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In uncertain times, organizations prioritize tech skills development

Amid economic uncertainty and downturn, organizations are leaning on their technologists to continue to innovate and drive business value, according to Pluralsight. Though 65% of tech team leaders have been asked to cut costs, 72% still plan to increase their investment in tech skill development in 2023. And because upskilling existing talent is more cost-effective than hiring new employees, 97% of learning and development and HR directors say they are prioritizing internal talent over hiring … More → The post In uncertain times, organizations prioritize tech skills development appeared first on Help Net Security.

Russian hacktivists deploy new AresLoader malware via decoy installers

Security researchers have started seeing attack campaigns that use a relatively new malware-as-a-service (MaaS) tool called AresLoader. The malicious program appears to be developed and used by several members of a pro-Russia hacktivist group and is typically distributed inside decoy installers for legitimate software. Security researchers from threat intelligence firm Intel 471 first spotted AresLoader in November when it was advertised by a user with the monikers AiD Lock and DarkBLUP on Telegram and two well-known underground forums. AiD Lock is not a newcomer to malware development and was previously associated with the AiD Locker ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) program as well as with a group called PHANTOM DEV or DeadXInject Hack. To read this article in full, please click here

New vulnerabilities found in industrial control systems of major vendors

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued advisories on 49 vulnerabilities in eight industrial control systems (ICS) this week, which are used across multiple critical infrastructure sectors. The vulnerabilities identified by CISA were tracked in products from ICS providers including Siemens, Hitachi, Rockwell, Delta Electronics, VISAM, and Keysight. To read this article in full, please click here

Nebulon enhances security capabilities with two zero-trust offerings

Nebulon has unveiled two new zero-trust offerings: Two-Person Commit and Single Sign-on (SSO) that advance Nebulon’s security offering, which includes advanced authentication and authorization, always-on encryption, and 4-minute ransomware recovery capabilities—all critical for securing distributed edge data center locations. Gartner predicts that by 2026, only 10% of large enterprises will have a mature and measurable zero-trust program in place, up from less than 1% today. In another report, Gartner notes, “Through 2026, more than half … More → The post Nebulon enhances security capabilities with two zero-trust offerings appeared first on Help Net Security.

CIOs grapple with the fallout from rush to cloud: uncontrolled costs

Executives are coming to grips with the result of decentralized decisions, and leaning on FinOps to curb usage and spend, according to KPMG’s Will DeMille.