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Identity Theft

Most Expensive Data Breaches Start with Third Parties: Report

Data breaches are expensive, and their growing cost is driving business leaders to allocate more of their IT budgets to cybersecurity. It’s not just fear of incidents driving the investment,

Software

Why Supply Chain Security Should be a Strong Link

The recent NCSC report underlines an all-too-common refrain for UK PLC – the cyber-threat to businesses is growing. The security sector may have grown a thick skin to such warnings, however to

Software

Password pattern analysis: Risky, lazy passwords the norm

Dashlane announced the findings of an analysis of over 61 million passwords. The analysis was conducted with research provided by Dr. Gang Wang, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer

Software

The percentage of open source code in proprietary apps is rising

The number of open source components in the codebase of proprietary applications keeps rising and with it the risk of those apps being compromised by attackers leveraging vulnerabilities in them,

Hardware/Network

New Dept Of Energy Cybersecurity Strategy (Threat Sharing, Supply-Chain Risk Mgt., R&D, etc.)

The US Department of Energy released its Multi-Year Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity to help make US energy systems more resilient and secure. Also, the plan serves as a roadmap for the new Office of

Software

A Quarter Of Enterprises Suffer From Cloud Cryptojacking Incidents

A new report has revealed that 25% of enterprises have suffered from cloud cryptojacking incidents, a sharp increase from the 8% that was recorded from last quarter. As more enterprises increase their

Hardware/Network

Will Your Enterprise Survive the IoT Explosion?

We’re witnessing an explosion of connected things – from printers and air conditioning units to lighting systems and coffee machines – connecting to enterprise networks. This rapid proliferation is leaving

BYOD/Big Data

BYOD Threats Exposed: 61% of UK SMEs Suffer Cyber-Attacks

Small UK businesses that operate a BYOD policy are more likely to suffer a cybersecurity-related incident, according to new figures from Paymentsense.The merchant service provider polled over 500 small business owners

Software

One year later: security debt makes me WannaCry

WannaCry rocked the world one year ago, but there are still lessons for us to unpack about the debt we still have to pay to be secure.It is hard to

Industry Insights

Rising Nation Cyber Attacks from Lebanon & the Netherlands

Optiv Security, the world’s leading security solutions integrator, has published its 2018 Cyber Threat Intelligence Estimate (CTIE) which details the current state of the cyber-threat landscape and uses estimative intelligence to predict