5 tips to reduce the risk of email impersonation attacks

Email attacks have moved past standard phishing and become more targeted over the years. In this article, I will focus on email impersonation attacks, outline why they are dangerous, and provide some tips to help individuals and organizations reduce th… Continue reading 5 tips to reduce the risk of email impersonation attacks

New infosec products of the week: October 23, 2020

Deepwatch Lens Score: SecOps maturity planning and benchmarking Deepwatch Lens Score allows CISOs to quickly understand data source collection, active analytics, and what their Maturity Score is today and how to improve it. The powerful app is intuitiv… Continue reading New infosec products of the week: October 23, 2020

Cybersecurity is failing due to ineffective technology

A failing cybersecurity market is contributing to ineffective performance of cybersecurity technology, a Debate Security research reveals. Based on over 100 comprehensive interviews with business and cybersecurity leaders from large enterprises, togeth… Continue reading Cybersecurity is failing due to ineffective technology

Machine identity related cyberattacks grew by 433% between 2018 and 2019

The machine identity attack surface is exploding, with a rapid increase in all types of machine identity-related security events in 2018 and 2019, according to Venafi. For example, the number of reported machine identity-related cyberattacks grew by ov… Continue reading Machine identity related cyberattacks grew by 433% between 2018 and 2019

63 billion credential stuffing attacks hit retail, hospitality, travel industries

Akamai published a report detailing criminal activity targeting the retail, travel, and hospitality industries with attacks of all types and sizes between July 2018 and June 2020. The report also includes numerous examples of criminal ads from the dark… Continue reading 63 billion credential stuffing attacks hit retail, hospitality, travel industries

Operator‑billed 5G connections revenue to reach $357 billion by 2025

Operator‑billed revenue from 5G connections will reach $357 billion by 2025, rising from $5 billion in 2020, its first full year of commercial service, according to Juniper Research. By 2025, 5G revenue is anticipated to represent 44% of global operato… Continue reading Operator‑billed 5G connections revenue to reach $357 billion by 2025

Data protection predictions for 2021

2020 presented us with many surprises, but the world of data privacy somewhat bucked the trend. Many industry verticals suffered losses, uncertainty and closures, but the protection of individuals and their information continued to truck on. After many… Continue reading Data protection predictions for 2021

Cybercrime capitalizing on the convergence of COVID-19 and 2020 election

The cybersecurity challenges of the global pandemic are now colliding with the 2020 U.S. presidential election resulting in a surge of cybercrime, VMware research reveals. Attacks growing increasingly sophisticated and destructive As eCrime groups grow… Continue reading Cybercrime capitalizing on the convergence of COVID-19 and 2020 election

Exploring the prolific threats influencing the cyber landscape

Some of the world’s most skilled nation-state cyber adversaries and notorious ransomware gangs are deploying an arsenal of new open-sourced tools, actively exploiting corporate email systems and using online extortion to scare victims into paying ranso… Continue reading Exploring the prolific threats influencing the cyber landscape

How tech trends and risks shape organizations’ data protection strategy

Trustwave released a report which depicts how technology trends, compromise risks and regulations are shaping how organizations’ data is stored and protected. Data protection strategy The report is based on a recent survey of 966 full-time IT professio… Continue reading How tech trends and risks shape organizations’ data protection strategy