Siemplify Channel Chief Exits SOAR Security Company for VMware | #networksecurity | #comptiasecurityplus

Siemplify EVP Roger Egan exits security orchestration, automation & response (SOAR) software company to join VMware Tanzu. by Joe Panettieri • Jul 12, 2020 Siemplify Executive VP of Global Sales Roger Egan has exited the cybersecurity software provider to join VMware’s Tanzu initiative, ChannelE2E reports. Roger Egan joins VMware Egan joined Siemplify…

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U.S. Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy and Initiatives: Director Needed? | #networksecurity | #comptiasecurityplus

by DH Kass • Jul 10, 2020 A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to establish a director to head the nation’s cybersecurity initiatives. The recently introduced National Cyber Director Act would create a National Cyber Director within the White House, functioning as the President’s principal advisor on cybersecurity…

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Banking Phishing Campaign Tricks Victims with COVID-19, Family Leave Ruse | #networksecurity | #comptiasecurityplus

by DH Kass • Jul 10, 2020 Yet more phishers attempting to capitalize on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have emerged, using the IcedID banking malware to steal money from unsuspecting victims, Juniper Networks’ Threat Labs researchers said in a recent blog post. IcedID is banking malware that performs man-in-the-browser attacks…

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Ransomware Attack: Cybercriminals Hit EDP Renewables North America | #networksecurity | #comptiasecurityplus

by Dan Kobialka • Jul 8, 2020 EDP Renewables North America, a wind farms and solar parks company, has notified its customers about a cyberattack that affected its information systems. The company has found no evidence that indicates cybercriminals accessed customers’ personal information during the incident. The ransomware attack occurred…

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