Assessing third-party security controls with Panorays Smart Questionnaires Unlike manual security questionnaires, Smart Questionnaires include only the questions that are relevant for each supplier based on the business relationship context. Customers …Read More New infosec products of the week: May 7, 2021
FireEye announced that Mandiant Managed Defense, Mandiant’s managed detection and response service, now supports Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. This integration reflects the Mandiant strategy to augment security teams with actionable intelligence fro…Read More Mandiant Managed Defense now supports Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Some of the world’s top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organized thieves behind these crimes.Read More Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments
On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth malware backdoor used in the sprawling SolarWinds supply chain hack. An analysis of the malicious file and other submissions by the same VirusTotal user suggest the account that initially flagged the backdoor as suspicious belongs to IT personnel at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a division of the U.S. Commerce Department that handles telecommunications and Internet policy.Read More Did Someone at the Commerce Dept. Find a SolarWinds Backdoor in Aug. 2020?
A majority of businesses surveyed for a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, see state-led and sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat. They are concerned about catastrophic reputational and financial conse…Read More Most businesses see state-sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat
The data theft and extortion of Accellion FTA customers suggests three groups may be working together, or at the very least, two of them may be the same
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Security analysts are becoming less productive due to widespread “alert fatigue” resulting in ignored alerts, increased stress, and fear of missing incidents, according to an IDC survey of 350 internal and MSSP security analysts and managers. To improv…Read More Analysts need advanced automation tools to reduce fear of missing incidents
A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, December 2020.A suspected nation-state sophisticated cyber-attack of SolarWinds which led to the distribu…Read More Cyber Security Roundup for January 2021
On 13th December 2020, it came to light SolarWinds IT systems were compromised by hackers between March 2020 and June 2020. SolarWinds provides software to help organisations manage their IT networking infrastructure. The attackers exploited their Sola…Read More Sunburst: SolarWinds Orion Compromise Overview