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Editorial

Your 2021 Guide to Website Security

March 29, 2021

Via: Rachel Oldford

On average, 30 000 websites are hacked every day. Since a website is the main way you present your brand, build your online presence, and interact with your digital audience, you don’t want to leave security matters to chance.  In […]


Network security, Security

Attacks on Medical Industry: ‘Global Threat to Health’

March 12, 2021

Via: SecureWorld

Cybersecurity is not just about data and network security; it’s about life security. Cyberattacks can have very personal consequences. We have seen examples of this throughout 2020 with an increase in cyberattacks targeting the healthcare sector due to the pandemic. […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Fixing the Weakest Link — The Passwords — in Cybersecurity Today

March 11, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Password security has long been an issue for businesses and their cybersecurity standards. Account passwords are often the weakest link in the overall security posture for many organizations. Many companies have used Microsoft’s default password policies for decades. While these […]


Network security, Security

Relief Package Includes Less for Cybersecurity

March 11, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

The $1.9 billion economic relief package known as the American Rescue Plan, which the House approved Wednesday and President Biden signed Thursday afternoon, includes about $2 billion for cybersecurity and IT modernization, rather than the $10 billion the president originally […]


Network security, Security

49% of female cybersecurity pros say the pandemic had a positive impact on their career

March 9, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

While the global job market has been hit hard by the pandemic, cybersecurity job recruitment thrived in 2020. According to a new global report from Tessian, 94% of security teams hired new staff members in 2020 to support their teams, […]


Application security, Security

Why the Demand for Application Development Security Skills Is Exploding

March 9, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Application development security is a key task when it comes to looking to the future of cybersecurity. A recent industry study shows it is the fastest-growing cybersecurity skill for the year ahead. Demand is expected to increase by 164% over […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Silver Sparrow Malware Infected Tens of Thousands of Macs

March 3, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Mac devices located in more than 150 countries worldwide have been infected by malware called Silver Sparrow. There are tens of thousands of affected Apple devices currently, and it is yet unclear how they got infected. Cybersecurity experts believe that […]


Cloud security, Security

Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements

March 2, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Identities have become the primary attack surface in the cloud. However, they remain largely unprotected because traditional security tools were designed to protect the network perimeter, not user and service accounts. Gartner predicts that by 2023, 75% of cloud security […]


Network security, Security

Cybersecurity Gaps and Opportunities in the Logistics Industry

March 2, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Shipping and logistics is, in many ways, the backbone of our lives and businesses. What business doesn’t benefit from fresh food or a timely delivery? Unfortunately, this industry is open to cyberattacks just like anyone else. Luckily, groups in the […]


Editorial

5 steps to manage the cyber risks of today’s remote work

February 26, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Asking employees to work remotely is no longer news for organizations and governments, in order to protect people’s health. Today, there are more than 300 million people expected to work remotely, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and […]