Author: Courtney Schneider

Different continents point to similar concerns The Black Hat Asia 2018 attendee survey polled IT and security professionals from 12 East Asian countries, Australia and elsewhere, asking about the threats and challenges they are most concerned with, the attacks and attackers they fear most, as well...

Written into law The Directive on the Security of Network Information Systems (NIS) represents the first pan-European law covering requirements for cybersecurity. It aims to achieve a common security posture for European countries by means of strengthening 1) cybersecurity capabilities at a national level, 2) EU-wide...

Cybersecurity best practice according to ANSSI, France’s National Agency for the Security of Information Systems, points to unidirectional data flow solutions. Why? Because it’s the safest and most reliable way to segregate and protect your critical network from less trusted networks and cyber threats. The...

Recently, a major Canadian company suffered a targeted ransomware attack and was forced to pay $425,000 to restore the encrypted data of both its production base and back-up servers. We have spoken and warned of ransomware in the past, particularly in the aftermath of the...

When covering for risk, best practice teaches us to categorize, measure and profile our vulnerabilities. Intel - the world’s largest and most highly valued semiconductor chip maker and inventor of the processors found in most personal computers - knows this process well. Countless tests are...

This past month we have witnessed another win in the world of ICS security standards coming from France’s preeminent information systems security standards body.  The French are known for being the best in the world at many things, it would be silly to even list...