“The number of cyber threat actors is rising, and they are becoming more sophisticated”, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security said. The center found that those four countries are very likely attempting to build up capacities to disrupt key Canadian infrastructure — like the electricity supply — to further their goals. The report said they…

A majority of audit and risk professionals believe the risk environment will continue to be dynamic and unpredictable in 2021, rather than returning to more stable pre-pandemic conditions, an AuditBoard survey finds. The top risk they cited for the coming year was of “economic conditions impacting growth,” followed closely by “cybersecurity threats.” The responses also…

Dubbed NAT Slipstreaming, the attack can be triggered when the victim visits a specially crafted website, exploiting the browser and Application Level Gateway (ALG), a connection tracking mechanism present in firewalls, NATs, and routers. According to the researcher, the attack chains “internal IP extraction via timing attack or WebRTC, automated remote MTU and IP fragmentation…

One Identity released a global survey that reveals attitudes of IT and security teams regarding their responses to COVID-19-driven work environment changes. The results shed insight into IT best practices that have emerged in recent months, and how organizations rushed to adopt them to maintain a secure and efficient virtual workplace. Cloud computing has been…

Despite ongoing economic uncertainty amidst a global pandemic, many dealmakers remain optimistic about the outlook for the year ahead as they increasingly pursue alternative merger and acquisition (M&A) methods to navigate the crisis and pursue new disruptive business growth strategies. According to a Deloitte survey of 1,000 U.S. corporate M&A executives and private equity firm…

56% of IT and OT security professionals at industrial enterprises have seen an increase in cybersecurity threats since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, a Claroty research reveals. Additionally, 70% have seen cybercriminals using new tactics to target their organizations in this timeframe. The report is based on a global, independent survey of…

71% of healthcare and medical apps have at least one serious vulnerability that could lead to a breach of medical data, according to Intertrust. The report investigated 100 publicly available global mobile healthcare apps across a range of categories—including telehealth, medical device, health commerce, and COVID-tracking—to uncover the most critical mHealth app threats. Cryptographic issues…

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…