Pentagon to Launch Zero Trust Cyber Office in December

November 12, 2021 | Security Magazine

The Pentagon will formally launch a new office dedicated to expediting the adoption of a new zero trust cybersecurity model. The Department of Defense’s (DoD) chief information security officer (CISO) David McKeown said the office would fall under DoD’s chief information officer and be led by a yet-to-be-named senior executive.

Hackers Disrupt Canadian Healthcare and Steal Medical Data

November 10, 2021 | Data Breach Today

Health officials in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on Oct. 30 disclosed that health systems had been disrupted by a “cyber incident.” While officials did not use the word ransomware, security experts say the attack has the hallmarks of a crypto-locking malware outbreak.

83% of Critical Infrastructure Organizations Suffered Breaches, 2021 Cybersecurity Research Reveals

November 9, 2021 | Dark Reading

A new research study by Skybox Security found that 83% of organizations suffered an operational technology (OT) cybersecurity breach in the prior 36 months. The research also uncovered that organizations underestimate the risk of a cyberattack, with 73% of CIOs and CISOs “highly confident” their organizations will not suffer an OT breach in the next year.

Russian Hackers Escalate SolarWinds Attacks on Tech Firms, Targeting Dozens of Companies

October 25, 2021 | Daily Beast

The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds breach have only escalated their efforts to steal tech companies’ private information, according to Microsoft Corp. researchers. This latest campaign, which began in May, has targeted more than 140 companies, with as many as 14 being successfully breached, the experts said.

Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

May 12, 2021 | The White House

The United States faces persistent and increasingly sophisticated malicious cyber campaigns that threaten the public sector, the private sector, and ultimately the American people’s security and privacy.

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