The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency encouraged all organizations that use equipment developed by an Israeli technology company called Unitronics to bolster their cyber posture amid the Israel-Hamas war after an Iranian hacking group attacked a Pennsylvania water municipality.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is investigating a cyberattack from an Iranian hacking group known as "Cyber Av3ngers" that targeted a small municipal water authority in Pennsylvania over its use of Israeli-owned software, according to officials.
DDoS and other cyberattacks against media outlets and critical services are what Guy Shafir, CTO of Israeli tech vendor WideOps, has been dealing with since the start of the terrorist attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. Shafir shared details about the response to these intense attacks.
In the latest weekly update, the former federal CISO, Grant Schneider, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including advice for the next White House cyber director and liability concerns facing CISOs following SolarWinds and its CISO being accused of fraud.
Despite the high frequency of major health data breaches involving vendors, many healthcare sector entities remain lax in their approach to manage and reduce third-party security risk, said Glen Braden, CIO and principal of compliance auditing firm Attest Health Care Advisors.
This week, Chinese-affiliated hackers targeted the Philippine government; Kansas courts confirmed data theft; officials warned of exploited flaws in Sophos, Oracle and Microsoft software; AutoZone disclosed a Clop ransomware attack; and Optus' CEO resigned after a network outage.
The Asia-Pacific region will dramatically increase its investment in offensive and security tools over the next decade, amid a worsening threat landscape and rising losses, experts predict. Telemetry data from IBM and BlackBerry highlights a sharp rise in attacks against organizations in the region.
The risk of critical infrastructure hacking in the United Kingdom likely grew in the last year, says the national cybersecurity agency, citing a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks. Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a main driver of growing risk in cyberspace, the agency says.
In today's hyper-connected world, telecommunication service providers play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless communication, data transfer and collaboration for businesses. But the evolving threat landscape of cybersecurity continues to pose significant challenges, which Ian Keller discusses.
Critical infrastructure operators across Denmark experienced the most extensive cybersecurity incident in Danish history earlier this year when hackers exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in firewalls meant to protect their networks from attacks, according to a new report published by SektorCERT.
Operations resumed Monday at four major Australian ports incapacitated by a cybersecurity incident. Dubai-based DP World took systems offline Friday, provoking what government officials called a significant outage frustrating the movement of goods in and out of the country.
A cybersecurity incident at an operator of major Australian maritime ports caused what a government official on Saturday called a "nationally significant" outage frustrating the movement of goods in and out of the country. The incident affects the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.
Heavy reliance on legacy systems by the manufacturing organizations have led to cyberattacks becoming more frequent, complex and nuanced over the past two years. Rockwell Automation has sought to build cyber resilience and mitigate risk in industrial operations.
Rockwell Automation's acquisition of industrial cybersecurity vendor Verve will help businesses better handle one of the biggest challenges with critical infrastructure: asset identification. Industrial organizations need to manage plants located all over the world, and some of them are very old.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urged Congress to take action to prevent loss of critical authorities for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, warning of severe security risks for chemical facilities seen as attractive targets for terrorist attacks.