With the volume of data breaches and cyberattacks continuing to rise, organizations are increasingly relying on breach and attack simulation tools to provide more consistent and automated validation of controls, says Cymulate's Tim Ager.
Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission is seeking feedback on the government's plan to amend the Personal Data Protection Act to create a tough breach notification mandate. In the meantime, the PDPC has issued data breach management guidelines to help organizations prepare for the new requirements.
Yet another warning has been issued about the BlueKeep vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft Windows. The latest comes from the Department of Homeland Security, which tested a remote code execution exploit.
Xenotime, the group suspected of launching the Trisis malware attack in Saudi Arabia during 2017, has over the past few months shifted its focus beyond the oil and gas industry to target electrical plants and utilities, security firm Dragos reports.
Data in non-production environments represents a significant percentage of total enterprise data volume. Non-production environments also carry more risk than production environments because there are more direct users, says Ilker Taskaya of Delphix, who discusses how organizations can reduce that risk.
Data breaches, incident response and complying with the burgeoning number of regulations that have an information security impact were among the top themes at this year's Infosecurity Europe conference in London. Here are 10 of the top takeaways from the conference's keynote sessions.
A British judge has determined that an extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won't be held until next February. The U.S. is asking for the extradition so Assange can face espionage charges.
Tens of thousands of minors on Instagram expose their email addresses and phone numbers, which child-safety and privacy experts say is worrisome. The kids have turned their profiles from personal ones to business ones, which Instagram mandates must have contact details. But is that appropriate for a child?
Regulators from government ministries, as well as law enforcement authorities, are considering a ban in India on the sale, purchase and issuance of all types of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, according to news reports.
Digital transformation impacts the way that organizations deal with cybersecurity risk, says Tim Wilkinson of Avast Business, who provides advice on how to place security at the center of the transformation.