For this article, I had the chance to speak with Jay Chaudhry, the CEO and Founder of Zscaler. Zscaler bills itself as a cloud cybersecurity solution, or “Security as a Service.” Zscaler has a unique approach to cybersecurity, one that fits into my balanced cybersecurity framework, but that also dispels conventional notions of protection. Chaudhry […]

Despite being only moderately skilled, CopyKittens has exfiltrated large volumes of data since at least 2013. It doesn’t always take a highly skilled adversary to create major problems for organizations. Sometimes, unsophisticated but persistent threat actors can be just as effective at it. One example is CopyKittens, a cyber espionage group with links to Iran […]

It sounds like science fiction. Yet a cure for Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) may be on the horizon thanks to an Israeli scientist and a team from Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. While the effects on humans of Chernobyl and Fukishima will forever reside in infamy, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently acknowledged that nuclear power facilities […]

German industry is under attack, and they may not be aware. According to Bitkom (Germany’s digital industry association) a full 53 percent of German companies have been victims of economic espionage. While the German domestic intelligence and security service, Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV), warns of the ever increasing instances of nation-state cyber espionage. BitKom’s report, […]

Evolving technological capabilities are adding a complex cyber warfare component to defence operations like the joint US and Australian training exercise off Queensland, a top American general says. The comments from the commander of the United States Army Pacific, General Robert Brown, came as Operation Talisman Sabre wound up on Tuesday. More than 30,000 personnel […]

PUNE, India, Jul 27, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — PUNE, India, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new market research report”Threat Intelligence Marketby Solution (SIEM, Log Management, IAM, SVM, Risk Management, Incident Forensics), Service (Managed, Professional), Deployment Mode, Organization Size, Vertical, and Region – Global Forecast to 2022″, published by MarketsandMarkets(TM), […]

Former President Obama’s cyber czar on Wednesday piled on the criticism of a rumored Trump administration plan to shutter the State Department’s cybersecurity coordinator office. Michael Daniel told The Hill that cybersecurity is an issue “that crosses multiple desks at the State Department.” “It’s not just an economic problem,” Daniel said at the Black Hat information […]

Alex Stamos, Facebook’s chief security officer. Facebook was arguably the most important battleground for information warfare in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, and its chief security officer says cybersecurity professionals need to do more to protect Internet users from bad actors. That will require something that’s too often lacking in the security industry: […]

Hospital infosec pros are battling a rise in increasingly sophisticated hacker and cyber attacks while simultaneously struggling amid a security staffing crisis. And if that scenario wasn’t hard enough, many are also operating on a shoestring budget.  But there are some creative approaches to meeting security needs without the luxury of a bigger budget.    […]