Ransomware has proliferated because it's 'largely uncontested', says GCHQ boss

GCHQ director Sir Jeremy Fleming. Image: Getty If you’ve wondered why ransomware has proliferated in recent years, it’s because until recently it has remained unchallenged, according to Sir Jeremy Fleming,…

GCHQ Boss: Ransomware Has Doubled in a Year

GCHQ Boss: Ransomware Has Doubled in a Year The volume of ransomware attacks on UK organizations has doubled over the past year, a British spy chief has warned. Director of…

Nominations Sought for Global Cyber Awards

Nominations Sought for Global Cyber Awards The organizers of the Globee Business Awards are seeking nominations for the top performers in the cybersecurity industry.  Star performers are being sought for the 18th…

How APIs can turn your business into a platform

Market, technology, and legislative trends have created needs across all industry verticals to create and consume APIs. The mandate of an API economy is clear — the question that IT…

Singtel sells off payment card compliance business

Singtel has sold off its payment card compliance business Trustwave in a deal worth $80 million, as part of efforts to “optimise” the group’s resource allocation and growth focus. The…

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner A team of law enforcement officials from South Carolina has seized first place in a nationwide cybersecurity contest. More than 200 teams from…

Enhancing Cyber Resilience through Extended Detection and Response (XDR)

Summary Advanced attacks represent a challenge for organizations that are getting breached due to architectural misfits and resource challenges Enlarging the width and depth of threat detection and response helps…

Republican Senate leaders slam new TSA cybersecurity regulations for rail, aviation industry

Republican leaders in the US Senate have come out harshly against new cybersecurity regulations designed to protect US railroad and airport systems.  The new rules were handed down earlier this…

Introducing ATT&CK v10: More Objects, Parity and Features

Amy L. RobertsonOct 21 · 6 min read By Amy L. Robertson (MITRE), Alexia Crumpton (MITRE), and Chris Ante (MITRE) As announced a couple of weeks ago, we’re back with…

Palo Alto warns of BEC-as-a-service, finds average wire fraud attempted is $567,000 with peak of $6 million

Business email compromise (BEC) continues to cost victims thousands — and sometimes millions — of dollars, according to a new report from Palo Alto Networks’ threat research group Unit 42.…