With 5G adoption ramping up all over the world, we sat down with Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas, to learn more about the current 5G landscape. 5G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers like Samsung, AT&T, Intel, Ericsson, Qualcomm and T-Mobile. What’s your take on the…

Senior security leaders within financial services companies are being challenged with a lack of trusted data to make effective security decisions and reduce their risk from cyber incidents, according to Panaseer. Results from a global external survey of over 400 security leaders that work in large financial services companies reveal concerns on security measurement and…

The telecommunications, retail and financial services industries have been increasingly impacted by COVID-19 online fraud, according to TransUnion. From a consumer perspective, Millennials have been most targeted by fraudsters using COVID-19 scams. Overall, the percent of suspected fraudulent digital transactions rose 5% from March 11 to April 28 when compared to Jan. 1 to March…

Security measures and password best practices have not taken priority in many regions during the shift to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by OneLogin. Nearly 1 in 5 (17.4%) global respondents have shared their work device password with either their spouse or child, potentially exposing corporate data. External threats…

Attackers are using this time of crisis to go after victims with targeted campaigns. The biggest threats are phishing attacks related to COVID-19. Attackers are also setting up COVID-19-related domain names and enticing people to click on them. Anomali recently released a report that identified at least 15 distinct COVID-19-related campaigns associated with 11 threat…

Zoom was a popular online conferencing application before COVID-19 infected the world, but the pandemic drove usage of the service to astronomical levels. Before the virus spread, the platform garnered about 10 million meeting participants a day. By March, that number was 200 million a day. “[W]e did not design the product with the foresight…