5 Ways artificial intelligence Is Being Used to Keep Sensitive Information Secure

February 19, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike. By processing data quickly and predicting analytics, AI can do everything from automating systems to protecting information. In fact, keeping data secure is a significant part of […]

Over 15.1 Billion Records Exposed in Data Breaches in 2019

February 12, 2020

The number of exposed records registered a massive 284% spike compared to the previous year (which had 5.3 billion records exposed), and also marked a 91% increase compared to 2017 (7.95 billion records). A total of 7.2 billion records were […]

Infrastructure-as-code templates are the source of many cloud infrastructure weaknesses

February 5, 2020

In the age of cloud computing where infrastructure needs to be extended or deployed rapidly to meet ever-changing organizational needs, the configuration of new servers and nodes is completely automated. This is done using machine-readable definition files, or templates, as […]

Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

APIs are becoming a major target for credential stuffing attacks

February 19, 2020

Via: CSO Online

New data from security and content delivery company Akamai shows that one in every five attempts to gain unauthorized access to user accounts is now done through application programming interfaces (APIs) instead of user-facing login pages. This trend is even […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

Council returns to using pen and paper after cyberattack

February 18, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Ten days after a suspected ransomware attack, residents of the English borough of Redcar and Cleveland must be starting to wonder when their Council’s IT systems will return. The first public sign of trouble appeared on the morning of Saturday, […]

Application security, Security

Microsoft Trials Election Security Solution in Wisconsin

February 18, 2020

Via: Security Week

Introduced in May 2019, the free software development kit (SDK) was created in collaboration with Galois, aiming to provide end-to-end verification of elections. Moreover, the tool opens election results to third-party organizations for secure validation. Made available last year to […]