Greenbone Networks revealed the findings of a research assessing critical infrastructure providers’ ability to operate during or in the wake of a cyberattack. The cyber resilience of critical infrastructures The research investigated the cyber resilience of organizations operating in the energy, finance, health, telecommunications, transport and water industries, located in the world’s five largest economies:…

Despite efforts by organizations to layer up their cyber defenses, the threat landscape is changing, attackers are innovating and automating their attacks, NTT reveals. The threat landscape is changing Referencing the COVID-19 pandemic, the report highlights the challenges that businesses face as cyber criminals look to gain from the global crisis and the importance of…

Entrust Datacard released the findings of its survey which highlights the critical need to address data security challenges for employees working from home as a result of the pandemic based on responses from 1,000 US full-time professionals. As social distancing mandates took effect in March 2020, employers found themselves in a massive remote work experiment,…

The rampant rise of ransomware persists, with 100% of respondents – who include ITOps, backup, disaster recovery and storage admins, application and workload owners in the U.S. – reporting that their company experienced a ransomware attack in the last 12 months, Datrium reveals. With the evermore heightened threat of ransomware during the COVID-19 pandemic, companies…

Smishing definition Smishing is a cyberattack that uses misleading text messages to deceive victims. The goal is to trick you into believing that a message has arrived from a trusted person or organization, and then convincing you to take action that gives the attacker exploitable information (like bank account login credentials, for example) or access…

There have been significant changes in web attack and traffic trends as a result of COVID-19, according to Imperva. The monthly report also revealed that the Cyber Threat Index remains at a ‘high’ level and the financial services sector has been suffering the most from cross-scripting site (XSS) attacks, and a continued increase in attacks…

The only thing worse than getting hit with a cyberattack is getting hit with a cyberattack and not having a strong security incident response plan in place. Sophisticated Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks are typically aimed at high-value targets like credit card companies, banks, retailers, healthcare facilities and hotel chains that store large volumes of…