Admins urged to patch Zyxel network devices to close backdoor

Administrators whose networks include Zyxel devices are being urged to install the latest security updates after the discovery of a...

January 4th, 2021 Howard Solomon

More 2021 cybersecurity predictions: ‘Every service without MFA will suffer a breach’

Dozens of cybersecurity-related vendors showered us with predictions for 2021. We've compiled predictions from experts representing more than 40 vendors....

January 4th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

More noteworthy cybersecurity news stories from 2020

Following up on my year-end review of 2020 story, here are some of the biggest cybersecurity-related news stories of 2020...

December 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Four words summarized cybersecurity in 2020: COVID-19, ransomware, Twitter, and SolarWinds

There are bad years and worse years in cybersecurity. 2020 was one of the worst. Arguably, it will be summarized...

December 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Patching can close holes exploited by stolen FireEye tools, according to new report

Patch management is emerging as a vital tactic for infosec pros for dealing with the possible exploitation of their networks...

December 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Infosec pros warned of second SolarWinds Orion vulnerability

IT administrators that use SolarWinds' Orion network management platform have more than one vulnerability to search for in the wake...

December 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Adobe hack might be worse than thought: Report

Microsoft spots more than 40 organizations hit by SolarWinds hack

Microsoft has found more than 40 of its customers -- including itself -- whose systems have been compromised by leveraging...

December 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

A one-on-one with cybersecurity leader and award winner Bonnie Butlin

Of all the cybersecurity events that had to take place virtually this year, last month's annual conference of the International...

December 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Microsoft AV now blocks applications with malicious SolarWinds binaries

As more CISOs using SolarWinds' Orion network management suite investigate the possibility of infected updates, Microsoft this morning began blocking...

December 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon