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The number of smaller and more concentrated DDoS attacks (distributed denial-of-service) has increased in Q3 2019, highlighting a new trend that seems to be gaining momentum, according to research from online risk analytics firm Neustar.
With the holiday season fast approaching, American consumers already know who to hold responsible if their credentials are stolen in a data breach. 68% of the shoppers say banks should shoulder part of the blame, no matter where the breach occurred.
2019 is on track to set a record for the highest number of security incidents ever recorded, with 5,183 data breaches and 7.9 billion records exposed by November in the United States alone, according to a report from Risk Based Security.
The lack of certified cybersecurity professionals is felt throughout the world, and the industry would need to more than double the number of staff to meet the market’s needs, according to a study by (ISC)². As it stands, the supply of qualified labor only meets around 40% of demand.
PayPal has now overtaken Microsoft to become the favorite target of phishing campaigns, according to a third-quarter 2019 report by email security firm Vade Secure.
The number of phishing campaigns has been expanding steadily in recent years as cybercriminals target both private individuals and corporations with social engineering scams, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).
Companies that are transparent about their cybersecurity risk management efforts are more attractive to investors, after or before a data breach happens in their industry.
The biggest worry for companies should be employee negligence, which remains the primary factor in data breaches, the Bitdefender Hacked Off! survey revealed.
As part of cybersecurity month, the FBI is warning small and medium businesses (SMBs) about the dangers of e-skimming, a practice that could allow hackers to intercept online credit card payments.
Cyberattacks are among the most dangerous threats for small businesses, with 25% of affected organizations filing for bankruptcy and 10% going out of business entirely, according to a new survey.
Organizations face ever-increasing threats, and password security is paramount. But employees don't usually use robust password protocols or multi-factor authentication to secure valuable information.