Our personal, digital, national and military security depend on a safe cyber space.
Credential spill incidents double as hacker sophistication continues to rise
The number of annual credential spill incidents nearly doubled from 2016 to 2020, according to F5’s latest Credential Stuffing Report.
Is Cyber Security a Legitimate Threat ?
Think of your average day: you wake up, probably check your mobile phone, get ready for your day, and head out the door for work. Maybe you stop for fuel for your vehicle and buy a cup of coffee (fuel for you!). At work, you log in to your computer or laptop and get started on answering emails, collaborating on sales orders and spreadsheets, and so on. Maybe your daily routine differs from this a little bit, but surely many can relate to at least some of these tasks.
3 Main Types of Cyberattacks
According to F5, a Fortune 500 American technology company that deals with application delivery and multi-cloud digital security, there are three main types of digital threats that hackers utilize in order to attack our country’s financial systems. These three threats are what most individuals use to attack the financial industry and potentially harm the finances of the average citizen. If you are planning to get a career in cybersecurity and work in the financial industry, you will have to learn how to defend against these types of cyberattacks and keep our economy safe from harmful actors. This article will hopefully provide helpful tips for you to do just that.
Proofpoint reveals ransomware and phishing attack trends
Proofpoint, Inc. released its seventh annual State of the Phish report, which explores enterprise phishing experiences and provides an in-depth look at user awareness, vulnerability, and resilience. More than 75% of surveyed infosec professionals said their organizations faced broad-based phishing attacks—both successful and unsuccessful—in 2020, and ransomware infections impacted 66% of third-party global survey respondents.
Cybersecurity threats pose big challenges for businesses, says Pixcom CEO
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2021, TECHx spoke with Pixcom CEO, Shihas Kizhisseri. During the interview, Shihas highlighted how IoT adoption is posing cybersecurity challenges for businesses.
Video Management Systems: For a Safer Internet
By Haider Muhammad Community Manager META Community Sales (EMEA), Milestone Systems Cybersecurity has become part and parcel of everyday life. Over the past few years, the region’s online marketplaces have been expanding with an annual growth of 12 percent and are increasingly becoming the targets of sophisticated cyberattacks, in particular Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Acronis leader shares tips to avoid vaccine-related phishing scams
On Safer Internet Day, cyber-protection leader, Muhammad Khaled, Senior Solution Engineer, Acronis Middle East advises on how to avoid vaccine-related internet scams and Covid-19 phishing with three simple steps.
Everyone has a role to play in raising cybersecurity awareness – #SaferInternetDay
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to endorse the safe and positive use of digital technology. On this occasion, TECHx spoke with Mujtaba Mir, Senior Sales Engineer, META at Barracuda Networks to learn about current cybersecurity threats for businesses, remote working scenario – and cybersecurity risks on social media.
Credential Stuffing: A cyber attack
Cyber security is changing all the time in the modern world. In fact, information security has pretty much changed as a whole since the creation of computer systems and the Internet. One could say it all began when the precursor to the modern Internet, the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network or ARPANET for short, was invented in 1969 as the first wide-area packet-switching network with distributed controls. This project led to the development of remote login, file transfer and electronic mail. Since then, hackers and sophisticated cyber criminals have been trying to find ways to break into these digital systems to steal people’s information & others have been trying to find new ways to defend against these intruders.
Gambling On The Dark Web - How Risky Is It?
The dark web is one of those few topics that attract the majority of the population. There have been many in-depth editorials, news stories, and endless documents made to quench the thirst for knowledge on the dark web. They clearly depict what the dark web is and what goes on in there. These have created an immense urge for people to know about the dark web or the deep web. One of the dark web segments that has gained much popularity and keep drawing people is dark web gambling. Now, gambling on the dark web has become as popular as gambling on the clear net.
Five essential steps in your endpoint security strategy
Author: Karl Lankford – Director, Solutions Engineering, BeyondTrust Threats to endpoints can come in the form of external attacks as well as insider threats, which may be either malicious or unintentional in nature. A compromised endpoint can give an attacker a foothold within an environment, enabling them to launch further attacks on systems to access data and compromise additional endpoints via lateral movement.
Many organizations still lack security measures to protect distributed workforce – Infoblox
Infoblox has published its Quarterly Cyberthreat Intelligence Report for Q4 2020, which includes data on threat activity publicly released from October 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020.