Security

During the pandemic, transitioning to a work-from-home model required organizations to move critical resources to the cloud, ensure employees had access to essential business applications, and secure...
Oct 26, 2021
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The acceleration of digital transformation and increased cloud adoption has connected people, businesses, and culture like never before in recent times. In the pandemic-induced work-from-home...
Oct 12, 2021
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Globally, there are 40% more attacks weekly on organizations in 2021 compared to 2020, according to Check Point Software Technologies. Globally, after a slight decrease in the weeks before March 2020...
Oct 11, 2021
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An astonishing 91.5% of malware have arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections, alarming surges across fileless malware threats, dramatic growth in ransomware, a big increase in network attacks, and...
Oct 06, 2021
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Despite the shift to modernize business environments and operations among the Global 2000 companies, web domains remain dangerously under protected, according to CSC’s Domain Security Report: Forbes...
Oct 05, 2021
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Most organizations are more concerned about ransomware than other cyberthreats, according to Fortinet’s 2021 Global State of Ransomware Report. However, while the majority of organizations surveyed...
Oct 04, 2021
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Digital ethics sits at the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2021, as people become increasingly aware of the value of their personal information and frustrated by lack of transparency and...
Oct 01, 2021
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Ransomware attacks have reached ‘stratospheric’ levels, now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware, according to Positive Technologies’ Cybersecurity Threatscape: Q2, 2021. The research...
Sep 27, 2021
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With this uptick in ransomware attacks targeting supply chains, organizations must implement stronger, layered security strategies to protect against lurking vulnerabilities. The fact is,...
Aug 27, 2021
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There is a magnitude of SaaS data exposure, with 40% of all SaaS assets unmanaged, providing internal, external and public data access, according to DoControl’s report, titled Quantifying the Immense...
Aug 25, 2021
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More than one third of organizations worldwide have experienced a ransomware attack or breach that blocked access to systems or data in the previous 12 months, according to IDC’s survey. And for...
Aug 13, 2021
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In the first half of 2021, ransomware attacks skyrocketed, eclipsing the entire volume for 2020 in only six months, according to the mid-year update to the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. With...
Aug 12, 2021
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73% of organizations in India report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro. The findings come from Trend Micro’s...
Aug 10, 2021
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The number of ‘access-for-sale’ ads on the dark web has increased seven-fold compared with previous years, according to Positive Technologies’ study. As per the study, the cyber-criminal profile is...
Aug 09, 2021
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80% of global organizations report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro’s survey. The findings come from Trend Micro'...
Aug 04, 2021
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Security incidents and data breaches can have very disruptive and devastating effects on an organization. In fact, according to the Ponemon Institute’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, the...
Aug 02, 2021
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As ransomware continue to top the list of cyberattacks, affected organizations are often faced with the ultimate decision to make, to pay or not to pay the ransom? According to IDC's latest Survey...
Jul 29, 2021
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Data breaches now cost surveyed companies USD 4.24 million per incident on average, according to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. This is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the...
Jul 28, 2021
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As cloud adoption accelerates and the scale of cloud environments grows, engineering and security teams say that risks—and the costs of addressing them—are increasing. The findings are part of the...
Jul 27, 2021
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In Q2, 2021 that saw Microsoft warn of a new Russian Nobelium phishing campaign, the technology giant was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in both Q1, 2021 and Q4...
Jul 26, 2021
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The global shift to remote work has exacerbated the onslaught, sophistication, and impact of phishing attacks, according to Ivanti’s survey. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of respondents said their...
Jul 26, 2021
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The latest next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) utilize deep packet inspection to scan the entire packet payload to provide advanced intrusion prevention, anti-malware, content filtering and anti-spam....
Jul 20, 2021
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There is a crucial need for a unified, modern, and simplified approach to security, according to Fastly-ESG study. The study, based on insights from information security and IT professionals...
Jul 19, 2021
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There is a growing priority of threat modeling for applications that companies build, coinciding with a belief that the majority or all of these efforts could be automated, according to Security...
Jul 13, 2021
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The biggest share of detected malicious links between December 2020 and May 2021 were sent via WhatsApp (89.6%), followed by Telegram (5.6%), according to Kaspersky research. Viber is in third place...
