Cybersecurity is a growing concern for legislators, businesses, and citizens alike. From federal to state-level legislation, laws are being passed that require specific sectors to build a cybersecurity strategy and implement basic cybersecurity norms. Is your business required to comply with any cybersecurity regulations? Some common examples are: Health Insurance Probability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)… Read More »US Cybersecurity Regulations: How Managed Security Operations Center Can Help Your Organization
The Biden-Harris administration is taking several key actions to strengthen American cybersecurity defenses. The talent shortage in cybersecurity is one of the significant challenges every industry is currently facing. In an attempt to address this challenge, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to hire about 150 mission-critical roles across 2022.
With more and more agriculture companies becoming ransomware attack victims, we can’t stress enough the importance of improving cybersecurity in the agriculture and food industries. Unlike other sectors, cyberattacks on agriculture can have grave consequences. Financial loss is just the least scary or the best possible consequence, with mass-scale food contamination, adulteration, food shortages, and supply-side open inflation topping the list.
This was the week the US government gave CMMC, a much-needed and welcome change. The new program, known as CMMC 2.0, has been launched and is aimed at reducing the regulatory burden for companies that supply to the defense industry by reducing the number of levels in CMMC.
In what can be dubbed as one of the most significant and tactful data breaches of the year, trading platform Robinhood notified that a breach on November 3, had compromised the data of close to 7 million customers to varying degrees. The hackers then demanded an extortion payment.
Cybersecurity is like an individual’s health: until something goes wrong, it’s taken for granted. However, given the recent string of attacks happening almost every day, we now know every organization must recognize the vulnerabilities in their infrastructure and how to fix them. Let us take a look at how experts find cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the… Read More »How Do Experts Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities?
Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity. Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025 Microsoft warns of rise in password sprays targeting cloud accounts A New Act passed towards securing the DHS software supply chain! CISA orders Federal Agencies… Read More »Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 01-05)
The year 2021 has already witnessed a slew of attacks targeting businesses and governments. Foreign governments have interfered with the software supply chain, and cybercriminals have targeted hospitals and schools from the onset of COVID. Microsoft, which is part of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC), plans to take the responsibility to address the security… Read More »Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025
On Wednesday, October 22, 2021, Rep Ritchie Torres sponsored the DHS Software Supply Chain Risk Management Act of 2021. It aims to strengthen the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) infrastructure by offering in-depth visibility to its software supply chain. The new legislation that the U.S. House of Representatives passed in a 412-2 vote was a… Read More »A New Act passed towards securing the DHS software supply chain!
Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity. From lawmakers pushing for better cybersecurity for the transport sector to fraudsters targeting Android users into premium subscription services without their consent, this week saw several cybersecurity incidents. Here is a rundown: A team of… Read More »Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (October 25-29)
Over the last year, there have been multiple instances where cybercriminals have targeted the U.S.’ transportation infrastructure. These include attacks against ferries, railways, and even oil supply chains. These attacks cause widespread disruption in the lives of ordinary citizens. A committee of lawmakers from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss industry-wide measures to improve… Read More »U.S. Lawmakers Push for Better Cybersecurity for Transport Sector