Yubico, of YubiKey fame, has issued a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide to help better define common and new industry terms, as well as the standards that are supporting modern authentication. If you’re not using MFA to protect your online identity then you really must, and Yubico’s guide can help you see what it is all about.
Cloud security provider Zscaler says the number of phishing attacks jumped 29% last year, with a 400% increase in those targeting the retail and wholesale industries.
IT decision-makers are complacent about risks from phishing and business email compromise, also known as CEO fraud, according to research by KnowBe4.
The annual cybersecurity report from Acronis has arrived, showing companies, IT managers, remote workers and more seriously struggling with cyber fitness, packing on the security vulnerability kilos after 18 months on the COVID couch in what is a MUST READ report for every modern company.
There has been a significant rise in phishing email attacks related to HR topics, particularly regarding new policies that would affect all employees throughout organisations, according to global security awareness training and simulated phishing platform provider KnowBe4.
IT Security Leaders Are Held Most Responsible For Cyberattacks, Yet Lack the Influence Required to Shore Up Security Strategies
COMPANY NEWS: LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), today released its latest report, “Security and the C-Suite: Making Security Priorities Business Priorities.” The research, which focuses on the roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity leaders, found that more than half of organisations (55%) in Asia Pacific (APAC) have experienced a cyberattack in the last two years and spend an average of US$17 million each on security activities.
Media firm Nine Entertainment's real estate website, Domain, has been hit by a phishing attack just weeks after the parent company suffered a ransomware attack.
Akamai’s latest report reveals that significant cyberattacks increased from 2019 to 2020, and examines two phishing kits Kr3pto and Ex-Robotos and the potential harm they may cause.
The Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (2021 DBIR) examines more breaches than ever before, and sheds light on how the most common forms of cyber-attacks affected the international security landscape during the global pandemic.
Hardware authentication security key provider Yubico today announced the general availability of its next-generation FIPS security keys, the YubiKey 5 FIPS series. This is the industry’s first set of multi-protocol security keys with FIDO2 and WebAuthn support to receive FIPS 140-2 validation.
A cybersecurity researcher persuaded Ragnar Locker ransomware operators into thinking they were a cybercriminal and to offer a job. The researcher has released information on the gang’s payout structure, cash-out schemes, and target acquisition strategies providing a look behind the scenes into the real business of shadowy underground criminal syndicates - and the millions of dollars it brings in.
Identity provider Okta's research shows a data breach could dislodge nearly half of a company's customer base.
Security company Proofpoint's seventh annual State of the Phish report reveals that nearly three-quarters (74%) of surveyed infosec professionals in Australia said their organisations faced broad-based phishing attacks in 2020.
GUEST OPINION: Reports suggest that cyber criminals have been more active than ever during the global pandemic, seeing the state of general upheaval as an opportunity to evolve and find new attack vectors.
Mark Lukie talks about 2021 and cybersecurity, with the need for human firewalls, training, zero trust, cloud, COVID-19 and plenty more!
GUEST RESEARCH: Q3 2020 Internet Security Report sheds light on COVID-19 threat trends, growing network attacks, malware targeting US SCADA systems, and more.
GUEST OPINION by Simon Howe, Vice President Sales Asia Pacific, LogRhythm: Cyber-security has ceased to be a backroom function and engaging effectively with the board and C suite will help CISOs provide better protection to the enterprise in 2021
The accelerated shift towards remote working will continue to create new opportunities for cyber attacks in the year ahead, according to one global security firm.
Russian security firm Kaspersky claims to have detected close to 20,000 phishing attempts this year by people using fake Amazon websites and has issued a warning to consumers ahead of Black Friday not to be deceived by anyone this tactic.
Webroot has released its annual list of the Nastiest Malware, "revealing phishing, botnet attacks and ransomware as 2020’s most vicious cybersecurity threats".
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