Category Archives: category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security

Report: Applications and critical data vulnerable to attack

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a report by Synopsys, 97% of software and systems targets tested during 2020 were found to contain a vulnerability. Furthermore, 30% of the targets had high-risk […]

Report: 70% of IT pros say security hygiene has gotten harder over past two years

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more A new report from Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) and JupiterOne warns of inadequate security hygiene and posture management practices at many organizations. The research found that 86% of […]

Large-scale global cyber project aims to answer most pressing security questions

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Security industry experts have teamed up to undertake a new research project that seeks to produce an unprecedented cyber benchmarking analysis, ultimately answering the key question of “what […]

Report: 60% of orgs hit by ransomware-as-a-service attacks in the past 18 months

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According to a new report from U.K.-based cybersecurity company Sophos, ransomware-as-a-service attacks became more popular in the past 18 months. Of the hundreds of ransomware attacks Sophos investigated during that time, nearly 60% were perpetrated by ransomware-as-a-service groups. Such attacks, where one group builds the malicious code and sells it to another group to use in […]

Why enterprise patch management pains are cybercriminals’ gain

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Enterprises that procrastinate about implementing software patch management give cybercriminals more time to weaponize new endpoint attack strategies. A clear majority (71%) of IT and security professionals see patching as overly complex, cumbersome, and time-consuming. In addition, 57% of those […]

Cyberattacks are getting worse, but most people aren’t taking basic security steps

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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Data breaches and ransomware attacks are worsening, but most people aren’t taking simple steps to protect themselves, according to a report released today that polled 2,000 individuals across the U.S. and U.K. on cybersecurity attitudes and behaviors. The report was […]

Report: Privileged access management still absent in 80% of organizations

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Nearly 80% of organizations have not implemented — or have only partially implemented — a privileged access management solution. As organizations become increasingly internet-reliant and networked technical environments, they are faced with defending against evolving ransomware attacks. Early ransomware attacks primarily targeted organizational data; however, attacks are progressively overtaking systems and networks, which is especially […]

Former cybersecurity leader says U.S. government can improve cybersecurity for all

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Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity leader Christopher Krebs laughed off the question without comment at the IT Symposium hosted by research firm Gartner this week: “How would you prefer to be fired, in-person or via Twitter?” Krebs was famously fired by Donald Trump for disagreeing with claims of election fraud following the 2020 […]

AI-powered fraud-fighting platform Resistant AI raises $16.6M

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Resistant AI, a startup developing automation technologies that respond to vulnerabilities in financial services, today announced that it raised $16.6 million in a series A funding round from GV (formerly Google Ventures) with participation from Index Ventures, Credo Ventures, and Seedcamp. The Prague, Czech Republic-based company says it’ll use the funding to build out Resistant […]