Accidental internal breaches pose a growing security risk, with over 70% of companies suffering this type of breach during the last five years, according to a new study.
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For an attacker, using a known piece of malware carries both advantages and disadvantages. While security researchers know exactly what infection patterns to look for, old malware can still go unnoticed if it’s not trending or if it uses new tricks to avoid detection. Glupteba does both.
The increasing instances of data breaches and cyber-attacks on critical business infrastructure are driving European organizations to invest more in cybersecurity solutions and focus more on network security, according to a new report.
Ransomware operators don’t discriminate between targets, hitting everything from industrial control systems and government agencies to small businesses and regular people sitting at home watching YouTube. Depending on the target, the damage can range from mere nuisance to catastrophe.
Companies worldwide have mustered the motivation to address the most common cybersecurity challenges, but are hampered by technological and procedural lapses, new research shows.
The stakes are higher than ever for hacked companies today as most customers say they would completely abandon a brand following a breach.
Company officials who neglect email security -- a corporation’s greatest cyber vulnerability -- would fare extremely poorly if they brought the same approach to the poker table, according to new research that draws parallels between cybersecurity and the infamous high-stakes game.
The disparity of technologies that enterprises use to secure their IT infrastructures don’t provide a complete, real-time view of cybersecurity risk, a Forrester survey reveals. The research also shows the abundance of deployed tools leads to a false sense of confidence.
A new study that explores how chief information security officers (CISOs) perceive the state of their profession carries some surprising findings. In a stark contrast with past year studies, “experiencing a data breach” now paints CISOs as more experienced and thus more apt to defend the organization from cyber threats.
IT security experts fear that payouts from insurers may be fueling ransomware attacks as more and more critical infrastructures across the United States fall victim to ransomware operators.
Consumers across the globe are seriously concerned about the data security practices of the companies they do business with, and would take their money elsewhere after a data breach, according to a new study.
Schools are increasingly deploying a “cloud-first” strategy but they can’t keep up with the cyber risks associated with their expanding attack surface, according to a new study. If the recent spate of ransomware attacks on U.S. school districts is any indication, the education sector is in dire need of skilled cybersecurity staff.