- Hosted Security solutions are quick to deploy, operationally friendly, flexible and more effective
- To choose the best hosted security platform, organizations should look at the ability to detect threats as well as how the solution deals with the human element
- GravityZone Ultra won PC Mag’s Editors’ Choice award as the Best Hosted Endpoint Protection and Security Software for 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has created a number of new cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, not the least of which is the need to support a massive shift to remote work. The worldwide health crisis has presented hackers and other cyber criminals with opportunities to take advantage of the upheaval in business.
- Smart homes are already here
- Cybercriminals look for IoT vulnerabilities
- Smart home security is a job for ISPs
More and more people have smart homes these days, and the IoT industry's expansion will likely rapidly increase the number of smart homes. It's a situation that should make everyone happy, but the current state of IoT security should have ISPs a lot more worried.
- Bitdefender identified a new attack attributed to a sophisticated actor offering advanced-persistent-threats-as-a-service
- The targeted company is engaged in architectural projects with billion-dollar luxury real-estate developers in New York, London, Australia and Oman
- The Bitdefender technology stacks detect the used payloads as well as the malicious behavior
- Forward thinking security operations are steered by threat intelligence and built on data-driven analytics to hunt
- ‘Active defense’ measures were developed within the military and have proven effective against even the most advanced and persistent of adversaries
- Security is no longer just a technology problem, but a people problem too
The FBI and Cybersecurity and the US Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory regarding a voice phishing, or vishing, campaign directly targeting employees working from home.
The shift to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic makes employees more susceptible to BEC attacks and gives threat actors the opportunity to apply tactics likely to be successful given these working conditions, new research shows.
The sudden shift to remote work has revealed new risks that threaten the stability and integrity of company infrastructure. From the beginning of the pandemic, it was clear that the new remote workforce faltered in maintaining good cyber hygiene and security policies.
Getting to understand the costs of data breaches is always tricky. Deciding what variables need to be part of the equation is always tricky. And so is determining the actual costs of such nebulous concepts as "customer churn." But whether it's possible to peg the precise cost of a data breach, there is plenty to learn from trying and looking at trends. One lesson that is clear year after year is that it's regulated industries that pay more for data breaches. This year healthcare is the regulated market that spent the most due to a data breach.
The most dangerous security flaws continue to expose valuable assets as a result of chasing down vulnerabilities that pose minimal risks, according to 60% of IT security professionals. Four in ten admitted to suffering a breach because of unpatched flaws in their systems.
Companies continue to pay ransomware demands, and the latest data reveals a 60 percent increase in the average ransom payment in just three months.
The coronavirus pandemic has presented a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hackers and online scammers,” according to a new report from the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a community of international cyber security professionals, and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).