One in Three SOC Analysts Now Job-Hunting

The more experienced a SOC analyst gets, the more his or her job satisfaction declines, a new survey of security operations center staffers shows.

Better Security Analytics? Clean Up the Data First!

Even the best analytics algorithms using incomplete and unclean data won't yield useful results.

Microsoft Adds Windows Defender ATP Support to Windows 7, 8.1

Microsoft brings Windows Defender ATP down-level support to older versions of Windows for businesses transitioning to Windows 10.

Google to Mark All HTTP Websites ‘Not Secure’

Google will push websites to adopt HTTPS encryption by marking all HTTP sites as 'not secure' starting in July 2018.

Tracking Bitcoin Wallets as IOCs for Ransomware

By understanding how cybercriminals use bitcoin, threat analysts can connect the dots between cyber extortion, wallet addresses, shared infrastructure, TTPs, and attribution.

Google Paid $2.9M for Vulnerabilities in 2017

The Google Vulnerability Reward Program issued a total of 1,230 rewards in 2017.

The single largest payout was $112,500.

Cyber Warranties: What to Know, What to Ask

The drivers and details behind the growth of cyber warranties, which more businesses are using to guarantee their products.

8 Nation-State Hacking Groups to Watch in 2018

The aliases, geographies, famous attacks, and behaviors of some of the most prolific threat groups.

Sacramento Bee Databases Hit with Ransomware Attack

The Bee did not pay ransom and deleted its databases to prevent future attacks, according to its publisher.

Russian Authorities Arrest Engineers for Cryptocurrency Mining at Nuclear Weapons Site

The nuclear weapons facility employees reportedly tried to mine cryptocurrency via a supercomputer.

Back to Basics: AI Isn’t the Answer to What Ails Us...

The irony behind just about every headline-grabbing data breach we've seen in recent years is that they all could have been prevented with simple cyber hygiene.

New POS Malware Steals Data via DNS Traffic

UDPoS is disguised to appear like a LogMeIn service pack, Forcepoint says.