In today's hybrid cloud environments, hardware and software assets can be hard to keep track of. The solution may be to combine different asset-scanning methods, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, into a single asset-management program.
A new OMB memo requires agencies to identify and submit a list of systems vulnerable to a cryptographically relevant quantum computer – or a computer capable of breaking certain forms of classical encryption – to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Office of the National Cyber Director starting May 4, 2023.
Destructive hacks must compete with other intelligence-gathering and espionage-minded mandates for Russian military intelligence agencies. Mandiant researchers outlined how Russian hackers have leveraged what they call "edge IT infrastructure” to do both.