Jul 13, 2021
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The growing number of remote workers and increased online activities have augmented cybersecurity breaches like never before. In the first quarter of 2020 alone, the country saw 37% more data...
Jul 07, 2021
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A new Monero crypto-miner malware, Crackonosh, has been circulating since at least June 2018 and has yielded over 2 million USD in revenue for its creators from over 222,000 infected systems...
Jul 05, 2021
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There is a major gap in security capability among mobile operators, which in many cases is not yet being filled by industry partnerships, according to Trend Micro’s study. In the 5G era, and a...
Jul 01, 2021
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USB-based threats that can severely impact business operations increased significantly during a disruptive year when the usage of removable media and network connectivity also grew, according to...
Jun 28, 2021
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Cloud-native adoptions and the use of Kubernetes are on the rise. 451 Research notes that nearly three-quarters of organizations globally are currently using or planning to adopt Kubernetes within...
Jun 28, 2021
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The first quarter of 2021 saw cyber adversaries shift from low-return, mass-spread ransomware campaigns toward fewer, customized Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) campaigns targeting larger, more...
Jun 24, 2021
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Half of CISOs say their organization’s desire for growth and rapid digitalization is detrimental to data security in the cloud, according to Netwrix’s 2021 Cloud Data Security survey. The top...
Jun 23, 2021
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While most organizations have experienced a cyberattack in the last two years (60%) and spend approximately USD 38 million on security activities, only 7% of security leaders are reporting to the CEO...
Jun 23, 2021
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Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise, according to Sophos’ survey. The vast majority of IT teams that faced a...
Jun 22, 2021
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72% of enterprises struggle to realize the full value of their cloud initiatives, according to new research by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and BlueCat. Much of that can be tied to their...
Jun 21, 2021
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The widespread digitalization of economies has attracted increasing levels of cyberthreats, accompanied by breakneck legislation. Can AI help BFSIs keep pace? With the global shift to digital...
Jun 17, 2021
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There has been a huge surge in attacks against VPN due to remote work, according to Nuspire’s 2021 Q1 Threat Landscape Report. Sourced from its 90 billion traffic logs, the report outlines new...
Jun 15, 2021
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Almost half (45%) of business leaders claim that their company has experienced more network security incidents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Telia Carrier’s research, entitled “...
Jun 14, 2021
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Consumers in India are increasingly concerned about digital payments fraud and are exercising greater caution when using digital payments compared to a year ago, according to a new study conducted by...
Jun 08, 2021
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The data privacy management software market saw soaring growth in 2020 with worldwide revenues up 46.1% year over year. IDC expects this growth to continue over the next several years, driven by the...
Jun 07, 2021
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The country's national carrier, Air India, recently disclosed an infringement on its passenger service system that compromised the personal data – including date of birth, contact particulars,...
Jun 02, 2021
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In some instances, IT organizations have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors, according to Apricorn’s 2021 Global IT Security Survey. More than 400...
May 31, 2021
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With most attacks on financial services institutions executed at the application layer at a time when customers demand more digital services and customer-facing applications are developed in-house,...
May 28, 2021
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As organizations continue to accelerate their digital innovation initiatives with an effective security design, new network edges are also introduced to their security infrastructure – from data...
May 28, 2021
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75% of APAC organizations believe Zero Trust frameworks are very important following COVID-19, according to a study by Ivanti and Frost & Sullivan, entitled “Embracing Secure Access in a World of...
May 27, 2021
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Mobile stalkerware, which is software silently installed by stalkers onto victims’ mobile devices without their knowledge, is on the rise, ESET Research finds. In 2019, ESET telemetry recorded almost...
May 21, 2021
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Enterprise leaders who previously viewed cybersecurity as part of traditional infrastructure have shifted to rapidly invest in integrated, cloud-based approaches, with ripple effects on innovation,...
May 19, 2021
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For the first time, AgentTesla has ranked second in the Index, while the established Dridex trojan is still the most prevalent malware, having risen to the top spot in March after being seventh in...
May 18, 2021
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Changing work styles and behaviors are creating new vulnerabilities for companies, individuals, and their data. According to findings from HP Wolf Security Blurred Lines & Blindspots Report, 70%...
May 18, 2021
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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services is forecast to grow 12.4% to reach USD 150.4 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner....
May 18, 2021
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