Cybersecurity


Building Your Foundational Knowledge

While levels of vulnerability to cyberattacks can vary by industry, no organization—regardless of sector or size—should consider itself safe. The increased prevalence of ransomware, which cost U.S. companies more than $20 billion in 2021, has pushed the severity of the threat landscape to new heights

How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

How to Fix Common Data Security Mistakes

Your favorite bagel shop may have an amazing selection of sesame, garlic, parmesan, and blueberry bagels, friendly customer service, and that quirky vibe that you love. But it may not have the much-needed security in place to protect them and you against cybercrime.

Verizon 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report Shows Ransomware Continues to Rise

The Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (2022 DBIR) examines an unprecedented year in cybersecurity history, and sheds light on some of the leading issues affecting the international cybersecurity landscape.

Software Supply Chain Attacks are Skyrocketing

Global supply chain issues continue to persist to the point that they are circumventing earlier predictions that they would begin easing by now. They are getting worse, not better, due in part to prolonged Covid-19 lockdowns in parts of China and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which cut off their exports.

QuSecure Announces Company Launch with Industry’s First End-to-End Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Solution

QuSecure Inc. has formally launched as the first company to offer an end-to-end, quantum resilient orchestration platform.

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.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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