Global spending on security solutions to reach $133.7 billion in 2022

October 8, 2018

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $133.7 billion in 2022, according to IDC. Although spending growth is expected to gradually slow over the 2017-2022 forecast period, the market will still deliver a compound annual […]

Mitigate Risk From Malicious and Accidental Insiders

September 20, 2018

When we hear the term “insider trading” most people think of the illegal practice of trading a public company’s stock based on material, non‐public information. The image of Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky or Martha Stewart may come to mind. Yet […]

Here’s Why Business Email Compromise Is Still Driving Executive Identity Theft

September 12, 2018

All it took was access to a lawyer’s email, and suddenly, almost $532,000 was in the wrong hands. This business email compromise (BEC) scam began simply: A criminal in Los Angeles named Ochenetchouwe Adegor Ederaine, Jr. gained access to a […]

Network security

9 in 10 organizations have a cybersecurity culture gap

October 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

With cybersecurity threats continuing to escalate worldwide, the ISACA/CMMI Institute Cybersecurity Culture Report found that just 5 percent of employees think their organization’s cybersecurity culture is as advanced as it needs to be to protect their business from internal and […]

Network security

CyberArk launches Privileged Session Management for Cloud

October 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

CyberArk launched CyberArk Privileged Session Manager for Cloud. Through a transparent user experience, this new offering extends privileged access session isolation, monitoring and control to the most common web applications, cloud and social media platforms. As part of an integrated […]

Email security, Phishing

Most government domains adopt program to prevent sending of fake emails

October 16, 2018

Via: The Hill

The majority of federal domains met a deadline to adopt an email authentication program aimed at preventing fake emails from being sent, according to an analysis by the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced last October […]

Network security

Microsoft patch for JET flaw zero-day is ‘incomplete,’ Windows still vulnerable

October 15, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Despite Microsoft patching a zero-day vulnerability in its JET Database Engine, you are not fully protected. Researchers at 0patch warned that Microsoft’s official patch was “incomplete.” The Zero Day Initiative first revealed the flaw, which could lead to remote code […]