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NIST Releases Guidance on Supply Chain SecurityNew!!

The National Institutes of Science and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory recently released guidance entitled “Software Supply Chain Security Guidance,” in response to directives set forth in President Biden’s Executive Order...

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U.S. Agricultural Machinery Manufacturer Hit with Ransomware AttackNew!!

This week, AGCO, a U.S. agricultural machinery manufacturer, suffered a ransomware attack that affected its business operations and shut down its systems. AGCO, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, designs, produces, and sells...

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Update on OFAC Cyber Sanctions List: Hydra and Garantex

On April 5, 2022, the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned darkweb Hydra Marketplace and virtual currency Garantex and added both to the Specially Designated Nationals...

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Russian Government Officials Charged with Hacking U.S. Energy Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed indictments against four Russian government officials on March 24, 2022, alleging that they hacked into networks that controlled energy systems in the U.S.  According...

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Cyber-Attackers Politically Aligned

The most recent Accenture Global Incident Report (the Report) shows that cyber-attackers have political views and are divided between support for Russia or Ukraine. According to the Report, entitled “Global Incident...

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Episode 236: Cyberwar Takes A Back Seat In Ukraine (For Now)

we sit down with Christian Sorenson, the former lead of the international cyber warfare team at US Cyber Command and CEO of cybersecurity firm, SightGain, to talk about what we’ve learned so far from...

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Hackers Target Russia in Support Of Ukraine

The world has rallied around Ukraine since Russian forces invaded this past week, including, it seems, hackers. The hacktivist collective Anonymous, which gained prominence between 2008 and 2014 with a series...

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CISA/FBI Advisory Warns of Destructive Malware Used Against Ukraine

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI issued a joint advisory this week alerting organizations of destructive malware that is being used to target organizations in Ukraine, with...

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FBI and DHS Warn of Russian Cyberattacks Against Critical Infrastructure

U.S. officials this week warned government agencies, cybersecurity personnel, and operators of critical infrastructure that Russia might launch cyber-attacks against Ukrainian and U.S. networks at the same time it launches its...

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CISA Warns “Every Organization” in U.S. to Assess + Respond to Cyber Risks

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued another warning to “every organization” in the U.S. about cybersecurity risks during the ongoing escalation of tension between the U.S. and Russia...

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