The biggest worry for companies should be employee negligence, which remains the primary factor in data breaches, the Bitdefender Hacked Off! survey revealed.
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During the 1964 Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, activist Jack Weinberg said: “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” Well, when it comes to cybersecurity, it may be more accurate to say Don’t trust anyone under 30.
Companies worldwide have mustered the motivation to address the most common cybersecurity challenges, but are hampered by technological and procedural lapses, new research shows.
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.
The 2019 Cybersecurity and Threat Preparedness Survey found that 65% of the cybersecurity and IT executives surveyed believe that artificial intelligence and machine learning will be able to solve more security problems than humans can solve.
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.
The stakes are higher than ever for hacked companies today as most customers say they would completely abandon a brand following a breach.
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.
The cybersecurity market is seeing a continuous increase in range, scope, and value as new threats reshape the business landscape. Companies look to continue expanding security-related operations, a new forecast from IDC shows.
Hardly a day goes by without a high-profile institution or company announcing that its files have been hacked. Such data breaches can cause financial losses and affect an organization’s reputation for years. A look at high-profile victims like Equifax, Marriot, and British Airways shows they all lacked a clear and complete understanding of their attack surface and the presence of risky endpoints.
In the world of cybercrime, like in the physical world, the thief is often caught only after he makes off with the loot. With the advent of massive malware networks and ransomware groups, both internal teams and security providers often find themselves overwhelmed by the number and diversity of attacks. No single unit can detect all relevant threats and stop them before they damage valuable data or infrastructure.
New research shows that cyber security is taking center stage at many organizations. A pessimistic way of looking at this would be to acknowledge that things have gotten so bad with breaches, malware, and other incidents that enterprises have no choice but to focus on security.