Shift to Remote Work Necessitating Greater Innovation in Cybersecurity

Shift to Remote Work Necessitating Greater Innovation in Cybersecurity
Shift to Remote Work Necessitating Greater Innovation in CybersecurityCybersecurity trends emerging from nearly a year of remote working were highlighted by a panel of experts during a RSAC 365 Innovation Showcase webinar.Robert Ackerman JR, founder and managing director, Allegis Cyber, described how the “virtualization” of organizations’ perimeters has significantly expanded the attack surface for cyber-criminals. He believes COVID-19 lockdown measures have accelerated this neCrowdStrike Snaps Up London Start-Up Humio CrowdStrike has announced a $400 million deal to acquire British log management firm Humio in a bid to bolster its extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities.The endpoint security and threat intelligence giant claimed it was “blown away” by the London-based firm’s high-performance cloud log management and observability technology. Its proven ability to deliver at scale makes it the perfect fit for the CrowdStrike Security CloudSolarWinds Attackers Breached 100+ Private FirmsOver 100 private sector firms were breached in the SolarWinds attack, the White House has revealed.Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology, told the press yesterday that many of those affected were technology companies, “whose products could be used to launch additional intrusions.”That’s certainly what appears to have happened with the targeting of firms like FireEye, Microsoft, MalwarebInternet Registry RIPE NCC Warns of Credential Stuffing AttackOne of the world’s five internet registries yesterday warned users that it suffered a failed credential stuffing attack.RIPE NCC is the regional internet registry (RIR) for Europe, West Asia and the former Soviet Union.It claimed in an update yesterday that its single sign-on (SSO) service was affected by an attempt to crack open accounts, causing some downtime.“We mitigated the attack, and we are now taking steps to ensurCapital Group Appoints Marta Zarraga as Global Chief Information OfficerInvestment firm Capital Group has appointed Marta Zarraga as its new global chief informati ..