A veteran of the information security industry, Greg Jensen has spent the last six years at Oracle as the Senior Director of Oracle’s Cloud Security solutions. He’s also the Senior Editor of the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report, as well as Oracle’s annual CISO Report. “The focus of these efforts is to understand the…

There’s a global concern about the business impact and risk from rampant and unrestricted data growth, StorageCraft research reveals. It also shows that the IT infrastructures of many organizations are struggling, often failing, to deliver business continuity in the event of severe data outages. A total of 709 qualified individuals completed the research study. All…

Phishing attacks continued to rise into the summer of 2019 with cybercrime gangs’ focus on branded webmail and SaaS providers remaining very keen, according to the APWG report. The report also documents how criminals are increasingly perpetrating business email compromise (BEC) attacks by using gift card cash-out schemes. The number of phishing attacks observed in…

Cybercriminals from around the world are actively discussing how to compromise connected devices, and how to leverage these devices for moneymaking schemes, according to Trend Micro. Trend Micro Research analyzed forums in the Russian, Portuguese, English, Arabic, and Spanish language-based underground markets to determine how cybercriminals are abusing and monetizing connected devices. The results reveal…

80% of IT security professionals agree that more security and privacy legislation is needed, especially for social media organizations that store personal data. However, nearly the same number of respondents (82%) don’t believe their elected officials understand cyber risks well enough to develop and enact effective security regulation, a Venafi survey reveals. 384 IT security…

A white paper produced by Rysavy Research and 5G Americas technical experts explores the intensifying role of wireless communications, the evolution of its technology, emerging services and use cases, and a timeline of future developments through 2030. “The transition to 5G has been happening simultaneously with continued advances in 4G LTE,” stated Peter Rysavy, President…

Risk Based Security uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in the AK-EM 800 product from SCADA vendor Danfoss. The discovered vulnerabilities Researchers found two critical vulnerabilities. One is effectively a backdoor into highly privileged functionality to manage the software. Although this backdoor was likely created to help the vendor’s support team log into systems to assist their clients,…

With the proliferation of SaaS solutions, API integrations and cloud computing, virtually everything in the modern enterprise is connected to untold number of outside entities. In fact, many business processes depend on this connectivity, even when doing so broadens the threat landscape and puts the organization at greater risk. This interconnectedness means that vendor vulnerabilities…

In this Help Net Security podcast, Kevin Sheu, VP Product Marketing and Marcus Hartwig, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Vectra AI, discuss the Vectra superhero survey from Black Hat USA 2019, which provides insight into the current cloud adoption and top-of-mind concerns of attendees. The people surveyed were a mix of CISOs, security researchers, security…

Cybersecurity performance is critical to achieving commercial success, according to a BitSight study. Among the study’s most interesting findings is that nearly two in five (38 percent) of enterprises admit that they have lost business due to either a real or perceived lack of security performance within their organization. Based on a survey of 207…