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7 critical steps to defend the healthcare sector against cyber threats

While knowing full well that human lives may be at stake, criminal gangs have been increasingly targeting the healthcare sector with high-impact attacks like ransomware. 1. Tighten up email security Healthcare providers should set up numerous layers of defense for a variety of email-borne threats. A good email security solution should be the first layer but will only be effective if it is able to detect multiple malicious signals (malicious IPs, suspicious URLs, hidden malware … More


Immersive Labs raises $66 million and expands its management team

Immersive Labs raised $66 million in capital to continue its growth and investment in its Cyber Workforce Resilience platform. Ten Eleven Ventures led the latest raise supporting the company’s efforts to help organizations around the world assess, build, and prove their resilience to cyber threats of all kinds. Existing investors Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Summit Partners, Insight Partners, Menlo Ventures, and Citi Ventures all participated in the round. The company also announced new strategic additions … More

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Week in review: CISOs’ earnings per year, Atlassian Bitbucket Server and Data Center flaw

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: US-based CISOs get nearly $1 million per year The role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a relatively new senior-level executive position within most organizations, and is still evolving. To find out how current CISOs landed in that role, their aspirations, the compensation they receive, and which risks they face and responsibilities they shoulder, analysts with international executive … More


Cybercrime goods and services are cheap and plentiful

Cybercrime is being supercharged through “plug and play” malware kits that make it easier than ever to launch attacks. Cyber syndicates are collaborating with amateur attackers to target businesses, putting our online world at risk. The HP Wolf Security threat team worked with Forensic Pathways, a leading group of global forensic professionals, on a three-month dark web investigation, scraping and analyzing over 35 million cybercriminal marketplaces and forum posts to understand how cybercriminals operate, gain … More

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Darktrace PREVENT proactively protects enterprises against sophisticated cyber threats

Darktrace launched Darktrace PREVENT, an interconnected set of AI products that deliver a proactive cyber security capability to help organizations pre-empt future cyber-attacks. Darktrace PREVENT is the third product area in Darktrace’s delivery of a Cyber AI Loop, the industry-first set of AI capabilities which work together autonomously to optimize an organization’s state of security through a continuous feedback loop. The new Darktrace PREVENT product family is based on breakthroughs developed in the firm’s Cambridge … More

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Resecurity Digital Identity Protection defends individuals and businesses from identity theft

Resecurity has announced its new Digital Identity Protection solution designed to monitor, inform, and protect individuals and businesses from data and identity theft. The AI-powered Digital Identity Protection solution leverages billions of data points from the dark side of the web and connects victims, fostering information exchange on potential indicators of compromise or data breach. Identity theft is the fastest-growing financial crime, with 10 million Americans falling victim to identity theft each year. With the … More


Evolving online habits have paved the way for fraud. What can we do about it?

Information is power, and personally identifiable information (PII) is an extremely powerful asset that is fueling the rapid growth of online fraud (also known as the Digital Identity Crisis). PII is any piece of data that someone could use to figure out who you are. Historical data such as your name, date of birth, or Social Security Number come to mind, but social media sites, e-commerce platforms, credit card companies, government agencies, and employers all … More


Vivek Kumar Sharma joins Cyble as Regional Sales Director

Cyble announced that Vivek Kumar Sharma, former India Sales head at Attivo Networks, has taken over as Cyble’s Regional Sales Director – Strategic Alliances and Partnerships (India and SAARC). This news follows Cyble’s recent announcement of having raised a $10M Series A financing round led by Blackbird Ventures, with continued participation from Spider Capital, January Capital, Cendana Capital, and VentureSouq. In a career spanning over 20 years, Vivek has made his mark as a versatile … More

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Week in review: Cyber attacks on Ukraine, Help Net Security: Healthcare Cybersecurity Report is out

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and interviews: Help Net Security: Healthcare Cybersecurity Report has been released Our newest report takes a closer look at one of the most targeted industries today – healthcare. Cyber attacks on Ukraine: DDoS, new data wiper, cloned websites, and Cyclops Blink Russia started its invasion on Ukraine and, as predicted, the attacks in the physical world have been preceded and accompanied by cyber … More


Cyble raises $10 million to help companies identify dark web data leaks

Cyble announced that it has raised a US $10M Series A financing round led by Blackbird, with continued participation from Spider Capital, January Capital, Cendana Capital, and VentureSouq. The funds will be allocated to expanding Cyble’s product roadmap, enabling deeper penetration into existing & new markets, and amplifying its Cyble Research Labs (CRL) capabilities. Founded by Beenu Arora and Manish Chachada in 2019, Cyble continuously monitors the darkweb and surfaceweb data in real-time across open … More


Arkose Labs appoints Brett Johnson as Chief Criminal Officer

Arkose Labs announced Brett Johnson, a former cybercriminal, identity thief, and hacker has joined the company as Chief Criminal Officer. Johnson stepped away from a life of cybercrime and now devotes his career to working with enterprises to help deter fraud. “We’re on a mission to create an online environment where all consumers are protected from malicious activities, by undermining the very thing that fraudsters are going after – a profitable return on their attacks,” … More

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Use of AI to fight insurance fraud hits all-time high

Insurers’ use of predictive analytics to fight fraud has reached an all-time high, according to an insurance fraud technology study by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud and SAS. The study reveals that 80% of insurers use predictive modeling to detect fraud, up from 55% in 2018. In a category new to the 2021 survey, the study also underscores the importance of identity verification software, cited by 40% of survey respondents. Identity analytics is quickly becoming … More