Higher probabilities of attack, soaring ransoms, and less chance of getting data back—the ransomware plague gets worse, and cyber insurance fails to be a panacea.
The four-year-old firm, started by two industry veterans, focuses on gaining visibility into Internet-facing services as more companies seek insight into what attackers see.
With Web application programming interface (API) traffic growing quickly, the average cloud-focused company sees three times more attacks.
Cybersecurity professionals discovered, analyzed, and created defenses against the ICS malware framework before it was deployed, but expect the stakes to keep rising.
Companies must enforce more security on their own third-party providers and retain the ability to conduct independent investigations, experts say.
Mandiant data also shows a dramatic drop in attacker dwell time on victim networks in the Asia-Pacific region — to 21 days in 2021 from 76 days in 2020.
Google and other firms are adding security configuration to software so cloud applications and services have well-defined security settings — a key component of DevSecOps.
Chemical companies are the latest to be targeted by the well-known North Korean group, which has targeted financial firms, security researchers, and technology companies in the past.
Researchers should take extra care in deploying data-science applications to the cloud, as cybercriminals are already targeting popular data-science tools such as Jupyter Notebook.
Firms focus too narrowly on external attackers when it's insiders, third parties, and stolen assets that cause many breaches, new study shows.