CISA

Infrascale CEO Russ Reeder Honored With U.S. Secret Service Award

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:39pm

Russ Reeder, CEO of Infrascale , a leading cloud-based data protection company, was recently presented with the Directors Honor Award by the United States Secret Service (USSS) for his support of the agency.

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  • Russ Reeder, CEO of Infrascale , a leading cloud-based data protection company, was recently presented with the Directors Honor Award by the United States Secret Service (USSS) for his support of the agency.
  • The scenario allowed Reeder and other executives an opportunity to enhance planning, collaboration, and information sharing between state and local government agencies and the USSS.
  • The training was the eighth of its kind and the sixth virtual event conducted with the Secret Services Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF) partners.
  • It was an honor to participate in the tabletop simulation and receive the Directors Honor Award from the Secret Service, said Reeder.

TVG-Medulla, LLC Announces Commitment to Promoting Online Safety for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:13pm

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Medulla today announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as champions for cybersecurity and data protection.

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  • OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Medulla today announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as champions for cybersecurity and data protection.
  • The Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year's Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme of 'Do Your Part.
  • Although the month shines a light on cybersecurity, Medulla is dedicated to strong cybersecurity principles year-round.
  • Now in its 17th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to build momentum with the goal of providing individuals and organizations with the information needed to stay safe online.

Leading cybersecurity officials call for real collaboration between the public and private sectors to fend off threats of cyber threats

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:01pm

Private and public agencies must go beyond information-sharing and create a joint operational approach, experts said.

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  • Private and public agencies must go beyond information-sharing and create a joint operational approach, experts said.
  • The discussion was moderated by McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo, who described the participants as "the Mount Rushmore" of cyber security experts.
  • The cyber expects representing the public and private sectors were:
    National Cyber Director Chris Inglis of the Executive Office of the Presidentis the first person to hold the role.
  • NSA Director of Cybersecurity Rob Joyceis instrumental in strengthening the cybersecurity of federal networks and critical infrastructure and revamping the nation's vulnerabilities equities process.

Security Innovation Announces Free, 30-Day Web AppSec Professional Development Bootcamp for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:16pm

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Security Innovation , an authority in software security assessments and training, is offering free registrations to a 30-day Web AppSec Bootcamp to recognize Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week.

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  • WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Security Innovation , an authority in software security assessments and training, is offering free registrations to a 30-day Web AppSec Bootcamp to recognize Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week.
  • This week, a new part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), aims to raise awareness of career opportunities in cybersecurity.
  • As part of ongoing efforts to broaden and diversify the cybersecurity workforce, Security Innovation is offering free registration to the CMD+CTRL Security Bootcamp .
  • The Bootcamp is a relevant, flexible and convenient way for cybersecurity professionals to enhance their skills and earn up to 13 CPEs.

Quest’s On Demand Audit Anomaly Detection Protects Hybrid Active Directory and Microsoft 365 from Ransomware Attacks

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 11:00am

Attack volume is increasing, and attacks are becoming more impactful, said Michael Tweddle, President and General Manager, Quest Microsoft Platform Management business.

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  • Attack volume is increasing, and attacks are becoming more impactful, said Michael Tweddle, President and General Manager, Quest Microsoft Platform Management business.
  • On Demand Audit anomaly detection enables organizations to fight back and eliminate intruders before attacks can escalate.
  • This release comes on the heels of Quests introduction of Recovery Manager for Active Directory Disaster Recovery Edition , a tool designed to help organizations eliminate the risk of malware re-infection throughout the Active Directory recovery process to minimize the impact of ransomware attacks.
  • Quest helps customers solve their next IT challenge, from maximizing the value of their data, to Active Directory and Microsoft 365 management, and cybersecurity resilience.

The Cipher Brief Announces Its Agenda for 5th Annual Threat Conference

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Cipher Brief CEO and PublisherSuzanne Kellyhosts dozens of high-level experts from government, The Cipher Brief's own expert network ,and from the world's leading private sector companies to focus on solutions-based conversations, exercises and outcomes.

