Cyber Security

11 Stats on CISO Spending to Inform Your 2020 Cybersecurity Budget (Security Intelligence)

The global average cost of a data breach is now $3.92 million — a 12 percent increase since 2014. Fortunately, the average cybersecurity budget is also increasing alongside breac... More

OTT Platforms Crackdown on Password Sharing (TechTree)

Synamedia has unveiled an AI-based solution for service providers to track illegal sharing of login credentials for active accounts. Credentials Sharing Insight will be showcased a... More

Contract for Web Can’t Fix Privacy Problems If Security Isn’t Included (Decipher)

The inventor of the World Wide Web wants the Contract for the Web to be a first step towards addressing problems such as misinformation, mass surveillance and censorship online, bu... More

Cybercrime: AI’s Growing Threat (Dark Reading)

As AI gets better and more sophisticated, it also enables cybercriminals to use deep learning and AI to breach security systems (just as cybersecurity experts use the same technolo... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams (CDSA)

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that of... More

We Need a Global Standard for Reporting Cyberattacks (HBR)

Cyber threats are a seemingly impossible challenge. By their very nature — fast-changing, borderless, asymmetric — they’re ridiculously difficult to predict and manage. No wo... More

The Language of Cybercrime (NPR)

Scammers are always looking for more effective words. Most Americans have learned to be on their guard, and they're likely to suspect an overly aggressive phishing phone call from ... More

Infosys Launches Cyber Next Platform-Based Offerings, Powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel (CDSA)

Infosys announced the launch of its Cyber Next platform-based offerings, powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel. These offerings will help enterprises enhance security monitoring, man... More

Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage Continues to Grow (CPO)

At a time when cyber risks are proliferating at a faster rate than at any time in history, organizations around the globe are struggling to find talented professionals who can help... More

Kudelski Group to Secure Devices Connecting to Azure IoT in New Partnership with Microsoft (CDSA)

The Kudelski Group announced that it has integrated its IoT Security Platform with Microsoft Azure IoT, enabling IoT device manufacturers and solution providers to connect their de... More

Phishing Trends Position ISPs to Protect Subscribers (Akamai Blog)

Akamai just released the 2019 State of the Internet security report: Phishing - Baiting the Hook featuring findings from the enterprise and carrier research teams. They've been col... More

A Sovereign Internet Will Not Combat Cybercrime (Decipher)

A United Nations committee has passed a Russia-backed resolution on a global cybercrime treaty, despite opposition from the United States and other European countries because the m... More

How Business Leaders Can Prepare for a Cyberattack (Kellogg Insight)

Unless you are completely unplugged from global technology, your organization has had to contend with the rise in cyberattacks. Whether you are protecting your employees’ identit... More

Retailers Brace for Black Friday Cybersecurity Onslaught (Tech HQ)

Amid the high volume of sales, threat actors can take advantage of the glut of retail emails to seed spear-phishing attacks, while increased transactions provide a smokescreen for ... More

Why You Should Never Click on a Black Friday Email Deal (Forbes)

Black Friday deals are everywhere. Adobe Digital Insights predicts that 2019 will break records once again, with U.S. consumers spending $7.5 billion online on the day—Cyber Mond... More

IBM Security Debuts Open Tech to Speed Response to Cloud Cyber Threats

IBM Security Nov. 20 debuted Cloud Pak for Security, an industry-first platform offering that connects with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without the need to move ... More

Shifting From Ransomware Detection to Prevention (Security Intelligence)

Prevention is no easy feat, but some steps can be taken to reduce the risk of opportunistic attacks. In a recent study, 80 percent of cybersecurity decision-makers report that thei... More

Winning the Fight Against Deepfakes (Verdict)

As deepfake technology matures, driven by AI, big data and advances in digital manipulation of image and sound, a much more concerning use of the phenomenon is emerging. Deepfake t... More

Hacking and Cyber Espionage: The Countries That are Going to Emerge as Major Threats in the 2020s (ZDNet)

The continuing rise of state-backed hackers has been one of the most dramatic cybersecurity developments of recent years. And now it seems a new set of countries are keen to use th... More

How Password Reuse Puts Your Enterprise at Risk (CPO)

Not trying to sound hyperbolic here, but your customers’ password methods could mean the difference between saving or losing your business to the dark web.... More