Over the last year China-based threat actors have lessened their activity against US organizations, according to new findings from cybersecurity specialists FireEye.  FireEye’s observations are based on 262 intrusions that occurred in 26 countries – including the US, UK, Canada, and Japan – including insights into 72 China-based threat actors. The firm says the shifts […]

Israel and the US are scheduled to sign an agreement to share information on cyber security threats in almost real time, Alejandro Mayorkas, deputy secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, said at a Tel Aviv conference on cybersecurity. “One of the lessons we learned is to go it alone is precarious; working together […]

Cybersecurity is a booming business for those who get an edge on the competition. Austin-based NSS Labs, Inc. is one of the companies picking up major customers, such as Visa and Disney, in the crowded industry. Now, it hopes to expand on that with a new $16 million round of equity and debt financing, bringing […]

Fines for reported breach delays ‘not practical’ However, despite broad support for sanctions, some pundits believe that fines for delays in reporting breaches as proposed by the report are not practical. As the TalkTalk cyber breach shows, it can take months before the true scope and nature of a breach is known. Lack of staff, […]

A few recent moves by Boston-area cybersecurity firms illustrate the various ways the sector’s members (and related companies) are trying to build their businesses and bolster measures to counter cyber threats: —Raising more cash: On Tuesday, Zerto said it tacked $20 million onto a $50 million growth financing round announced in January. The new investment was […]

SAN FRANCISCO The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking, said in a report […]

If ever the famous aphorism, dating back a century or more, about generals always fighting the last war rings true, it is in the war against cybercrime. The essence of the venerable line is we may well learn from the last battle but we don’t appreciate the same lessons won’t apply in the next one. […]

Over the last year China-based threat actors have lessened their activity against US organizations, according to new findings from cybersecurity specialists FireEye.  FireEye’s observations are based on 262 intrusions that occurred in 26 countries – including the US, UK, Canada, and Japan – including insights into 72 China-based threat actors. The firm says the shifts […]