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54% of CISOs are ‘fighting an uphill battle’ for board-level cybersecurity support

Over half (54%) of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) say the board fails to provide them with ample investment for cyberinitiatives, according to a new study by cybersecurity technology provider, Encore.  An independent study of 100 C-level executives, 100 CISOs and 500 office workers in the US and the UK sought to uncover the gap that […]

Cohesity research highlights a gap that puts businesses and security postures at risk

Research from Cohesity reveals while most IT and security operations decision-makers believe they should share responsibility for data security, ineffective collaboration between the two teams is not addressing growing cyberthreats. Research from Cohesity reveals while most IT and security operations decision-makers believe they should share responsibility for data security, ineffective collaboration between the two teams […]

DoJ announces new policy for charging cases under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Department of Justice has announced the revision of its policy regarding charging violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).  The policy for the first time directs that good-faith security research should not be charged. Good faith security research means accessing a computer solely for purposes of good-faith testing, investigation and/or correction of a security […]

Nokia launches ground-breaking cybersecurity-focused testing lab in the US

Nokia has announced the launch of its Advanced Security Testing and Research (ASTaR) lab, located in Dallas, Texas. It is one of the first end-to-end 5G testing labs in the US focused solely on cybersecurity. ASTaR’s holistic approach to researching and testing secure solutions and potential network threat mitigations will go beyond looking at individual […]

Cushman & Wakefield locks down prime real estate with Mimecast Email Protection

Email is a prime method of communication for organisations and is therefore a key area of focus for cybersecurity teams. Erik Hart, Chief Information Security Officer at Cushman & Wakefield, explains how the company relies on Mimecast’s solution to protect its email systems and for information security innovation. Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate […]

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Department hit by cyberattack

It has been reported that Canada’s Foreign Affairs Department was hit by a cyberattack, according to the Treasury Board of Canada. The hack of Global Affairs Canada, the government entity responsible for diplomatic and global relations, occurred on January 19, according to a statement provided by the Treasury Board. As a result of the attack, some access to […]

DHS warns Russia could launch cyberattack on US

It has been reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning that Russia may pursue a cyberattack against the US as tensions escalate over Moscow’s build-up of forces near the border with Ukraine. The DHS bulletin outlined that Russia could launch such an attack if it perceived any US or NATO response to be […]

What UK/US cyberthreat cooperation means for global cybersecurity

To tackle today’s sophisticated cyberthreats, organisations must take a proactive approach to cybersecurity – an essential aspect of a rounded and effective strategy. Danny Lopez, CEO at Glasswall, discusses what this means and explores how the UK/US cybersecurity partnership is a testament to the strength of the transatlantic security and intelligence alliance. Meeting at the […]

American healthcare providers run vulnerable web apps

Outpost24, an innovator in identifying and managing cybersecurity exposure, has announced results from its 2021 Web Application Security for Healthcare report, which analysed the top 10 American healthcare providers, as ranked by the 100 largest hospitals and health systems in the US. The report revealed the majority of US healthcare providers (90%) had an external attack […]

Costco discloses data breach after finding credit card skimmer

Costco Wholesale Corporation has warned customers in notification letters that their payment card information might have been stolen while recently shopping at one of its stores. The retail giant (also known as Costco Wholesale and Costco) is an American multinational that operates a large chain of membership-only retail stores, the fifth-largest retailer worldwide, and the 10th largest corporation in the US by […]

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