Cybersecurity is not (just) a tech problem
Remote work during the pandemic has meant that organizations had to quickly ramp up their cybersecurity efforts. But securing remote work isn’t just the job of the IT team: Ultimately companies need to make security part of every job description. And the key ingredient to make that happen is trust.
The temptation for cyber attackers to become short-sellers
Cyber attacks frequently cause the share price of companies to fall. That has long made criminals salivate at the prospect of cyber attacks accompanied by short selling. Now they may be getting their chance. Cyber weapons — often deployed by hostile states — are becoming extremely sophisticated, and governments struggle to contain them. Shorting accompanied by hacking is a now real threat to business.
CISA updates SolarWinds directive
CISA has released Emergency Directive (ED) 21-01 Supplemental Guidance version 3: Mitigate SolarWinds Orion Code Compromise, providing guidance that supersedes Required Action 4 of ED 21-01 and Supplemental Guidance versions 1 and 2.