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Tag: Cybersecurity


Network security, Security

Is the U.S. at the Height of Cybersecurity Awareness? Poll Says Yes

October 13, 2021

Via: SecureWorld

We are finally at the precipice of cybersecurity awareness if the data of a new poll has anything to say about it. While the nation seems divided on a long list of issues, when it comes to cyber threats, most […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Cybersecurity Awareness: How Much Data Can An Attacker Get From an Employee ID?

October 11, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyber awareness may seem fairly obvious, but it’s not always. For example, you would never post a photo of your driver’s license on Facebook, right? How about your company ID card? Then there’s that selfie you took at the office. […]


Network security, Security

IT leaders confident in their organization’s network security, IT managers have doubts

October 11, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

While IT leaders believe they have strong security practices in place, their continual search for additional network security capabilities suggests that this confidence may be tentative, according to a survey conducted by IDG. Data shows that 70% of IT leaders […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Combating vulnerability fatigue with automated security validation

October 4, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Security operations teams have been dealing with “alert fatigue” for far too long. The introduction of log monitoring (e.g., SIEM), firewall, and AV technologies over two decades ago provided valuable tools for IT teams to be alerted to known suspicious […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

New Tomiris Backdoor Found Linked to Hackers Behind SolarWinds Cyberattack

September 30, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday disclosed a previously undocumented backdoor likely designed and developed by the Nobelium advanced persistent threat (APT) behind last year’s SolarWinds supply chain attack, joining the threat actor’s ever-expanding arsenal of hacking tools. Moscow-headquartered firm Kaspersky codenamed […]


Network security, Security

Policy and patience key in Biden’s cybersecurity battle

September 24, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Last month, President Biden hosted a group of technology and insurance executives to build support for a “whole-of-nation effort” to improve cybersecurity. The executive summit was one of a series of steps the Biden administration has taken to try to […]


Cloud security, Security

Most IT leaders prioritize cloud migration, yet security concerns remain

September 24, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

There has been a significant year-on-year leap in companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud, despite cybersecurity concerns, Equinix has found. The need to remain competitive and cater to increased user demands has prompted a 15% jump to […]


Network security, Security

Future of work: Cybersecurity and hybrid working as top two enterprise priorities

September 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The pandemic has changed technology priorities for organizations worldwide finds a report from Omdia on the future of work. The top two enterprise priorities are now cybersecurity (58%) and hybrid working (55%), with customer experience, business processes and better empowering […]


Network security, Security

Cybersecurity Priorities in 2021: How Can CISOs Re-Analyze and Shift Focus?

September 21, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

2020 was a year of relentless disruptions. The protective layer of secured enterprise networks and controlled IT environments of the physical premises did not exist. Over the past year, CISOs (Chief Information Security Officers) have had to grapple with the […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ransomware still a primary threat as cybercriminals evolve tactics

September 20, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Trend Micro announced that it blocked 40.9 billion email threats, malicious files, and malicious URLs for customers in the first half of 2021, a 47% year-on-year increase. Ransomware remains primary threat in the first half of the year as cybercriminals […]