Tag: Cybersecurity


Cyberattacks During COVID-19 Crisis—Are Hospitals Secure?

April 8, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The healthcare sector has witnessed a 150% increase in cyberattacks since the beginning of the year. With medical staff already overburdened and overworked by the demands brought on by COVID-19, healthcare organizations could be the perfect targets for various attacks. […]

Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Spotting and blacklisting malicious COVID-19-themed sites

April 7, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since last December, over 136,000 new COVID-19-themed domains have popped up and, while many host legitimate websites, others have been set up to serve malware, phishing pages, or to scam visitors. SpyCloud researchers have also discovered that existing community threat […]

Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Identity fraud: Protecting your customers from the new kids in town

April 1, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

It’s one thing to have your credit card stolen, but your identity is a whole other ball game. The worst thing is, it’s a lot more common than you’d think. Identity fraud affects around one in 15 people in the […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Who’s responsible for protecting personal information?

April 1, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

With half of Americans lacking confidence in companies and government when it comes to protecting personal information, it’s no surprise three-quarters (74%) are more alarmed than ever about their privacy, according to a research from NortonLifeLock. More than 10,000 adults […]


The Digital Cold War: What to Expect in 2020

March 30, 2020

Via: Rowena Padlock

Is your business prepared to face the new cyber cold war threat? This is becoming an increasingly pressing concern for many European and US businesses, as the reality of a digital cold war between the west and the east becomes […]

Access control, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Password vulnerability at Fortune 1000 companies

March 25, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Despite often repeated advice of using unique passwords for online accounts – or at least the most critical ones – password reuse continues to be rampant. And, according to breach discovery firm SpyCloud, employees of the Fortune 1000 are just […]

Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Management Isn’t Just a Numbers Game

March 24, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Organizations will be quickly overwhelmed if they try to treat all vulnerabilities equally. Given the sheer volume of vulnerabilities, limited resources, and varying objectives across the teams involved, effective cybersecurity requires the ability to view vulnerabilities in the proper context […]

Cyber-crime, Identity theft

How to protect your online streaming accounts from cybercriminals?

March 23, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Have you secured your streaming services’ accounts? Are you sure someone else, unbeknown to you, isn’t using them as well? As people around the world are being asked to remain in their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are […]

Cloud security, Security

Grow Your Business With an Evolving Cloud Security Strategy

March 17, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

We have all heard the castle-and-moat analogy to describe traditional centralized approaches to cybersecurity. As cloud security becomes increasingly important in the modern landscape, I think we should add one more component to the analogies we use to think about […]

Cloud security, Security

Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

March 17, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

After a week of ups and downs, Wall Street took another plunge on Monday, bringing technology companies and cybersecurity firms along for the ride for what turned out to be one of the worst U.S. stock market days in history. […]