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Hardware/Network

Machine learning trumps AI for security analysts

While machine learning is one of the biggest buzzwords in cybersecurity and the tech industry in general, the phrase itself is often overused and mis-applied, leaving many to have their own, incorrect

Cloud

Beware the man in the cloud: How to protect against a new breed of cyberattack

One malicious tactic that has become quite prevalent in recent years is known as a ‘man in the cloud’ (MitC) attack. This attack aims to access victims’ accounts without the

Industry Insights

Cybercrime could cost companies trillions over the next five years

Companies globally could incur $5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces the ability

Software

Malware Evades Detection One Step at a Time

Malicious code was lurking about in two different apps within the Google Play store, according to researchers at Trend Micro who have disclosed that they discovered a banking Trojan in what seemed

Industry Insights

2018 Proved Highest Funding Year for Cybersecurity

Despite a 28% decrease in cybersecurity startups during 2017, global venture capital funding for cybersecurity rebounded with record high investments, according to Strategic Cyber Ventures. Though last year saw $5.3 billion

Industry Insights

Mis-valuation of data poses a huge threat to businesses

A business must fully understand the value of its data if it is to protect it properly. IT Security safeguards corporate data. It’s a widely accepted practice and commonplace in

Industry Insights

New requirements for the secure design and development of modern payment software

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published new requirements for the secure design and development of modern payment software. The PCI Secure Software Standard and the PCI Secure Lifecycle (Secure SLC)

Software

Mining malware evades agent-based cloud security solutions

Cloud infrastructures are a growing target for threat actors looking to mine cryptocurrency, as their vast computational power allows them to multiply the mining malware’s effect. Keeping its presence from being noticed

Industry Insights

Risk managers see cybersecurity as the biggest threat to business

Sword GRC canvassed amost 150 risk managers from highly risk-aware organizations worldwide for their opinions. Overall, cybersecurity was seen as the biggest risk to business by a quarter of organizations. Click here

IT Compliance

Why Compliance Does Not Equal Security

A company can be 100% compliant and yet 100% owned by cyber criminals. Many companies document every cybersecurity measure and check all appropriate compliance boxes. Even after all that, they