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2020: The year of increased attack sophistication

There was an increase in both cyberattack volume and breaches during the past 12 months in the U.S. This has prompted increased investment in cyber defense, with U.S. …

Biohazard
Ransomware, then and now: The change in data theft behavior

The rising number of people working from home have left more businesses at risk from ransomware than ever before. Gaps in network security, shadow IT and a greater reliance on …

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Cyberwarfare: The changing role of force

Novel malware, computer code and clandestine digital access are some of the unconventional weapons various countries are currently amassing and deploying. Whether used as a …

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In the age of disruption, comprehensive network visibility is key

IT teams require comprehensive visibility into the network driven by a number of factors, including tremendous disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, relentless technological …

MongoDB
MongoDB is subject to continual attacks when exposed to the internet

On average, an exposed Mongo database is breached within 13 hours of being connected to the internet. The fastest breach recorded was carried out 9 minutes after the database …

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Better cybersecurity hinges on understanding actual risks and addressing the right problems

SANS Technology Institute’s Internet Storm Center (ISC) has been a valuable warning service and source of critical cyber threat information to internet users, …

identity
New technique keeps your online photos safe from facial recognition algorithms

In one second, the human eye can only scan through a few photographs. Computers, on the other hand, are capable of performing billions of calculations in the same amount of …

ransomware
Ransomware attacks are increasing, do you have an emergency plan in place?

39% of organizations either have no ransomware emergency plan in place or are not aware if one exists. This is despite more ransomware attacks being recorded in the past 12 …

DDoS
Duration of application DDoS attacks increasing, some go on for days

There were seven major application DDoS attacks over the previous month — two of which lasted 5-6 days, Imperva reveals. Additionally, the team found that 47% of account …

cloud
Most malware in Q1 2020 was delivered via encrypted HTTPS connections

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 …

World
83% of Global 2000 enterprises have not adopted basic domain security practices

There are significant shortfalls in enterprise domain security practices, putting organizations’ internet-facing digital assets at risk to threats, including domain name and …

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Can we safeguard the election infrastructure from cyber attacks?

70 percent of security professionals believe their local governments cannot adequately safeguard the election infrastructure against domestic and international cyber attacks. …

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