67% of all malware in Q1 2020 was delivered via encrypted HTTPS connections and 72% of encrypted malware was classified as zero day, so would have evaded signature-based antivirus protection, according to WatchGuard. These findings show that without HTTPS inspection of encrypted traffic and advanced behavior-based threat detection and response, organizations are missing up to…

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…

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…

With the economic impact of COVID-19 increasingly looking like an imminent recession and the way we do work altered perhaps forever, CIOs and CISOs will most likely be managing reduced budgets and a vastly different threat landscape. With the average cost of a breach continuing to skyrocket, the already slim margin for error will shrink…

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…

As US citizens wait for President Trump’s final decision about whether quarantine will be over by Easter, malware peddlers have already “decided”: quarantine will be prolonged until August 2020. Phishing emails point to malware Researchers with anti-phishing startup Inky have spotted two phishing emails purportedly coming from the White House, “signed” by President Trump. Both…

ENTSO-E represents 42 electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) from 35 countries in Europe. TSOs are responsible for the transmission of electric power across the main high-voltage networks, and ENTSO-E works with them on the implementation of energy policies and achieving Europe’s energy and climate policy objectives. “A risk assessment has been performed and contingency plans…