With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye. FireEye surveyed over 800 CISOs and other senior executives across North America, Europe, and Asia to uncover attitudes towards some of cybersecurity’s most prevalent topics. The majority (51%)…

Facebook Taps User Data to Defend Workers From Threat

CNBC reported that it interviewed more than a dozen former Facebook security employees, some of whom questioned the ethics of what was portrayed as an unclearly defined practice at the leading social network. Facebook spokesman Anthony Harrison told AFP that the company’s physical security team exists to keep workers safe and that strict processes are…

U.K. Center of Security Excellence Hit by Ransomware

One of the world’s top ten universities, awarded the status of “centre of excellence in cyber-security research” by the UK’s GCHQ, has been hit by a so-far unrecognized strain of ransomware. This comes just one month after many UK health trusts were struck by the global WannaCry ransomware. In a statement originally issued yesterday and…