27 Feb 2019

74% Of Data Breaches Start With Privileged Credential Abuse

A new Centrify survey shows that privileged access credential abuse is a major threat, yet organizations are doing a poor job in terms of managing privileged access and securing privileged credentials. That research found that 74% of data breaches involved privileged access credential abuse. However, less than half (48%) of

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22 Feb 2019

92% of organizations rank users as their primary security concern

KnowBe4 has released a new report detailing how organizations are dealing with the rising threat of cybercrime. The research shows that 95% of organizations are worried about the consequences of a potential data breach, while the top security concern of 92% of organizations is negligent users falling victim to a

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22 Feb 2019

Human Negligence to Blame for the Majority of Insider Threats

Two new reports highlight the increasing difficulty of businesses to mitigate threats coming from the people within their own organization. According to research by Endera, 87% of security professionals believe that if their company suffers a security breach caused by an insider, the top suspects will be contractors and freelancers.

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05 Feb 2019

Cyberattacks to watch for in 2019

Consulting company Booz Allen has released a new report outlining eight crucial cyber threats for this year, based on insights from the firm’s top analysts. The research outlines the following threats, while also discussing what companies can do to protect themselves: Information warfare will increasingly target organizations Internet of Things (IoT) devices

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15 Jan 2019

Don’t Ignore These 10 Global Business Risks In 2019

In order for companies to thrive in 2019, business leaders need to prepare for a great number of cyberthreats and other risks. According to Chloe Demrovsky, CEO of Disaster Recovery Institutce International (DRI), the most important risks include the potential start of a new worldwide financial crisis; steep fines companies may need

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15 Jan 2019

Arm yourselves for healthcare’s cybersecurity war

US healthcare organizations (HCOs) are highly popular targets for cyberattacks for two reasons. First of all, HCOs are easy to breach, since a majority of them lack a proper cybersecurity program based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and many organizations use poorly secured medical internet of things (IoT) devices. Secondly, threat actors

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15 Jan 2019

Average Cost of Cyberattack Now Exceeds $1 Million

According to new research by Radware, an average cyberattack now costs over $1 million. If only exact calculations of costs for organziations are taken into account and estimates are omitted, the average cost of an attack is $1.67M. The most reported negative consequences of suffering a cyberattack are operational disruption and

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14 Jan 2019

Most of the world’s businesses are unprepared for grim reality of cyberattacks

A new report by PwC among 3,000 business leaders across 81 territories shows that a majority of organizations worldwide are falling short when it comes to their resilience against cyberattacks. Only 39% of the respondents in the survey were confident about the cybersecurity controls in place in their firm. Just about half

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22 Oct 2018

Manage Insider Threat Risk and Prevent ‘Big Brother’ Perception, Part 2

This is the second article in a four-part series focused on proactively managing corporate security culture and workforce expectations as your organization prepares to prevent, detect, and respond to insider risk incidents.

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24 Sep 2018

Manage Insider Threat Risk and Prevent ‘Big Brother’ Perception

What your organization should be doing to proactively managing corporate security culture and workforce expectations as it prepares to prevent, detect, and respond to insider risk incidents.

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