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Spotlight Podcast: CSO Chris Walcutt on Managing 3rd Party OT Risk

In this Spotlight Podcast, host Paul Roberts talks with Chris Walcutt, the CSO of DirectDefense about the rising cyber threats facing operational technology (OT) and how organizations that manage OT – including critical infrastructure owners can best manage increased cyber risks to OT environments.

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Screening Your Supply Chain: How Far Will You Go For Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is crucial in supply chains, where risks can affect all connected parties. U.S. companies must now ensure compliance with evolving standards like the DoD’s CMMC, affecting over 200,000 contractors and their suppliers. With significant consequences and substantial government contracts at stake, effective risk management and rigorous vetting processes are critical for protection against data breaches and maintaining security across networks.

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China Calls Out U.S. For Hacking. The Proof? TBD!

The Chinese government is taking an aggressive approach to countering stories of Chinese cyber offensive campaigns: promoting tales of US hacks on Chinese organizations, but without the data to back them up.

Dragos Community Defense Program Helps Small Utilities Facing Cyber Attacks

Dragos Security on Wednesday unveiled a “Community Defense Program” to provide free cybersecurity software for small utilities providing water, electric, and natural gas in the United States.

BitCoins To Bombs: North Korea Funds Military With Billions In Stolen Cryptocurrency

A report from the firm Recorded Future finds that billions in gains from cryptocurrency heists fund close to half of North Korea’s military budget.