Why backups aren’t a “silver bullet” against ransomware, with Matt Crape: Lock and Code S02E17

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with VMware technical account manager Matt Crape about backups, a complex defense to ransomware.

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US government and private sector agree to invest time, money in cybersecurity

The Biden Administration and private sector leaders announced some major initiatives to bolster cybersecurity.

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Disaster planning with Lesley Carhart, and the slim chance of a critical infrastructure “big one”: Lock and Code S02E14

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with principal threat hunter Lesley Carhart about critical infrastructure cybersecurity.

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Ransomware’s Russia problem

Ransomware really, really doesn’t want to run in Russia or members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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Want to stop ransomware attacks? Send the cybercriminals to jail, says Brian Honan: Lock and Code S02E11

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to BH Consulting CEO Brian Honan about what can be done to stop today’s frequent ransomware attacks.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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A week in security (May 31 – June 6)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security and online privacy news from May 31 to June 6.

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Colonial Pipeline attack spurs new rules for critical infrastructure

The Colonial Pipeline attack has spurred the TSA to issue new cybersecurity rules for pipeline companies in the US, expected this week.

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A week in security (May 10 – 16)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting secrurity stories alongside the very best of our own research, from May 10 – 16.

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Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack

A look at the infamous DarkSide ransomware—the malware that attacked the USA’s biggest fuel pipeline—and the people that operate it.

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