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Attivo Networks’ CTO to Moderate a Panel at the FS-ISAC Fall Summit on Cyber Resilient Systems

Attivo Networks®, an award-winning leader in cyber deception and attacker lateral movement threat detection, today announced it will moderate a virtual panel at the 2020 FS-ISAC Fall Summit, titled: “The Critical Need for Cyber Resilient Systems.” Tony Cole, Chief Technology Officer of Attivo Networks, will moderate a discussion between presenting speakers Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow …

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The Dangers of Government-Mandated Encryption Backdoors

In late June, two pieces of legislation were introduced to the U.S. Congress, each offering its own requirements for mandating encryption backdoors—which would effectively put an end to end-to-end encryption. The LAED Act, introduced by three Republican senators, would force tech companies to assist the government in decrypting user data if so ordered by a …

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Attivo Networks’ CTO to Host RH-ISAC 2020 Session on Cyber Deception for Retail and Hospitality

Attivo Networks®, an award-winning leader in cyber deception and attacker lateral movement threat detection, today announced it will host a virtual breakout session at the 2020 RH-ISAC Cyber Intelligence Summit, titled: “Deceptively Simple Threat Detection.” Tony Cole, Chief Technology Officer at Attivo Networks, will discuss the value of modern cyber deception and share ways that …

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Cyber Cold War: Nation-State Hacking from Russia

A recent UK report on Russian interference brought the issue of state-backed cyberattacks to the fore. Luke Christou explores the reality of the problem, and how it is impacting businesses. The article includes commentary from Tony Cole, Attivo Networks CTO. … “Russia has been and continues to be behind attacks against the globe,” Tony Cole, …

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Who is behind APT29? What we know about this nation-state cybercrime group

APT29 has been accused of targeting coronavirus vaccine organizations, but this is not the first time the group has attracted global attention … Who is behind APT29? What we know about this nation-state cybercrime group … Tony Cole, CTO at Attivo Networks, added: “It’s unfortunate that an actor such as APT29 with such sophisticated capabilities …

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Russian Attacks on #COVID19 Vaccine Developers: How, Why and What Happens Next?

The prospect of medical research facilities facing the extensive danger of cyber-attacks during the COVID-19 global pandemic has been widely discussed over recent months. … Back in May, the UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned of ongoing activity by APT …

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Russia-backed APT29 targeting firms engaged in coronavirus vaccine research

The National Cyber Security Centre today red-flagged Russia-back hacker group APT29 for targeting organisations involved in coronavirus vaccine development with spear-phishing attacks and malware infections. … Commenting on the NCSC’s latest advisory, Tony Cole, CTO at Attivo Networks, said that it is unfortunate that an actor such as APT29 with such sophisticated capabilities is still …

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Coronavirus: Russian Hackers Attack Vaccine Researchers

British and Western intelligence services are warning Russia’s APT29 hacking group is targetting Covid-19 vaccine researchers. … “APT29 has been successfully compromising systems now for over a decade across the globe,” explained Tony Cole, CTO at Attivo Networks. “The pandemic has given them a new and additional target to steal research to meet Russian Intelligence …

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US cyber officials urge patching of bug affecting up to 40K SAP customers

A critical vulnerability in applications made by software giant SAP could affect up to 40,000 SAP customers, offering a pathway for hackers to remotely steal or alter data, researchers warned Tuesday. … The software flaw “could have a significant impact on financial systems or other critical areas of an organization,” said Tony Cole, CTO of …

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WWT & Attivo Networks Cyber Defense Executive Virtual Panel Series

Join Geoff Hancock, WWT Director of Security Engineering and Tony Cole, Attivo Networks CTO along with special guests for an interactive cyber defense executive panel series. In this series, we will highlight how modern deception techniques change the security dynamic, giving control back to your security team. Deception is a key tool in the cyber …

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