(TNS) — Steven Weber wants you to envision a future in which Facebook, Twitter, even Google have just gone bankrupt — a future in which a tech failure makes the financial collapse of the last decade seem small. Think: “A memo goes from Mark Zuckerberg to the president of the United States, that mimics a memo that […]

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We’re here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you’re […]

As cyber threats grow more complex and damaging, an independent rating that assesses the strength of a company’s defenses could become a new kind of currency in the business world—akin to a consumer credit score that can make or break one’s financial future. That’s the vision of Stephen Boyer and his five-year-old company, BitSight Technologies, […]

Security software maker SentinelOne said on Monday that it has hired prominent cyber-security expert Jeremiah Grossman, who last month left WhiteHat Security which he founded 15 years ago. Grossman, 39, has joined as chief of security strategy for SentinelOne, which sells software to protect Windows, Mac and Linux computers against cyber attacks with malware. In […]

Security software maker SentinelOne said on Monday that it has hired prominent cyber-security expert Jeremiah Grossman, who last month left WhiteHat Security which he founded 15 years ago. Grossman, 39, has joined as chief of security strategy for SentinelOne, which sells software to protect Windows, Mac and Linux computers against cyber attacks with malware. In […]

This story originally appeared on War Is Boring. A recently-released document highlights how little the Pentagon’s concerns and responses to threats in cyberspace have changed in the past decade. As American legislators debate the future of the military’s top cybersecurity headquarters, experts say that’s both good and bad. In 2006, the Pentagon organized a first-of-its-kind […]