A pandemic makes CIOs and CISOs strange bedfellows, and this year they have had to work together more closely than ever under unprecedented circumstances. The result? The state of the relationship has generally improved. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story)Details
SolarWinds is recommending that customers hit by the Trojan embedded in a version of its Orion network-monitoring platform update to a new release of the software as Microsoft, Cisco, others weigh in.
A group believed to be Russia’s Cozy Bear gained access to government and other systems through a compromised update to SolarWinds’ Orion software. Most organizations aren’t prepared for this sort of software supply chain attack.
Remote work will be a permanent scenario for many organizations, according to the CIO Pandemic Business Impact Survey 2020. This underscores the need for policies that secure remote data access without inhibiting user productivity. “Given the paradigm shift to remote work, companies must protect their IT infrastructure — including networks, application servers, and VPN access…Details
We’re proud to announce our shout out at Hackstock VI! We’ve been working with the crazy cats at PlayLabz helping research and development on their awesome hologrammatic platform, GeniMo. More on that coming soon. Watch this space! Hackstock was born in 2015 as a natural antidote to so many corporate events that were all about…Details
As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded, CIOs have faced epic challenges unlike any they’ve previously weathered. For many business leaders, recovery isn’t just a return to their former state but a top-to-bottom rethinking of what business they need to be in and how their business must be run. As the chief owners of the digital…Details
COVID-19 changed how economies, consumers, and the supply chain behave. All that change means that significant amounts of legacy data are no longer useful and, in many places, we are starting from ground zero. But for CIOs who are responsible for the infrastructures, platforms, and tools that manage and move data, essential data realities may…Details
Black Friday and the holiday shopping season are on the horizon, and the spammers are already at work. Customers receive an email “advertising” a special limited offer, encouraging them to click links leading to websites pretending to be well-known retail chains or e-commerce brands. The tactic isn’t exactly earth-shattering. We’ve seen this type of scam during past holiday…Details
Three federal agencies – the FBI and the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services – issued a security alert for hospitals last week that they have credible evidence of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and health systems. The call to action is for the entities to protect their…Details