With telecommuting here to stay, now is the perfect time to re-examine just how much network access you are giving your users and machines. You might be shocked to see how open your network really is. Most organizations allow more access than their users or machines will ever need or should ever have – this excessive trust is what allows attackers who get into the network to spread and cause a lot of damage.
Global natural disaster events during 1H 2020 caused total economic losses estimated at $75 billion – 23 percent lower than the 2000-2019 average of USD98 billion, says Aon's Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2020 report.
Honeypots were the first form of deception technology. IT security researchers started using them in the 1990s, with the intent to deceive malicious actors who had made it onto the network into interacting with a false system. In this way, honeypots could gather and assess the behavior of the malicious actors. They were not created for threat detection. However, things have changed a great deal in the years since honeypots were created – including deception technology.
Ryan Rubin has joined Ankura, a global business advisory and services firm, as Senior Managing Director. Based in the London office, Mr. Rubin will leverage his more than 23 years of industry, global "Big 4" and boutique experience to help clients holistically manage complex cybersecurity and information technology challenges from the boardroom to the network.
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.
In a ground-breaking opinion issued today, the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Decision as a method for transferring personal data from the EU to the US. In short, the Decision was invalidated over Privacy Shield’s failure to adequately address US government surveillance activities.