• More Biden Cybersecurity Nominations
    by Bruce Schneier on April 13, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    News: President Biden announced key cybersecurity leadership nominations Monday, proposing Jen Easterly as the next head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and John “Chris” Inglis as the first ever national cyber director (NCD). I know them both, and think they’re both good choices. More news.

  • New NAME:WRECK Vulnerabilities Impact Nearly 100 Million IoT Devices
    by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan) on April 13, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    Security researchers have uncovered nine vulnerabilities affecting four TCP/IP stacks impacting more than 100 million consumer and enterprise devices that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of a vulnerable system. Dubbed "NAME:WRECK" by Forescout and JSOF, the flaws are the latest in series of studies undertaken as part of an initiative called Project Memoria to study the security

  • BrandPost: Why Choose Open XDR? It's the Integration
    by Brand Post on April 13, 2021 at 2:58 pm

    There are almost as many flavors of detection and response tools as there are flavors at the local ice cream shop – OK, perhaps that’s a slight exaggeration, but there are definitely a confusing number of options these days. NDR (network detection and response), EDR (endpoint detection and response), XDR (eXtended detection and response), and even Open XDR – they’re all variations on a theme of protecting endpoints, since they’re the first line of network defense.Which option to pick? As a ReliaQuest customer recently related to us with a smile on his face, cybersecurity vendors want to sell you tools: some of which are Teslas, and some of which are Vespas. Sometimes you need the full-on Tesla, and other times, the Vespa is all you really need to get the job done. But customers need to decide if the top-of-the-line model makes sense for the business, or if the scooter makes sense based on the risk environment.To read this article in full, please click here