Cloud Compliance Standards and Security Frameworks

The cloud provides increased flexibility for businesses in today’s digital world, but the transition to cloud services has changed the nature of security. Old rules based on trusted on-premises perimeters are no longer relevant, and security teams must apply new standards to ensure compliance with data regulations and security best practices. This is where cloud…

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Conti Ransomware Shuts Down Operation, Splinters into Smaller Groups

Summary The notable ransomware gang known as Conti has, according to security firm Advanced Intel (AdvIntel), taken its infrastructure offline and shut down its ransomware operations. While public-facing ‘Conti News’ data leak and the ransom negotiation sites are still online, the Tor admin panels used by Conti members to perform negotiations, publish news, and generate…

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Technical Details on CrateDepression Rust Supply-Chain Attack Campaign

Context On May 19, 2022, security researchers at Sentinel Labs released technical details of a campaign targeting the Rust development community with a supply-chain attack by leveraging a malicious crate. The Rust Security Response Working Group released an advisory regarding the malicious crate on May 10, 2022. The malicious crate was named “rustdecimal,” likely intended…

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Member Spotlight: Chad Whitman

This month’s member spotlight is Chad Whitman, Vice President, Security Engineering at Signet Jewelers. Chad had an interest in computers from a young age but was also interested in business. This dual combination led him to Purdue University’s computer technology program, which offered a blend of computer science, technology, and business courses. After Chad earned…

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Building an Effective Hybrid Cloud Strategy

You want to take advantage of the benefits of a public cloud environment, including cost savings and increased flexibility, but you’re not quite ready to relinquish complete control of your most sensitive data. A hybrid cloud is the solution for organizations that want the best of both worlds. A hybrid environment allows companies to select…

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