CyberSecurity


Global Phishing Attacks Continue to Dramatically Grow

Global Phishing Attacks Continue to Dramatically Grow

Zscaler, Inc. recently released the findings of its 2022 ThreatLabz Phishing Report that reviews 12 months of global phishing data from the Zscaler security cloud to identify key trends, industries and geographies at risk, and emerging tactics.



Report: 90 Percent of Data Breaches in Q1 2022 Were Cyberattack Related

Report: 90 Percent of Data Breaches in Q1 2022 Were Cyberattack Related

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization established to support victims of identity crime, released its U.S. data breach findings for the first quarter (Q1) of 2022.

Can “Regular” Threat Actors Become Quasi-APTs?

The proliferation of cyber-offensive capabilities has been thoroughly discussed in recent years by academics and think tankers alike.

Building the Future We Deserve – A Cyber Success Story

Building the Future We Deserve – A Cyber Success Story

Consider a conventional computer. It uses a small (64-bit) processor architecture and is considered excellent for solving linear problems. Many past and present problems are linear, and 64-bit architectures have been sufficient to solve them (a 64-bit register can hold any of 264 over 18 quintillion [or 1.8×1019] different values).

Research: Supply Chain Cyber Attacks Continue to Increase

Organizations have an opportunity to reduce their third-party risk by clarifying whether they or their suppliers are responsible for supply chain risk management, according to new global research of 1400 cybersecurity decision makers by NCC Group.

Similarities at Data Centers and Airports

Similarities at Data Centers and Airports

Few sectors face higher regulation and compliance standards in the United States than the aviation industry.

Report Examines Top Healthcare Data Security Threats

Report Examines Top Healthcare Data Security Threats

Protected Harbor, a full-service IT solution and consulting firm, just announced the launch of its latest whitepaper on healthcare cybersecurity. The whitepaper, entitled “2021 Healthcare Data Breach Trend Report” offers readers an insight into evolving healthcare data breach patterns, predictive threats for 2022, and a playbook on how to increase IT durability to stop future healthcare data attacks.

Prepare for the Expected: Mitigating Cyberthreats with Digital Incident Management

Prepare for the Expected: Mitigating Cyberthreats with Digital Incident Management

Cyber criminals are not picky and cyberattacks are inevitable. They will target your organization regardless of industry, revenue, or how long it has been operating. Cyberattacks have been carried out on large corporations and small businesses, in medical and healthcare, education, government, transportation – the list goes on

Banks Need to Act Now to Ensure Post-Quantum Cybersecurity

Banks Need to Act Now to Ensure Post-Quantum Cybersecurity

The Financial Services Industry has long been a lucrative playground for cyber thieves. These days, the push toward a digital banking economy has opened financial institutions to an overwhelming number of new and sophisticated cyberattacks.

Beyond Buzz

Beyond Buzz

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Computer Vision are the latest buzzwords spreading throughout the security industry.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Issues Advisory Regarding Possible Russian Cyberattacks

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Issues Advisory Regarding Possible Russian Cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) issued a joint Cybersecurity Advisory titled, “Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Target Cleared Defense Contractor Networks to Obtain Sensitive U.S. Defense Information and Technology.”

Report: 96 Percent of Companies Continue to Experience Challenges Protecting Data from Insider Risk

Report: 96 Percent of Companies Continue to Experience Challenges Protecting Data from Insider Risk

Code42 recently released its Annual Data Exposure Report for 2022 on Insider Risk. The study, conducted by Vanson Bourne, found that cybersecurity teams are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to protecting sensitive corporate data from exposure, leak and theft.

National Cybersecurity Alliance and PCI Security Standards Council Issue Joint Bulletin on Ransomware Attack

National Cybersecurity Alliance and PCI Security Standards Council Issue Joint Bulletin on Ransomware Attack

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance issued a joint bulletin on the increasing threat of ransomware attacks.

Mostly Ignored Cybersecurity Collaboration is Becoming a Reality

Times have started changing for the better in the U.S. cybersecurity world. After years of minimal effort to get together to discuss cyberattacks and breaches and share some pertinent data, big companies and the federal government have finally started to collaborate on mitigating big cybersecurity issues.

Corporate Organizations: Have You Made Your Solutions Permanent?

For a variety of reasons, cybersecurity experts are urging caution as we enter 2022.

Supply Chain Hits Cybersecurity Hard

The unpredictable shortage of goods because of pandemic-triggered supply chain problems is broad: plastic cup lids, woodworking tools, paper goods, and lumber, to name a few.

Balancing Fraud Prevention and Customer Experience

We sat down with Bala Kumar, CPO of Jumio, to discuss balancing the customer and fraud prevention.

Why Hardware-Encrypted USB Drives Are the Best Option for Regulatory Compliance in 2022

Many governments and industries worldwide have mandated that various forms of personal data be protected by encryption while at rest or in transit.

Integrating Networking and Security

Integrating Networking and Security

The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.

Countermeasure Considerations

Countermeasure Considerations

In a recent report by the World Economic Forum, Building Resilience in Manufacturing and Supply Systems in the COVID-19 Context and Beyond suggests that manufacturers adopt new working models and governing to increase manufacturing resilience.

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  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

  • ASIS Announces ANSI-Approved Cannabis Security Standard

    ASIS International, a leading authority in security standards and guidelines, proudly announces the release of a pioneering American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to cannabis security. This best-in-class standard, meticulously developed by industry experts, sets a new benchmark by providing comprehensive requirements and guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and maintenance of a cannabis security program. Read Now

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    ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced this year’s dynamic trio of speakers that will headline the Keynote Series at ISC West 2024. Read Now

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  • Government is Top Targeted Industry for DDoS Attacks in Q4 2023

    The government sector experienced a surge of DDoS attacks in Q4 according to Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), a global leader in integrated network and cybersecurity solutions. The Lumen Quarterly DDoS & Application Threat Report for Q4 2023 analyzes data from its DDoS mitigation platform and application protection partner, ThreatX, to provide an overview of the DDoS and application-layer attacks that targeted organizations in the last quarter of 2023. Read Now

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New Products

  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3