The Rise of Info Stealing Malware

Cybercrime as-a-service
Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks

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Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz, Michael Novinson and Tom Field

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including advice for security leaders and their teams on strengthening off-hours defenses during the holiday season, emerging cybercrime trends in 2022, and Palo Alto’s first big M&A since early 2021.

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The panelists – Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; Michael Novinson, managing editor of business; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial – discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with Sam Curry of Cybereason who shares recommendations to security leaders to bolster off-hours defenses as we enter the holiday season;

  • Two emerging cybercrime trends of 2022; a surge in data stealing malware and cryptocurrency-targeting attacks;
  • How Palo Alto Networks will make its first major acquisition in nearly two years, scooping up application security startup Cider Security for $250 million.

The ISMG Editors’ Panel runs weekly. Don’t miss our previous installments, including…