Computer fraud, or cyber-scamming, is a multi-billion-dollar industry that affects people and organizations around the world. Since the pandemic started, cybersecurity experts have tracked a 400% rise in online scams. The world is evolving at a rapid pace and with everything getting connected and automated scammers are bound to adapt, thrive and succeed. Let’s understand the top five reasons:
In the years since, the need for uniform security policies and processes across the entire enterprise — from the boardroom to the home office, the assembly line to the warehouse — has become increasingly obvious. To get started, we have created a simple five step program for executives to ensure their organization is protected against the latest threat vectors and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
As society continues to navigate through the ongoing pandemic, hackers are honing in on new targets and new means to access sensitive data. To prepare for 2021, Experian is releasing its eighth annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, which predicts five major threats to watch.
Matching staff levels to demand has always been one of the toughest gigs, and in an industry sector like security where staffing needs to be set at an adequate level, it becomes even tougher. Right now, the security industry is seeing unprecedented levels of blow-outs - because of illness, lockdown, self-isolation and home schooling. Security businesses have to meet contractual demands with set staffing levels and as a result the sector is under further pressure to ensure they can fill any blow-out shifts. Thanks to COVID-related complications, staff sickness and absence rates could reach as much as 15% this winter.
While the transformation of software development has progressed, the management of information security and risk organization in such environment is not defined and adapted to support such an environment. Based on SAFe Agile Principles by Scaled Agile, this article will suggest 4 culture shift in IT Security organization may consider in order to adapt to the recent trend of Agile Software development.
Everyone is excited to give 2020 the boot. And while we don’t quite know what to expect in 2021, it can’t get any worse. Or can it? As businesses prepare for a new year, with a new set of challenges and new ways of working that may never change, one thing they need to be prioritizing is data privacy. Because if the dominoes fall and privacy is involved, the repercussions can result in a disaster.
It’s undeniable that Machine Learning (ML) is changing the game for securing cloud infrastructure. Security vendors have rapidly adopted ML as part of their solutions, and for good reason: By analyzing massive quantities of data, it can help identify threats, speed incident response, and ease the burden on over-taxed security operations teams.
Country-by-country analysis of major and emerging travel security risks
December 28, 2020
G4S published its Asia Emerging Risks report, which provides a comprehensive tactical overview of the preeminent risks impacting 19 of Asia’s top destinations to enable organizations to deploy risk-mitigation strategies to protect their employees and assets, especially during travel.
Following months of virtual meetings, testimony and study, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr submitted the final report of the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice to the White House. This report represents the first comprehensive study of law enforcement in more than 55 years.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is tracking a known compromise involving SolarWinds Orion products that are currently being exploited by a malicious actor. An advanced persistent threat (APT) actor is responsible for compromising the SolarWinds Orion software supply chain, as well as widespread abuse of commonly used authentication mechanisms. If left unchecked, this threat actor has the resources, patience, and expertise to resist eviction from compromised networks and continue to hold affected organizations at risk, says CISA.