This trend will continue as Global companies strive to improve PII data protection on prem and in the cloud. Three months after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation went into full effect, the U.K.’s data privacy watchdog says that the number of complaints it has received under GDPR has nearly doubled (see Europe’s Strong GDPR Privacy Rules[…]
The inbound phishing attacks will continue to get more creative, e-mail remains the #1 approach to penetrating security organizations. Criminal indictments against three alleged high-level members of a prolific cybercrime gang called FIN7, unsealed last week, reveal the low-tech attack tactics that had high levels of success.
Exabeam, a cybersecurity startup that leverages big data, machine learning, and analytics to detect and respond to cyber threats, has raised $50 million in a series D round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Cisco Investments, Norwest Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures, Icon Ventures, and Shlomo Kramer. Congratulations to Exabeam! One of my Fortune Top[…]
The cost of the city of Atlanta’s mitigation and subsequent IT overhaul following a massive SamSam ransomware infection earlier this year could reach $17 million. Continue Reading…
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest chip manufacturer, says a WannaCry infection hit unpatched Windows 7 systems in its fabrication facilities, leaving multiple factories crippled. The chipmaker traced the infection to a new software tool that it failed to scan for malware before installation, and says the outbreak could cost it $170 million.