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Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in 2019, according to the latest Beazley Breach Briefing, an annual update on cyber trends produced by leading cyber insurer Beazley. Beazley’s in-house team of breach...
Apr 03, 2020
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The need for bot management is fueled by the rise in automated attacks. In the early days, the use of bots was limited to small scraping attempts or spamming. Today, things are vastly different. Bots...
Apr 03, 2020
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Adware now accounts for the vast majority of Android mobile malware, according to Avast. Statistics gathered between October and December 2019 by Avast’s Threat Lab experts show that adware was...
Apr 02, 2020
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Healthcare organizations around the globe are under pressure to drive digital transformation to meet increasing patient care demands, according to Nutanix’s Enterprise Cloud Index Report. Overall...
Apr 02, 2020
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42% of companies experienced a data loss event that resulted in downtime last year, according to Acronis’ 2020 World Cyber Protection Week Survey. That high number is likely caused by the fact that...
Apr 01, 2020
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58% of C-level executives at Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) said their biggest data storage challenge is security vulnerability, according to Infrascale research. Nearly half (49%) of top leaders...
Apr 01, 2020
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While many companies are beginning to migrate security tools to the cloud, a significant number have concerns, according to Exabeam’s Security Practitioner Survey. The survey, conducted at the Cloud...
Mar 31, 2020
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Organizations’ current approach to risk governance is not sufficient to tackle the complex risk environment organizations are facing today, according to Gartner. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the...
Mar 30, 2020
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As much of the world grapples with the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to handle it, attackers are taking advantage of the widespread discussion of COVID-19 in emails and across the web. There has...
Mar 27, 2020
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As Coronavirus outbreaks continue to spread worldwide, consumers and businesses are turning to the internet for their personal and business needs. In our heavily digital world, this is a logical next...
Mar 27, 2020
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The one thing that all CSOs have in common is that they are risk owners. No matter the situation, even during times of extreme business transition and the need to maintain operational continuity,...
Mar 26, 2020
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As more and more organizations implement company-wide work from home policies as a way to protect the health of employees in the wake of COVID-19, they are also considering how to continue business...
Mar 25, 2020
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Organizations reached a global cloud tipping point causing them to struggle with security challenges of digital transformation (DX), according to a Thales study. Today, half (50%) of all corporate...
Mar 24, 2020
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Migrating workloads to public cloud environment opens up organizations to a slate of new, cloud-native attack vectors which did not exist in the world of premise-based data centers. In this new...
Mar 23, 2020
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88% of organizations have encouraged or required employees to work from home, regardless of whether or not they showed coronavirus-related symptoms, according to Gartner. Nearly all organizations (97...
Mar 20, 2020
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One-third of financial services organizations lack a clear plan or the resources to address privacy risks related to customer data in the next 12 months, according to Accenture’s Privacy in Financial...
Mar 19, 2020
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Organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago, according to Dell Technologies’ study, titled Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot. With this surge in data...
Mar 17, 2020
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Just 12% of more than 1,500 respondents believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business,...
Mar 13, 2020
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As 72% of organizations plan to implement Zero Trust capabilities in 2020 to mitigate growing cyber risk, nearly half (47%) of cyber security professionals lack confidence applying a Zero Trust model...
Mar 03, 2020
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Every day we see new headlines about Coronavirus: Thousands more diagnosed, temperature checks on airplanes, subways and even in grocery stores, the World Health Organization (WHO) holding press...
Mar 02, 2020
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New evolving variants of malware are contributing significantly to cyberattacks globally. Attacks on critical infrastructure using evolved malware dominated the threat landscape in 2019, according to...
Feb 27, 2020
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Fortinet has unveiled an on-premise tool that uses deep neural networks to self-learn cybersecurity and threat mitigation actions. The company said its FortiAI product uses the Virtual Security...
Feb 26, 2020
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The global cybersecurity market value is projected to reach USD 281.74 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027, according to a recent survey by...
Feb 26, 2020
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Digital transformation continues to present itself as an opportunity for IT and security leaders to innovate and gain competitive advantage. But it also carries a tsunami of infrastructure change,...
