Nation-state conflict has come to dominate many of the policy discussions and much of the strategic thinking about cybersecurity. In this Threat Intelligence Bulletin, we’ll show how an investigation into the apparent targeting of a state-owned Russian oil company led to the uncovering not of a state-sponsored campaign, but of the bold activity of what we believe to be a criminal effort motivated by the oldest of incentives—money.
The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s busiest performing arts centers and Australia’s number one tourist destination. On the Opera House’s 40th anniversary, it engaged VMtech and Cylance to modernize its IT server and network infrastructure, as well as information management, privacy, and cybersecurity.
In today’s episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson talks with Cylance Directors of Threat Intelligence Jon Gross and Kevin Livelli about their new report: 'Poking the Bear: Three-Year Campaign Targets Russian Critical Infrastructure.' Their research investigates an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) campaign which targeted many state-sponsored fuel and agricultural companies, as well as critical infrastructure organizations.
In today’s dynamic enterprise environment, attempting to reduce the attack surface to near zero is simply unrealistic. Organizations need to ensure they have the right set of security controls in place to reduce the chance that an attacker can exploit vulnerabilities within their existing and future attack surfaces.