Security ratings provide a strong indication of potential risk, but boards increasingly want to drill into the underlying risk factors, says CEO Steve Harvey. BitSight has invested in both workflows around third-party risk and research and identification of CVEs on behalf of government agencies.
The IntSights deal has allowed Rapid7 to offer more visibility into the threat landscape and target the phishing infrastructure used by hackers. The deal has helped Rapid7 determine the spoofed domains and the employees and social media accounts that adversaries have targeted, CEO Corey Thomas says.
Hack The Box has completed a Series B funding round to add more cloud security and a gamification approach to its cybersecurity training platform. The Kent, England-based startup was founded in 2017 to provide pen testers and red teamers with a way to test their offensive security skills.
Managed security services player Cerberus Sentinel plans to capitalize on cloud migration and strict privacy regulations in South America through its proposed purchase of RAN Security. The deal will bolster Cerberus Sentinel's penetration testing, gap analysis and infrastructure management services.
Rising offensive security star NetSPI has bought boutique penetration testing firm nVisium to help customers assess their cloud defenses. NetSPI says nVisium's deep understanding of specific cloud platforms will come in handy since Azure penetration testing differs from AWS pen testing.
Determining which asset vulnerabilities should be prioritized for remediation is one of the biggest challenges for virtually every CISO and CSO, says Armis co-founder and CEO Yevgeny Dibrov. Dibrov says CVE and CVSS scores aren't an effective way to prioritize which vulnerabilities to fix first.
Apple has issued a slew of security updates amid reports that its iOS devices are being actively exploited via a zero-day vulnerability in the kernel. While Apple hasn't attributed the exploits to any specific group, experts say surveillance malware developers are a likely culprit.
Digitization has increased the number of managed devices for an organization, leading to an enlarged attack surface. Lack of visibility and control over what is happening on endpoints has created an enormous security gap which calls for a strategic approach. Blindly investing in tools and technologies will not help....
Every organization has employees distributed across multiple locations, such as headquarters and branch offices. With the Covid-19 pandemic, remote working from home has become a norm. Wherever they are, a company’s staff will need to access IT services, applications and data that are also spread out over a number...
Rising offensive cyber star NetSPI has received a massive follow-up investment from KKR to pursue acquisitions and expand its technological and geographic footprint. KKR's $410 million bet comes on the heels of 50% organic sales growth for NetSPI in 2021 and 61% sales growth thus far in 2022.
How has cybersecurity technology evolved, and are legal frameworks keeping pace with the evolution? Dr. Pavan Duggal, an advocate at the Supreme Court of India, shares his journey and talks about his passions.
An identity-centric approach to security will establish legitimate user behavior against suspicious user behavior using SIEM solution, coupled with machine learning algorithms, says Vivin Sathyan, senior technical evangelist at ManageEngine.
Cymulate has raised $70 million to strengthen its presence in new areas such as attack surface management and continuous automated red teaming. The company plans to deepen its wallet share among midmarket customers by working more closely with managed security service providers.
In today's dynamic threat environment, security teams must adopt a risk-based approach, prioritizing the most important areas of their organization. They also should not be afraid to seek outside help. Murtaza Hafizji of Bugcrowd discusses the merits of crowdsourced security.