CISA awards $2 million to cybersecurity programs for rural, diverse communities

CISA has announced awards of $2 million to two organizations training underserved communities in cybersecurity.  The funding will go to NPower and CyberWarrior, two programs helping to train veterans, military…

US warns that Chinese government is using 'wide variety' of methods, some illegal, to steal trade secrets

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 22, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Chinese government’s aggressive push to dominate emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotechnology make Beijing the “primary…

Macaw Locker, Evil Corp’s Latest Version Makes New Victims

In order to avoid US sanctions that avert victims from paying ransom demands, Evil Corp threat actor has released a new ransomware dubbed Macaw Locker. About Evil Corp Also known as the…

What Is Extended Detection and Response (XDR)? Features, Benefits, and Beyond

Overloaded security teams, poor visibility, and threat alert overload have quite an impact when it comes to detecting and effectively responding to cyber threats. Since today’s cyberattacks are extremely tricky…

Google reports new highs for governments requesting content to be removed

Google issued its Content Removal Transparency Report for the first half of 2021, and warned it has continued to see a rising trend in requests from governments, as they pass…

US rolls out new rules governing export of hacking, cyberdefense tools

The US Commerce Department has released new rules designed to stop companies from selling hacking tools to China, Russia and other countries that may use them for nefarious purposes. The…

Microsoft announces security programs for nonprofits as nation-state attacks increase

Microsoft unveiled a new suite of tools on Thursday built to protect nonprofits as threats against philanthropic organizations globally have skyrocketed, particularly from nation-states. The Microsoft Security Program for Nonprofits…

The United States Government Will Ban the Reselling of Potentially Hacking Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) supports the US national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by maintaining an effective export control and treaty compliance system and encouraging continuing…

Russian Cyber-criminals Switch to Cloud

Russian Cyber-criminals Switch to Cloud Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky today released research on Russian-speaking cyber-criminal activity and how it has changed over the past six years. The study by Kaspersky’s Computer Incident Investigation Department found…

Space ISAC and NY InfraGard to Collaborate on Cybersecurity in Space

Space ISAC and NY InfraGard to Collaborate on Cybersecurity in Space The Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Space ISAC) and the New York Metro InfraGard Members Alliance (NYM-IMA) have…