The Cybersecurity Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have issued an advisory for companies regarding the detection and mitigation of malicious traffic coming from Tor (The Onion Router.)
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Recent studies show that the modern SOC has evolved to become the lynchpin for most enterprise security strategies. Organizations spend a significant chunk of their security budget on SOC operations and many depend upon the SOC to help them detect and hunt for threats, respond to incidents, and maintain visibility into the organization's cyber risk posture. However, SOC effectiveness still varies greatly from organization to organization.
Given enough time, employees – especially those working remotely – will click on a link to a potentially dangerous website. But how much time? According to recent data, less than an hour.
DDoS attacks are on the rise at a time of the year that's usually a lot less uneventful, according to a report from Nexusguard that reveals a 278% increase in DDoS attacks compared to Q1 2019.
New data shows a sharp increase in monthly business email compromise (BEC) attacks focused on invoice or payment fraud.
A new report published by KnowBe4 delves into the top security challenges and issues that IT professionals and UK-based organizations face, including attack types, security initiatives and organizational limits.
A survey of some of the top IT security professionals who participated in the annual Black Hat USA conference underlined a key concern, with companies overwhelmingly believing that the COVID-19 pandemic increases cyberthreats.
As enterprises continue with their digital transformations by automating their manual workflows, moving existing applications to the cloud, and developing and deploying new applications at a record pace, they’re also rapidly increasing the complexity in their environments, and as a result security controls and processes that should be in place continue to slip.
An optimistic new report by the World Economic Forum predicts businesses will prioritize security in a bid to ensure longer-term success. The reason? A rapid increase in cyberattacks and pressures escalating from changes prompted by COVID-19.
The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems may be populated by all the latest and innovative devices, but it's also home to legacy devices, which in many cases, are points of entry for adept hackers looking for a way into the infrastructure.
Rapid changes to how businesses operate offer excellent opportunities for malicious actors to access corporate networks. Infosec professionals report that phishing and whaling attacks taking advantage of unwary employees have risen during the pandemic. At the same time, IT departments are deploying new technologies to support remote work without consulting those on the receiving end, potentially fueling bad actors’ malicious campaigns against businesses.
The self-assessed effectiveness of corporate security operations centers (SOCs) seems to be overestimated by the people working in those positions, a new study from Exabeam revealed.