Research

AI for Fraud Detection: Beyond the Hype (SAS Blog)

The financial services industry has witnessed considerable hype around artificial intelligence (AI) in recent months. We’re all seeing a slew of articles in the media, at confere... More

Spotify Buys ‘Cover Song’ Licensing Firm to Tackle Copyright Risks (Reuters)

Spotify has acquired Loudr.fm, a San Francisco-based provider of licensing technology to help it to locate songwriters and pay them royalties they are due. The acquisition helps ad... More

NSS Labs Initiates Group Test Coverage of the Endpoint Detection, Response Market (CDSA)

NSS Labs today announced that it is expanding on its strong foundation of point-in-time testing and continuous security validation with the introduction of the Endpoint Detection a... More

Blockchain Roadblocks Hinder Content Protection (IW)

Blockchain platforms promise to help content providers solve thorny digital copyright ownership issues, but whether the technology can ever live up to its potential remains to be s... More

Combating the Rising Threat of Malicious AI Uses (IM)

A group of academics and researchers from leading universities and thinktanks – including Oxford, Yale, Cambridge and Open AI – recently published a chilling report titled, The... More

Three Areas to Consider in Order to Build a Strong Cybersecurity Strategy in 2018 (Forbes)

Each new year should begin with a review of your organization’s current and desired security posture. If the current processes and systems are not robust enough to withstand the ... More

Kroll Report: Fraud, Cyber, Security Incidents Reach All-Time High (Retail Dive)

This was the first time in the 10-year history of the Kroll Report when information theft, loss or attack was the most prevalent fraud. It was cited by 29% of respondents, up 5 poi... More

Microsoft: We’re Developing Blockchain ID System Starting With Our Authenticator App (ZDNet)

Microsoft has revealed its plans to use blockchain distributed-ledger technologies to securely store and manage digital identities, starting with an experiment using the Microsoft ... More

Severe Workforce Shortage on the Horizon for Cybersecurity Job Market (CSO)

The global cybercrime epidemic - predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 - is creating an unprecedented shortage of cybersecurity workers. These 10 facts, figur... More

NSS Labs Shares 2017 Next Generation Firewall Group Test Results

NSS Labs has announced the results of its Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test, testing 11 products from 10 market-leading vendors, in the key areas of security effectivenes... More

Analysis: Thousands of Enterprise Apps Exposing Data on Back-End Servers (Naked Security)

Something is going badly wrong with the way the mountain of big data generated by enterprise mobile apps is being stored on back-end servers, a new analysis has shown. In March,... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Entertainment Partners, Azure Offer Cybersecurity Insights

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Martin Mazor, chief information security officer for Entertainment Partners, spent roughly two decades in various security roles in different industries,... More

To Guard Against Cybercrime, Follow the Money (Harvard Business Review)

Email attacks are cheap, easy, low risk, and high reward. No wonder a “malicious email is the cyber spy’s favored way in.” An email security breach could impact your organiza... More

Protecting Your Organization from Ransomware (Avanade Insights)

Ransomware has been making big news in the last week.  The cruel reality of the global ransomware attack that crippled computer systems in 150 countries is that the attackers took... More

Why Understanding, Control Should Be Key Parts of Your Cybersecurity Portfolio (Forbes)

Lately, I’ve been paying particular attention to the concept of having a cybersecurity portfolio. It’s a view that looks at the need for enterprise-grade cybersecurity from a ... More

10 Ways to Protect Your Windows Computers Against Ransomware (TechRepublic)

Malware has been around for decades now. And as our reliance on computing systems has grown, so too has malware proliferation. While antivirus applications were once the key elemen... More

The Best Digital Offense Starts With the Best Security Defense (Cisco)

We have been talking about digitization for a while now, and the fact that it's disrupting every industry. But, the conversation has shifted. Companies no longer debate whether or ... More

Five Security Lessons WannaCry Taught Us the Hard Way (Dark Reading)

The scope and severity of the fallout from the WannaCry attacks elicits plenty of "we told you so" head shakes about the dangers of ransomware. With a lightning-fast speed, the bla... More

Not Investing in Cybersecurity Has ‘Inverse ROI’ (TechTarget)

If the cyberattacks that infected computers in more than 150 countries this month did anything good, they have shown organizations the world over what not keeping systems up to dat... More

FBI Offers Updated Business Email Compromise Warning, Stats (IC3)

Business E-mail Compromise (BEC) is defined as a sophisticated scam targeting businesses working with foreign suppliers and/or businesses that regularly perform wire transfer payme... More