With global attacks dominating headlines cybersecurity is top priority, meaning the role of the CISO is expanding.CISOs need to expand their leadership role and actively engage in risk management.Traditionally, the
Some obvious and not-so-obvious steps to take to stay secure on mobile devices.Security threats to mobile devices, which are an integral part of member lives and credit unions through digital
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Every year brings with it a new set of cyber-threats but unfortunately, the cyber-threats of 2017, 2016 and beyond are still with us.Phishing for authentication credentials, social engineering to install
It’s important to remember: Incident response isn’t a thing, it’s a process.There is a baseline for incident response — six phases familiar to anyone who has spent time around a
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After several years in the making and around 24 months since it was officially ratified, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is almost here. The most important thing to
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The way analysts looked at the cybersecurity market five years ago is not the way they should be looking at it in 2018 and beyond. That’s the message from IDC’s
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Cryptominer-based attacks increased, while ransomware-based attacks decreased in Q1 2018, according to Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research Labs.Cryptominer-based attacks, not ransomware-based attacks, have been the top threat so far this year,
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More than 100 million unique targets are being hit on a daily basis.Botnets, networks of infected machines that are used by cybercriminals everywhere to do their sinister bidding, are still
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Companies are getting better at spotting things like ransomware and DDoS.Companies are nowadays faced with more than double the amount of ‘focused attacks’, compared to last year. However, they are
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The growth in cybersecurity continues unabated and we see companies investing more and more in the area. According to Gartner, enterprise cybersecurity spending will rise to $96.3bn in 2018. Much
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Cryptominers surged to the top of detected malware incidents, displacing ransomware as the No. 1 threat.Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research Labs’ first-quarter global malware report shows that the world is already
The actors behind SamSam launched a devastating attack against Allscripts in January, 2018. As Allscripts worked its incident response plan, things started to unravel. Here are the lessons learned. On
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An analysis of web applications shows that 94% of applications tested had at least one high-severity vulnerability.According to Positive Technologies’ Web Application Vulnerabilities in 2017 report, collated through the security
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Cyber crime is one of the biggest threats facing UK businesses today, costing around £30 billion a year. As a result, it’s something businesses need to start taking seriously !The
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Breaches related to open source components have grown 50 percent since 2017, and an eye-opening 121 percent since 2014, according to a new survey from open source governance and DevSecOps
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A data protection team can help your enterprise take the best steps towards reducing the business risks and data breaches.Despite the recent surge in interest towards information security, we consistently
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Organizations face many threats to their information systems and data. Understanding all the basic elements to cyber security is the first step to meeting those threats.Cyber security is the practice
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It wasn’t that long ago when people used to say, “I left that file on my computer. I’ll have to send it to you when I get back to the
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The cryptocurrency hype seems to have died down for now. But when it inevitably resurges, will there be security implications?Bitcoin is the flavour of the month at the moment, but
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As attack methods have grown increasingly complex, breach detection has become a must for organisations.Malware and the understanding of malware variants, families, and strains have been at the heart of
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Lack of attention despite numbers showing a strong increase in the amount of cyber-attacks.Just ten per cent of UK’s businesses see cyber-security as the biggest challenge to their economic success.
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What’s becoming painstakingly apparent amidst these developments is the great lengths hackers will go to in order to take advantage of the systems of both public and private companies. Crypto-jacking
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Ransomware is the most common malware used when it comes to breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report. Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is out, and
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In tests that imitated the actions of hackers by sending emails to employees with links to websites, password entry forms and attachments, 17% of the messages would have led to
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Information security is an enabler for business. This has been a mantra for some time, and although it is repeated at major conferences, the reality is that the lack of
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Positive Technologies has released a new report with statistics on the success rates of social engineering attacks, based on the 10 largest and most illustrative pentesting projects performed for clients
At the end of a keynote speech I gave at the excellent CIO WaterCooler LIVE! Event in London on 28th September 2017 on security organization, governance and creating the dynamics
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More than 20% of open-source serverless applications contain critical security vulnerabilities, according to an audit by PureSec. An evaluation of 1,000 open-source serverless projects revealed that 21% of them contained
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The headlong rush to the cloud continues to accelerate, promising increased efficiency, flexibility and security, but CSOs are not off the hook when it comes to fortifying the privacy and
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How can organizations processing biometric data for workplace security or fraud prevention use cases ensure that they are compliant with requirements within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? This article
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Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize how business transactions take place.For those who have no idea who Satoshi Nakamoto is, it is the name used by the unknown person
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These and many other insights are from the recently published Verizon Mobile Security Index 2018 Report. The report is available here for download (22 pp., PDF, no opt-in). Verizon commissioned
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Saves against human error, data theft or compliance issues.Organisations are turning towards encryption to keep their data safe, new reports from Thales are saying. The critical information systems company issued
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The impact of the cyber security landscape is changing, with ‘protecting against specific identified threats’ knocking compliance off the top spot as the number one reason for deploying encryption. Securing
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Half of cyber-pros believe they’re losing the war against the bad guys: 46% of those surveyed by security giant McAfee believe that in the next year they will either struggle
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The ATT&CK framework allows security researchers and red teams to better understand hacker threats.The ATT&CK framework, developed by Mitre Corp., has been around for five years and is a living,
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Today’s cybersecurity analysts need to be part detective, following their gut wherever it takes them and thinking like the very attackers.With an ever-growing threat from cyber attacks, we now live
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The Need to Rethink Security For Our Cloud Applications Has Become Urgent. Companies are utilizing the public cloud as their primary route to market for creating and delivering innovative applications.
