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‘GridEx’ offers stiff security test for an industry that welcomes the challenge

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

An exclusive look at GridEx, the biennial grid security exercise that puts power companies to the test.

Financial hacking teams FIN7, Cobalt Group update tactics to haunt banks and retail

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

It's like a never-ending greatest hits tour.

‘We have to hit the problem the way it hits us’: How the FBI tracks a range of hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The FBI has essentially had to become a “surge force” in handling cybersecurity issues, ramping up resources to combat a threat when it makes sense to.

Outgoing FBI cyber official joins Accenture’s incident response team

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Eric Welling is the latest cybersecurity official to leave the bureau for a private sector job.

KnowBe4 to acquire Norwegian assessment company CLTRe

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Does 'naming and shaming' hackers deter them from attacking the U.S.?

by CyberScoop Staff • 7 months ago

Howard Marshall, Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Accenture, talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about the efforts of the U.S. government to deter nation-state hackers from attacking U.S. organizations.

What actually happens when a company examines third-party risk

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

More than zero-days or machine learning, this is what CISOs are constantly measuring on a day-to-day basis.

Can Google's security push overcome the public's eroded trust?

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Confusion and exasperation with the state of basic consumer hygiene may be doing more damage than a breach ever could.

APT28-linked trojan being developed in multiple programming languages, research shows

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

Zebrocy is increasingly seen as a go-to tool for APT28, and it's being written in several coding languages.

Accenture: Russian hackers using Brexit talks to disguise phishing lures

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 12 months ago

Accenture researchers say APT28 has been using Brexit-themed phishing lures to spread backdoors.

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