Small businesses are leaving themselves exposed to significant financial risk from cybercrime by not having adequate measures in place to recover in the event of a cyber attack. That’s according to the findings of InsuranceBee’s Cyber Survey, which asked more than 1,000 SMBs how prepared they are to deal with cybercrime. Although the average cost…

Bethesda, MD, August 21, 2018 – SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Dallas Fall 2018 (#SANSDallas) taking place November 5-10 in Texas. The event features courses to help security professionals at every level hone their skills to better protect against cyber attacks. Bonus evening talks will touch upon some of…

Bethesda, MD, August 15, 2018 – SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Houston 2018 (#SANSHouston) taking place October 29 November 3 in Texas. The event features hands-on immersion style courses designed to help security professionals at every level arm themselves with the information needed to defeat cyber attackers. Included…

Bethesda, MD, July 31, 2018 – SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Northern VA Fall-Tysons 2018(#SANSTysons) taking place October 13-20. The event features courses for security professionals at every level. SANS senior instructor and Counter Hack director Joshua Wright (@joswr1ght ) will examine how InfoSec professionals can use cyber…

Last year, Aon Inpoint reported about 80 percent of buyers of stand-alone cyber premiums were medium-sized to large companies. However, smaller firms are increasingly assessing their cyber exposure risk as concerns about the potential impact of a cyber incident continue to rise. “The majority of breaches worldwide occur at companies with 1,000 employees or less…

Cryptojacking has unquestionably gone mainstream. Despite heavy media and industry attention, organizations are struggling to meet compliance requirements in public cloud environments, according to RedLock. On the flip side, there’s evidence that companies are becoming more aware of cloud account compromises and implementing best practices to prevent attacks, but there’s still no shortage of new attack…

Although it may seem fast-paced and glamorous, the cyber threat landscape is actually more populated with simple, garden-variety attacks than sophisticated and exotic techniques. With free tools and kits, it’s become easier than ever to engage in phishing, cross-site scripting, and other malicious activities. When we imagine all cybercriminals as masterminds using bleeding-edge tools, we…

Cybersecurity is a major concern for businesses worldwide. Just look at the results from “The Third Annual Study on the Cyber Resilient Organization” by IBM and the Ponemon Institute: The 2018 study found 65 percent of security professionals believe the severity of cyber attacks has increased, and only 29 percent have sufficient staffing to achieve…