The latest iteration of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is designed to help bring those who aren't experts into the cybersecurity conversation, says Matthew Barrett of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He outlines the expanded scope in version 1.1
What are the top cybersecurity threats and trends on security experts' radar? McAfee's Raj Samani and Steve Povolny discuss Olympic Destroyer malware, cryptocurrency mining, the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal and more.
What two points do GDPR and other new regulations have in common? They put pressure on organizations to demonstrate strong security postures and mitigate third-party risk. Danny Rogers of Terbium Labs discusses how security leaders can respond.
Because network intrusions are inevitable, organizations need to improve detection to more quickly respond to attacks, says Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks. And deception technology can play a critical role, she says.
Police have taken down Webstresser, a leading stresser/booter service tied to 4 million on-demand DDoS attacks, which could be used for as little as $15 per month. Six of the site's administrators have been arrested, as have some of the site's top users, authorities say.
The likelihood of encountering a sophisticated cyberattack is much higher than ever before - especially with the leak of government-grade hack tools in the public domain, says Dan Larson of CrowdStrike, who discusses the latest threat research.
Too many organizations believe in the fallacy that firewalls are keeping the bad guys out, when in reality, bad actors likely are already within their environments, says Bill Mann at Centrify, who calls for a "zero trust" approach.