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I am not really aware of any business in 2018 that doesn’t leverage the internet for their operations. From websites, email, paying bills online or receiving electronic payments, these are
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Ransomware is continuing to dominate the headlines, with attacks like WannaCry and NotPetya causing chaos. In fact, last year, over 50% of organizations where hit by ransomware, and on average
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You might think of cybersecurity as a specialized, niche career–not a skill that the average person should learn about.But that’s not the case. In an age where we manage more
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Modern management makes sense and the industry is reacting. Will enterprise organizations jump on the bandwagon?Yesterday, VMware announced its intention to acquire E8 Security and integrate the technology into its
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With digital transformation driving greater access services, productivity growth and enhanced public services, there is added pressure to protect against potential security breaches and optimize network uptime. What can governments
Blockchain technology is a solution, which will help secure digital identities, as it cannot be erased or adapted without leaving a record, making it very difficult to hack. Digitising identities
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As you review your mobile security strategy, make sure the solutions you choose shield devices from infected apps, man-in-the-middle attacks, OS exploits, malicious links in SMS messages and other exploits.
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With large-scale cyber attacks and dangerous vulnerabilities such as WannaCry and Spectre, companies have reached a point where the use of traditional antivirus (AV) technologies are no longer sufficient to
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If you haven’t done so already after seeing the title of this article, please stop reading immediately and enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on every system and service you use that
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After suffering through rampant ransomware attacks, the internet is now being overrun by a new category of threats caused by cryptocurrency miners. As cryptocurrencies take hold and their prices fluctuate,
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Just 55% of CEOs say their organizations have experienced a breach, while 79% of CTOs acknowledge breaches have occurred. One in approximately four CEOs (24%) aren’t aware if their companies
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Symantec report finds cryptocurrency-related hacks gaining popularity at the expense of ransomware.Ransomware may be finally losing its popularity among cybercriminals, who instead are increasingly turning to cryptojacking, research has claimed.
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Legacy systems are no match for ransomware and other new cyber threats.As cyber threats such as phishing, malware and cryptojacking have grown increasingly sophisticated, new research has revealed that legacy
Just 16% of enterprises use just one cloud, with two-thirds having a strategy in place for a hybrid approach, according to a new report.Companies in the early stages of cloud
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Qualys and Google Cloud Platform can now play nicely together with the launch of the security firm’s Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC) integration.The security and data risk platform will
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According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 90% of businesses that answered admitted to experiencing a security threat to their IT infrastructure and 46% of them
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Despite the lack of bright-line procedures, there are five risk reduction measures a company may consider implementing to reduce its potential exposure to cyber breaches, strengthen its security protocols, and
Man-in-the-browser attacks targeting Blockchain.info and Coinbase websites, SecurityScorecard says.Criminals have deployed a variety of tactics in recent months to try and profit from the cryptocurrency boom.One of them is the
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DaThe first thing many of us think about when it comes to the future relationship between artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity is Skynet—the fictional neural net-based group mind from the
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In the face of incessant competition, countless organizations are turning to DevOps to improve efficiency and accelerate innovation. While this approach delivers proven benefits, DevOps is also creating new security
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Cato Networks, provider of the global SD-WAN as a service Cato Cloud, released the findings of its enterprise WAN market study.The report, “State of WAN 2018: Too Complex to Ignore,”
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Criminals trying to get their hands on victims’ cryptocurrency stashes are trying out various approaches. The latest one includes equipping malware with Man-in-the-Browser capabilities so they can hijack online accounts
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Imagine you’d spent a fortune making your home physically secure, only to discover you’d been quietly robbed by thieves who never set foot on your property. You thought you’d built
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