Wednesday, October 27, 2021

FireEye Launches XDR Platform to Help Security Operations Teams

FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) on Monday launched FireEye XDR, a unified platform designed to help security operations teams strengthen threat detection, accelerate response capabilities, and simplify investigations.   The FireEye XDR platform provides native security protections for Endpoint, Network, Email,...

Five Practical Steps to Implementing a Zero-Trust Network

While the concept of Zero Trust was created 10 years ago, the events of 2020 thrust it to the top of enterprise security agendas. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven mass remote working, which means that organizations’ traditional perimeter-based security...

Facebook Shuts Down Two Hacking Groups in Palestine

Social media giant Facebook today announced that it took action against two groups of hackers originating from Palestine that abused its infrastructure for malware distribution and account compromise across the Internet.  One of the dismantled networks was linked to the...

Cloud Security Alliance Shares Security Guidance for Crypto-Assets Exchange

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released new Crypto-Asset Exchange Security Guidelines, a set of guidelines and best practices for crypto-asset exchange (CaE) security.   Drafted by CSA’s Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Working Group, the document provides readers with a comprehensive...

Intel Corp. to Speak at SecurityWeek Supply Chain Security Summit

Join Intel on Wednesday, March 10, at SecurityWeek’s Supply Chain Security Summit, where industry leaders will examine the current state of supply chain attacks. Hear Intel’s experts discuss the need for transparency and integrity across the complete product lifecycle,...

GitHub Hires Former Cisco Executive Mike Hanley as Chief Security Officer

Software development platform GitHub announced on Wednesday that it has hired Mike Hanley as its new Chief Security Officer (CSO).   Hanley joins GitHub from Cisco, where he served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He arrived at Cisco via...

Reddit Names Allison Miller as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Social news community site Reddit announced on Monday that it has hired Allison Miller as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and VP of Trust.  Miller joins Reddit from Bank of America where she most recently served as SVP Technology Strategy...

SecurityWeek Names Ryan Naraine as Editor-at-Large

SecurityWeek has named Ryan Naraine as Editor-at-Large, adding a veteran cybersecurity journalist and podcaster to its editorial team. Naraine joins SecurityWeek from Intel Corp., where he most recently served as Director of Security Strategy and leader of the chipmaker’s security...

Why Cyber Security Should Be at the Top of Your Christmas List

Santa has been making his list and checking it twice. Will you (and your organization's cyber security practices) make the Nice list? Or did you fall on the naughty side this year? Either way, now is the best time to...

United States Federal Government’s Shift to Identity-Centric Security

Across the globe, government agencies have begun transformation and modernization of their IT ecosystem to deliver services in an agile, secure, and timely efficient manner, this means broad and rapid adoption of cloud infrastructure and services at pace we've...
The Register

China Telecom booted out of USA as Feds worry it could disrupt or spy on local networks

FCC urges more action against Huawei and DJI, too The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has terminated China Telecom's authority to provide communications services in the USA.…
SecurityWeek

150 People Arrested in US-Europe Darknet Drug Probe

Law enforcement officials in the U.S. and Europe have arrested 150 people and seized more than $31 million in an international drug trafficking investigation stemming from sales on the darknet, the Justice Department said Tuesday. read more

Free Tool Helps Security Teams Measure Their API Attack Surface

Data Theorem's free API Attack Surface Calculator helps security teams understand potential API exposures.

SquirrelWaffle Loader Malspams, Packing Qakbot, Cobalt Strike

Say hello to what could be the next big spam player: SquirrelWaffle, which is spreading with increasing frequency via spam campaigns and infecting systems with a new malware loader.

North Korea's Lazarus Group Turns to Supply Chain Attacks

State-backed group is among a growing number of threat actors looking at supply chain companies as an entry point into enterprise networks.