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.

U.S. Pipeline Cyberattack Forces Closure

May 8, 2021 | The Wall Street Journal

The main pipeline carrying gasoline and diesel fuel to the U.S. East Coast was shut down by its operator after being hit with a cyberattack.

Austin ISD warns of possible data breach

March 29, 2021 | KVUE ABC

Austin ISD notified parents last week after it was made aware of a possible data breach involving a former third-party vendor. According to the letter, there hasn’t been any evidence that personal information was used for malicious purposes.

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