As companies find themselves suddenly shifting to remote work due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, many employees are working from home for the first time. While not ideal from a security standpoint, there are simple steps you, and your employer, can quickly take to better secure your new working environment.
The term “spoofing” might have a comic implication in some contexts, but it’s no joke when it comes to information security. In fact, this is a subject matter of a whole separate chapter in a seasoned cybercriminal’s handbook. It comprises a multitude of techniques aimed at camouflaging a malicious actor or device as somebody or something else. Out of all the nefarious scenarios that fit the mold of a spoofing attack, the following 11 types are growingly impactful for the enterprise these days.
How can the modern office environment improve their operational strategy to help bolster the security of data and help employees brush up on better cybersecurity strategies? One primary method that is simple and often overlooked is two-factor authentication.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released guidance to help state and local jurisdictions and the private sector identify and manage their essential workforce while responding to COVID-19.
The CyberNews research team uncovered an unsecured database owned by an unidentified party, comprising 800 gigabytes of personal user information.The database was left on a publicly accessible server and contained more than 200 million detailed user records.
Security researcher Bob Diachenko has found an unprotected and publicly available Elasticsearch database, which appears to be managed by a UK-based security company, according to the SSL certificate and reverse DNS records.
ClosingCorp®, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries, announced that Dan Mugge has rejoined the company as chief technology officer.
This month in Security magazine, meet 13 female executives who are succeeding in security leadership roles. How are they contributing to the safety and success of their enterprise and to the industry? Also, experts discuss radio frequency threats, mental health during the global pandemic, the future of security networking, zero trust, AI and more.