cybersecurity

On 25 April, security watcher Alon Gal (@UnderTheBreach) tweeted that infamous threat actor ‘ShinyHunters’ had just then leaked the database of Indian online grocery store, BigBasket. Gal, co-...
May 10, 2021
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The pandemic’s disruption has rippled across the globe, impacting workforces in nearly every sector. However, according to the findings from the State of Cybersecurity 2021 Part 1 survey report from...
May 05, 2021
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Cybersecurity control failures was listed as the top emerging risk in 1Q21 in a global poll of 165 senior executives across function and geography, according to the latest Gartner’s Emerging Risks...
Apr 28, 2021
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Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training,...
Apr 27, 2021
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The demand for Digital Innovation (DI), driven by shifting markets, evolving consumer expectations, and digital competition, has done far more than just transform networks. It has completely changed...
Apr 14, 2021
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Ransomware, malicious spam, mobile malware and other threats to consumers evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to Bitdefender’s 2020 Consumer Threat Landscape Report, which...
Apr 09, 2021
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Cybercriminals increasingly often use legitimate services such as Google Forms and Telegram to obtain user data stolen during phishing attacks, according to Group-IB. Alternative ways to obtain data...
Apr 08, 2021
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Despite cyberattacks increasing, cybersecurity budgets have remained stagnant and executive teams continue to underestimate the level of damage threats can do to organizations, according to Sophos’...
Apr 05, 2021
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There is a dangerous disconnect between the need for organizations to keep their data protected and the ineffective investments they’ve made trying to reach that goal, according to Acronis’ survey....
Mar 30, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic forced the healthcare industry to rapidly adopt telehealth, which has left it vulnerable to cyberattacks as the industry had little or no time to ensure all the necessary...
Mar 16, 2021
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The buzz around 5G is reaching a fevered pitch – barely a day goes by where it isn’t in the news. We have heard about the data capacity and speed increases, lower latency, and lower power consumption...
Mar 11, 2021
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of technology to think and act like a human and is being utilized to help fight off potential cyberattacks. Employing AI and Machine Learning (ML) to...
Feb 25, 2021
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Supply chain attacks, ransomware, data extortion and nation-state threats are proving to be more prolific than ever, according to Crowdstrike’s 2021 Global Threat Report. The report highlights unique...
Feb 23, 2021
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A majority of businesses see state-led and sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat. They are concerned about catastrophic reputational and financial consequences and call for greater international...
Feb 23, 2021
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Security spending in critical infrastructure has been little impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, save for some reshuffling on where that spend is most needed. The effect has been mostly in increased...
Feb 11, 2021
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The overall cybersecurity posture has remained strong due to greater investments in security automation technologies and reliance on managed security service providers (MSSPs), potentially paving the...
Feb 03, 2021
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2020 was a very memorable year, largely due to the global COVID-19 pandemic which continues to have rippling effects. Among the ripples are significant shifts in technology usage and a surge in ...
Feb 03, 2021
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In response to the lockdown and social distancing measures enacted to combat the spread of COVID-19, healthcare providers have increasingly adopted the use of remote technologies. According to...
Feb 02, 2021
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Cybersecurity investment will increase 10% globally in 2021, according to Canalys. Cybersecurity will remain a high priority this year, as the range of threats broadens and new vulnerabilities emerge...
Jan 20, 2021
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Three out of four consumers (76%) would welcome assistance from their insurer in dealing with cybersecurity threats as the pandemic drives more consumers online, according to Accenture’s report,...
Dec 21, 2020
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In 2020, we saw many rapid changes on a global scale as organizations across the world attempted to adapt to a New Normal caused by the pandemic. Amid this shift, there were significant developments ...
Dec 18, 2020
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The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for 88% of global organizations. However, this increase in cloud adoption may leave business data insecure, according to Trend Micro’s survey....
Dec 15, 2020
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Widespread remote work has broad-reaching effects on cybersecurity, as corporate networks around the world were turned inside out to accommodate remote workers. This, in turn, had dramatic effects on...
Dec 11, 2020
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Home networks, remote working software and cloud systems will be at the center of a new wave of attacks in 2021, according to Trend Micro's predictions report, Turning the Tide. The report reveals...
Dec 09, 2020
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Enterprises with outdated technology can lose 47% more money when they suffer a data breach compared to those who update everything in a timely manner, according to Kaspersky’s report, titled How...
