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Senate report slams agencies for poor cyber security
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Senate report slams agencies for poor cyber security

Federal agencies still score poorly on data protection
3 Aug 2021
86% of organizations expect a cyber attack in the next 12 months
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86% of organizations expect a cyber attack in the next 12 months

Of those surveyed, 80% expect a customer information data breach within a year
3 Aug 2021
Colonial Pipeline hack spurred copycat attacks on other oil and gas companies
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Colonial Pipeline hack spurred copycat attacks on other oil and gas companies

New research reveals 29% increase in attacks on IT systems and perimeter defenses
29 Jul 2021
Dark web ads offering access to corporate networks increase sevenfold
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Dark web ads offering access to corporate networks increase sevenfold

New report shines a light on hackers offering “access for sale” to other cyber criminals
28 Jul 2021
Number of hacking tools increasing as cyber criminals become more organized
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Number of hacking tools increasing as cyber criminals become more organized

HP report finds that latest tools can overcome CAPTCHA challenges
28 Jul 2021
Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts
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Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts

New survey finds much evidence of password reuse and personal devices on the network
27 Jul 2021
Criminals target Discord to spread malware
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Criminals target Discord to spread malware

Gamers have credentials and financial info stolen from them in a new campaign
26 Jul 2021
Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader
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Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader

What characteristics and certifications make a successful cyber security leader?
26 Jul 2021
US has new cyber security rules for pipelines
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US has new cyber security rules for pipelines

DHS now requires “urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions”
20 Jul 2021
US law firm Campbell hit by a ransomware attack
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US law firm Campbell hit by a ransomware attack

The company has many Fortune 500 companies as clients, including Boeing, British Airways, Exxon and Pfizer
19 Jul 2021
US and allies accuse China of global hacking campaign
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US and allies accuse China of global hacking campaign

China blamed for recent Microsoft Exchange Server attack
19 Jul 2021
IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years
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Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years

Audio-visual and home automation devices are most at risk, says Zscaler report
15 Jul 2021
State Department offers $10 million for tips on foreign hackers
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State Department offers $10 million for tips on foreign hackers

State Department seeks to rein in the growing risk of ransomware attacks
15 Jul 2021
Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining
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Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining

Researchers tracked Modero cryptocurrency and illicit mining for nearly three years
15 Jul 2021
New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments
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New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments

Mespinoza hacking gang hits organizations with ransom demands as high as $1.6 million
15 Jul 2021
How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation
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How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation

Cyber resilience for dummies
15 Jul 2021
Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour
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Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour

Designing effective security awareness and training programmes
15 Jul 2021
Employees behaving badly?
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Employees behaving badly?

Why awareness training matters
15 Jul 2021
Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"
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Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"

Secretary General Jürgen Stock calls for a global coalition to fight the growing number of attacks
13 Jul 2021
Five questions to ask before you upgrade to a modern SIEM
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Five questions to ask before you upgrade to a modern SIEM

Do you need a better defense strategy?
9 Jul 2021
Organizations at risk from misconfigured SaaS installations
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Organizations at risk from misconfigured SaaS installations

Half of security teams delegate SaaS security to users, survey finds
30 Jun 2021
61% of organizations say improving security a top priority for 2021
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61% of organizations say improving security a top priority for 2021

New survey finds that there is not enough IT budget for a third of companies
29 Jun 2021
Atlassian patches One-Click flaw that allowed hackers to steal user sessions
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Atlassian patches One-Click flaw that allowed hackers to steal user sessions

With the stolen session, the hacker could steal sensitive information
25 Jun 2021
PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware
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PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware

Golang-based RAT used to steal data before encryption
24 Jun 2021