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Cybersecurity is Not Reaching its Full Potential

22 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity has evolved with the rapid rise of digital transformation, becoming a crucial element of trust for products and services.  No longer just a function of preventing impacts and meeting regulatory requirements, cybersecurity is emerging a...

Intel’s Secret Key to Decrypt Microcode Patches is Exposed

2 Nov 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

A group of security vulnerability researchers, after many months of work, were able to figure out the update process and secret key used to decrypt Intel microcode updates for the Goldmont architecture product lines. This is an important finding as...

Upcoming Cybersecurity Speaking Events

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Events are free to join.  Register now! 2020 Cyber Innovators Summit Register here.  Friday Oct 30th 9am-5:30pm PST Raj Samani is the keynote - a can’t-miss speaker who is always informative and entertaining.  The talks will cover a wide range and...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Accept My Challenge

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Matthew Rosenquist

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  It is a time to consider the risks we accept everyday when using computers and what we can do to better protect ourselves.  I have a challenge for each and every person.  Something that will help people ind...

Charges Against Russian Nation-State Hackers Sends a Message

22 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The U.S. Department of Justice filed charges against six Russian agents, identified as members of the APT group known as Sandworm.  The unsealed documents reveal that the six suspects are all current or have former ties to the Russian foreign intell...

Is Paying Ransomware Now Illegal?

17 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Security experts say don't pay ransomware, but now the U.S. Treasury Department is now declaring it illegal!  Every company on the Internet must deal with the threat and emerging regulations.  Ransomware continues to be a growing problem because vic...

Microsoft's New Tactics Disrupts Trickbot Ransomware

15 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Microsoft and partners have taken down the Trickbot ransomware infrastructure. That is a temporary relief, as the cybercriminals will soon adapt. The bigger picture is how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has created a template and partnershi...

Leveraging culture for better cybersecurity?

5 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Join the free webinar on Oct 28th 10am PST to listen to the panel discuss how culture can contribute or destroy cybersecurity!   Colleagues Jack Roehrig, Theo Nasser, and myself will be discussing the importance of weaving a positive cyber cult...

We Don’t Want IoT Cybersecurity Regulations

21 Sep 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

It simply makes no sense to call for IoT devices to be certified safe-and-secure.  Before you get bent out of shape, hear me out.  Regulations are unwieldy blunt instruments, best left as a last resort.  Cybersecurity regulations are not nimble, tend...

Beware of Unified Cybersecurity Solutions Claiming to Help CISO's

17 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

I am seeing many security vendors developing products to unify solutions into a single management interface. I fear this is just a sales tactic to gain greater market share and not intended to help the plight of CISO’s A recent article from Computer...