An In-Depth Look at User Awareness, Vulnerability and Resilience
As the global pandemic enters its second year, IT and infosec teams continue to face challenges on all sides. On top of “ordinary” cybersecurity issues, they're dealing with an explosion of pandemic-themed phishing scams and a continued surge in...
Cybersecurity awareness training is one of the most important things you can do to secure your organization. But starting a new program may seem daunting. Maintaining one that keeps your users engaged, changes their behavior and reduces your organization’s exposure to threats might be an even bigger challenge....
The FBI has shared 4.3 million email addresses stolen by the Emotet malware with the Have I Been Pwned breach notification site. The entry of those addresses into the site increases the chance that those infected with Emotet can take remediation actions, such as changing passwords.
COVID-19 infections and death rates are down in the United States, and the percentage of vaccinated citizens is rising. Does this mean the end of the pandemic is finally in sight? Not quite, says continuity planning expert Regina Phelps, who explains why.
Ransomware continues to prove a reliable moneymaker for criminals, with the average cyber extortion payoff rising to $220,298, reports ransomware incident response firm Coveware. Zero-day attacks and shakedowns targeting Accellion File Transfer Appliance users helped boost criminals' profits.
Dan Kaminsky, a renowned security researcher, died last week at age 42. He gained cybersecurity fame in 2008 after discovering and helping to coordinate a patch for a massive security flaw in the internet's Domain Name System.
An "update" pushed out earlier this year by law enforcement agencies, including Europol, on Sunday began erasing Emotet malware from infected devices worldwide, Malwarebytes reports. The move comes after the FBI recently remotely removed web shells from vulnerable on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers.
Does the West want to have its digital existence defined by adversaries, or is it ready to devote the time, resources, expertise and planning required to more fully take control of its evolving destiny? That's the techno-Darwinian call to arms issued by Jeremy Fleming, the director of Britain's GCHQ intelligence...
One consistent theme in Andrea Szeiler’s career: She’s always been drawn to "the challenge." And in her roles as global CISO for Transcom and president of WITSEC, she’s currently tackling some meaningful ones.
Working from home is appealing for many because of the flexibility it offers. Unfortunately, that mentality sometimes spills over and leads to behaviours that impact security. Employees can unknowingly put their employer and its customers at risk.
The workforce looks set to be at home for years to come, it’s time...
Law enforcement agencies use forensics tools from Israeli company Cellebrite to gain access to locked mobile devices and extract data. But the creator of encrypted messaging app Signal says he's found vulnerabilities in Cellebrite's tools, raising questions about whether the extracted data can be trusted.
To minimize the risk of exposing data to cyberhreats, enterprises should take a collaborative approach with all the stakeholders to ensure privacy by design along with data classification in this data-driven economy, according to a panel of experts.