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    Microsoft taps security demand to drive M365 amid fragmented market

    A top company executive said a key driver is to bundle its cybersecurity capabilities with office productivity applications, as customers look to consolidate vendors.

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    The State of Digital Leadership

    Gartner Peer Insights data and opinion explores: 'Are you a good digital leader?'

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    Rackspace says ransomware disrupted its Hosted Exchange business

    The incident could lead to further interruptions and a loss of revenue at its Hosted Exchange business, the company warned. 

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    Ransomware attacks shift beyond US borders

    U.S.-based organizations remain the top target for ransomware gangs, but the scale of that misfortune is waning, according to Moody’s.

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    Infostealer malware surges on dark web amid rise in MFA fatigue attacks

    Lapsus$, one of the most prolific ransomware actors of 2022, has utilized such tactics to breach a number of high-profile organizations.

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    7 of this year’s biggest cybersecurity stories

    From vendor evolution to the long-term effects of high-profile attacks, the cybersecurity industry is rapidly evolving. Take a look at our top stories to understand just how much has changed.

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    Cuba ransomware group hitting US organizations in 5 critical sectors

    The group and its affiliates have shifted tactics in 2022. Top targets include organizations in finance, government, healthcare, manufacturing and IT.

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    Cyber Safety Review Board to probe Lapsus$ ransomware spree

    Following an inaugural review of Log4j, the board will investigate the threat actor’s prolific campaign of cyber extortion against major companies, including Uber, T-Mobile and Nvidia.

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    AWS builds a lake for multivendor security data sharing

    Security data is scattered and often stored in fragments from multiple sources. AWS wants to centralize that in a single data lake.

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    LastPass breach fallout spreads to expose customer data

    Details are scant but since the breach is a continuation from an attack on the company’s development system, “the keys to the kingdom” might be in the wrong hands, one expert said.

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    CrowdStrike CEO: SMB deals delayed as enterprises hold firm on cyber spend

    Fears of a recession are impacting the cybersecurity investments of smaller organizations and enterprises in different ways, George Kurtz said.

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    Walmart security, operating at a vast scale, turns to automation

    Security operations centers, part of Walmart Global Tech, process 6 trillion data points each year, a feat unattainable through manual methods. 

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    AWS CEO stresses the core elements of cloud security

    Adam Selipsky described security as a prerequisite for organizations to trust cloud infrastructure. And for that, he claimed, AWS is the best in the game.

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    Deep Dive

    Where is AWS in the cybersecurity conversation?

    The cloud leader doesn’t emphasize security and share information at the same level as its competitors. Experts say that's by design.

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    The top security and tech conferences to attend in 2023

    From pure-play security to leadership events, here are some of the must-attend events for strategy-minded executives next year.

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    FCC bans imports of telecom gear from China-based companies

    The latest in a series of orders aligns the agency’s equipment authorization process with national security policies.

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    As companies tighten tech spend, demand for cybersecurity services grows

    Managed service providers can help fill talent needs and tame costs, but that strategy may require additional risk mitigation.

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    Growing Mastodon security community grapples with CISA impersonators

    An account impersonating CISA Director Jen Easterly was suspended by the Mastodon instance administrator Monday, as the security community searches for a Twitter alternative.

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    ‘Tis the season for shopping and scams, CISA warns

    Adversaries exploit individuals hunting for the best deals online during the holiday shopping season. If a deal looks too good to be true, trust your instincts — it's not.

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    Defense Department launches zero trust, phasing out perimeter defense strategy

    Private sector partners say the rollout will raise the security bar to better protect the entire defense industry ecosystem.

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    Security awareness training needs a revamp

    Too often security training is seen as a negative experience and a time to reprimand those who make security gaffes. But old strategies aren’t working. It’s time for a redo. 

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    Three-quarters of retail, hospitality applications have security flaws

    Nearly 1 in 5 vulnerabilities in the retail and hospitality industry are considered high severity, Veracode found, creating considerable risks to the organization. 

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    Where will the security community turn, if not Twitter?

    A consistent stream of credibility hits could cause lasting damage for cybersecurity and those who flock there.

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    Palo Alto Networks reports strong fiscal Q1 as security needs outpace economic fears

    The security firm also agreed to buy Cider Security, boosting its software supply chain security business.

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    Offshore oil and gas at risk of potentially catastrophic cyberattack: GAO

    A report warns the industry could see an attack that rivals the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and urges Interior Department officials to stand up safeguards.

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    Tech sector execs see potential recession as a business opportunity

    Technology company leaders are preparing for economic downturn by investing selectively in the workforce and new technologies, according to EY survey.