The Information Security Forum (ISF), a London-based authority on cybersecurity, information security and risk management has released Threat Horizon 2022, which highlights nine major threats, broken down into three themes, that organizations can expect to face over the next two years as a result of increasing developments in technology.
CEOs cite cybersecurity as the biggest threat to the world economy and as a result, the global spend in cybersecurity is expected to surpass $1 trillion by 2021. An enterprise cyber attack can turn into a catastrophe in a matter of hours, potentially damaging any business at any point in time. As we see from the past few years, the greatest have already fallen.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a new report, noting that the Department of Defense (DOD) has not fully implemented three of its key initiatives and practices aimed at improving cybersecurity hygiene and is at risk of cyberattacks.
Lookout researchers have uncovered a long-running surveillance campaign tied to Syrian nation-state actors, which recently started using the novel coronavirus as its newest lure to entice its targets to download malware. This campaign appears to have been active since the start of January 2018, and targets Arabic-speaking users, likely in Syria and the surrounding region.
Barracuda researchers have seen a steady increase in the number of coronavirus or COVID-19-related spear-phishing attacks since January 2020, but they have observed a recent spike in this type of attack, up 667-percent since the end of February 2020.
FNTS, managed IT services provider, has announced Chris Williamson as Field Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As a member of the FNTS executive team, Williamson will assist the leading cloud, mainframe and IT managed services provider in developing strategic partnerships and long-term digital transformation initiatives with clients.
New research is changing – or at least, should be changing – how enterprises think about whistleblowing. What are some lessons enterprises need to take to heart regarding the value of hotline reporting?
You are a new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the financial services industry. You are excited about the job but anxious due to the scale of the cyber threat from a range of actors: lone-wolf hackers, organized crime syndicates, governments and their proxies, and insiders. As you think through your game plan for addressing these threats, what’s your most important first step?
Americans continue to see many international issues – including terrorism, the spread of nuclear weapons and cyberattacks – as major threats to the well-being of the nation, says new data from Pew Research.