Topic: Cyber defense
Not all cyber incident data is created equal
If you were in CISA’s shoes, what cyber incident data would you want organizations to share and what would you do with it? Read Accenture's perspective.
$1 billion for public sector security—act quickly
Federal grants are now being made available to the US state and local governments to upgrade their cybersecurity. Accenture describes three ways to get started.
How cybercriminals are weaponizing leaked ransomware data for follow-up attacks
Business email compromise is becoming a sophisticated cyber threat because of the availability of sensitive corporate data on dark web. Accenture explores more.
To protect infrastructure from cyberattacks, think progress, not perfection
New cyber threat intelligence shows that cyberattacks, specifically malware available on dark web, target industrial control systems. Accenture explores more.
Steal(Bit) or exfil, what does it (Ex)Matter? Comparative Analysis of Custom Exfiltration Tools
We have observed modified versions of StealBit and Exmatter. Read Accenture's comparative analysis, including countermeasures and detection opportunities.
Finding Vulnerabilities with VulFi IDA Plugin
Demonstrating a new tool to find vulnerabilities in compiled binaries, with practical examples by Accenture. Read more.
OT Security Summit Speakers Push to Share More
Operation: Next ‘22 OT Summit speakers discuss cybersecurity emerging trends, and urge the community to improve collaboration. Accenture discusses why.
Resist infrastructure attacks not regulations
Now is the time to do our best to embrace cybersecurity requirements and regulations. Accenture explores how to achieve improved cyber security.
Cyber imperatives for critical infrastructure
Critical infrastructure is vulnerable to cyberattacks and Accenture shares why it’s crucial for companies to add cybersecurity to their HSE planning. Read more.
A CISO’s frenemy, the “Human X Factor”
Accenture describes humans are the weak leak and strongest assets to security programs and it's time to harness people to improve security. Read more.
How the Financial Sector Could Fight Ransomware
In the battle against ransomware, Accenture shares some ways banks and insurance companies could make it harder for cybercriminals to be successful. Read more.
The cybersecurity mandates are about to become very real, very fast
Accenture describes why you should be ready for the cybersecurity mandates which are about to become very real, very fast. Read more.
Are you rolling the dice on patient safety?
Accenture explains why the time is now for healthcare organizations and regulators to focus on IoMT cybersecurity and what are the steps needed. Read more.
Triple digit increase in cyberattacks: What next?
Accenture reveals the volume of cyberattacks globally has increased 125% in the first six months of 2021 driven primarily by web shell activity. Read more.
HADES ransomware operators continue attacks
Accenture Security identified HADES ransomware operators continue to proliferate attacks, deploying new variants along the way. Read more.
Why you should tackle security by accepting it’s already compromised
Accenture's Mark Raeburn shares some practical steps to prepare your organization to be ready and resilient for ransomware. Read more.
Accenture report calls out 'extreme but plausible' threats to financial services
Accenture's '2021 Future Cyber Threats' research cites five main themes to the world's financial services companies. Read them here.
Countdown to crypto-agility
Accenture's blog reveals companies are facing AI and machine learning-assisted crypto-attacks and other cryptographic threats these days. Read more.
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