U.S. House Passes IoT Cybersecurity Bill

September 16, 2020

First introduced in 2017 and reintroduced in 2019, the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act will now have to pass the Senate before it can be signed into law by the president. The bipartisan legislation is backed by Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) […]

10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

September 10, 2020

The news is filled regularly with attacks on misconfigured cloud servers and the leaked data that criminals obtain from them. The errors happen because we are all human. We might set up a cloud server with loose (or no) credentials […]

Which cybersecurity failures cost companies the most and which defenses have the highest ROI?

September 3, 2020

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have created a cryptographic platform that allows companies to securely share data on cyber attacks they suffered and the monetary cost of their cybersecurity failures without worrying about revealing sensitive information to their competitors […]

Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Network security, Security

New US digital identity legislation promises more secure verification

September 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to socially distance and do whatever we can digitally and remotely. For IT professionals, the pandemic likely brought a lot of unplanned headaches and long hours to ensure their organizations could remain securely operational […]

Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

SunCrypt ransomware operators leak data of University Hospital New Jersey

September 17, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Systems at the University Hospital New Jersey (UHNJ) were encrypted with the SunCrypt ransomware, threat actors also stolen documents from the institution and leaked it online. The incident took place in September. The UHNJ is a New Jersey state-owned teaching […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

More Links Found Between North Korean and Russian Hacking Operations

September 16, 2020

Via: Security Week

Known as the Lazarus group, the North Korean hackers have been involved in high profile attacks, including the WannaCry outbreak in 2017, the $81 million Bangladesh bank theft, attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, and a campaign targeting dozens of defense and […]