From 2018 to 2020, the number of insider threat incidents increased by a staggering 47%. Security and risk management leaders must evaluate and strengthen their insider risk program, including surveillance of high-risk workers and anomaly monitoring of critical applications and data.
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Ransomware groups are turning up the pressure on their victims to make sure organizations pay – and are demanding higher ransoms.
According to the Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report, in 2021, the average ransom demand in cases we handled increased 144% over 2020. On top of that, there was an 85% increase in the...
As cybercriminals evolve their attack techniques, they pose greater risks to the government, businesses and individuals. It’s more critical than ever to improve your security strategy and proactively prepare for the next wave of cyberthreats.
The first step is to understand the latest attack trends and major...
Compromised or stolen credentials are the most common initial cyberattack vector, averaging a cost of $4.5 million to organizations.
No matter their means of entry — brute force or dictionary attacks, credential stuffing, identifying misconfigured cloud resources, or phishing — credential-based attacks are...
All of the biggest data breaches, judged either by number of records breached or the importance of the data stolen, have involved attackers leveraging stolen user credentials to gain access.
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The scope of insider threats is much larger and more difficult to identify than most CIOs imagine. Insider threats are, most commonly, malicious activity against an organization that comes from users with legitimate access to an organization’s network, though the term can also refer to users who unintentionally...
Too often when software developers change jobs, they take source code they've written with them, feeling the code belongs to them even if it belongs to an employer. Code42's Joe Payne shares the challenges of detecting source code theft and ways to protect intellectual property wherever it resides.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the appearance at a Senate hearing this week by the former head of security for Twitter; the top-performing web application and API protection vendors, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2022; and threat trends to watch for in 2023.
The U.S. Department of Justice obtained its first ever guilty plea in a cryptocurrency insider trading case after Nikhil Wahi, 26, admitted to a scheme to buy crypto assets ahead of their listing on Coinbase. Wahi is one of a trio facing charges that includes his brother, a former Coinbase employee.
Twitter security exec-turned-whistleblower Peiter Zatko today listed alleged security and privacy shortcomings of the social media company for a Senate panel. "It's not farfetched to say that an employee inside the company could take over the accounts of all of the senators in this room," he said.
InfoSec, IT risk and digital supply chain management professionals know the key to minimizing the risk of third-party breaches is to implement a comprehensive and efficient third-party security risk management (TPRSM) process.
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Today's big challenge for practitioners is identifying the "known and unknown" attack surface faster than the hackers. There is a need to build purpose-built sensors and asset management strategies to discover unknown attacks, says Debashish Jyotiprakash, vice president - Asia at Qualys.
Post-pandemic, in the new era of hybrid work, Mastercard CSO Ron Green says the unintentional insider threat is one of his top concerns for member institutions and their customers. He shares insight on threats, partnerships and how the public and private sectors can address workforce development.
Would you trust an accused hacker? Specifically, one Nickolas Sharp, a software developer charged with extorting former employer Ubiquiti, after allegedly engineering a data breach and posing as an anonymous whistleblower in media interviews.
Fintech company Block faces a putative class action demanding damages for customers affected by a 2021 data breach that affected 8.2 million individuals. The company, formerly known as Square and co-founded by former-Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, disclosed the breach in April.