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  • Cipher Brief CEO and PublisherSuzanne Kellyhosts dozens of high-level experts from government, The Cipher Brief's own expert network ,and from the world's leading private sector companies to focus on solutions-based conversations, exercises and outcomes.
  • News from The Cipher Brief: Join us in Austin, Texas Spring of 2023 for the Cyber Initiatives Group Summit.
  • Follow us on social media, @thecipherbrief for updates on the CIG conference, and all things Cipher Brief.
  • The Cipher Brief is an expert-driven national security publication that publishes news, insight and analysis on national security-related issues.

Attacks on Operational Technology would 'cripple' most US businesses, according to cybersecurity leaders

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A cyberattack on Operational Technology (OT) has the potential to 'cripple'the overwhelming majority(83%)ofUSorganizations, according to a poll of 100 enterprise security leaders commissioned by SapienCyber .

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A cyberattack on Operational Technology (OT) has the potential to 'cripple'the overwhelming majority(83%)ofUSorganizations, according to a poll of 100 enterprise security leaders commissioned by SapienCyber .
  • Glenn Murray,Managing Directorand CEO ofSapienCyber, commented: "It is clear that anyattack oncritical infrastructurehas the potential to cause untold disruption for many organizations.
  • Recent evidencefrom the CyberSecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA)suggests that cybercriminals are increasingly targetingOperationalTechnology withransomware attacks, particularly against critical infrastructure.
  • In other findings, 95% of cybersecurity leaders admittedthat theycouldmake improvements to their holistic and real-time monitoring of cyberthreats.

Adlumin Announces New Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) Feature

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 6:17pm

Adlumin is now a participating member of CISAs Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program.

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  • Adlumin is now a participating member of CISAs Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program.
  • The AIS community includes the following: private sector entities, federal departments and agencies, state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments, information sharing and analysis centers (ISACs) and information sharing and analysis organizations (ISAOs).
  • Adlumin further strengthens its leading-edge threat intelligence technology by incorporating AIS feed data, ensuring that customers can detect and respond to threats in real-time.
  • With this new AIS feature, Adlumins customers and partners are in for a secured cybersecurity journey.

Gluware to Highlight New Security Innovations for Intelligent Network Automation at ONUG Fall 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gluware, Inc. , the leader in intelligent network automation for the cloud era, and an ONUG Fall 2021 Thought Leadership sponsor, announced new security and compliance capabilities that extend the enterprise benefits of the Gluware Intelligent Network Automation solution .

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  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gluware, Inc. , the leader in intelligent network automation for the cloud era, and an ONUG Fall 2021 Thought Leadership sponsor, announced new security and compliance capabilities that extend the enterprise benefits of the Gluware Intelligent Network Automation solution .
  • At ONUG Fall 2021, Gluware customers, alongside company executives and networking experts, will highlight how Gluware's intelligent network automation enables growth and business success.
  • Gluware Open Session: Top 10 Ways Gluware Network Automation Enhances Security - Michael Haugh, VP of product marketing, Gluware, will present best practices to apply standards (including CISA recommended mitigation actions) to address the challenge of network security in modern enterprises and use Gluware intelligent network automation to implement critical fixes and prevention techniques quickly.
  • To learn more about Gluware 4.2 and the Gluware Intelligent Network Automation Suite, click here .

Former CISA Director Christopher Krebs and Attivo Networks to Host Live Conversation on “What’s Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About”

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Attivo Networks , the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, will host a fireside chat titled: Whats Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About.

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  • Attivo Networks , the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, will host a fireside chat titled: Whats Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About.
  • Former director of the U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and co-founder of Krebs Stamos Group, Christopher Krebs, will join Tony Cole, CTO of Attivo Networks, for a live conversation covering cyber hygiene priorities and the importance of identity services.
  • WHO: Christopher Krebs, former CISA director and co-founder, Krebs Stamos Group & Tony Cole, CTO, Attivo Networks
    Join Chris Krebs and Tony Cole for a lively discussion around what is bringing identity-first security to the forefront and what cybersecurity teams need to prioritize.
  • Topics covered during the session include:
    Attacks are occurring at a blistering pace; what is common amongst them?