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Only 47% of cybersecurity pros are prepared to deal with attacks on their IoT devices

November 8, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten express concerns over future threats, according to the Neustar International […]


Network security

Most organizations plan to increase their cybersecurity budgets in 2020

November 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye. FireEye surveyed over 800 CISOs and other senior executives across North America, Europe, […]


Network security

Most decision makers expect AI and 5G to impact their cybersecurity strategy

October 29, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

An overwhelming majority of cybersecurity and risk management leaders believe that developments in 5G wireless technology will create cybersecurity challenges for their organizations. Their top three 5G-related concerns are greater risk of attacks on Internet of Things (IoT) networks, a […]


Network security

Is the enterprise on the brink of a global web supply chain attack?

October 29, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Ever since the Web development ecosystem evolved to the current paradigm of code reuse, companies have placed themselves too close to the abyss. Web supply chain attacks are a real security threat – and one which the enterprise is vastly […]


Network security

US Homeland Security Wants Subpoena Power to Get Data from ISPs about Vulnerable Systems

October 11, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in charge of leading national cybersecurity and infrastructure resilience programs, wants a change to federal law that would allow it to inspect systems behind ISPs and notify them to fix problems. The […]


Network security

EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

October 11, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

A European Union report assessing risks to its planned 5G cybersecurity networks says that foreign states and state-backed actors represent the biggest threat, and it all but named Chinese firm Huawei as one such risk. Huawei started developing 5G infrastructure […]


Network security

Internal user mistakes create large percentage of cybersecurity incidents

October 8, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Internal user mistakes created the largest percentage of cybersecurity incidents over the past twelve months (80%), followed by exposures caused by poor network system or application security (36%), and external threat actors infiltrating the organization’s network or systems (31%), SolarWinds […]


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10 Cybersecurity Myths That Criminals Love

October 3, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Amid the complexity of cybersecurity and the secrecy of criminal hackers, security threats have acquired an aura of mysticism, giving rise to enduring legends, rumors, misperceptions and outright myths. In the cybersecurity space, these myths are almost always damaging. Watching […]


Network security, Security

How organizations view and manage cyber risk

September 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Amid a wider range of issues to handle, a majority of board members and senior executives responsible for their organization’s cyber risk management had less than a day in the last year to spend focused on cyber risk issues, the […]


Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

WhatsApp ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature potentially puts user privacy at risk

September 17, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

WhatsApp’s “Delete for Everyone” feature, meant to allow people to delete files they accidentally sent, works differently on iPhones than it does on Android phones, a researcher has warned. This discrepancy could place senders’ privacy at risk by leaving some […]