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Survey: Only Half of Organizations Believe They Can Stop Cyber Attacks

CyberArk Report Also Finds Agility and Automation Initiatives May Lead to ‘Credential Creep’ and Increased Privilege-Related Risk According to a new global survey from CyberArk, 50 percent of organizations believe attackers can infiltrate their networks each time they try. As organizations increase investments in automation and agility, a general lack of awareness about the existence of privileged credentials – across DevOps, robotic process automation (RPA) and in the cloud – is compounding risk. New @CyberArk survey…

eSentire Report: Volume of UK Cyber Attacks Increased by Over 140 Percent in 2018

UK Employees are Better at Preventing Phishing and Malware Incidents Than Their Global Counterparts eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), announced the release of its UK Threat Intelligence Spotlight, an inaugural report that details the unique threat landscape that small and medium enterprises must contend with in the United Kingdom (UK). Over the last two years, eSentire's European business has grown by over 90 percent, with the bulk of its expansion coming from customers within…

3 Rules for Communicating Post-Crisis, Cyber Attack 101 

Listen up… a cyber-attack is likely to happen to your organization. The majority of attacks to date have focused on organizations that have large databases or a point of sale system. According to a recent Heritage Foundation report, major breaches in 2016 occurred in organizations across all verticals including Yahoo, the U.S. Treasury Department, Oracle, The Wendy’s Organization, Banner Health, Citibank, and even the Office of Homeland Security (FBI). And then there was the breach in 2017 releasing 198 million US voter…

IDStrong Warns Against Second Wave of Cyberattacks

Identity protection company urges consumers to prepare As the country teeters on the brink of the predicted second wave of COVID-19, IDStrong, a premier credit and identity theft monitoring company, is issuing a call to action against a parallel second wave of scams and cyberattacks. From Zoombombing to unemployment scams, Americans faced an onslaught of cyberattacks as shelter in place orders began to take hold in March. For the most part, individuals and companies acted quickly to tighten security. But just as…

AttackIQ Strengthens Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy

Nutanix Alum Julie O’Brien and Former Pentagon Chief Strategy Officer for Cyber Policy Jonathan Reiber Join AttackIQ’s Mission to Deliver Threat-Informed Cybersecurity AttackIQ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, today announced the appointments of Julie O'Brien as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Jonathan Reiber as senior director of cybersecurity strategy and policy. “Jonathan will be an incredible asset to AttackIQ as we continue to strengthen our leadership position in the…

Box to Reduce Risk of Security Breaches and Cyber-Attacks With New Automated Malware Detection and Controls in Box Shield

Box Sets New Standard for Mitigating Malware Attacks by Neutralizing Malicious Files Box, Inc. a leader in Cloud Content Management, announced automated malware detection and controls in Box Shield, the company’s advanced security solution for protecting content in the cloud. When malware is identified in Box, Box Shield will now automatically alert the end user, restrict downloads and sharing of malicious files, and notify IT and security teams. Box to Reduce Risk of Security Breaches and Cyber-Attacks with New…

Is Business Ready for an Extinction-level Event? Deloitte Poll Reports Destructive Cyberattacks as Top Cyber Risk

Key takeaways In an era of technological transformation and cyber everywhere, the attack surface is exponentially growing as cyber criminals attack operational systems and backup capabilities simultaneously in highly sophisticated ways leading to enterprise-wide destructive cyberattacks. Majority of C-suite and executive poll respondents (64.6%) report that the growing threat of destructive cyberattacks is one of the top cyber risks at their organization. It's time for…

Bots on Mobile Devices Fuel Holiday Shopping Cyberattacks

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released an analysis looking at transactions and cyberattacks that occurred between Wednesday, November 27, 2019 through Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (Black Friday week). The data was acquired from the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network®, a crowdsourced intelligence network comprised of data from approximately 38 billion global transactions each year including logins, payments and new account creations. The Black Friday week data analysis offers the industry a first look at trends shaping this…

The Cyberthreat Handbook: Thales and Verint Release Their “Who’s Who” of Cyberattackers

In our hyperconnected world, threat intelligence is crucial to our ability to better detect and prevent cyberattacks. This is the purpose of The Cyberthreat Handbook produced by Thales and Verint to provide insights into the most significant groups of cyberattackers through detailed rating cards Powered by the cutting-edge technologies and products of Thales and Verint, the two companies are pleased to present The Cyberthreat Handbook, a report of unprecedented scope designed to provide a classification and basis for…

CybeReady Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Boosting Organisations’ Resilience to Phishing Attacks

Cybeready Employs Autonomous Training to Deliver Personalised Simulations to Employees and Changes the Way They Respond to Phishing Attacks Based on its recent analysis of the European security awareness training market, Frost & Sullivan recognises CybeReady with the 2019 European Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. Its data science driven approach to cyber awareness training improves employees' resilience by an average of 5x, and decreases the ratio of serial clickers by an average of 10x. Its…

