How Can Businesses Defend Themselves Against Common Cyberthreats?

TechRepublic consolidated expert advice on how businesses can defend themselves against the most common cyberthreats, including zero-days, ransomware and deepfakes.

By |2024-05-10T13:00:08+00:00May 10, 2024|ai, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, CXO, cyber security, cybersecurity, data breach, deepfakes, Hardware, International, Internet of Things, iot, ransomware, Security, social engineering, Software, supply chain, Uncategorized, zero-days|Comments Off on How Can Businesses Defend Themselves Against Common Cyberthreats?

Top 5 Global Cyber Security Trends of 2023, According to Google Report

According to the M-Trends report, the average time it takes for an organisation to detect an attacker in their environment has decreased from 16 days in 2022 to 10 days in 2023.

By |2024-05-03T16:52:14+00:00May 3, 2024|ai, Cloud, cloud security, CXO, cybersecurity, Edge, edge devices, genai, Google, International, Mandiant, mfa, ransomware, report, Security, Uncategorized, zero-days|Comments Off on Top 5 Global Cyber Security Trends of 2023, According to Google Report

Kaspersky Study: Devices Infected With Data-Stealing Malware Increased by 7 Times Since 2020

Nearly 10 million devices were infected with data-stealing malware in 2023, with criminals stealing an average of 50.9 credentials per device.

By |2024-04-18T16:26:44+00:00April 18, 2024|Big Data, CXO, cyber security, data breach, International, kaspersky, malware, ransomware, Security, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kaspersky Study: Devices Infected With Data-Stealing Malware Increased by 7 Times Since 2020

Sophos Study: 94% of Ransomware Victims Have Their Backups Targeted By Attackers

Research has found that criminals can demand higher ransom when they compromise an organisation’s backup data in a ransomware attack. Discover advice from security experts on how to properly protect your backup.

By |2024-04-12T15:44:26+00:00April 12, 2024|backs, backups, CXO, cyberattacks, cybersecurity, enterprise, International, ransomware, Security, sophos, Storage, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|Comments Off on Sophos Study: 94% of Ransomware Victims Have Their Backups Targeted By Attackers

Asia-Pacific Ransomware Threats Depend on Country and Sector, Says Rapid7

Cyber security operatives have been warned to look at the specific ransomware threats facing their country and industry, while closing down common pathways being used by skilled access brokers.

By |2024-04-04T15:06:24+00:00April 4, 2024|apac, Australia, CXO, cyber security, International, ransomware, ransomware vulnerabilities, rapid7, Security, threat actors, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Asia-Pacific Ransomware Threats Depend on Country and Sector, Says Rapid7

New Vulnerabilities in ConnectWise ScreenConnect Massively Exploited by Attackers

One vulnerability impacting ConnectWise ScreenConnect that allows remote attackers to bypass authentication to create admin accounts is being used in the wild.

By |2024-02-27T17:16:02+00:00February 27, 2024|connectwise screenconnect, cybersecurity, International, Networking, password stealers, ransomware, Security, Software, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|Comments Off on New Vulnerabilities in ConnectWise ScreenConnect Massively Exploited by Attackers

Google Cloud’s Nick Godfrey Talks Security, Budget and AI for CISOs

In this Q&A, Godfrey reminds business leaders to integrate security into conversations around financial and business targets.

By |2024-02-12T14:51:37+00:00February 12, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, budgeting, buy-in, Cloud, CXO, cybersecurity, data theft, digital transformation, Google, google cloud security, International, ransomware, Security, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, vulnerabilities, zero day exploits|Comments Off on Google Cloud’s Nick Godfrey Talks Security, Budget and AI for CISOs

Ransomware’s Impact Could Include Heart Attacks, Strokes & PTSD

New research details the possible effects of ransomware attacks on businesses and staff, society, the economy and national security, highlighting that its impact on mental and physical health is often overlooked.

By |2024-01-29T20:52:21+00:00January 29, 2024|Big Data, cybersecurity, data encryption, data loss, International, ransomware, Security, security professionals, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|Comments Off on Ransomware’s Impact Could Include Heart Attacks, Strokes & PTSD

National Cyber Security Centre Study: Generative AI May Increase Global Ransomware Threat

See NCSC's predictions for generative AI for cyber attack and defense through 2025.

By |2024-01-24T20:38:38+00:00January 24, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, cyber attacks, cybersecurity, generative ai, generative-ai-as-a-service, International, malware, phishing, ransomware, ransomware-as-a-service, Security, social engineering, Software, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|Comments Off on National Cyber Security Centre Study: Generative AI May Increase Global Ransomware Threat
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