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Recent Infosec News

  • Dark web ‘dump sites’ being monitored for HSE data after hack May 18, 2021 12:11 AM The Irish Times Cybersecurity officials are monitoring the dark web for evidence of data from the HSE ransomware attack being dumped online. It is believed cybercriminals harvested vast amounts of personal data during the attack last week and are likely to publish it …
  • Lattice Semiconductor Wins Global InfoSec Award During RSA Conference 2021 May 17, 2021 11:22 PM The News Review - Oregon HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2021-- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced that the Lattice Sentry™ solution stack and the Lattice SupplyGuard™ supply chain security service won the …
  • Adopting zero trust architecture can limit ransomware’s damage May 15, 2021 7:21 AM VentureBeat Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. The fact that a pipeline operator proactively shut down operations to deal with a ransomware attack highlights the fact that organizations are not resilient. From a security …
  • Colonial Ransom Payment Spurs Ethical and Legal Questions May 14, 2021 1:49 PM Rigzone (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. government’s fight to choke off ransom payments collected by hackers hit a major snag Thursday, following news that Colonial Pipeline Co. paid a hefty sum to hackers who for several days this week effectively shut down the country’s …
  • Best ethical hacking certification in 2021: Top pro courses May 14, 2021 1:12 PM ZDNet Hacking isn't necessarily about just having an in-depth knowledge of code: It's about enjoying a challenge and problem-solving.  While understanding the bare bones of computing and networking before working your way up are critical components of …
  • Toshiba unit hacked by DarkSide ransomware group May 14, 2021 11:51 AM Breaking News from Ireland A unit of tech giant Toshiba was hacked by the DarkSide ransomware group. Toshiba Tec Corp, which makes products such as bar code printers and is valued at €1.9 billion, was hacked by DarkSide - the group widely believed to be behind the recent Colonial …
  • Oklahoma cuts phishing threats with cloud-based email gateway May 13, 2021 11:40 PM Government Computer News Oklahoma cuts phishing threats with cloud-based email gateway By Stephanie Kanowitz May 13, 2021 A cloud-based secure email gateway has helped the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) decrease the threat from inbound ransomware …
  • 85% of Data Breaches Involve Human Interaction: Verizon DBIR May 13, 2021 9:52 PM Information Week Ransomware, phishing, and Web application attacks all increased during a year in which the majority of attacks involved a human element. Web application attacks, phishing, and ransomware increased over the past year, emphasizing a shift as attackers took …
  • Ransomware: How the NHS learned the lessons of WannaCry to protect hospitals from attack May 13, 2021 12:58 PM ZDNet Four years ago, the UK's National Health Service suddenly found itself one of the most high profile victims of a global cyber attack. On 12 May 2017, WannaCry ransomware hit organisations around the world, but hospitals and GP surgeries throughout …
  • How to mature your cybersecurity programme May 13, 2021 9:24 AM News (South Africa) Security leaders have long wanted to tackle their most pervasive issues. These include exponential growth of the attack surface and cyber risks as well as diminishing control of a rapidly changing technology landscape — all against the backdrop of a severe …
  • India will require 70K cyber experts this year alone: Xpheno May 13, 2021 5:34 AM The Hindu Business Line Demand for Chief Security Officers and other security professionals has increased over 100 per cent in 2021 after cybersecurity emerged as one of the key concerns of CEOs after the pandemic hit the world a year ago, says global executive search firm, …
  • Is there a US gas shortage? Three questions about pipeline hack. May 12, 2021 10:53 PM Christian Science Monitor Cyberattacks may seem an abstract threat to many Americans. But the ransomware strike that knocked offline a key gasoline pipeline last week has created concrete problems for drivers in the Southeast as fuel prices creep up and lines form at service …
  • Colonial Pipeline publishes cybersecurity jobs ahead of attack Business and Economic News May 12, 2021 10:19 PM WiredPRNews.com Colonial Pipeline, a U.S. company, is in the midst of a major ransomware attack worsening gasoline shortages and fuel hikes across the country opened a job for a cybersecurity manager before the hacks forced the pipeline offline a few weeks earlier. The …
  • Colonial Pipeline posted cybersecurity job opening before attack May 12, 2021 9:22 PM News (South Africa) Colonial Pipeline, the United States firm at the centre of a major ransomware attack that has led to worsening petrol shortages and fuel hikes across the country, posted a job opening for a cybersecurity manager weeks before the hack forced the pipeline …
  • Six ways GRC tech can help organizations meet CMMC requirements May 12, 2021 12:40 PM BetaNews All organizations have to monitor and protect data. But, monitoring and protecting data is even more essential for those that work with the Department of Defense (DoD). The DoD has witnessed a growing number of threats, vulnerabilities, and cyberattacks …

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