by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 09.10.2020
Business owners don’t believe they are a likely victim in cyberattacks
Many businesses still don’t have cyber insurance
40 % of regular consumers think they criminals never targeted them
Consumers and businesses alike are underprepared to deal with existing or upcoming cyber threats. Surprisingly, according to a Nationwide Agent Authority survey, the main reason is not the lack of funds, but misplaced confidence and poor risk management. read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 08.10.2020
Security researchers have found a new botnet that’s brute-forcing its way onto devices through opened Telnet ports and named it HEH. Its makers wrote in GO, and the malware covers a wide array of possible architectures, allowing it to compromise numerous IoT devices. The number of botnets has increased in direct proportion to the explosion ...
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by Business Insights , on 08.10.2020
65% of IT and security managers say the cybersecurity skills gap has negatively impacted their team's performance
Cost and lack of time are cited as the biggest impediments for security pros to improve their skills
Most organizations had declining, stagnant, or non-existent security training budgets read more
by Alina Bizga, from Business Insights , on 08.10.2020
25% of Canadian IT decision-makers report they suffered a COVID-19-themed cyberattack
IT teams from private and public sectors forced to create in-house policies and cybersecurity trainings for remote workers
Only 36% of organizations have informed a regulatory body after suffering a data breach read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 08.10.2020
More than half of organizations have given employees a corporate device for remote work
37% of employees say they are not restricted from activities like visiting unsecured websites, sharing personal information, or downloading unvetted software
54% of users would still visit a website after receiving a warning about potential security risks associated with the site read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 07.10.2020
Security researchers found a bug in the application controlling the Qiui Cellmate chastity device for men. If successful, an attacker could lock the device forever, leaving the device's owner or the app with no way of removing it, short of destroying the device. The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem demonstrates once more that it can ...
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by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 07.10.2020
Eight in 10 organizations report that their cybersecurity practices are improving
Executives, directors, business units and outside firms are now directly engaged in conversations and decisions on cybersecurity matters
COVID-19 and the shift to remote work have heightened awareness of the need for strong cybersecurity read more
by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 07.10.2020
Most people want to work exclusive from home
Older people value remote work more that the younger generation
35 percent of companies didn’t provide cybersecurity training to employees read more
by Andra Cazacu, from Business Insights , on 06.10.2020
Get up to speed on the key dynamics of the 2020 cyberthreat landscape, including ransomware, phishingandvulnerabilities
Explore the long-term impact of WFHonyour cybersecurity posture
Understand key security measuresthat will strengthen your employee devices
Engage in conversation with our leading cybersecurity experts andguest speakers read more
by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 06.10.2020
Security researchers have identified a new Mirai-based IoT malware infecting the Tenda AC15 AC1900 router by using recently revealed 0-day vulnerabilities. Commercial routers have numerous security problems. Lack of support is one of them, with manufacturers rarely releasing firmware updates. A recent study showed that, on average, routers receive a security update once a year, ...
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