WFH, IoT and The Rising Enterprise Attack Surface

WFH, IoT and The Rising Enterprise Attack Surface

by Business Insights , on 22.10.2020

The smart home market is rapidly growing, and the work from home movement has proven to be even more of a catalyst. Consumer IoT devices are fraught with vulnerabilities, and consumers don’t know how to protect their networks. Consumer IoT devices on home networks place enterprise systems at risk, and enterprises must take necessary steps to protect themselves. read more

Enterprises Increasingly Choose Threat Intelligence as the Go-To Weapon to Fight Advanced Threats

Enterprises Increasingly Choose Threat Intelligence as the Go-To Weapon to Fight Advanced Threats

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 21.10.2020

Threat intel helps organizations navigate an ever-expanding threat landscape TIP market to reach $234.9 million by 2022 from $132.7 million in 2019, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21% TIP represents one of the niche markets in cybersecurity that will be least affected by COVID-19, Frost and Sullivan analysts forecast read more

Lack of Security in IoT Devices Explained. What Can We Do About It?

Lack of Security in IoT Devices Explained. What Can We Do About It?

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 19.10.2020

IoT security problems are not evident to regular users Top ten IoT security issues Exploring the most simple solutions read more

Cybersecurity Professionals Feel Threatened by the Adoption of AI and Automation Tools, Survey Finds

Cybersecurity Professionals Feel Threatened by the Adoption of AI and Automation Tools, Survey Finds

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 19.10.2020

AI, machine learning and automation aid in cybersecurity People feel threatened by the adoption of new technologies Cybersecurity specialists recommend their field as a career option read more

Two-Thirds of Businesses Have Suffered Endpoint and IoT Security Incidents During COVID-19

Two-Thirds of Businesses Have Suffered Endpoint and IoT Security Incidents During COVID-19

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 16.10.2020

Endpoint and IoT security incidents escalate in the past 12 months as employees are forced to work remotely The top 3 issues cited by IT decision-makers are malware (78%), insecure network and remote access (61%), and compromised credentials (58%) Respondents cite failure to discover, identify and respond to unknown, unmanaged or insecure devices accessing network and cloud resources The most critical capability required to mitigate security incidents is monitoring endpoint or IoT devices for malicious or anomalous activity read more

Unprecedented Number of Cyberattacks Hit UK Businesses Amid Pandemic Lockdown

Unprecedented Number of Cyberattacks Hit UK Businesses Amid Pandemic Lockdown

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 15.10.2020

UK companies see a 13 percent increase in the number of cyberattacks The majority of attacks originate from China and Taiwan File-sharing applications were the main targets read more

Just What Cyber Security Executives Don’t Want to Hear: The Skills Shortage is Worsening

Just What Cyber Security Executives Don’t Want to Hear: The Skills Shortage is Worsening

by Business Insights , on 14.10.2020

The cyber security skills gap continues to get worse, according to the latest research Among the top ramifications for cyber security teams are an increasing workload, unfilled jobs, and an inability to learn or use cyber security technologies to their full potential Security and business executives need to work together to address the issue more effectively read more

Security Researcher Finds Waze API Vulnerability Allowing Him to Track Users and Gather Data

Security Researcher Finds Waze API Vulnerability Allowing Him to Track Users and Gather Data

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 21.10.2020

A security researcher has discovered vulnerabilities in the Waze API that allowed him to accurately track users and their movements, and even pull data such as IDs and usernames. With so many people using Waze all over the globe, it stands to reason that the platform collects large volumes of data. Problems arise when that ... The post Security Researcher Finds Waze API Vulnerability Allowing Him to Track Users and Gather Data appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

IoT Security Foundation Launches Responsible Discloser Online Platform

IoT Security Foundation Launches Responsible Discloser Online Platform

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.10.2020

The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) is proposing a new online platform that would help IoT vendors to receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports. The ETSI EN 303 645 is a new standard that's being enforced in Europe, and it's directly aimed at IoT hardware manufacturers. The new standard underpins several security features that companies ... The post IoT Security Foundation Launches Responsible Discloser Online Platform appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

BEC Scammers Are Expanding from Nigeria to the US, Research Finds

BEC Scammers Are Expanding from Nigeria to the US, Research Finds

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 20.10.2020

Nigeria is no longer the hub of BEC operations Many cybercriminals now operate from inside the US BEC scammers use people working from home to help them get a hold of the money read more

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