EU cyber resilience regulation could translate into millions in fines

The EU Commission’s Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) is intended to close the digital fragmentation problem surrounding devices and systems with network connections – from printers and routers to smart household appliances and industrial control systems. Industrial networks and critical infrastructures require special protection. According to the European Union, there is currently a ransomware attack every […]

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What CISOs consider when building up security resilience

Cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for companies as they look to defend against a rapidly evolving threat landscape, according to Cisco. Researchers identified the top seven success factors that boost enterprise security resilience, focusing on cultural, environmental, and solution-based factors that businesses leverage to achieve security. The findings are based on responses from over […]

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Top 7 factors boosting enterprise cybersecurity resilience

Cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for companies as they look to defend against a rapidly evolving threat landscape, according to the latest edition of Cisco’s annual Security Outcomes Report. The survey findings are based on survey responses from over 4,700 participants across 26 countries, and pinpoint the top seven success factors that boost enterprise […]

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Federal defense contractors are not properly securing military secrets

Defense contractors hold information that’s vital to national security and will soon be required to meet Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance to keep those secrets safe. Nation-state hackers are actively and specifically targeting these contractors with sophisticated cyberattack campaigns. A shocking 87% of contractors have a sub-70 Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS) score, the […]

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Ransomware preparedness: What are you doing wrong?

Axio released its 2022 State of Ransomware Preparedness research report, revealing that although notable improvements have been made since Axio’s 2021 report, organizational ransomware preparedness continues to be insufficient to keep pace with new attack vectors. The report reveals that the lack of fundamental cybersecurity practices and controls, including critical vulnerability patching and employee cybersecurity […]

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US to award $1B to state, local, and territorial governments to improve cyber resilience

The US government will award $1 billion in grants to help state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments address cybersecurity risks, strengthen the cybersecurity of their critical infrastructure, and ensure cyber resilience against persistent cyber threats. “Applicants have 60 days to apply for a grant, which can be used to fund new or existing cybersecurity programs,” […]

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