Thursday, September 23 2021

What’s Driving the Push for Digital Central Bank Currencies?

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As governments explore methods for improving payment systems, especially for cross-border transactions, support for blockchain-based national digital currencies continues to […]

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NYDFS Ransomware Guidance: “We Must All Do Our Part”

Ellie Buscemi 0

The New York Department of Financial Services has issued new guidance regarding ransomware attack mitigation. The state regulator identified seven […]

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The Week in Cybersecurity

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Weekly round-up of cybersecurity news, updates, and. highlights that matter to senior financial executives and decision-makers. New Powers for CISA […]

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Disclosure Controls and Regulatory Disincentives

Jeremy Seth Davis 0

First American Financial Corp. agreed to a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failures in disclosure controls and […]

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As Ransomware Soars, Insurers Mull Changes

Ellie Buscemi 0

As ransomware attacks soar, payment requests have begun to attract increased legal and regulatory scrutiny. In this complex environment, industry […]

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US and EU Launch Trade and Technology Council

Khushi Arora 0

During the EU-US Summit in Brussels, the United States and European Union set a joint transatlantic agenda, agreeing to a […]

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Supreme Court Limits Scope of Federal Anti-Hacking Law

Ellie Buscemi 0

The Supreme Court released a 6-3 ruling that limits the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) by […]

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EU Extends Sanctions to Hackers—Banks, Cyber Insurers Face Dilemma

Ellie Buscemi 0

The European Council extended a framework that penalizes cyber-attacks against EU or member countries for another year. The framework, part […]

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US Infrastructure Plan Includes Billions for Cybersecurity Improvements

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United States President Joe Biden’s ambitious infrastructure proposal, the American Jobs Plan, includes $20 billion in funds to help state, […]

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Advanced Persistent Threats – Part 3

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This blog is in continuation to the the part 1 blog. Characteristics of an Advanced Persistent Threat APTs are in […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Upstream Security, Hunters, build.security

Khushi Arora

Upstream Security and Hunters complete Series C and Series A funding rounds, respectively. Elastic NV acquires build.security. Funding Upstream Security, an Israeli provider of automotive cybersecurity and a data analytics platform for connected vehicles, has closed a $62 million Series C funding round led by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, along with new investors I.D.I. Insurance, NextGen […]

Cyber Deal Update: Loop Secure, Intelligent Automation, Blumira

Khushi Arora

Tesserent acquires Loop Secure to complement its own services, and BlueHalo merges with Intelligent Automation. Blumira completes a Series A funding round. Mergers and Acquisitions Tesserent, an Australian network security company, has announced its intent to acquire Loop Secure, a provider of managed security services, governance risk and compliance, and offensive security services also based […]

Cyber Deal Update: FHIRBlocks, InfoSum

Khushi Arora

Healthcare cybersecurity company ConsenSys Health acquires FHIRBlocks. InfoSum and Monte Carlo close a Series B and Series C funding round, respectively. Mergers and Acquisitions Otava, a Michigan-headquartered cloud solutions provider, has announced its acquisition of NewCloud Networks, a Colorado-based cloud computing services provider. The acquisition provides Otava a product portfolio that includes security services, cloud […]

Cyber Deal Update: Carve Systems, Baffle, Certik

Khushi Arora

iVision acquires Carve Systems, Baffle closes a Series B funding round, and CertiK closes adds to its Series B funding round announced last month. Mergers and Acquisitions iVision, a Georgia-based provider of IT infrastructure and application solutions, has acquired Carve Systems, a New York-based cybersecurity company that provides security testing, security engineering, and security strategy […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Aegon Asset Management, Tego Cyber

Khushi Arora

Aegon Asset Management hires former COO of MN and Tego Cyber gains a new CISO. Aegon Asset Management, based in The Netherlands, has appointed Nicole Grootveld-Sandig as its chief technology officer. Grootveld-Sandig joins Aegon from the Dutch specialist pensions management company MN NV. Tego Cyber, a Nevada-based developer of cyber threat intelligence solutions, has hired […]

Cyber Deal Update: Appriss Insights, Espagon

Khushi Arora

Equifast acquires data analytics company Appriss Insights, while Cisco acquires observability provider Espagon. Mergers and Acquisitions Equifax, an Atlanta-based global data, analytics and technology company, has announced its acquisition of Appriss Insights, a Kentucky-based information technology company providing customized solutions to enhance security and financial processes for businesses, for $1.825 billion. “We are extending the […]