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 Report: Threat Actors Divide Along Ideological Lines over the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on Underground Forums,” the war between Russia and Ukraine has caused an unusual

Although we are receiving frequent alerts from CISA and the FBI about the potential for increased cyber threats coming out of Russia, China continues its cyber threat activity through APT41, which has been linked to China’s Ministry of State Security. According to Mandiant, APT41 has launched a “deliberate campaign targeting U.S. state governments” and

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 of high-profile politically motivated cyber-attacks against such disparate groups as the Church of Scientology and PayPal, has come out of the woodwork once again

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 the ongoing warnings of increased cyber-attacks against U.S. organizations.

The malware, WhisperGate and HermeticWiper, is used to “destroy computer systems and render them inoperable.”

Organizations often struggle with budgeting for cybersecurity risk and mitigation. It’s hard to see the return on investment for prevention of things that attack the company through the clouds.

It is rare that help comes in the form of FREE services and tools offered by the federal government. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

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 military offensive against Ukraine.

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned law enforcement, military personnel, and operators of critical infrastructure to

A joint Cybersecurity Advisory issued by U.S. and international partners, entitled “2021 Trends Show Increased Globalized Threat of Ransomware,” warns of “the growing international threat posed by ransomware over the past year” on a global perspective.

The trends outlined by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency,

Coveware issued its 2021 Q4 Ransomware Report on February 1, 2022. The report stated that although average and median ransom payments increased “dramatically” in Q4, “we believe this change was driven by a subtle tactical shift by Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) operations that reflected the increasing costs and risks” of executing an attack.

Because it is riskier

Threat actors don’t wait for a convenient time to attack your company. They attack when it suits them, and when they can find any small opening. Being prepared for different types of attacks helps companies prepare for their response before the attack happens. 

More and more companies are testing their incident response plans by conducting

On January 31, 2022, the FBI issued a Private Industry Notification entitled “Potential for Malicious Cyber Activities to Disrupt the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics,” warning those associated with the Olympics and Paralympics being held in Beijing that “cyber actors could use a broad range of cyber activities to disrupt these events.”

The activities