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https://www.microsoft.com/.../business/security-insider/ciso-insider-1/supply-chain-issue1

Expanding the security perimeter outside of the security organization and IT as a result of an increasingly connected and complex supply chain is a reality of today’s business environment. A September 2021 report from Sonatype found a 650 percent year-over-year increase in supply-chain attacks from 2020. Yes, you read that right—650%!

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/security-insider/anatomy-of-an...

A significant amount of attacks now come through the digital supply chain. Today, 70 percent of IT professionals indicated a moderate-to-high level of dependency on external entities that might include third, fourth, or fifth parties. 9 At the same time, 53 percent of organizations have experienced at least one data breach caused by a third ...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/nation-state-attacks

Get the insider account from the frontline defenders who tracked and responded to the NOBELIUM incident, the most advanced nation-state and supply chain attack in history. Gain insights and learn critical steps to improve your security posture against the next wave of attacks. Episode 1. Episode 2. Episode 3.

https://www.microsoft.com/.../security-insider/ciso-insider-1/attack-trends-issue1

The NOBELIUM supply-chain attack, leveraging the SolarWinds platform, was one of many novel attacks that have made headlines in the last year. While flashy new techniques are what often capture the news cycles, CISOs consistently tell me that even these advanced threat actors, like most cybercriminals, tend to focus on low-cost, high-value ...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/security-insider/anatomy-of-an...

With the rise of global-scale attacks orchestrated by multiple threat groups and tailored for digital enterprises, security teams need to mitigate vulnerabilities for themselves, third parties, partners, controlled and uncontrolled apps, and services within and among relationships in the digital supply chain.

https://www.microsoft.com/.../security-insider/cyber-signals-1/defending-attacks-issue1

What exists is a cyber-criminal economy where different players in commoditized attack chains make deliberate choices. They are driven by an economic model to maximize profit based on how they each exploit the information they have access to. The graphic below shows how different groups profit from various cyberattack strategies and information ...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/security-101/what-is-malware

Supply chain attacks This type of malware targets software developers and providers by accessing source codes, building processes, or updating mechanisms in legitimate apps. Once a cybercriminal has found an unsecured network protocol, unprotected server infrastructure, or unsafe coding practice, they break in, change source codes, and hide ...

https://www.microsoft.com/.../business/security-insider/uncategorized/defending-attacks

Defending against attacks. Ransomware exists to extort payment from a victim. Most current RaaS programs also leak stolen data, known as double extortion. As outages cause backlash and government disruption of ransomware operators increases, some groups forgo ransomware and pursue data extortion. Two extortion focused groups are DEV-0537 (aka ...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/security/business/security-101/what-is-malware

Supply chain attacks This type of malware targets software developers and providers by accessing source code, building processes, or updating mechanisms in legitimate apps. Once a cybercriminal has found an unsecure network protocol, unprotected server infrastructure, or unsafe coding practice, they break in, change source codes, and hide ...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/security-101/what-is-a-ddos-attack

DDoS attacks defined. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack targets websites and servers by disrupting network services. A DDoS attack attempts to exhaust an application’s resources. The perpetrators behind these attacks flood a site with errant traffic, resulting in poor website functionality or knocking it offline altogether.

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