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View from India: Cyber security requires resilience

India is among the world’s top three countries when it comes to phishing attacks and malware. Cloud is the platform for security as a service; which is why leading companies


#GartnerSEC: Maersk CISO Outlines Lessons Learned From NotPetya Attack

At the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019 in London, Andy Powell, CISO at Maersk, outlined the key lessons learned from the NotPetya malware attack the company, along with many others, suffered


More than 99% of cyberattacks rely on human interaction

Cybercriminals target people, rather than systems and infrastructure, to install malware, initiate fraudulent transactions, steal data, and more, according to Proofpoint. “Cybercriminals are aggressively targeting people because sending fraudulent emails,


Most citizens are against local governments paying ransomware attackers

Nearly 80% of US citizens are increasingly worried about ransomware attacks on cities – yet more than half are still hesitant to have city governments put forth the funds to fight off

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Why Artificial Intelligence Will Save Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is in a dire state. Massive breaches are commonplace. A few years ago, 70 million Target customers were affected by a large-scale cyber attack. Target’s CIO was immediately let


Fileless Malware Detections Soar 265% in 2019

Fileless malware, BEC, digital extortion and ransomware attacks all grew significantly between 2018 and the first six months of this year, according to new data from Trend Micro. The security giant


What’s a Next Generation VPN with Zero-Trust Access?

As technologies and workplaces have completely metamorphosized, some shortcomings of VPNs have been revealed when it comes to using them as a remote access solution. One of the biggest issues


New Ransomware Grows 118% As Cybercriminals Adopt Fresh Tactics And Code Innovations

McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 2019, and a resurgence of ransomware along with changes in campaign execution and code. More than 2.2 billion stolen


Should you block newly registered domains? Researchers say yes

7 out of 10 newly registered domains (NDRs) are either malicious, suspicious or not safe for work, say Palo Alto Networks researchers, and advise organizations to block access to them


The Top 9 Cyber Security Threats That Will Ruin Your Day

2019’s biggest cyber security threats are and what you can do to avoid them Like a sniper, the most dangerous cyber security threats are the ones you never see coming.