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    Federal agencies press OT/ICS providers on open-source security

    The U.S. is scrutinizing the security of critical infrastructure providers, which are becoming more dependent on connected infrastructure.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
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    CISA pivots focus to China-linked threats against critical infrastructure

    The agency now considers China the top nation-state threat, after a heavy emphasis on risks related to the Russia-Ukraine war.

    By Oct. 5, 2023
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    Securing the cloud

    The ubiquity of the cloud has left security gaps for organizations, leaving them to navigate a complex vendor landscape and defend their technology supply chain

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    What to consider when choosing cybersecurity providers

    While it might be easier for an organization to build its core cybersecurity system from one company, that may not provide the best option.

    By Sue Poremba • Oct. 5, 2023
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    AWS kicks off cloud race to mandate MFA by default

    The cloud giant will start requiring users with the highest level of privileges to use MFA starting in mid-2024. Google, in response, said it will mandate MFA for certain accounts this year.

    By Updated Oct. 4, 2023
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    C-suite leaders to boost cybersecurity compliance amid SEC disclosure rule: Deloitte

    Almost two-thirds of corporate executives plan to strengthen their respective programs, and push third-party vendors to take similar measures as new incident reporting rules begin.

    By Oct. 2, 2023
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    Cyber investments on pace to reach $215B in 2024: Gartner

    The firm expects security services, the industry’s largest segment, to account for 42% of all spending and rise 11% to $90 billion next year.

    By Oct. 2, 2023
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    Clorox resumes normal plant operations in the wake of cyberattack

    The Pine-Sol maker said it was scaling up production to replenish inventories following an extended product shortage.

    By Oct. 2, 2023
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    Progress Software says business impact ‘minimal’ from MOVEit attack spree

    While the company reported $951,000 in cyber incident and vulnerability response expenses for its third quarter, they represent just a sliver of its revenue.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
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    Cisco’s big bet on Splunk accelerates market shifts

    The AI-equipped SIEM and observability market isn’t Cisco’s for the taking, as opportunities abound for other vendors to claim share.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    AWS bets on accuracy in generative AI deployment race

    The cloud giant is taking a full-stack approach to generative AI, which doubles down on security and reliable results.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
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    Cisco to buy Splunk for $28B

    Forrester's Allie Mellen calls it a massive win for Cisco's security business, but said security leaders are concerned about potential SIEM quality degradation. 

    By Sept. 21, 2023
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    AI is entering the enterprise application security tool stack

    Reports from Gartner and Rackspace show a broad enterprise appetite to weave AI into the tool stack, especially across application security.

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    US is making headway on securing cyber infrastructure, commission says

    While Cyberspace Solarium Commission leaders praised U.S. cybersecurity improvements, they said more work is needed to secure critical infrastructure.

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    FBI director urges private sector to work with the agency on cyber threats

    Christopher Wray told attendees at Mandiant’s mWISE 2023 private sector assistance contributed to the success of several recent operations.

    By Sept. 19, 2023
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    SEC cyber disclosure rules: What’s the role of the CIO?

    CIOs are on the front lines of managing the IT estate, making them a critical part of rapid incident response. 

    By Roberto Torres • Sept. 19, 2023
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    Security has an underlying defect: passwords and authentication

    Cyberattacks are fueled by the shortcomings of business authentication controls. Bad things happen when access falls apart and credentials land in the wrong hands.

    By Sept. 18, 2023
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    White House, federal cyber leaders pledge renewed support for open source security

    CISA released a roadmap for open source software security as industry officials convened to map out additional steps to protect federal agencies and the larger ecosystem.

    By Sept. 13, 2023
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    IronNet considers bankruptcy after it furloughs most workers

    The furloughs will effectively end most of the cybersecurity firm’s operations unless it can find additional sources of liquidity.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    CISA director: Critical infrastructure cyber incident reporting rules almost ready

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is in the final stages of work on the reporting requirements included in a March 2022 law.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Cybersecurity investments boost profitability, resilience: White House

    Expenditures on resilience will help companies reduce downtime, Acting National Cyber Director Kemba Walden said at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
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    Top 5 behaviors of successful CISOs: Gartner

    Successful CISOs are at least 1.5 times more likely to engage with emerging technologies and colleagues beyond traditional business functions, a survey shows.

    By Sept. 5, 2023
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    SEC cyber disclosure rules put CISO liability under the spotlight

    Security executives find themselves in the eye of the needle as governance and incident response come into focus.

    By Sept. 5, 2023
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    Malwarebytes, within a week, acquires a company and reportedly cuts staff

    The layoffs underscore significant alterations afoot in the security sector, as the industry’s largest vendors claim share from smaller rivals.

    By Aug. 31, 2023
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    CrowdStrike soars on security tool consolidation demand

    CEO George Kurtz said the company will consider potential acquisition targets as M&A discussions heat up across the industry.

    By Aug. 31, 2023
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    Mandiant blends Google Cloud, AI to automate threat hunting

    Google Cloud is bringing Mandiant’s threat hunting intelligence to customers’ Chronicle environments and infusing Duet AI across its security portfolio.

    By Aug. 29, 2023