cybersecurity

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Since organizations moved to a work from home (WFH) model, the potential for cyberattacks and breaches has increased, according to Malwarebytes’ study, titled Enduring from Home: COVID-19’s Impact on...
Aug 21, 2020
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Almost a third (30%) of cyberattacks investigated by the Kaspersky Global Emergency Response team in 2019 involved legitimate remote management and administration tools. As a result, attackers can...
Aug 10, 2020
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The desire for attacker’s monetary gain and a continued reliance on COVID-19-related campaigns, especially within certain vertical industries are the two trends, which emerged from Mimecast’s report...
Aug 05, 2020
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Almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to AT...
Aug 05, 2020
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At the end of 2019, data security was the #1 priority and it remains there now, with a whopping 76% of organizations naming it as one of their IT projects for the rest of 2020, according to Netwrix’s...
Jul 31, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers, and cybersecurity professionals saw a 63% increase in cyber-attacks related to the pandemic,...
Jul 31, 2020
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Recently, one of the most prolific social media networks in the world, Twitter was hacked. Hackers who used what is called as a "coordinated social engineering attack" on some of the most high-...
Jul 30, 2020
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Criminal businesses need hosting services and cybersecurity protections too, according to Trend Micro’s study. The study analyzes the market for underground hosting services and details how and where...
Jul 27, 2020
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There have been increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals, according to SonicWall’s 2020...
Jul 24, 2020
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Criminal, political and nation-state threat actors have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic and related themes to target organizations across all sectors, including governments, industry, healthcare,...
Jul 23, 2020
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Healthcare IT executives accepted more accountability than in previous years to provide the safe and reliable technology tools necessary to deliver high-quality, connected, and cost-effective care,...
Jul 15, 2020
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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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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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Amit Ghodekar has been appointed Global Head - Cyber Security at Cover-More Group. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President & CISO at Motilal Oswal Financial Services and before that, Assistant Vice...
Jul 07, 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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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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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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Technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas, perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilizing, according to a new survey by...
Jul 02, 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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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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  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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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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Trust has eroded among criminal interactions, causing a switch to e-commerce platforms and communication using Discord, which both increase user anonymization, according to Trend Micro’s new data on...
May 27, 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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Pandemic like COVID-19 has made us all rethink our Business Continuity Planning (BCP). For some organizations, BCP was just a term and a tick in the box until the arrival of COVID which has made...
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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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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Paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware attack is not an easy and inexpensive path to recovery. In fact, the total cost of recovery almost doubles when organizations pay a...
May 13, 2020
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Several COVID-19 related spam campaigns are distributing a new variant of the Agent Tesla remote access trojan, moving it up to 3rd place in the Index, impacting 3% of organizations worldwide,...
May 12, 2020
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The rampant rise of ransomware persists, with 100% of respondents – who include ITOps, backup, DR and storage admins, application and workload owners in the U.S. – reporting that their company...
May 11, 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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81% of respondents, all responsible for securing their organizations’ digital assets, indicated that their job function has changed during the pandemic, according to (ISC)² COVID-19 Cybersecurity...
Apr 29, 2020
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26.5% of all online transactions were fraud and abuse attempts in the first quarter of 2020, which is a 20% increase over the previous quarter, according to Arkose Labs’ Q2 2020 Fraud and Abuse...
Apr 29, 2020
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber attacks directed at its staff, and email scams targeting the public...
Apr 27, 2020
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Stay-at-home orders have forced millions of businesses to establish remote workforces that rely solely on Internet-enabled applications and products to conduct business. The move to a “virtual...
Apr 13, 2020
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