SECURITY THREATS

Not a day passes without news of another major data breach, and with the stakes rising – from data loss to regulatory penalties that could put an organization out of business – the cost of doing nothing may soon exceed the cost of adequate security measures. We keep you informed of the latest ways that cybercriminals are attacking organizations, and keep you informed of the best practices and security technologies that will keep your data safe from hackers.

Why Bug Bounties Matter

February 12, 2018 |

Paying security researchers to help discover vulnerabilities is a winning formula. Find out more in this first part of a new eSecurityPlanet series on the bug bounty industry

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AutoSploit: Making Massive Cyber Attacks Too Easy?

February 08, 2018 |

The tool automates the process of launching attacks on remote targets.

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What is Cryptojacking and Why Is It a Cybersecurity Risk?

February 06, 2018 |

Learn about this emerging attack method and how it's impacting organizations around the world in this eSecurityPlanet series.

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Assessing the Impact of Meltdown and Spectre: Companies Rush to Mitigate the Threat

January 05, 2018 |

As Intel is hit with class action lawsuits, enterprises are working quickly to assess the potential impact of the flaws.

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DDoS Attacks Increasingly Blended Multiple Attack Vectors in Q3 2017

December 29, 2017 |

The overall number of attacks rose by 15.6 percent over the previous quarter.

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While Blaming Companies for Breaches, Consumers Aren't Prioritizing Their Own Security

December 22, 2017 |

Just 25 percent of U.S. consumers use two-factor authentication, and just 45 percent use a PIN to protect their mobile device.

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Lessons Learned from the OPM Breach

December 21, 2017 |

VIDEO: Michael Daniel, President of the CTA and former official in the Obama Administration, provides some insight into what went wrong at OPM and why encryption isn't enough.

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Cloud Leaks Continue: 123 Million U.S. Households' Personal Information Exposed Online

December 20, 2017 |

The information, from data analytics firm Alteryx, was in an Amazon S3 bucket configured to provide any AWS user with access.

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78 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Providers Were Hit by Email Cyber Attacks in 2017

December 19, 2017 |

And 87 percent expect the volume of email threats to increase.

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