The current COVID-19 pandemic is changing the business landscape. The most immediate being the sudden increase in the amount of people working from home. It is no surprise that this change has significantly increased the attack surface, forcing companies to strengthen their cybersecurity measures to ensure they do not become the next victim of cybercriminals.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its Cyber Essentials Toolkit, Chapter 2: Your Staff, The Users. This toolkit is the second in a series of six toolkits set to be released each month.
Hackers will always exploit a crisis, and the coronavirus outbreak is no different. Since January, cybercriminals have leveraged the COVID-19 pandemic to stage all manner of cyberattacks, from ransomware take-overs of hospital systems to private network hacking. But the latest cybercrime scheme exploits the greatest cybersecurity vulnerability of all: human emotion.
The pandemic has exposed deeper, more significant cracks in enterprise security. As companies plan for a phased return to normal operations, it’s imperative that they are aware of these vulnerabilities and make addressing them a central part of their coronavirus response.
Google Threat Analysis Group researchers warn that Chinese and Iranian hackers are targeting campaign staffers for both President Donald Trump and Presidential candidate Joe Biden with phishing emails.
Lookout, Inc. released its 2020 Mobile Phishing Spotlight Report that reveals there was a 37 percent increase worldwide in enterprise mobile phishing encounter rate between the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020.
To prevent damage from phishing attacks, organizations need to take a few simple but important steps to improve their email security posture. Follow these six strategies, and your email infrastructure will be far safer from phishing and business email compromise (BEC).
To detect and contain breaches faster, it’s become increasingly important to go beyond the typical malware detection capabilities and invest in the ability to detect and react to lateral movement within the environment. Lateral movement is a core piece of an attacker’s strategy once he’s gained a foothold within the environment. What three steps can you take to help stop lateral movement focus on security measures that minimize dwell time?