Feb 26, 2020
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Over 40% of privacy compliance technology will rely on Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2023, up from 5% today, according to Gartner.   “Privacy laws, such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
Feb 25, 2020
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While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the number one roadblock, which is understandable considering the volume and variety of threats organizations face today,...
Feb 21, 2020
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From May 2019 and continuing on until the end of the year, there was a dramatic shift by criminals who started targeting APIs, in an effort to bypass security controls, according to Akamai’s 2020...
Feb 20, 2020
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Emotet was the leading malware threat for the fourth month running, and was being spread during January 2020 using a Coronavirus-themed spam campaign, according to Check Point Research’s Global...
Feb 17, 2020
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Concerns that the assumptions underpinning organizational strategy may be outdated or misaligned to current growth objectives topped business leaders’ concerns in Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks...
Feb 14, 2020
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Security professionals are overconfident in their tools with 50% of respondents reporting that they have experienced a security breach because one or more of their security products was not working...
Feb 13, 2020
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83% of security professionals feel more overworked going into 2020 than they were at the beginning of 2019 and 82% said their teams were understaffed, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research...
Feb 11, 2020
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Vikas Arora has been appointed as the Global SVP for IT & Security at ITWP Group of Companies including Toluna, Harris Interactive and KuRunData. Prior to this, he was VP - Global IT &...
Feb 10, 2020
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Hackers are using smarter techniques, such as brand impersonation, social engineering, and phishing to steal login credentials and access an email account, according to Barracuda study. Once the...
Feb 10, 2020
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Cybercriminals are using more and more evasive tactics to target businesses and consumers, according to SonicWall’s 2020 Cyber Threat Report. “Cybercriminals are honing their ability to design,...
Feb 06, 2020
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Ashish Khanna has been appointed as the CISO of Oberoi Group. Earlier, he was Deputy Vice President - Corporate IT at the same organization. He also served as the IT Incharge at Taj Group of Hotels...
Feb 04, 2020
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On average, impacted organizations spent USD 11.45 million annually, on overall insider threat remediation and took 77 days to contain each incident, according to Proofpoint’s Cost of Insider Threats...
Feb 04, 2020
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Today, India’s data protection landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation as businesses prepare themselves to adopt the new-age technologies such as AI, ML etc. Due to this shift, large amount of...
Feb 03, 2020
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Infosys today announced that it has been awarded the accredited certification on ISO 27701, the international standard on data privacy, by Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). Infosys is one of the...
Jan 31, 2020
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In today’s regulatory environment, technological advancements are bringing in change at a rapid pace. Regulators and businesses are challenged to maintain a balance between fostering innovation,...
Jan 31, 2020
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Nearly 90% of global organizations surveyed were targeted with business email compromise (BEC) and spear phishing attacks in 2019, reflecting cybercriminals’ continued focus on compromising...
Jan 30, 2020
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Bithal Bhardwaj has joined GMR Group as Group CISO. Prior to this, he was CISO - International Regions at GE. He has also worked in companies like Genpact, Satyam Computer Services and Neptune...
Jan 28, 2020
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Data is distributed broadly across devices and the cloud, highlighting critical gaps for enterprise security, according to McAfee’s research study titled Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion...
Jan 28, 2020
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ActZero, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company, announced that it has acquired IntelliGO Networks, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response services. IntelliGO will continue...
Jan 24, 2020
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Phishing attacks have been a leading cause for breaches globally, with 83% of information security (infosec) professionals reported having experienced phishing attacks in 2018, up from 76% in 2017,...
Jan 21, 2020
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Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money...
Jan 21, 2020
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Flexibility and elasticity are top priority to corporates in the age of digital transformation with IT being no exception. From the perspective of IT, virtualization and cloud computing have become...
Jan 16, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 2020
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More than 70% of websites now use SSL encryption. The Google Transparency Report statistics below show a very rapid rise in adoptions of HTTPS for Chrome browser users worldwide. Unfortunately, the...
Jan 09, 2020
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