82% of IT leaders think their company is at a greater risk of phishing attacks, and 78% believe they are at a greater risk of an insider attack, when employees are working from home, according to a report from Tessian. The research addresses the IT and security challenges companies must overcome to deliver a safe…

Today’s networks have more sophisticated automated defenses than ever, yet cybercriminals are taking full advantage of business disruptions and distractions in 2020. Adversaries are exploiting user behavior and leveraging trusted operating system tools to pursue “actions on objective” and evade detection. When used in combination, these techniques are effective at bypassing automated defenses to gain…

Cybersecurity is the number one technology priority for planned digital transformation projects as businesses adapt to a surge in remote working as a result of COVID-19. Cybersecurity: Main focus for planned projects IT leaders also revealed that adapting culture quickly to new ways of working is the number one challenge they need to overcome in…

Determining the true impact of a cyber attack has always and will likely be one of the most challenging aspects of this technological age. In an environment where very limited transparency on the root cause and the true impact is afforded we are left with isolated examples to point to the direct cost of a…

“I’m not guilty,” Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov said in response to a charge of conspiracy to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer. He said earlier in the hearing that he wanted “to go through the whole process as fast as possible.” Kriuchkov, 26, also told U.S. Magistrate Judge Carla Baldwin that he knew the Russian…

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) announced the release of an updated version of its Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business. This new edition builds on the original toolkit, released in February 2019, with an improved user experience and expanded educational resources. The GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business, sponsored by Mastercard, offers free effective tools to…

High volumes of attacks were used to target video game companies and players between 2018 and 2020, an Akamai report reveals. It also notes an uptick in attack traffic that correlates with COVID-19-related lockdowns. In addition, the report examines motivations driving the attacks and steps gamers can take to help protect their personal information, accounts,…