23% of Global Domains Targeted by Cyber-Attacks, Says MarkMonitor

Brands Taking Siloed Approach to Domain Security and Management Almost one-quarter of brands have had their domain targeted by cyber criminals. This is according to the latest global research report released by MarkMonitor, a world leader in enterprize brand protection. The report also highlighted that 62% of brands reported that cybercrime impacted their business in the last year. Almost half of the sample believes brand infringement has increased over the last year, while 46% said that cyber threats influenced the…

1 in 4 Employees Have Experienced a Cyber-Attack or Data Breach

New research by 247meeting has uncovered worrying lapses in workplace security, with senior management often being the biggest culprits. A quarter of senior managers have experienced a stranger on a conference call 26% of employees with access to customer data haven’t been trained on GDPR Over a third of employees don’t know where their security policy is saved Almost half of employees admit to using technology tools to communicate at work without them being password protected Despite the huge potential…

CyberScout Hires Global Marketing Executive Jeremy Barnett as Chief Marketing Officer

Cyber industry veteran to help lead CyberScout's global expansion CyberScout, a global leader in cybersecurity and identity theft resolution services, today announced the hire of Jeremy Barnett as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Barnett joins CyberScout's leadership team from Tokio Marine HCC where he was the Global Marketing Leader and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. As CMO, Barnett will be working closely with CyberScout's U.S. and Global Markets teams to support growth, client engagement…

Children and Cybercrime in the Time of COVID-19: Arkose Labs Survey Reveals New Findings

95% of children surveyed are spending more time online, making fraud prevention essential Arkose Labs, provider of online fraud and abuse prevention technology, released their global study entitled “How to Get Kids Cyber-Savvy and Make a Safer Internet For All” that examines the online habits and cybersecurity knowledge of 84 children ages 6 through 16 spanning the globe. The children offered their insights on a range of issues related to online security, fraud and the sharing of personal data. With the coronavirus…

From Coronavirus to Cybersecurity: The Wisdoms of Dealing with Pandemics

In the span of a few months, the coronavirus has reached every country, every community, and every neighborhood. No nation is spared. The economy grinds to a halt. Millions have fallen sick. In the meantime, if you take a look at the 15 biggest cyberattacks in the 21st century, you’d notice a few things. First, no country is untouched. Second, it’s extremely disruptive to business operations. Third, millions have fallen victim to these attacks. We have been dealing with a different kind of outbreak for many years, that…

Druva and FireEye Join Forces to Strengthen Enterprise Cyber Resiliency

Joint customers can now instantly monitor, analyze, detect and respond to insider threats Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, announced the launch of an API integration with FireEye extending visibility and control over endpoint backup data to monitor, analyze, detect and respond to data breaches from ransomware, data theft, and insider attacks. Joint customers of Druva and the FireEye Helix platform can now dramatically reduce incident response times, minimize downtime, and accelerate…

Actifio Records Strongest Q1 in Company History as Customers Embrace Cost Savings, Cyber Resilience, Digital Business Enablers

Growth from Strategic Partners Reinforces Impact of Actifio's Multi-Cloud Copy Data Management Software Platform Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, achieved its strongest first quarter ever, building on the momentum of its modern multi-cloud software platform that enables organizations to significantly lower their IT infrastructure costs, improve cyber resiliency and accelerate digital business initiatives amid a global pandemic that made many of their physical locations to inaccessible.…

Atos Extends Cybersecurity Offering With “Identity as a Service”

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces the extension of its Identity & Access Management offering with a new Identity as a Service - Evidian IDaaS - available from the cloud on a subscription basis. This all-in-one security solution manages on-premises, cloud-based and as-a-Service applications. As most enterprises are now migrating traditional IT infrastructures to the cloud, they increasingly need to securely manage their digital identities for on-premises and cloud or SaaS applications. In this…

37% of Businesses Expect to Grow by Investing in Cybersecurity

According to Atlas VPN investigation, 37% of business advisors believe that cybersecurity is a top priority investment for firms in 2020. In the 2020 RIA Sentiment Survey, over 300 advisors answered questions regarding their company’s investment choices. Participants received emails in which they were asked to share their views on the economy, their firm’s goals, and the overall outlook on the market they are in. Marketing Technology News: Digital Realty Earns 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award Most…

Actifio Named By JMP Securities Among ‘Hottest Privately Held Cybersecurity & IT Infrastructure Companies’

Annual ‘Elite 80’ List Includes Actifio for Fourth Straight Year Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, has been named for the fourth year in a row to JMP Securities’ “Elite 80” list of “the most interesting and strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity and IT infrastructure industries.” According to its sixth annual JMP Securities Elite 80 report for 2020, “The increasing adoption of new data center architectures and the cloud is driving demand for solutions that are…