Welcome back to #TripwireBookClub. If you recall, the last book we reviewed was The Ghidra Book: The Definitive Guide, a book that I thoroughly enjoyed because I’m a huge fan of everything Chris Eagle writes. This time, we’re looking at Crypto Dictiona…Read More #TripwireBookClub – The Crypto Dictionary
The benefits of organizations moving some or all their IT workloads to the cloud are well-known and numerous. There are several challenges to successful cloud adoption, though, and one of the most important of them is compliance. Whether your cloud use…Read More Overcoming Compliance Issues in Cloud Computing
An Introduction to PurpleCloud Hybrid + Identity Cyber RangeRead More Build, Hack, and Defend Azure Identity
Non-binding norms of behaviour, agreed to in 2015, set the guardrails for what is acceptable. A UN committee has reportedly agreed to guidance for using the normsRead More UN report could be ‘positive step’ in establishing nation-state cyberspace norms, says Canadian expert
If your password gets stolen as part of a data breach, you’ll probably be told. But what if your password gets pwned some other way?Read More “Have I Been Pwned” breach site partners with… the FBI!
FileWall brings malware protection capabilities by providing an essential added layer of deep file inspection technology.
The post odix and Microsoft: Protecting users against malware attacks with free FileWall license appeared first on Microsoft Security.Read More odix and Microsoft: Protecting users against malware attacks with free FileWall license
Smart meters and smart grid infrastructure have been deployed in many of the world’s electric distribution grids. They promise energy conservation, better grid management for utilities, electricity theft reduction, and a host of value-added services for consumers.Read More Privacy compliance for smart meter infrastructure with Microsoft Information Protection and Azure Purview
The New York Times has a long story on the DarkSide ransomware gang.
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A glimpse into DarkSide’s secret communications in the months leading up to the Colonial Pipeline attack reveals a criminal operation on the rise, pulling in millions of dollars in ransom payments each month.
DarkSide offers what is known as “ransomware as a service,” in which a malware developer charges a user fee to so-called affiliates like Woris, who may not have the technical skills to actually create ransomware but are still capable of breaking into a victim’s computer systems…
The Babuk ransomware gang is reinventing itself. It says it’s no longer interested in encrypting victims’ data, but will be focusing on stealing information instead.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.Read More Babuk ransomware gang says it’s no longer interested in encrypting data, would rather kidnap it instead
Modern computing devices can be thought of as a collection of discrete microprocessors each with a dedicated function like high-speed networking, graphics, Disk I/O, AI, and everything in between. The emergence of the intelligent edge has accelerated the number of these cloud-connected devices that contain multiple specialized sub-processors each with its own firmware layer and often a custom operating system.
The post Microsoft acquires ReFirm Labs to enhance IoT security appeared first on Microsoft Security.Read More Microsoft acquires ReFirm Labs to enhance IoT security
NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft report, NIST Interagency or Internal Report (NISTIR) 8334, Using Mobile Device Biometrics for Authenticating First Responders. Many public safety organizations (PSOs) a…Read More Using Mobile Device Biometrics for Authenticating First Responders: Draft NISTIR 8334 Available for Comment
Cyber Essentials is a UK government scheme that outlines the basic steps that organisations can take to secure their systems. Implementing its five controls effectively will help you prevent about 80% of cyber attacks. In this blog, we take a closer look at the Cyber Essentials scheme and explain how its organisational and technical controls can keep you protected. How does Cyber Essential work? Most criminal hackers aren’t state-sponsored agencies or activists looking for high-profile targets, and they don’t spend countless hours staking out and researching their targets. Instead, they tend to be opportunistic, looking for any available target. In
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