Research

Google Ranks Gmail Malware Targets: Where the M&E Sector Ranks (ZDNet)

Real-estate businesses receive 10 times more spam with malicious links or attachments than organizations in healthcare and sciences, according to Google's  analysis of spam targ... More

Closing The Cybersecurity Skills Gap With STEM (Dark Reading)

The growing number of cybersecurity threats and attacks expose the importance of engaging students in hands-on learning. Not only are cybersecurity threats increasing, they're also... More

NSS Labs Announces Advanced Endpoint Protection Group Test Results (NSS Labs)

NSS Labs has announced the group test results of its first Advanced Endpoint Protection Test (AEP). AEP is a new category of security products that has emerged in response to the f... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a li... More

Defining the Security Awareness Maturity Model (SANS)

Last week we introduced the Security Awareness Maturity Model. Established in 2011, this maturity model enables organizations to identify where their security awareness program is... More

Why Your Company’s First Line of Cybersecurity is Not Your CTO (Forbes)

While today’s cyber threats have seemingly innocuous names – Poodle, Heartbleed or other – the threats can cost companies millions. As a technology executive who has strategi... More

Businesses Fear Brand Damage More Than Security Breaches (Dark Reading)

Risk management is a challenge for most businesses, but security breaches aren't their top concern. Most fear long-term reputational damage will stem from their inability to manage... More

ABI: Machine Learning to Boost Cybersecurity Spending

With cyber criminals constantly adapting to industry defenses, creating new ways to commit cybercrimes, the cybersecurity industry is increasingly looking toward machine learning a... More

M&E Journal: The EU Effect on Film and TV

By Peter Worrall, co-founder and director of research and marketing, Fortium Technologies — We all spent much of the summer obsessing about “Brexit,” the British electorat... More

Data Breaches Hit All-Time Record High, Increased 40% in 2016 (Help Net Security)

The number of U.S. data breaches tracked in 2016 hit an all-time record high of 1,093, according to a new report by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout. This r... More

Can Cybersecurity Boot Camps Fill the Workforce Gap? (CS Monitor)

Boot camps aren't just for software development anymore. With the US cybersecurity workforce facing severe shortages and data breaches surging, new groups are cropping up to re... More

How Information Security Pros Can Help Business Understand Cyber Risk (Computer Weekly)

The UK government’s latest National Cyber Security Strategy requires businesses to have a detailed understanding of the risks to their information systems and raise standards t... More

President Trump Told That Strong Copyright Laws Are in His Interest (TorrentFreak)

On Friday January 20, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States after one of the most controversial election campaigns of modern times. For those ... More

Guidelines, Practices for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination Open to Review (Cisco)

Recent cyber attacks on organizations around the world have demonstrated the need for consistency in managing security vulnerabilities. To answer that demand, the Industry Consort... More

CDSA Names New Chairman, Announces Officers, Committees for 2017

CDSA, the international content protection association, has named Ben Stanbury, director of studio content protection for Walt Disney Studios, its new Chairman.  Stanbury will dir... More

Cybersecurity: The Threat Continues (CTA)

Cybersecurity threats and privacy invasion are daily news with Snowden, Assange, WikiLeaks and foreign hackers breaking into government, political, health, banking and other sites.... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Report: Security Operation Basics Often Ignored (CDSA)

An organization’s security operations centers (SOC) is supposed to be the main line of defense against cyber attacks, but according to a new report from Hewlett Packard Enterpris... More

A Looming Cybersecurity Crisis and Why Opportunity Youth are the Solution (Forbes)

Cyberattacks on U.S. critical infrastructure and the theft of millions of records containing personally identifiable information have indicated that there are serious vulnerabiliti... More

Piracy Survey: 39% of U.S. Consumers Don’t Care That Studios Lose Money From Illegal Sharing (Variety)

Most people know that content piracy is illegal — but a significant number of consumers say the fact that Hollywood studios lose money because of pirated movies and TV shows h... More

Boards of Directors, Managers at Center of Cybersecurity Handbook for Industry (Federal News Radio)

The server room might be an obvious choice for a starting point when it comes to protecting your company’s cyber networks, but the National Association of Corporate Directors say... More

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