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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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Only 12% of chief information security officers (CISOs) excel in all four categories of the Gartner CISO Effectiveness Index, according to a survey by Gartner.   “Today’s CISOs must demonstrate a...
Sep 18, 2020
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Sanctions refer to notifications issued by entities and/or governments that alert and/or prohibit organizations/individuals from carrying out financial transactions with certain people/organizations...
Sep 18, 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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By 2023, 65% of the world’s population will have its personal data covered under modern privacy regulations, up from 10% in 2020, according to Gartner. “With more countries introducing modern privacy...
Sep 15, 2020
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Ripple20 vulnerabilities can cause a massive impact if affected software goes undetected and unpatched, according to ExtraHop’s study. Analyzing data across its customer base, ExtraHop threat...
Sep 14, 2020
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Many organizations choose Linux for strategically important servers and systems, not least because this operating system is thought to be safer and less prone to cyberthreats than the far more...
Sep 11, 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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The rapidly changing regulatory landscape is pushing wealth and asset management companies to turn to specialist regtech providers, experts said. In a webinar that took place on August 25, 2020, Ralf...
Sep 08, 2020
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The National Health Authority has come out with a draft National Health Data Management Policy which proposes to create a 'digital health id' for all citizens so an individual's personal health...
Sep 08, 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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The frequency of phishing threats has risen considerably throughout the last few months, with companies experiencing an average of 1,185 attacks every month, according to GreatHorn’s 2020 Phishing...
Sep 02, 2020
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46% of consumers feel comfortable sharing streaming services with their housemates. However, a third (32%) are unsure about the safety of their accounts because they do not know about their...
Aug 31, 2020
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An attack against an organization working in the cryptocurrency vertical has been linked to Lazarus Group – a highly-skilled, financially-motivated threat actor whose interests reportedly align with...
Aug 31, 2020
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Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is an emerging enterprise strategy that incorporates multiple solutions to enable secure remote access to on-premises, cloud-based, and online resources....
Aug 31, 2020
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Just like boosting immunity of the population is the key to tackle pandemics, the key to long-term financial stability would be to foster tangible improvement in the inherent ability of the banks to...
Aug 28, 2020
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Modernization of its structured financial messaging system, augmentation of infrastructure security layer and adoption of Wi-Fi 6 across the organization are among the Reserve Bank of India’s...
Aug 28, 2020
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A new Android spyware application is being distributed by Transparent Tribe, a prolific APT group, in India under the guise of adult content and official COVID-19 applications, according to Kaspersky...
Aug 27, 2020
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Although consumers remain concerned about sharing personal data with companies, the results of a Privitar’s study, titled 2020 Consumer Trust and Data Privacy highlight an opportunity for businesses...
Aug 27, 2020
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Bring your own PC (BYOPC) security will reach mainstream adoption in the next two to five years, while it will take five to 10 years for mainstream adoption of secure access service edge (SASE) to...
Aug 27, 2020
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Fraudsters are decreasing their schemes against businesses, but increasing COVID-19 focused scams against consumers online, according to TransUnion study. TransUnion came to its conclusions about...
Aug 26, 2020
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As organizations are settling into long-term remote working, new attack vectors for opportunistic cyberattackers—and new challenges for network administrators have been introduced, according to...
Aug 26, 2020
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Although 97% of organizations surveyed said that Active Directory (AD) is mission-critical, more than half never actually tested their AD cyber disaster recovery process or do not have a plan in...
Aug 25, 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread rapidly in the first half of 2020, many organizations were required to shift to telework practically overnight as teams around the globe were asked to stay home....
Aug 24, 2020
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More than 90% of business leaders say cloud is a priority in the COVID-19 shutdown. They are relying more on cloud technologies but are seeing more cybersecurity attacks. Half a year into the...
Aug 21, 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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More than 70% of industrial control system (ICS) vulnerabilities disclosed in the first half (1H) of 2020 can be exploited remotely, highlighting the importance of protecting internet-facing ICS...
Aug 20, 2020
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In late spring 2020, Kaspersky’s automated detection technologies prevented a targeted attack on a South Korean company. Closer analysis revealed that this attack used a previously unknown full chain...
Aug 18, 2020
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The number of DDoS attacks in the second quarter of 2020 increased three-fold in comparison to Q2, 2019, according to Kaspersky’s Q2, 2020 DDoS Attacks Report. The figure is almost the same as the...
Aug 17, 2020
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Companies are gaining competitive advantage by leveraging DevOps principles, a cultural philosophy of software development that enables companies to design products and applications faster in a...
Aug 17, 2020
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Worldwide spending on security products and services will see solid growth in 2020 as organizations invest in solutions to meet the needs of a much larger remote workforce and a wide range of...
Aug 14, 2020
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CIOs are prioritizing Identity and Access Management (IAM) over endpoint security and security awareness training in 2020, according to a recent survey conducted by Pulse on behalf of Hitachi ID. The...
Aug 14, 2020
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43% of Asia Pacific consumers expect businesses to protect their data, while another 32% believe it’s the responsibility of the government, according to F5’s Curve of Convenience 2020 Report: The...
Aug 13, 2020
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A number of organizations face shortcomings in monitoring and securing their cloud environments, according to Tripwire’s survey. A majority of security professionals (76%) state they have difficulty...
Aug 13, 2020
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Nearly half of organizations regularly and knowingly ship vulnerable code despite using application security tools, according to Veracode-ESG’s Modern Application Development Security research. Among...
Aug 12, 2020
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There are unrealized gaps between the rate of implementation or operation and the effective use of cloud security access brokers (CASB) within the enterprise, according to Cloud Security Alliance’s...
Aug 12, 2020
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Phishing attacks are becoming increasingly more targeted, according to Kaspersky’s Q2, 2020 report. A number of new tricks have also been found - from HR dismissal emails to attacks, disguised as...
Aug 11, 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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After a five-month absence, Emotet has surged back to 1st place in Check Point Software Technologies’ latest Global Threat Index for July 2020, impacting 5% of organizations globally. Since February...
Aug 10, 2020
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Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is rapidly replacing the traditional WAN for remote office and branch deployments. SD-WAN was designed to provide a wide range of benefits to support...
Aug 10, 2020
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A new class of security vulnerabilities in protocol gateway devices has been revealed by a Trend Micro research that could expose Industry 4.0 environments to critical attacks. Also known as protocol...
Aug 07, 2020
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Rapid adoption of cloud services, widespread use of SaaS applications, and reliance on the Internet has created business continuity risks for enterprises, according to ThousandEyes’ 2020 Internet...
Aug 07, 2020
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Over the last few years, social media has witnessed a steep rise in cryptocurrency scamming. The widespread hacking of prominent personalities in July 2020 is one such incident arising due to a...
Aug 06, 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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Indians have a high level of concern about the security of shopping online, with 82% of Indians concerned about this issue, according to Unisys Corporation’s 2020 Unisys Security Index. Security...
Aug 04, 2020
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Data breaches cost companies USD 3.86 million per breach on an average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause, according to IBM Security-Ponemon Institute’s 2020...
Aug 03, 2020
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