Security

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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Security professionals are facing barriers on the path to modernizing the security operations center (SOC). The struggle to effectively manage high volumes of security alerts and the complexities...
Jul 10, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (70%) of organizations experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year – including ransomware and other malware (50%), exposed data (29%), compromised accounts (25...
Jul 09, 2020
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COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges faced by those in the cyber insurance market, but there is still a considerable opportunity to grow the market despite the changing risk landscape, according...
Jul 06, 2020
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There is, currently, a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to March 2020, prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Exabeam’s study. 88% of recent respondents...
Jul 06, 2020
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By 2026, IoT connections will exceed 23 billion across all major IoT markets, according to ABI Research. Almost all those connections will be faced with incessant and constantly evolving cyber-...
Jul 03, 2020
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The lack of technology skills is contributing to a dent in productivity as workers struggle to adapt to working from home over prolonged periods, according to a Questionmark study. So, employers need...
Jul 03, 2020
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Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organization’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited...
Jul 02, 2020
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While organizations have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13% during this...
Jul 01, 2020
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Organizations are incurring high costs because of missing risks in their strategic initiatives, according to Gartner’s survey of more than 382 strategic initiative leaders. For an average USD 5...
Jun 30, 2020
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Nearly one-third of organizations are just starting CCPA planning, according to TrustArc’s Global Privacy Benchmark survey on how organizations are protecting and leveraging data, their most valuable...
Jun 29, 2020
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Seven major application DDoS attacks have taken place over the previous month — two of which lasted 5-6 days, according to Imperva’s May 2020 Cyber Threat Index Report. Additionally, the study found...
Jun 26, 2020
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Consumers seem to have a heightened awareness about the value of their information with about 69% of Indian consumers saying they like the changes being made to the customer experience as a result of...
Jun 25, 2020
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In recent months, an invisible virus has changed the world; working from home and remote interactions with services have become the new norm and the way we work, interact and live have shifted...
Jun 23, 2020
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Chennai recorded the highest number of cyberattacks in the country during the Q4 2019-20 analysis by K7 Computing. The firm’s Cyber Threat Monitor Report analyzed various cyberattacks within India...
Jun 23, 2020
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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services will continue to grow through 2020, although at a lower rate than previously forecast, according to Gartner....
Jun 18, 2020
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While digital transformation is understood to be critical, its rapid adoption, as seen with cloud providers, IoT and shadow IT, is creating significant vulnerabilities for most organizations,...
Jun 18, 2020
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IT workloads, security issues and communication challenges have all seen significant increases in this new remote working era, according to an Ivanti survey studying the impact of the move to “work...
Jun 17, 2020
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Non-integrated, point solutions make enterprise security more challenging, according to Check Point Research-Dimensional Research survey, examining global security leaders attitudes towards...
Jun 12, 2020
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The ease and speed at which new cloud tools can be deployed can make it harder for security teams to control their usage, according to IBM’s survey data and case-study analysis, examining the top...
Jun 11, 2020
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In the span of a few months, the coronavirus has reached every country, every community, and every neighbourhood. No nation is spared. Economy grinds to a halt. Millions have fallen sick. In the...
Jun 10, 2020
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Two-fifths (40%) of consumers hold business leaders personally responsible for ransomware attacks businesses suffer, according Vertias Technologies’ global research. Furthermore, research shows the...
Jun 09, 2020
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Working from personal devices has become a necessity for some small organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. But even without COVID-19 lockdown measures in place, this practice remains relevant...
Jun 08, 2020
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Within the public sector, respondents showed the highest rates of DevSecOps adoption (36%) when compared to all other industries, according to Sonatype’s seventh annual DevSecOps Community Survey. Of...
Jun 05, 2020
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There was a 37% increase worldwide in enterprise mobile phishing encounter rate between the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, according to Lookout’s 2020 Mobile Phishing Report....
Jun 05, 2020
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Nearly 80% of the companies surveyed had experienced at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, and nearly half (43%) reported 10 or more breaches, according to Ermetic-IDC study....
Jun 04, 2020
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  Work-from-home habits– including password re-use and letting family members use corporate devices – are putting critical business systems and sensitive data at risk, according to CyberArk’s Remote...
Jun 04, 2020
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  Employees are freely using corporate devices for non-work related activity, regardless of cybersecurity hazards, according to OneLogin’s study, titled 2020 COVID-19 State of Remote Work Survey...
Jun 03, 2020
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  While customer data breaches and reputational damage around the world is encouraging businesses to re-examine their security practices, employee cyber behavior still needs to change, according to...
Jun 03, 2020
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In early 2020, a series of targeted attacks on industrial organizations in various regions was reported. According to the latest Kaspersky ICS CERT findings, these hits were focused on systems in...
May 29, 2020
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Currently, organizations are struggling to adjust to the new normal. 41% have not taken any steps to expand secure access for the remote workforce, and 50% are citing proper equipment as the biggest...
May 28, 2020
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Despite security issues and concerns resulting from the massive and sudden increase in Work-From-Home (WFH) initiatives caused by the global COVID-19 healthcare crisis, one-third (38%) of U.S....
May 28, 2020
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The world is experiencing an unprecedented crisis that is causing chaos in the global economy, disrupting supply chains, and transforming society. The new reality is accelerating business model...
May 28, 2020
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75% of cybersecurity professionals representing financial institutions around the world made dramatic changes to their firm’s cybersecurity programs to cope with the rapid shift to remote work due to...
May 27, 2020
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Across industries, owners and operators of Critical Infrastructure (CI) continue to converge the cyber and physical aspects of their businesses. This merger has enabled more efficient and effective...
May 26, 2020
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Last year, 2% of transactions in e-banking and online retail were carried out by fraudsters and 16% of transactions were suspicious and required further investigation, according to analysis of events...
May 25, 2020
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A large percentage of IT teams face tremendous strain from an organization’s reliance on outdated legacy technologies like VPN, exacerbated by staff reductions due to illness or layoffs, according to...
May 22, 2020
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As backup risks and challenges continue to increase, it is important that organizations need to ask certain questions with regards to data protection and management. Is your business-critical data...
May 22, 2020
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The most requested service that customers want from managed service providers (MSPs) is security, according to Acronis’ report, titled Understanding the Security and Data Backup Market for Managed...
May 21, 2020
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Misconfigurations of cloud native technologies across the full cloud native stack are increasing the attack surface, and being exploited by malicious actors, according to Accurics’ State of DevSecOps...
May 20, 2020
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2019 saw login pages as prime targets for fraudsters across different verticals. They are using bad bots to carry out two types of online fraud: (1) account takeover to steal PII and payment card...
May 20, 2020
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Financial gain remains the key driver for cybercrime with nearly nine in 10 (86%) breaches investigated financially-driven, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. The vast...
May 19, 2020
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41% of remote workers are accessing critical and confidential work data via unsecured personal applications, which could allow cybercriminals easy access to valuable corporate data, trade secrets,...
May 15, 2020
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Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals...
May 15, 2020
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94% of cybersecurity professionals are more concerned about security now than before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research. In assessing their security programs, 89% said...
May 14, 2020
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Almost half of Indian consumers (47%) are more concerned about digital payments fraud now than when the novel coronavirus first emerged, according to a new study conducted by YouGov and ACI Worldwide...
May 14, 2020
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Cybersecurity and, to a lesser but growing extent, compliance are the most pressing priorities for MSPs and their customers this year, according to Kaseya’s 2020 MSP Benchmark Survey. The ninth...
May 13, 2020
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There have been rapid substantial changes in device usage trends as businesses shifted their operations in March due to COVID-19, according to ExtraHop’s report, titled Connected Devices in the Time...
May 08, 2020
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Only 51% of technology professionals and leaders are highly confident that their cybersecurity teams are ready to detect and respond to the rising cybersecurity attacks during COVID-19, according to ...
May 05, 2020
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