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Failures in Cybersecurity Fundamentals Still Primary Cause of Compromise: Report

Researchers with Secureworks warn that while threat actors are targeting firms with increasingly sophisticated attack campaigns, “the same issues and security gaps are blighting organizations’ ability to identify and respond to threats.” Common shortcomings in cybersecurity programs still include basic issues like poor visibility, lack of multi-factor authentication (MFA), and exposure to third-party threats.

The report also highlights the following three key cybercrime trends putting organizations at risk: the evolution of ransomware; cybercrime organizations adopting the techniques of state-backed hackers; and the increasing sophistication of business email fraud (BEC) scams.

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