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Cyberattacks becoming more costly and focused, UK government figures show

By Jon Abbott, CEO at ThreatAware, While fewer businesses are suffering cyberattacks or breaches, attacks are becoming more costly and targeted, according to the latest government figures released today. The

Identity Theft

Let’s Make 2019 the Year of Fewer Records Compromised in Data Breaches

The first quarter of every year produces dozens of reports that both reflect on the threats of the previous year and look ahead to understand how to avoid future security

Cloud

When it comes to file sharing, the cloud has very few downsides

Organizations storing data and documents they work on in the cloud is a regular occurrence these days. The cloud offers scalability in terms of storage and cloud services often provide

Software

Hacker AI vs. Enterprise AI: A New Threat

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are being weaponized using the same logic and functionality that legitimate organizations use.The adversarial use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in malicious

Industry Insights

Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyberthreat

Software

Cybersecurity risk in retail and how to handle it

It’s vital that retailers step up their IT security game when it comes to protecting their customers’ personal information. Hackers and their tactics evolve daily, but one thing remains the

Software

The impact of spear phishing on organizations and how to combat this growing threat

In this Help Net Security podcast, Scott Olson, the VP of Product Marketing at iovation, talks about the impact of spear phishing, and offers practical suggestions on how to prevent

Industry Insights

Four Steps to Begin Better Managing Your Digital Risk

The emergence of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) has given organizations valuable intelligence into a myriad of attacker behaviors. Armed with CTI, companies can focus on their adversaries’ tactics and techniques, and use

Industry Insights

The First 100 Days of the New CISO: Expectations vs. Reality

A painfully recurrent complaint among Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) is the disconnect between what they were promised during the recruitment process, and the actual situation they find upon starting

Software

Businesses need to rethink security priorities due to shifting trends

One shift in attacks that businesses should be aware of is the rapid growth of cryptocurrency mining, which increased 237 percent, according to the 2018 Security Roundup Report by Trend Micro. Overall,