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More Than 99% of Cyberattacks Need Victims’ Help

Research highlights how most criminals exploit human curiosity and trust to click, download, install, open, and send money or information. Most cybercriminals target people, not infrastructure: More than 99% of

Industry Insights

What cybersecurity professionals can learn from triathletes

This weekend, the Swiss city of Lausanne hosted the final of the World Triathlon Series where triathletes from across the world came together after a season of racing to fight

Identity Theft

Red teaming: Why a forward offense is the best defense

Companies are under constant threat. Opportunistic attackers scan the internet for weak points, motivated attackers target specific organizations for susceptibility to a scam or digital exploit, and persistent attackers don’t

Industry Insights

Is Shadow IT Really the Perilous Threat It’s Made Out to Be?

While most managers likely believe that their adoption of cloud and SaaS tools are instrumental to their success, IT heads seem to want to rein in that enthusiasm. Many are

IT Compliance

Cybersecurity: 3 Ways CXOs can Guard Against Insider Threats

INSIDER threats have always posed quite a challenge to cybersecurity specialists looking to defend a company’s data and infrastructure. In the digital world, while external attackers are getting increasingly sophisticated,


Tricking attackers through the art of deception

In cybersecurity, deception is redundant if it cannot fulfill its critical aim – to misdirect, confuse, and lure attackers into traps and dead-ends. It is the art of tricking attackers into overextending

Artificial Intelligence

How can attackers abuse artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly finding applications in nearly every walk of life. Self-driving cars, social media networks, cybersecurity companies, and everything in between uses it. But a new report

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity crisis communication: How to do it well

Riviera Beach is one of the several cities and towns in Florida which have recently been hit with ransomware and its local government, like that of Lake City before it, decided to


Anatomy of a ransomware attack: How attackers gain access to unstructured data

Ransomware isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s effects are starting to be felt more widely, and more deeply than ever before. Behemoths like Sony, Nissan, FedEx, Kraft Foods and Deutsche Bank

Network Security

Insider threats remain a major threat to businesses

Insider threats, those where regular employees wreak havoc within a company, intentionally or otherwise, are considered a top threat among many organisations. This was concluded in SolarWinds’ newest whitepaper, which says many