energy targets, including one in US

Written by Tim Starks Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected spies using similar tools and tactics to a Chinese government-connected hacking group compromised nine organizations in the defense, education, energy…

Beyond the Basics: Tips for Building Advanced Ransomware Resiliency

Joseph Carson, chief security scientist and advisory CISO at ThycoticCentrify, offers advice on least privilege, automation, application control and more. The rate at which ransomware attacks occur is rapidly increasing.…