Security

Cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in...
Aug 20, 2019
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Almost half (49%) of businesses believe cloud apps make them a target for cyber-attacks, according to new research from Thales. Surveying 1,050 IT decision makers globally, Thales’ 2019 Access...
Aug 14, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
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50% of all unique organizations impacted by observed phishing domains were from the financial services sector, according to Akamai’s 2019 State of the Internet/Security Financial Services Attack...
Aug 01, 2019
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More than half of organizations (53%) rate their Security Operation Center’s (SOC) ability to gather evidence, investigate and find the source of threats as ineffective, according to a Poneman...
Jul 30, 2019
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While most IT professionals are more confident about their email security systems than they were a year ago, email attacks continue to have a significant impact on businesses, according to key...
Jul 29, 2019
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The need for talented IT professionals remains a top concern for most organizations. According to one recent report, organizations say they currently face skills shortages across a range of IT...
Jul 26, 2019
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Industrial cybersecurity breaches are damaging organizations, impacting the bottom line and company reputation, according to a recent Honeywell survey of business leaders in India. The survey polled...
Jul 25, 2019
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The cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs USD 3.92 million on average, according to results of IBM Security’s annual study examining the financial impact of data...
Jul 24, 2019
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While public cloud providers expand their security services to protect their platforms, it is ultimately the customers’ responsibility to secure their data and applications on those platforms. While...
Jul 22, 2019
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CIOs and security teams spend a good number of their work hours managing security. Yet they are challenged with issues, such as a lack of expertise, budget and up-to-date technology. And as a result...
Jul 16, 2019
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IT managers feel overwhelmed by the volume of cyberattack attempts, with most of them admitting that successful hacks of their company networks are becoming the norm, according to a Sophos research...
Jul 15, 2019
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It is important to know ‘your identity’. Every organization wants to know, from the e-retailer to the tax office to the bank. However, there are 2 main issues with this: It is very easy for...
Jul 12, 2019
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Companies are more connected to their customers now than ever before.  After spending billions to digitally transform themselves, organizations have exponentially increased the number of touchpoints...
Jul 09, 2019
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As organizations strive to make their operations more agile in response to dynamic marketplace, they try to connect their Operational Technology (OT) systems to the Information Technology (IT)...
Jul 09, 2019
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There has been a 62% increase in overall malware detections compared to Q4, 2018, according to WatchGuard Technologies’ quarterly Internet Security Report for Q1, 2019. The report also found that...
Jul 01, 2019
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Until recently, the enterprise segment has been slow to incorporate AI as a security measure – the obvious reason being AI itself is still a work in progress and it took a while for CIO/CISOs to cut...
Jun 26, 2019
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Healthcare professionals are mostly concerned about the risks associated with Internet of Things (IoT), medical devices, third-party vendors, and program development/management, according to...
Jun 12, 2019
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The most prevalent types of threat actors and attack vectors of recent years will remain consistent but increase in attack volume in 2019, according to cybersecurity professionals polled in the 2nd...
Jun 11, 2019
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As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71...
May 31, 2019
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In recent years, cyber security attacks have increased substantially and companies have to bear phenomenal losses to safeguard themselves from the clutches of security threats. The latest threat...
May 30, 2019
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Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity and anti-virus company, has revealed a rise in a specific malware intended to steal money and credentials from people’s bank accounts. 29,841 files of the malware in Q1...
May 24, 2019
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C-level executives, who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report....
May 08, 2019
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The global Internet of Things (IoT) security market size will grow from USD 8.2 billion in 2018 to USD 35.2 billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 33.7% during the forecast...
Apr 30, 2019
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The guest gets out of a nice car, swivels a swanky fob of keys on a finger and approaches a well-dressed valet. The smiling attendant takes down a few details and walks off with the car keys. Only to...
Apr 30, 2019
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There is nothing like an unpickable lock. From the wooden pin-locks of ancient Egypt to the modern Yale and Schlage locks; locksmiths have been trying all possible contraptions and creative devices...
Apr 30, 2019
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Cybercriminals are deviating towards a more focused approach against targets by using better obfuscation techniques and improved social engineering skills as organizations improve in areas such as...
Apr 26, 2019
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Trusted online relationships are based on businesses providing both a secure environment and seamless consumer experiences, according to Experian’s 2019 Identity and Fraud Report: Asia-Pacific...
Apr 23, 2019
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It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
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Companies globally could incur USD 5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces...
Apr 17, 2019
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The adoption of automation for IT security functions is on the rise across the US, UK and APAC, according to Poneman study. Overall, the findings demonstrate an increase in confidence in job security...
Apr 16, 2019
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As organizations are working with newer technologies and geographically distributed teams today, they are looking to hire more contractors and remote workers without any strict requirements for...
Apr 05, 2019
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The majority of attacks in 2018 were aimed at direct financial profit or obtaining sensitive information, according to PT Security’s Cybersecurity Threatscape 2018 Report. However, attacks aimed at...
Apr 03, 2019
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A cyberattack can cost a large manufacturing organization in Asia Pacific an average of USD 10.7 million in economic loss with customer churn being the largest economic consequence of a cyber breach...
Apr 03, 2019
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On March 6, 2019, the Federal Bureau of Investigation told Citrix that international cyber criminals gained access to its internal network. Resecurity, a security firm, has claimed that the attack...
Mar 11, 2019
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As IT strategies become more closely aligned with business goals, the ability for security and risk management (SRM) leaders to effectively present security matters to key business decision makers...
Mar 06, 2019
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Cybercriminals are constantly evolving the sophistication of their attacks—from continuing to exploit the vast insecurity of IoT devices, to morphing open source malware tools into new threats,...
Mar 05, 2019
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By 2022, 70% of organizations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used, according to Gartner. In 2018,...
Feb 07, 2019
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Its 5:48 a.m. — only 48 minutes into your 12-hour shift in the security operations center (SOC), and you’ve already investigated three threats. You were prepared for a long shift, but since an...
Feb 06, 2019
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There is significant rise in the volume of new vulnerabilities in 2018, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) assigned 16,...
Jan 30, 2019
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37% organizations have been affected by cryptominers globally, followed by mobile malware (33%), botnet malware (18%), banking malware (13%) and ransomware (4%), according to Checkpoint’s Cyber...
Jan 29, 2019
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India finds its place amongst the leading nations globally in their preparedness towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Cisco’s 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study....
Jan 28, 2019
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2018 has been another transformative time for security teams in APAC regions. The imposition of new regulations like Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme and the Indian government’s push to be...
Jan 23, 2019
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Two cyber security risks—data fraud/theft and cyberattacks—have been identified as the most likely risks for 2019 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), in its recently released annual Global Risk Report...
Jan 21, 2019
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In an unprecedented move, security software maker Gemalto withdrew its much-quoted bi-annual global Breach Level Index (BLI) report that it had released on 9th October and republished it on 22nd...
Oct 24, 2018
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Adidas is in headlines for wrong reasons. No, not because two of the serious contenders decorated by it—Germany and Spain—failed to make it to the round of 16 in the ongoing world cup, while all the...
Jul 05, 2018
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Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 2018
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The conversation around enterprise security and threat management has always been horizontal. While there is a broader recognition today that the business impact of an incident could vary...
Apr 10, 2018
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When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with...
Apr 04, 2018
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There was a 25% decrease in the Distribution Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the fourth quarter of 2017 as compared to the third quarter, a new Verisign report revealed.Verisign found that the...
Mar 28, 2018
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