Security leaders from a wide range of industries explored the latest cybersecurity trends and issues -including Web 4.0, generative AI, automation, data protection and regulatory compliance - at ISMG's DynamicCISO Excellence Awards and Conference 2024 in Mumbai.
In most organizations, the privacy team plays an important role in artificial intelligence implementation and governance. Tarun Samtani, DPO and privacy program director at International SOS, said privacy principles inherently align with the demand for responsible data use of AI technology.
In the modern, API-driven era — where 26 to 50 APIs power the average application — API security couldn’t be more important. Unsecured APIs make easy targets for bad actors searching for exposed application logic, resources and sensitive data.
But despite having multiple API security products in place, 92% of...
IT organizations are constantly creating new APIs to link to external services, but how can security teams ensure these APIs will integrate with zero trust principles? The first step is finding out which APIs fit with the architecture, said Rohit Rane, CISO of HDFC Pension Management Co.
Federal authorities are warning of attacks on healthcare sector firms that use ConnectWise's remote access tool ScreenConnect. Hackers compromised a locally hosted version of the tool used by a large national pharmacy supply chain and managed services provider in 2023.
Robert Blumofe, executive vice president and CTO at Akamai, expects social engineering, phishing, extortion and AI-driven attacks to dominate the threat landscape. He advised enterprises to use FIDO2-based MFA, zero trust, microsegmentation and API security to reduce risks.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discussed how the surge in API usage poses challenges for organizations, why good governance is so crucial to solving API issues and how The New York Times' legal action against OpenAI and Microsoft highlights copyright concerns.
Sharan Hiremath, senior product manager at JFrog, delved into the escalating challenge of supply chain attacks. With a focus on the surge in open-source vulnerabilities, he outlined key factors contributing to the rise of attacks and offered insights into threat mitigation strategies.
Forrester analyst Sandy Carielli highlights key API security aspects in Forrester's report titled The Eight Components of API Security," which covers governance, discovery, testing, authentication and protection from API breaches as many organizations are grappling with the maturity of these areas.
Looking ahead to 2024, cybersecurity professionals and experts in artificial intelligence shared with ISMG their hopes for strong, responsible regulations and new partnerships with private sector stakeholders and international collaborators to keep pace with the evolving threat landscape.
In conjunction with a new report from CyberEd.io, Information Security Media Group asked some of the industry's leading cybersecurity and privacy experts about 10 top trends to watch in 2024. Ransomware, emerging AI technology and nation-state campaigns are among the top threats.
Hacks on healthcare sector entities reached record levels in 2023 in terms of data breaches. But the impact of hacks on hospital chains, doctors' offices and other medical providers - or their critical vendors - goes much deeper than the exposure of millions of health records.
The DFIR landscape is constantly evolving, driven by technological advancements and new cyberthreats. "Tsurugi," developed by Giovanni Rattaro, senior cybersecurity expert, and Marco Giorgi, senior DFIR analyst, is an open-source Linux distribution project designed for blue teams.
A recently spotted hacking group with a penchant for using open-source tools has been using a less-than-novel tactic: exploiting SQL injection flaws. So warn researchers who recently detected attacks by the group, which has the codename GambleForce and appears to focus on gambling and retail firms.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released an advisory Wednesday warning that a Russian military intelligence unit has been actively exploiting a widely used software product since September as part of an effort to gain long-term access to compromised systems.