Automation is the first step toward full-blown machine learning and artificial intelligence. But unfortunately, automation already is being weaponized for malicious purposes, says Fortinet's Derek Manky.
As security and business leaders find a new common language in the discussion of business risk, enterprises need to revisit how they assess, measure and communicate cyber risk, says Kevin Flynn of Tenable.
Officials in Jackson County, Georgia, along with the FBI are investigating a ransomware attack that crippled IT systems over a two-week period and reportedly led local officials to pay a bitcoin ransom worth $400,000 to restore systems and infrastructure.
Too many organizations continue to approach security with a "perimeter defense" mindset despite enterprise networks long having moved past on-premises data centers to myriad cloud services, says Ajay Arora of Vera Security.
Many security leaders recognize the flaws in traditional awareness training, but what is anybody actually doing about it? Keenan Skelly of Circadence describes a new approach that she believes has changed the cybersecurity education paradigm.
Verifications.io, a self-described "big data email verification platform," has suffered a massive breach. Security researcher Bob Diachenko said he discovered the site was exposing 763 million records.