Attivo Networks, the award-winning leader in deception technology for cybersecurity defense, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Tony Cole will moderate a panel discussion at the FS-ISAC Fall Summit. The panel, titled “How Financial Services Institutions Can Counter Breaches by Moving to Active Defense,” will focus on why breaches happen, why 100% security doesn’t exist, and why investment trends currently point to an increased focus on detection and incident response. Attivo Networks will also participate in the exhibition showcase portion of the conference.
Attivo Networks will present alongside the FBI at this year’s FS-ISAC Annual Summit, held May 20-23 in Boca Raton, Fla. This year’s event theme is Strength in Sharing and will focus on how to solve the challenges of the evolving threat landscape and support corporate strategies by leveraging advanced technologies and services that expand the cybersecurity perimeter.
Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries.
Among the companies targeted was the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which runs a nuclear power plant near Burlington, Kan., according to security consultants and an urgent joint report issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation last week.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently notified the University of Virginia (UVA) of a data exposure following an extensive law enforcement investigation.
The University confirmed that, as a result of a phishing email scam, unauthorized individuals were able to access the human resources system, thus exposing the payroll records of approximately 1,400 employees, including W-2s for years 2013 and 2014, which include Social Security numbers. And, the direct-deposit banking information of 40 employees were accessed.
Information Warfare: Russian Sanctuary For The Zombie King The U.S. FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) recently announced a reward of $3 million for information leading to the capture of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev. This fellow is the creator of the Gameover Zeus botnet, which the FBI thought they had put out of action in mid-2o14. They …
Big prize still going to whomever can help find Gameover ZeuS mastermind. The FBI’s updated Cyber Most Wanted List now includes 15 men (no women). The Bureau is still not offering monetary rewards for information leading to the arrests of five members of the People’s Republic of China’s People’s Liberation Army who remain on the …