Cybercrime Costs Each Business $11.7M Per Year

The most expensive attacks are malware infections, which cost global businesses $2.4 million per incident. The average cost of cybercrime in 2017 was $11.7 million per organization, a 23% increase from $9.5 million in 2016 and a 62% increase over the past five years for global businesses. Read about the new report called “The Cost of […]

Increase in cyber crime investigations due to high-profile data breach incidents

The latest in a long string of cybersecurity breaches has millions of Americans rushing to sign up for credit monitoring or freezing their credit altogether. Read how law enforcement agencies are seeing an increase in cyber crime investigations due to growing data breach incidents on The State Journal.

Cybercrime proliferates against banks, other businesses

Keep employees off the Internet and have workers avoid clicking on any attachment or link in an email. Those are the only sure ways to avoid cyberattacks, according to three experts who spoke today at the North Bay Business Journal’s conference on cybersecurity in Rohnert Park. Read why cyber security experts say that employees are […]

Getting Strict about Cloud and VoIP Implementations

Read why says that companies should get strict with cloud and VoIP implementation to prevent cyber crime on No Jitters : The latest version of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Security Policy document puts severe constraints on VoIP and cloud Implementations for organizations that require access to CJIS databases. As reviewed in the […]

Beware: Your Latest Cybersecurity Threat Could Be the One You Just Hired

Business losses due to cybercrime are mounting. In 2016 alone, some 4,149 reported breaches gave hackers and criminals access to more than 4.2 billion records, according to a 2016 report by Risk Based Security. Read more about the new report by Risk Based Security which reveals that the total cost of cybercrime and data breaches will […]

The current state of cybercrime

CSO’s 2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime report reveals what IT and security pros fear, how they protect their data, what worked, and what they spend on cyber security. Read/see the slide show explaining CSO’s 2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime report on CSO Online.

Protect against the fastest-growing crime: cyber attacks

Cyber theft is the fastest-growing crime in the U.S., and cost the global economy more than $450 billion in 2016, with more than 2 billion person records stolen. By 2021, cyber crime damage costs could hit $6 trillion annually, according to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures. Read about the new report by Cybersecurity Ventures which reveals […]

Digital Crime-Fighting: The Evolving Role of Law Enforcement

Read Travis Farral’s article about how law enforcement agencies are catching up with cyber criminals on Dark Reading : As the cybercrime landscape continues to evolve, methods of policing it must change as well. The increasing number of cyber attacks propagated by everyone from nation-state actors to average criminals is blurring lines between cybersecurity and […]

Ombudsman says SMBs are a growing target for cybercrime in Australia

According to Kate Carnell, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, half of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in Australia believe their limited online presence protects them from cybercrime. Read why Kate Carnell, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman says that small and medium businesses are a growing target for cyber attacks in Australia on ZDNet.

Survey: Consumers Concerned about Card Security Even as Fraud Rate Falls

Efforts by financial institutions to secure card payments and prevent fraud appear to be paying off, according to a recent survey commissioned by Transaction Network Services. Forty-six percent of Americans believed their payment data has been put at risk by a data breach, down from 60 percent in 2015. Read about the new report by Transaction […]