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SANS Experts Share Five Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques

Experts from SANS last night presented the five most dangerous new cyber attack techniques in their annual RSA keynote session in San Francisco, and …

San Francisco

Please Do Not Feed the Phish

We’ve all heard the phishing attack stories that start with someone receiving an email that requests an urgent invoice review or password change and …

Personal Information

Cybersecurity Experts Put Burden of Hacking Protection on Device Makers, Not Users

Two new reports from lead author Professor Nick Jennings of Imperial College London and other cybersecurity experts assert that device manufacturers …

Cybersecurity

Organizations are becoming more resilient to focused cyber attacks

Accenture has polled 4,600 security decision makers at US$1B+ companies in 15 countries to understand the effectiveness of security efforts and the …

Cyber-attacks

Two incident response phases most organizations get wrong

It’s important to remember: Incident response isn’t a thing, it’s a process.There is a baseline for incident response — six phases familiar to anyone …

Education

What is cross-site scripting (XSS)? Low-hanging fruit for both attackers and defenders

With XSS, attackers enter malicious code into a web form or web app URL to trick the application into doing something it’s not supposed to do.October …

Cross Site Scripting

Botnets present 195,000 security threats every day

More than 100 million unique targets are being hit on a daily basis.Botnets, networks of infected machines that are used by cybercriminals everywhere …

Security

Cryptomining, not ransomware, the top malware threat so far this year

Cryptominer-based attacks increased, while ransomware-based attacks decreased in Q1 2018, according to Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research …

Cybersecurity

Cryptominers displace ransomware as the number one threat

During the first three months of 2018, cryptominers surged to the top of detected malware incidents, displacing ransomware as the number one threat, …

Ransomware

“Sometimes There Is A Crystal Ball”

The ability to predict—and defend against—malicious activity is something of a holy grail in the realm of security. There are many technologies that …

Phishing

'Lazy Hackers' Turn To Automated Attack Tools

‘Lazy Hackers’ Turn To Automated Attack Tools<p>The BBC today ran a story covering how cyber-attackers are now turning to tools that automate the …

Cybersecurity

From Digital Defiance To Commercial Compliance

The boundary between data compliance and breaking the law is becoming increasingly fine. As the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) tears up …

GDPR

1-in-4 orgs using public cloud has had data stolen

McAfee has polled 1,400 IT professionals across a broad set of countries (and continents), industries, and organization sizes and has concluded that …

Cybersecurity

Large scale data breaches provide drive for DevSecOps investments

Breaches related to open source components have grown 50 percent since 2017, and an eye-opening 121 percent since 2014, according to a new survey …

Governance

Common IT Tools are the Hacker's Favorites

Common IT Tools are the Hacker’s Favorites<p>Malware, along with targeted attacks that can move laterally and evade traditional detection methods, are a …

LDAP

Real-time detection of consumer IoT devices participating in DDoS attacks

Could we detect compromised consumer IoT devices participating in a DDoS attack in real-time and do someting about it? A group of researchers …

Internet of Things

Why organizations need business-centric data protection

A data protection team can help your enterprise take the best steps towards reducing the business risks and data breaches.Despite the recent surge in …

Data Protection

What's your security story? How to use security as a sales tool

What’s your security story? How to use security as a sales tool<p>Positioning security as a value-add to the business rather than a necessary evil is a …

Authentication

How security researchers deal with risks stemming from their activities

Broad and inconsistent interpretations of behind the times laws, new anti-infosec legislation, lawsuits and criminal prosecutions are having a …

Security

5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing the Business World

It wasn’t that long ago when people used to say, “I left that file on my computer. I’ll have to send it to you when I get back to the office.” In …

Cloud Computing

What is cyber security? How to build a cyber security strategy

Organizations face many threats to their information systems and data. Understanding all the basic elements to cyber security is the first step to …

Cybersecurity

How to do More With Less in Cybersecurity

The chasm between supply and demand for cybersecurity expertise is widening at an alarming rate. Frost & Sullivan forecasts a shortfall of 1.5 …

Frost & Sullivan

Outdated security solutions are putting businesses at risk of evolved cyberthreats

The latest trends in cybercrime have seen it all — advanced exploits allegedly developed by high-profile threat actors used in massive ransomware …

Cybersecurity

Beyond malware: why breach detection is the new normal

As attack methods have grown increasingly complex, breach detection has become a must for organisations.Malware and the understanding of malware …

Cybersecurity

How to Comply with GDPR

In a little over a month – on May 25, to be precise – the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect, and if your company is not …

GDPR

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How many can detect a major cybersecurity incident within an hour?

Less than half of all organizations were able to detect a major cybersecurity incident within one hour. Even more concerning, less than one-third …

Cybersecurity

Ransomware incidents double, threatening companies of all sizes

Ransomware is the most common malware used when it comes to breaches, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report. Verizon’s 2018 …

Ransomware

Internet of Broken Things? 10 key facts about IoT

A recent survey shows 64 percent of organisations have deployed some level of IoT technology, and another 20 percent plan to do so within the next 12 …

Internet of Things