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Trend Micro Finds 72% of Remote Workers Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

Survey reveals users take security training seriously, but may still engage in risky behaviour Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited understanding or resource constraints. Trend Micro’s Head in the Clouds study is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy

Acquisition accelerates growth of Accenture Security in the U.K. and internationally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context is one of the most recognizable and respected information security service providers in the U.K. and in global financial services. The company provides high-end cyber defense,…

Echoworx’s Enhanced Multi-factor Authentication Improves Cybersecurity With User-focused Design

Clumsy and Nonintuitive User Interfaces Can Increase Security Risks Echoworx, the industry leader in message encryption, unveiled enhancements to its OneWorld cloud-based security platform with the addition of user-centric two-factor authentication (2FA), enabling enterprises of all sizes to adopt best-in-class security protocols while improving user experience. “Enterprises, customers and employees want the enhanced security that multi-factor authentication provides” “Enterprises, customers and employees want the…

WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect People’s Privacy and Critical Infrastructures

The Recent Hack of Ring Video Doorbells Illustrates How Vulnerable Connected Devices Are in an Internet of Things (IoT) World. People’s Privacy and Critical Equipment Are Exposed to Hackers. Wisekey’s Combined Digital Security Solutions Protect People’s and Objects’ Identity WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today the release of a consistent cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects. This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value…

Dun & Bradstreet And QOMPLX Join Forces To Provide Defense Contractors With Fast And Reliable Cybersecurity Maturity Model…

Partnership Marries Deep Expertise in Government Contracting and Cybersecurity Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, and QOMPLX™, an intelligent decision platform provider, announced a strategic partnership to provide the more than 100,000 Defense Industrial Base (DIB) companies and their subcontractors with fast and reliable assessment and certification as required by the upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. The U.S. Department of…

8 Cybersecurity Risks in Android’s VoIP Components

A team of Chinese researchers has recently revealed the findings of a ground-breaking investigation into Android’s voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) components. The team from OPPO ZIWU Cyber Security Lab, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Singapore Management University, found no fewer than eight vulnerabilities. Cybercriminals minded to exploit those vulnerabilities could do any of the following: Transfer calls without the recipient’s knowledge Spoof caller IDs Crash VoIP devices Run malicious code…

Mastercard Acquires RiskRecon to Enhance Cybersecurity Capabilities

Mastercard announced an agreement to acquire RiskRecon, a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In a rapidly evolving digital world, cybercrime is a pertinent threat to business. Large-scale data breaches and ransomware attacks place billions of records at risk each year, jeopardizing consumer trust. Marketing Technology News: Where Do Marketing Teams Fail with Customer Experience Efforts? “The innovations…

Future of Cybersecurity: Best Practices for Small Businesses

Not so long ago, cybercrime was primarily associated with big business and government organizations – in other words, huge entities whose information is extremely valuable. Small and medium-sized businesses felt largely unaffected by the cybercrime scare – after all, as long as you do not move around millions of dollars, there is no reason to target you, right? Wrong. As cybercrime methods grow more sophisticated and hackers grow more numerous and organized, they more and more often turn their attention to small companies.…

In the Digital Transformation Era, Every Technology Company Will Soon Become a Cybersecurity Company: CLOUDSEC 2019

At the Event, Trend Micro Announced the Launch of Its Local Managed XDR Datacenter Service in India CLOUDSEC India 2019, hosted by Trend Micro Incorporated, attracted more than 750 business and technology leaders this year, making it the cybersecurity event of the year. With tectonic shifts in the technology landscape, “Hybrid Cloud Security and Evolution” and “Cross Generation Detection and Response” are seen as the key drivers that will define the future of cybersecurity; they are also the themes for this year. Experts…

LastPass by LogMeIn Wins “Overall ID Management Solution of the Year” Award in 2019 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Program

LogMeIn announced that its recently introduced LastPass Identity platform has been named the winner of the “Overall ID Management Solution of the Year” award in the 2019 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today. With the rapid rise in cybercrime and today’s complicated security market, many small and medium sized businesses…

Preventing Security Breaches in the Digital Workplace: New Canon Survey Reveals Critical Gaps in Companies’ Cybersecurity Agendas

While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, there is a risk that the ongoing digitization may unlock a host of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer trust. In its latest Office of the Future survey, released, Canon USA, Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, finds that all organizations surveyed across a range of verticals experienced an alarming amount of cyber threats over the past year. In its mission to take a holistic approach to…

Hunters.AI Raises $5.4 Million Seed Round to Equip Cybersecurity Teams with the First Autonomous Threat Hunting Machine

Utilizes Unique Military-Grade Attack Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence and Existing Security Data to Deliver Proactive, Scalable and Actionable Attack Detection Hunters.AI, the pioneer in autonomous threat hunting, announced $5.4 Million in seed funding for its mission to accelerate cyber threat response and fight cybercrime by helping organizations detect, identify and remediate sophisticated cyberattacks targeting their cloud, hybrid and enterprise environments. The round was led by YL Ventures and Blumberg…

IBM Security: Cybersecurity Threats Growing In Travel and Transportation Industries

Transportation Grows to Second-Most Targeted Industry for Cybercriminals in 2018; New Survey Finds That More Than 70% of Travelers Have Exposed Themselves to Cyber Risks Through High-Risk Behaviors IBM Security issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data. Compounding the problem, a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of IBM Security reveals that travelers are still blind to…

IBM Study: More Than Half of Organizations with Cybersecurity Incident Response Plans Fail to Test Them

Yet Use of Automation Improved Detection and Containment of Cyberattacks by nearly 25% IBM Security announced the results of a global study exploring organizations' preparedness when it comes to withstanding and recovering from a cyberattack. The study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of IBM, found that a vast majority of organizations surveyed are still unprepared to properly respond to cybersecurity incidents, with 77% of respondents indicating they do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan…

SAS Fortifies Cybersecurity Solution with ‘White Box’ AI

SAS Cybersecurity Helps Eradicate Data Silos and Drives Efficiency to Stretch Limited Security Resources Last year's ceaseless data breaches involving once-trusted brands underscore the urgent need for organizations to reassess and reinforce their information security. SAS Cybersecurity is a security analytics solution that illuminates network and device behavior and strengthens defenses beyond existing technologies. "With worldwide cybersecurity spending projected to exceed $114 billion last year, the data breach…