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Category: Security


Mobile, Privacy protection

Security, Privacy Issues Found in Tens of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

February 26, 2021

Via: Security Week

Contact tracing applications have been created to help authorities automate the process of identifying those who have been in close contact with infected individuals. Using a newly developed tool called COVIDGuardian, which was designed for both static and dynamic program […]


Network security, Security

Cyber Diplomacy Act aims to elevate America’s global cybersecurity standing

February 25, 2021

Via: CSO Online

On February 23, 2021, a bipartisan group of leading Congress members introduced the Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2021. Jim Langevin (D-RI), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems, and Republican Michael McCaul […]


Access control, Security

Many of us are still using work passwords for personal use

February 24, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Many employees admit to using their work passwords for signing into consumer websites, new research has claimed. The 2021 Secure Consumer Cyber Report by automation platform Ivanti found that one in four admitted using an official work email or password […]


Network security, Security

Worldwide zero trust security market size to reach $51.6 billion by 2026

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The global zero trust security market size is projected to grow from $19.6 billion in 2020 to $51.6 billion by 2026, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% from 2020 to 2026, according to MarketsandMarkets. The major growth […]


Cloud security, Security

Top cloud infrastructure risks faced by real-world organizations

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

There’s an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks, Accurics reveals. Of all violations identified, 23 percent correspond to poorly configured managed service offerings – largely the result of default security profiles […]


Network security, Security

Physical cyber threats: What do criminals leave when they break in? 

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Many organizations have maintained heavy investment in cybersecurity over the last year, even in an unpredictable time when other spending has faltered. Gartner estimates that IT security and risk management spending still grew 2.6 percent even as IT spending as […]


Network security, Security

8 Ways Ransomware Operators Target Your Network

February 22, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Ransomware continues to plague IT security teams as attackers rework their campaigns to be more subtle, more effective, and much more expensive for the organizations they hit. Security experts predict the pace of ransomware attacks will accelerate this year as […]


Network security, Security

New York issues cyber insurance framework as ransomware, SolarWinds costs mount

February 22, 2021

Via: CSO Online

On February 4, 2021, New York became the first state in the nation to issue a cybersecurity insurance risk framework to all authorized property and casualty insurers. In releasing the framework, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) said that […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Network security, Security

Biden will act on cyber security to fix SolarWinds mess

February 19, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

President Biden looks set to sign off an executive action to address gaps in the US’s national cyber security posture that were left painfully exposed by the December 2020 SolarWinds incident. The cyber attack first came to light via cyber […]


Network security, Security

5G security market to reach 5.226 billion by 2026

February 19, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The 5G security market size is projected to grow from $580 million in 2020 to $5.226 billion by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.3% during the forecast period, according to MarketsandMarkets. The major drivers for the […]