Firmware has become an increasingly prevalent target for hackers. Here’s how to stop them.
Smart hackers always want to take the least cumbersome route. Historically, that meant targeting vulnerabilities in software, and in the early 2000s, the software industry began focusing on security-conscious designs to reduce the attack surface of their products. Software security
Here are four things that separate the leaders from the laggards when fighting cyber threats. These days, companies that want to compete must go digital. But the digital world has become complex and, in some cases, downright scary. Protecting against the Web’s ever-present threats — via cybersecurity — is a tough problem for businesses of
How prepared is the energy sector for an escalating attack surface in the operating technology environment? Here are five trends to watch. The new year is shaping up to be a year of giant leaps for cybersecurity and the energy sector. The escalation of attacks brought us to a tipping point in 2019. Across the
The security measures companies take today may not be enough for tomorrow’s cyber assault, but switching to a proactive, risk-based framework may better protect your organization. The frequency and sophistication of worldwide cyberattacks continue to surge, with businesses falling victim to a ransomware attacks every 13.275 seconds, according to Cyber Defense Magazine. No agency, company, or
Despite increasing threats, many organizations continue to run with only token cybersecurity and resilience. According to Ernst & Young’s Global Information Security Survey 2018-19, over half of organizations fail to make organizational protection a key part of their strategic plans. After soliciting the opinions of approximately 1,400 C-suite leaders, EY concludes that larger firms are
Three steps you can take, based on Department of Homeland Security priorities. At the 2019 RSA Conference earlier this year, Chris Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), outlined several key priorities the agency is focused on for protecting US critical infrastructure. The US government is at the