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Hackers Hacked a Hacking Forum!

Underground darknet forums enable cybercriminals to trade and exchange hacking tools and stolen data. However, sometimes they can also be the targets of cyberattacks from their community. In what could be called a surprising hacking incident, hackers turned against their peers after leaking users’ sensitive data. They compromised the Maza cybercriminal forum. Security researchers from Flashpoint stated that they found a security...

NSA, CISA release protective DNS info

The National Security Agency and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a cybersecurity information sheet, “Selecting a Protective DNS Service” on March 4. This publication details the benefits of using a Protective Domain Name System (PDNS), which criteria to consider when selecting a PDNS provider, and how to effectively implement PDNS. The Domain Name System (DNS) is a key component of the internet’s...

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CMMC: A Strategic Imperative to Greater Value

In 2020, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program (CMMC). Since then, the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) has been preparing for future RFPs which will include this new requirement. For many decision makers, the new requirements raised questions on how CMMC would impact their organizations—operationally and financially. But CMMC also awakened a realization that...