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January 11, 2022

Why 2022 Is the Year of the Password Manager

Business and Tech, January 11, 2022
The buzz around the cybersecurity world has reached a fever pitch this year, with news of high-profile breaches making headlines on a seemingly daily basis. Yet, despite this ongoing cybersecurity-centric newscycle, many individuals are uncertain about the best ways to protect themselves or are simply too skeptical of the security methods that exist to make themselves more secure. This is particularly true when it comes to password manager use.

December 22, 2021

Security leaders on how to cope with stress of Log4j

CSO, December 22, 2021
The year 2021 was unprecedented in the strain it placed on cybersecurity professionals. From the beginning of the year through now, incident responders and network defenders have been whipsawed by a seemingly endless array of unparalleled back-to-back security emergencies. In the words of researcher Kevin Beaumont, “We’ve reached peak cyber for 2021. Please stop cybering.”

December 16, 2021

The discovery of the Log4Shell software vulnerability could not have come at a worse time.

Channel Futures, December 16, 2021
Nation-states such as Iran, China and North Korea are actively looking for ways to exploit the Log4Shell software vulnerability. That’s according to Lisa Plaggemier, interim executive director of the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA). Last week, researchers discovered a zero-day exploit in the popular Java logging library log4j. It results in remote code execution (RCE) by logging a certain string.

December 13, 2021

US, Allies to Tighten Export Controls on Cyber Tools

ISMG, December 13, 2021
The Biden administration has announced that the U.S. and several allies have aligned to create stricter criteria around the export of certain offensive cyber tools, particularly those that end up in the hands of authoritarian regimes.

November 22, 2021

US, EU Join Paris Call for Cybersecurity

Security Boulevard, November 16, 2021
The United States and the European Union announced plans to join the Paris Call, an international effort to combat cyberthreats endangering citizens and infrastructure.

November 15, 2021

Here’s what we really think about cyber safety

Aware Force, November 15, 2021
The security awareness company CybSafe and the National Cybersecurity Alliance have released a new study about safe online behaviors by polling 2,000 respondents in the US and the UK. Here are some of the highlights.

November 11, 2021

VP Kamala Harris: US Will Join 80-Nation Cybersecurity Pact

InfoSec, November 11, 2021
The U.S. has joined an 80-nation agreement that sets collective goals for cyberspace, with a particular focus on internet integrity, electoral security, intellectual property theft, use of malign hacking tools and more. Vice President Kamala Harris confirmed U.S. entry into the multistate pact following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday.