Security

Gaming is a hot, profitable industry – now more than ever, since the pandemic has driven people to consume more streaming content. It’s why botters, manipulators and cybercriminals will go above and...
Dec 01, 2020
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SMBs that decide to voluntarily inform their stakeholders and the public about a breach, on average, are likely to lose 40% less than their peers that saw the incident leaked to the media. The same...
Nov 30, 2020
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The retail industry is facing varying cybersecurity attack risks and the COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on the volume of attacks and web traffic, according to Imperva Research Labs’ study...
Nov 25, 2020
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In the manufacturing industry, security teams are seeing the information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments are converging at a rapid pace, according to TrapX Security’s...
Nov 23, 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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Management of applications in heterogeneous cloud environments introduces new challenges for IT, DevOps and application owners. One of the challenges of this is that each environment offers different...
Nov 20, 2020
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External attacks on companies result in the most expensive cyber insurance losses but it is employee mistakes and technical problems that are the most frequent generator of claims by number,...
Nov 19, 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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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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Recent events have forced CISOs across all industries to rethink and refine their business continuity plans. Not only did the pandemic force organizations to transform their networks to accommodate...
Nov 11, 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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Cyber criminals are increasingly using ransomware, encrypted threats and attacks, leveraging non-standard ports, while overall malware volume declined for the third consecutive quarter, according to...
Nov 05, 2020
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Q2, 2020 saw an average of 419 new threats per minute as overall new malware samples grew by 11.5%, according to McAfee’s Threats Report: November 2020. The report examines cybercriminal activity...
Nov 05, 2020
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Business Email Compromise (BEC) campaign volume increased 15% quarter-over-quarter, driven by an explosion in invoice and payment fraud, according to Abnormal Security’s Quarterly BEC Report for Q3,...
Nov 04, 2020
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As the world is on the cusp of a new autonomous tech era, with advances like driverless cars, human-machine integration, and groundbreaking robotics, it is still surprising to see organizations rely...
Nov 03, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted the adoption of Zero Trust technology globally, according to Pulse Secure’s survey, titled The Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies: Secure Remote Access...
Nov 02, 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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Criminal activity targeting the retail, travel, and hospitality sectors has ramped up with attacks of all types and sizes between July 2018 and June 2020, according to Akamai’s State of the Internet/...
Oct 30, 2020
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Concern about intentional data theft has doubled while fear of accidental data sharing has nearly halved, according to Netwrix’s 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Netwrix conducted this online survey in...
Oct 28, 2020
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While using company-issued devices, employees are still exhibiting risky behavior, according to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020 report. More than 1,000 respondents in countries throughout the...
Oct 28, 2020
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More than 60% of organizations believe that legacy firewalls are ineffective in preventing damaging cyberattacks against applications, data centers, and data in the cloud, according to a Ponemon-...
Oct 28, 2020
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There is broad-based optimism for 5G revenue opportunities among Telecom sector respondents, but only if the new 5G services were both more secure and better tailored to key enterprise use cases,...
Oct 28, 2020
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There is an increase in consumer concern about data sharing during the pandemic and the security challenges organizations are facing in supporting employees and customers in remote-first world,...
Oct 22, 2020
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Healthcare providers require applications and online services to streamline processes, manage patient data and cut costs. The growth of online services and web-based content introduces new challenges...
Oct 22, 2020
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Cloud SaaS applications are becoming more essential for enabling remote workers, however, security concerns remain, according to AppOmni’s survey. More than 200 IT security professionals were...
Oct 21, 2020
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Given the continuous evolution of Money Laundering (ML) schemes, it is increasingly challenging for Anti-money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) professionals to remain...
Oct 21, 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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The digitalization of industrial infrastructure is underway and 55% of organizations are confident that the Internet of Things, as one of its key aspects, will change the state of security in...
Oct 19, 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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Cyberattackers are using Office 365 in to steal organizations’ data, according to Vectra’s 2020 Spotlight Report on Microsoft Office 365. The report explains how cybercriminals use built-in Office...
Oct 15, 2020
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The pandemic and ensuing WFH initiatives changed the IT risk landscape. Because healthcare organizations are on the front line of the battle to contain COVID-19, they had to revise their...
Oct 14, 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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Organizations are rapidly increasing the size, scope and scale of their data protection infrastructure, reflected in dramatic rises in adoption of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) across enterprises...
Oct 13, 2020
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The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of remote work and an increased use of hybrid IT systems is leading to greater insecurity and risk exposure for enterprises. According Pulse...
Oct 13, 2020
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Power utilities have become more prone to cyberattacks amid the COVID-19 pandemic as attackers have strived to benefit from the rush to remote systems and undermanned facilities. Utilities need to...
Oct 12, 2020
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More than 80% of global employees do not want to return to the office full-time, despite one in three (30%) employees claiming that being isolated from their team was the biggest hindrance to...
Oct 09, 2020
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COVID-19 has spurred the greatest movement of the workforce into their homes in all of history, and it’s now more important than ever to ensure the security of endpoints with enterprises adapting to...
Oct 07, 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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Global organizations continue to put their customers’ cardholder data at risk due to a lack of long-term payment security strategy and execution, according to Verizon Business 2020 Payment Security...
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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While the COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the lives and operations of many people and organizations, the pandemic failed to interrupt the onslaught of spam and phishing emails targeting people’s...
Sep 22, 2020
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In the current uncertain environment, security and risk leaders must focus on balancing risk, trust and opportunity to help maintain the ability of their organizations to function as a trusted...
Sep 16, 2020
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Hackers looking for opportunities to ingress into organizations have found COVID-19 an ideal hook to exploit by tapping into the human emotions of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. Phishing attacks...
Sep 10, 2020
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For each month from January to June 2020, the number of DDoS attacks affecting educational online resources increased by at least 350% when compared to the corresponding month in 2019. In a denial of...
Sep 07, 2020
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Privacy paradox is an interesting term. It attempts to describe the contradictory behavior displayed by online users when it comes to data privacy. On one side, users are much concerned about their...
Sep 07, 2020
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With countries across the globe mulling ban on TikTok, a popular social media app, cyber fraudsters are using this opportunity to spread fake TikTok apps to infect and scam more victims, according to...
Sep 04, 2020
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Traditional approaches to securing the network are amplifying challenges in the face of budget constraints and an increasingly remote workforce, according to Juniper Networks’ study. Juniper Networks...
Sep 04, 2020
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