SANS-GIAC Workforce research report for yr 2024 ‘Hire, Retain Mid-level cyber security professionals

SANS-GIAC Workforce research report for the year 2024 is based on a first-of-its-kind survey that analyzed the cybersecurity workforce with the goal of identifying the key factors to successfully build high-performing cybersecurity teams. The report focuses on efforts to hire and retain mid-level cyber security professionals The survey results analysed in this report zero in…

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Sophos the Cybersecurity Company Appointed Joe Levy as CEO

Joe Levy, who has been serving as acting CEO since 15 February, brings nearly three decades of experience in cybersecurity product development and leadership to his new role. Levy also spearheaded the creation of SophosAI and Sophos X-Ops, an operational threat intelligence unit comprising over 500 cybersecurity operators and threat intelligence experts. Sophos said this…

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Kaspersky Experts Identify New Ransomware using BitLocker to encrypt corporate data

Kaspersky has identified ransomware attacks using Microsoft’s BitLocker to attempt encryption of corporate files. The threat actors are using VBScript – a programming language used to automate tasks on Windows computers – to create a malicious script with previously unreported features to maximize the damage of the attack, Kaspersky Global Emergency Response team reports. The…

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Need proactive Risk Mitigation measures to tackle Cyberattacks: RBI

RBI deputy governor Swaminathan J said the potential impact of a cyberattack on a bank’s operations, reputation, and financial stability cannot be “overstated”, as he emphasised the need for proactive risk mitigation strategies. Speaking at the Conference of Heads of Assurance of Urban Cooperative Banks here on Thursday, the deputy governor said that in the…

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CybeReady, Announced an Impactful new feature to its SaaS-based Cybersecurity Learning Platform: a cutting-edge Poster Studio designed to support CISOs in educating employees about a vast array of security threats. The innovative tool enables the creation of customizable educational posters to address critical issues such as phishing, smishing, quishing, ransomware, and a wide range of other potential threats that put organizations at risk. The innovative and easy-to-use poster design feature is a creative and effective method of quickly creating and designing both digital and printed posters. The resulting posters can be leveraged in various ways, for use as desktop wallpapers, announcement screen displays around the office or printed and hung in common areas, providing a constant reminder of cybersecurity best practices. “Our new Poster Studio feature extends the core principles of our Awareness Bites into visually engaging posters that are tailored to be concise and impactful. They are designed not only to educate but to blend seamlessly into various work environments,” said Mike Polatsek, CEO of CybeReady. “Whether it’s on a factory floor or a corporate office, these posters serve as an essential component of a holistic cybersecurity training program.” Key Features of the Poster Studio Tool: – Multichannel Approach: Posters serve as an additional reinforcement channel, supporting diverse learning preferences and enhancing organizational cybersecurity culture. – Positive Learning Experience: The posters are designed to be user-friendly and require only seconds to read, making cybersecurity education straightforward and effective. – Extended Reach: Especially beneficial for non-office staff, the posters can be placed in high-traffic ake cafeterias and washrooms, ensuring that cybersecurity training reaches every corner of the organization. – Customization and Localization: Available in 28 languages, these posters can be customized with an organization’s logo, colors, and specific messaging, making them a perfect fit for any corporate identity. As cyber threats evolve, the necessity for adaptable and comprehensive educational tools becomes increasingly crucial. CybeReady’s commitment to developing innovative solutions, like the poster creation feature, is ideally suited to support the mission of transforming all employees into cyber-aware, vigilant defenders of their organizations’ reas lidigital assets.

CybeReady, a global leader in autonomous cybersecurity learning, today announced an impactful new feature to its SaaS-based Cybersecurity Learning Platform: a cutting-edge Poster Studio designed to support CISOs in educating employees about a vast array of security threats. The innovative tool enables the creation of customizable educational posters to address critical issues such as phishing,…

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UK & Allies Sanction Prolific Cyber Hacker; Leader of LockBit

The UK, US and Australia have sanctioned the Russian leader of cyber-crime gang LockBit. UK, US and Australia sanction Russian leader of cyber-crime gang LockBit LockBit were one of the most prolific ransomware groups in recent years, responsible for attacks on over 200 UK businesses and major public service providers UK and Allies crack down…

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Zeron Launches India’s First Cyber Quantified Model Bfsi Companies

With cyber threats evolving at an unprecedented pace and regulatory requirements becoming increasingly stringent, Zeron, a Mumbai based cybersecurity startup, has launched India’s first advanced Cyber Quantified model called Quantified Business Exposure to Risks (QBER) for BFSI companies. As the inaugural CRQ model from India, QBER sets a new standard for cyber risk quantification, offering…

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Sophos: New ‘Junk Gun’ Ransomware disrupts RaaS Space

RaaS market disruption The ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) market is getting disrupted, which has armed hackers with easy-to-use, off-the-shelf, and affordable ransomware solutions. The market, which has witnessed the disappearance of big players for over two years, is getting populated with ‘Junk Gun’ ransomware on the dark web The new family of ransomware is attracting ‘buyers’ because…

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Zscaler Acquires Airgap Networks to Enhance Zero Trust SASE

Zscaler has announced the acquisition of Airgap Networks, a company renowned for its agentless segmentation technology. This acquisition is set to redefine the way enterprises protect their internal traffic, particularly in IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments. Cybersecurity rapidly evolves, with adversaries employing sophisticated techniques to bypass traditional security measures. However, traditional methods like Network…

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Apple Drops Term ‘State-Sponsored’ Attacks from its Threat notification Policy

Apple’s Removes the term “State-Sponsored” from its description of Threat Notifications Apple Inc (AAPL.O), opens new tab has warned its users in India and 91 other countries that they were possible victims of a “mercenary spyware attack,” dropping the word “state-sponsored” it used in its previous alerts to refer to such malware attacks. Apple discovered that attackers…

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