Dec 04, 2020
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be leveraged as part of defender stratagems as more organizations lock horns with sophisticated cyberattacks and become more resilient, according to Wipro’s State of...
Nov 23, 2020
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The ongoing impact of COVID-19 pandemic, which has disrupted the traditional business operation landscape, has forced the enterprises to adopt a proactive rather than a reactive approach to address...
Nov 18, 2020
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In 2020, there has been continued proliferation of ransomware and heightened concerns around nation-state actors, according to CrowdStrike’s 2020 Global Security Attitude Survey. The survey reveals...
Nov 18, 2020
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Cybersecurity for most organizations is a patchwork approach – trying to plug the gaps and take ad hoc action as and when a threat arises. That may have worked when your data sat securely within your...
Nov 13, 2020
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There is a year-over-year reduction in the cybersecurity workforce gap, due in part to increased talent entry into the field and uncertain demand due to the economic impact of COVID-19, according to...
Nov 12, 2020
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65% of large Financial Services (FS) firms have suffered a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, according to HelpSystems’ study, titled Cybersecurity Challenges in Financial Services. The research...
Nov 09, 2020
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The rising costs of data breaches and the growing number of attacks to healthcare and other organizations is turning cybersecurity into a mission-critical technology for most industries, according to...
Nov 02, 2020
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Even as the world prepares itself for the New Normal, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on enterprise security has been huge. According to Gartner’s research, 54% of HR leaders have cited that poor...
Oct 20, 2020
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Organizations are never the same after being hit by ransomware, according to Sophos’ global survey, titled Cybersecurity: The Human Challenge. In particular, the confidence of IT managers and their...
Oct 15, 2020
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Whether they know it or not, employees can pose a significant risk to the security of enterprise networks and the data they hold. Considering that 68% of organizations feel moderate to extremely...
Oct 14, 2020
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More than ever, companies are accepting that digital business is the way of the future. Regardless of the industry, offering or customer base, digital tactics are needed to survive in a dynamic and...
Oct 06, 2020
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Cybersecurity remains a priority for investment among businesses, according to Kaspersky’s report, titled ‘Investment adjustment: aligning IT budgets with changing security priorities’. Its share of...
Oct 01, 2020
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Cybersecurity skills gap threatens job effectiveness amidst increasing global cyber attacks, according to Cybrary’s Skills Gap Research Survey and Report. The report examines the current challenges,...
Sep 23, 2020
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Every fourth organization feels that they are exposed to more risks than before the pandemic, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Of them, 63% reported an increase in the frequency of...
Sep 23, 2020
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Since organizations moved to a work from home (WFH) model, the potential for cyberattacks and breaches has increased, according to Malwarebytes’ study, titled Enduring from Home: COVID-19’s Impact on...
Aug 21, 2020
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The desire for attacker’s monetary gain and a continued reliance on COVID-19-related campaigns, especially within certain vertical industries are the two trends, which emerged from Mimecast’s report...
Aug 05, 2020
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Almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to AT...
Aug 05, 2020
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At the end of 2019, data security was the #1 priority and it remains there now, with a whopping 76% of organizations naming it as one of their IT projects for the rest of 2020, according to Netwrix’s...
Jul 31, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers, and cybersecurity professionals saw a 63% increase in cyber-attacks related to the pandemic,...
Jul 31, 2020
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Recently, one of the most prolific social media networks in the world, Twitter was hacked. Hackers who used what is called as a "coordinated social engineering attack" on some of the most high-...
Jul 30, 2020
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There have been increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals, according to SonicWall’s 2020...
Jul 24, 2020
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Criminal, political and nation-state threat actors have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic and related themes to target organizations across all sectors, including governments, industry, healthcare,...
Jul 23, 2020
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Healthcare IT executives accepted more accountability than in previous years to provide the safe and reliable technology tools necessary to deliver high-quality, connected, and cost-effective care,...
Jul 15, 2020
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Organizations will move beyond passwords and adopt non-password authentication methods, such as biometrics in 2020 and beyond, according to Netwrix’s study, outlining the cybersecurity trends....
Jul 14, 2020
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Over the last decade, cyber security has rapidly become a concerning problem. Rightfully so, given how a cyber-attack can compromise an organization’s key functions and processes within a matter of...
Jul 13, 2020
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