The US and UK have officially attributed the SolarWinds cyber attack which affected 18,000 organisations globally to Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki, the SVR). In a joint advisory, the NSA, FBI and Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said SVR actors – known among security researchers as APT29, Cozy Bear and The Dukes …
Amid the blue and red banners dotting social media, mailers, billboards, flyers and just about everything else, Election Day is finally here. After all the guesswork and polls, Americans don’t know which way the political winds are going to blow or whether security measures taken by many states are going to hold…or whether some sort of nightmare will unfold.
Written by: Carolyn Crandall, CMO and Chief Deception Officer – With another busy Black Hat now behind us, we’re catching our breath and reflecting on some of the key themes at this year’s event. Prior to the show, I put together a list of activities and events for attendees to look out for.I expected to see a lot of buzz on privacy, mobile, and device security around critical infrastructure, IoT, and payment systems. I also expected to see a slew of new innovations introduced to address the expanding attack surfaces and evolving exploits that organizations must deal with in the modern threatscape.