Users take the cheese to solve data breaches

Cheese Movers International’s restructuring resulted in some employees being unhappy with either their new role or the new management. And unhappy employees, especially those who know the system well and have access, can become major problems for companies. Read about the new Verizon’s recently released annual breach report and its surprising conclusions on CSO Online.

Exclusive: Mimecast Report Indicates Cybersecurity Lags Behind Both Perceived Threat And Real Damage

Corporate cybersecurity has not kept up with either perceived security threats or damage resulting from security failures according to a report released today by Mimecast, an email security company. The Mimecast report combines the results of their Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) with a survey on corporate cybersecurity carried out in partnership with Vanson Bourne. […]

Data breaches becoming more complex, pervasive and damaging – Verizon

Now, nearly every data breach leaves a lingering, if not lasting imprint on an enterprise.The second annual Verizon data breach report found that the human element is again front and centre this year.Humans continue to play a significant role in data breaches and cyber security incidents, fulfilling the roles of threat actors, targeted victims and […]

The evils of the Internet of Things

More than 90 percent of IT security professionals predict that connected devices will be a major security issue this year as security programmes fail to keep pace with the ‘significant’ risks posed by the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more about Pwnie Express’ third annual report, The Internet of Evil Things (IoET) which reveals that […]

Report: Data breaches growing more complex, causing more damage

Data breaches are becoming more complex, and causing more damage to the affected organization, according to a new report. The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Digest, published Tuesday, found that the effects of a breach are spreading to even more parts of an enterprise, increasingly causing problems outside of IT. Read more about the 2017 Verizon Data […]

How many hacks happen every minute against healthcare? More than 700,000, Fortinet says

There were more than 700,000 hacking attacks in any given minute against healthcare organizations in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a study of 450 providers around the world by the threat intelligence arm of cybersecurity vendor Fortinet. Read more about the new report by Fortinet which reveals that healthcare organisations face 70,000 cyber […]

Demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals continues to outstrip supply – and what you can do about it

Sophisticated cybersecurity defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cybersecurity attack is now viewed as an inevitability. However, a majority of surveyed organisational leaders fear they are ill-equipped to address these threats head-on. Read new cybersecurity workforce study by ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus which reveals that only 59 per cent of surveyed organisations say they receive […]

Data breaches becoming more complex, pervasive and damaging, finds Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Digest

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a lingering, if not lasting imprint on an enterprise, finds the 2017 Data Breach Digest. Read about the new 2017 Data Breach Digest from Verizon which reveals that […]

Most US firms would pay to avoid data breach shame going public

The majority of US businesses admit they would pay hundreds of thousands of dollars rather than deal with the aftermath of a data breach going public. According to new research from Bitdefender, two-thirds of 250 IT decision makers at enterprise firms say their companies would pay $124,000 to avoid public shaming after a data breach, and […]

Most Americans with knowledge of employer’s cybersecurity wouldn’t want to be a customer

Today Kaspersky Lab and HackerOne released the report, “Hacking America: Cybersecurity Perception.” Some of its revelations include that most Americans wouldn’t want to be a customer of their employers since they don’t trust their employers to protect their personal data. Read more about the new report titled “Hacking America: Cybersecurity Perception” by Kaspersky Lab and HackerOne which […]