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Eliminating the social media blind spot: 8 tips every Financial Services Institution should know

By Anthony Perridge, VP International at ThreatQuotient More than three billion people around the world use social media each month, with 90 percent of those users accessing their chosen platforms

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What you may be getting wrong about cybersecurity

When we hear about breaches, we assume that attackers used some never-before-seen, zero-day exploit to breach our defenses. This situation is normally far from the truth. While it is true

Identity Theft

Majority of 2019 breaches were the result of unapplied security patches

Despite a 24% average increase in annual spending on prevention, detection and remediation in 2019 compared with 2018, patching is delayed an average of 12 days due to data silos

Identity Theft

Effective Encryption Protects Data When it’s Most Vulnerable

Most organizations that rely on computing systems understand the need to protect data against cyber-attacks and data breaches by using encryption. Unfortunately, even the most well-informed and well-intentioned organizations fail

Software

Facebook Takes Spyware Firm NSO Group to Court

Facebook is taking spyware vendor NSO Group to court over allegations that the Israeli firm developed and helped to deploy malware that was used to target over 1000 WhatsApp users. The threat

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Government confirms malware attack in state-run NPCIL’s system

Detection of malware in NPCIL’s system, responsible for running India’s nuclear reactors, comes against the backdrop of power sector facing cyberattacks. Investigation also confirms that the plant systems are not

Industry Insights

Centre to amend laws to accommodate cyber hackers

New Delhi, Oct 30 : To address “emerging threats and future challenges” in the cyber landscape, the Centre has directed all law enforcement agencies to have control over foreign-based content

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Majority of 2019 Breaches were the Result of Unapplied Security Patches

Despite a 24% average increase in annual spending on prevention, detection and remediation in 2019 compared with 2018, patching is delayed an average of 12 days due to data silos

Industry Insights

Examining Security Process Maturity in 400 Organizations

There’s an overall failure in maturity of security processes of over 400 organizations in industries ranging from e-commerce, retail and payment processor to telecommunications, petroleum and more, a SecureTrust report

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The Nastiest Ransomware, Phishing and Botnets of 2019

Webroot released its annual Nastiest Malware list, shedding light on 2019’s worst cybersecurity threats. From ransomware strains and cryptomining campaigns that delivered the most attack payloads to phishing attacks that wreaked the