Threat actors will continue to grow enterprise-style businesses that evolve just like their legitimate counterparts. All businesses evolve and adapt to their environments. Businesses in the Dark Web are no exception. In the burgeoning and nearly unpoliceable business climate that is the Dark Web, it’s only natural that businesses should become more “professional” — both
New Risk Based Security report shows data breaches up 33.3% over last year so far.
2019 likely will break a record for the most data breaches and exposed records ever, according to a new report. There were 5,183 data breaches reported with 7.9 billion records exposed in just the first nine months of this year, according
The case for bringing the CISO to the C-suite’s risk and business-strategy table. PwC reported that 81% of investors and analysts responding to its 2018 Global Investor Survey ranked cybersecurity among the top three threats to business; more than half of those said that cybersecurity was the No. 1 biggest threat to business. The natural
Many small and midsize businesses work faster and harder than large enterprises, but they’re just as vulnerable to cybercrime. Today, every company, large or small, that does business online is prey for cybercriminals. Unfortunately, the smaller ones (with fewer than 250 employees) and midmarket firms (250 to 499 employees) are often the first to be
Extortion scams capitalize on compromised credentials, sensitive data, and technical vulnerabilities on Internet-facing applications to pressure victims to pay up. Cybercriminals seeking sensitive data on high net-worth individuals will pay aspiring extortionists an average of $360,000 per year to target executives, lawyers, doctors, and other prominent figures, researchers discovered. The Digital Shadows Photon Research Team
Hacking by external actors caused most breaches, but Web intrusions and exposures compromised more records, according to Risk Based Security. More than 6,500 data breaches were reported in 2018, a new report from Risk Based Security shows. The breaches, both big and small, were reported through Dec. 31, 2018 — marking a 3.2% decline from
Machine intelligence, in its many forms, began having a significant impact on cybersecurity this year – setting the stage for growing intelligence in security automation for 2019. Machine intelligence has become a technology player in fields from medical research to financial services. This year it began to make its presence felt in cybersecurity. The initial