Microsoft closed the book on the SolarWinds investigation. (Microsoft) Following an internal investigation, Microsoft, despite being an early target in the SolarWinds campaign, said none of its systems were used to attack others – a fact the company attributed to its zero trust mindset. The probe also found no evidence of access
In several important ways, the SolarWinds hack is unique: few companies have the same level of software dominance at the highest levels of government and industry or merit the kind of targeting from a state sponsored APT group. In a broader sense, they’re facing a similar reality that many other companies
A new survey found that fewer than 25 percent of companies have incorporated an active defense of their control systems and assets. The survey, released today by the Control System Cyber Security Association International (CS)2AI and KPMG, also found that 60 percent of companies didn’t know if they had a security
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani (L) welcomes Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg (R) prior to a 2018 meeting about the use of personal data of Facebook EU users. Now, the failure of the Privacy Shield framework introduces new concerns among U.S. companies about handling of data about European citizens.
A malicious server compromise recently confirmed by DNA investigation services provider GEDmatch serves a reminder of the incident response challenges and privacy ramifications that companies face when they trade in sensitive data – in this case, DNA, the most personal of data – especially when such incidents create unique opportunities for targeted
U.S. government officials are currently in discussion with a number of tech companies, including Facebook [update: Facebook now says that it is not in discussions to give the government any data] and Google, around how data from cell phones might provide methods for combating the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according