In his first week in his new role as interim CEO of SSH Communications Security, Rami Raulas shares insights on the company’s strategic focus on zero trust, operational technology security, and quantum-safe cryptography to address evolving cybersecurity challenges.
Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry said Palo Alto Networks' strategy of offering free products to new platform customers will "unravel over time" as firewalls become shelfware. Legacy vendors find themselves "in a defensive position" as the role of firewalls shrinks and demand for zero trust security grows.
Microsegmentation is a fundamental concept in zero trust security, but CISOs should assess its feasibility before diving in. This is particularly true in a public cloud environment where there is no real network policy, said David Holmes, principal research analyst at Forrester.
SSH Communications Security CEO Teemu Tunkelo left the Finnish cybersecurity vendor abruptly Monday after low license sales in late 2023 slowed the company's growth. No reason was given for Tunkelo's departure, which stems from an agreement between the CEO and SSH and will take effect immediately.
Venture capital investor Pramod Gosavi discussed the drawbacks of relying on network-centric cybersecurity solutions that are driving up costs. He recommended proactive strategies, such as zero trust, that emphasize minimal access and continuous verification and investments in AI-based technologies.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discussed the potential role of AI in cloud security, how the recent cyberattack on Microsoft by Russian state hackers highlighted the vulnerabilities associated with legacy systems, and how to secure APIs in the age of zero trust.
This week, former CIA programmer gets 40-year sentence, zero trust prevents widespread damage, possible ransomware attack in Georgia, alleged hacker detained in Ukraine, USB-spread malware in Italy, LockBit attack on non-bank home mortgage lender, and Ukrainian critical infrastructure disrupted.
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.
In the latest weekly update, Troy Leach, CSO at Cloud Security Alliance, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how generative AI is enhancing multi-cloud security, AI's influence on authentication processes, and the state of zero trust and IoT security.
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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.
Cloud security teams have become adept at monitoring resource configurations, ensuring compliance and detecting threats. However, cloud security admins are often stuck dealing with a tricky but equally important problem: controlling user or entity (such as containers and APIs) access and permissions.
Chase Cunningham discusses his new book, "How NOT to Lead: Lessons Every Manager Can Learn from Dumpster Chickens, Mushroom Farmers, and Other Office Offenders,” which details critical errors that can undermine your cybersecurity leadership and jeopardize your reputation and your company's future.
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.
A National Institute of Standards and Technology official said agencies are facing a variety of challenges in implementing enterprisewide zero trust architectures, from a lack of insight into their network components to difficult decisions around legacy systems and costly procurement initiatives.