September 27, 2023
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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken a significant step in bolstering cybersecurity disclosures for public companies by adopting new rules that aim to provide investors with comprehensive and standardized information on cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incidents.
Adopted in July 2023, these new rules come after a lengthy rule-making and public comment process and act as official recognition that the ever-present danger of cybersecurity threats can impact investor decision making. Learn more
The impacts of large language models and AI on cybersecurity range from the good to the bad to the ugly. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to prepare. Read more
GSA recently issued a solicitation for cybersecurity support services that is meant to help the agency take the final steps in modernizing the way it delivers cyber services internally. Read more
On Sunday 10th September, Vegas giants MGM Resorts International fell victim to a cyberattack which led to chaos in venues across the city and in a handful of other MGM properties around the USA.
Operational issues faced included some slot machines going out of service, reservation system failures and parking and hotel key cards failing to work. This made it difficult for guests to enjoy their trips.
Established ransomware groups ALPHV/Black Cat and Scattered Spider have both claimed responsibility for the attack. The incident was reportedly caused by hackers who impersonated an MGM employee they found on LinkedIn and called staff IT desks to gain entry to the MGM systems. Read more
Splunk shares ended Thursday up 21%, while Cisco shares closed down 4%.
Splunk’s technology helps businesses monitor and analyze their data to minimize the risk of hacks and resolve technical issues faster. Cisco has long been the world’s largest maker of computer networking equipment and has been bolstering its cybersecurity business to meet customer demands and fuel growth. Read more
THE HAGUE, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday its computer system had been hacked, a breach at one of the world's most high-profile international institutions and one that handles highly sensitive information about war crimes.
The ICC said it had detected unusual activity on its computer network at the end of last week, prompting a response that was still ongoing. Read more
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