This crowdsourced payments tracker wants to solve the ransomware visibility problem

Ransomware attacks, fueled by COVID-19 pandemic turbulence, have become a major money earner for cybercriminals, with the number of attacks rising in 2020. These file-encrypting attacks have continued largely unabated this year, too. In the last few months alone...

To end cyberterrorism, the government should extend a hand to the private sector

Mark Testoni Contributor Share on Twitter Mark Testoni is the CEO at SAP National Security Services, Inc. Prior to joining SAP NS2, Mark held leadership positions at SAP and Oracle and served for 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. Joseph Moreno Contributor Share on...

Biden’s executive order on cybersecurity should include behavior transparency

Ben Higgins Contributor Share on Twitter Ben Higgins is a distinguished software engineer at cybersecurity company ExtraHop and has extensive experience in protocols, parsing, encryption, security, systems and performance engineering. The Biden administration this...

Ukrainian police arrest multiple Clop ransomware gang suspects

Multiple suspects believed to be linked to the Clop ransomware gang have been detained in Ukraine after a joint operation from law enforcement agencies in Ukraine, South Korea, and the United States. The Cyber Police Department of the National Police of Ukraine...

The rise of cybersecurity debt

Howard Boville Contributor Share on Twitter Howard Boville is head of IBM Hybrid Cloud. He leads the global cloud business at IBM and helps develop market-leading capabilities to drive digital transformation for enterprises. More posts by this contributor The...

FireEye to sell products unit to Symphony-led group for $1.2B

Cybersecurity giant FireEye has agreed to sell its products business to a consortium led by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group for $1.2 billion. The all-cash deal will split FireEye, the maker of network and email cybersecurity products, from its digital...