Tag: cybersecurity

Report: Ransomware victims increase security budgets due to surge in attacks

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As the end of 2021 approaches, there’s no doubt ransomware became a top cybersecurity concern across multiple industries.  Successful ransomware attacks like the Colonial Pipeline, which took down critical […]

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How AI and ML can thwart a cybersecurity threat no one talks about

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Ransomware attackers rely on USB drives to deliver malware, jumping the air gap that all industrial distribution, manufacturing, and utilities rely on as their first line of defense […]

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Received Some Random Cryptocurrency? It Might Be a Phishing Scam

Image: Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. Cryptocurrency scammers are sending custom tokens that lure victims into visiting a phishing site designed to steal crypto from their wallets, according to reports made by observers and people targeted by the scam. A […]

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The top 12 security announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As the largest cloud provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS) really has only one choice when it comes to security—and that is to approach things “holistically,” the company’s top […]

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Amazon Web Services to beef up container security with new threat detection

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Amazon Web Services said it’s responding to the rising need for container security with plans to launch new threat detection capabilities for container workloads during the first quarter […]

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Amazon Web Services security: 5 issues startups aim to fix

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Even with all the challenges of securing the cloud, cybersecurity has actually evolved into one of the advantages of migrating to public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web […]

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Report: 63% of C-suite execs do not have an incident response plan

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a report by Shred-it, the information security service provided by Stericycle, 63% of C-level executives and 67% of small businesses in the U.S. do not have […]

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Karamba Security raises $10M to protect IoT devices, connected cars

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Karamba Security, which offers software for securing connected vehicles and IoT devices, today announced $10 million in funding to advance its commercial expansion and further build out its […]

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CyCognito nabs $100M to fight cyberattacks with bots

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more CyCognito, a company developing bot technology to probe potential cyberattack vectors, today announced that it raised $100 million in a funding round led by The Westly Group with […]

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Cycode raises $56M to scan apps for security vulnerabilities

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Cycode, an app security company, today announced that it raised $56 million in a series B round led by New York-based Insight Partners with participation from YL Ventures. […]

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Facebook’s Metaverse Heralds a Brave New Underworld of Metacrime

That the virtual world Zuckerberg wants to invent might open this Pandora’s box of deviant digitization should come as no surprise. In fact, the metaverse was literally born out of a criminal conceit. But virtually every one of these components presents significant risks for malign exploitation, as well. Some of the threats that immediately stand […]

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Facebook’s Metaverse Heralds a Brave New Underworld of Metacrime

That the virtual world Zuckerberg wants to invent might open this Pandora’s box of deviant digitization should come as no surprise. In fact, the metaverse was literally born out of a criminal conceit. But virtually every one of these components presents significant risks for malign exploitation, as well. Some of the threats that immediately stand […]

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Report: Applications and critical data vulnerable to attack

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a report by Synopsys, 97% of software and systems targets tested during 2020 were found to contain a vulnerability. Furthermore, 30% of the targets had high-risk […]

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Report: Zero-trust architecture is expected to increase cybersecurity efficacy by 144%

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As 2022 quickly approaches, Symmetry Systems and Osterman Research have released a report detailing how organizations plan to deploy zero-trust architecture, with 53% of respondents citing high-profile ransomware […]

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‘Tis the season for cyberattacks: 3 tips for protecting your business

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Johanna Baum, CEO, and Founder of S3 Cyberattacks, or the threat of an attack, might be top of mind during the festive season […]

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Report: Cybersecurity recruitment, training misses the mark

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As the massive shortage of security talent and skills continues, sub-par recruitment processes and outdated training for cybersecurity professionals are exacerbating the problem, according to a new survey. […]

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Why an emerging cloud security trend offers ‘good news’ to businesses

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more While the cloud security market has developed rapidly in recent years, there’s now a wide array of tools to juggle for securing cloud infrastructure and applications. There are […]

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Apple Sues NSO Group For Hacking Its Users

Image: Amir Levy/Getty Images Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. Apple sued the infamous Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group on Tuesday to “curb the abuse of state-sponsored spyware.” “The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its Pegasus spyware,” Apple […]

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Cyber insurance firm Resilience raises $80M to aid battle against ransomware

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Resilience, a cyber insurance firm that also aims to help shore up policyholder defenses against ransomware, today announced raising an $80 million series C round to fund its […]

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How Nvidia aims to demystify zero trust security

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Nvidia sees how vulnerable its enterprise customers’ datacenters are, leading them to fast-track their zero-trust platform to close growing cybersecurity gaps. Many enterprise datacenters rely on decades-old security […]

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Report: Only 21% of remote workers say they are aware of cyberthreats

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a new report by Unisys, 61% of hybrid and remote workers feel primarily responsible for maintaining their digital security, yet only 21% are aware of sophisticated […]

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Report: Mid-sized businesses are 490% more likely to experience security breach since 2019

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a cross-industry mid-market security study by Coro, mid-sized businesses are as much as 490% more likely to experience a security breach by the end of 2021 […]

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Report: Only half of companies employ a CISO

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a new report from managed cloud service provider Navisite, nearly half (45%) of companies surveyed do not employ a chief information security officer (CISO). However, 58% […]

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Report: 56% of workers admit they’ve accidentally deleted cloud data

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more New research from Veritas Technologies highlights the damage that workplace blame cultures are having on the success of enterprise cloud adoption. Not only did 56% of those surveyed […]

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Managed detection and response provider Expel raises $140.3M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Cybersecurity company Expel today announced that it raised $140.3 million in series E funding, bringing its post-money valuation to over $1 billion. CapitalG, the independent growth fund of […]

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Report: Nearly half of online shoppers will cut ties with a retailer if personal info is compromised

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more A new report from NTT Application Security has found that 94% of consumers understand the risks of online shopping. However, 46% say they would stop shopping with a […]

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Lacework lands $1.3B to expand its cloud cybersecurity platform

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Lacework, a developer of automated containerized workload defense and compliance solutions, today announced that it closed a $1.3 billion funding round, valuing the company at over $8.3 billion […]

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Threat intelligence platform DomainTools acquires Farsight Security

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more DomainTools, a domain name and DNS-based threat intelligence company, today announced its acquisition of Farsight Security, a DNS intelligence and passive DNS cybersecurity data solution house. The companies […]

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Report: 91% of attacks on tech platforms now come from bots

According to a report from Arkose Labs, recent data predicts a 60% increase in online fraud across all industries. Arkose Labs released new data on the latest fraud trends, revealing increasingly frequent threats during the holidays, rising attacks by bots, and a resurgence in attacks on travel companies. As shoppers fill their online carts, account […]

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Report: 60% of orgs hit by ransomware-as-a-service attacks in the past 18 months

According to a new report from U.K.-based cybersecurity company Sophos, ransomware-as-a-service attacks became more popular in the past 18 months. Of the hundreds of ransomware attacks Sophos investigated during that time, nearly 60% were perpetrated by ransomware-as-a-service groups. Such attacks, where one group builds the malicious code and sells it to another group to use in […]

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Report: New banking trojans rise 80% each year

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  According to Nokia’s 2021 Threat Intelligence Report, the number of new banking trojans increased 80% year-after-year in the first half of 2021. These trojans, which were found to be particularly active in Latin America and Europe, specifically […]

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