Global State of the Phish Report Finds Social Engineering Cyberattacks and Credential Compromise Jumped in 2018

• Cybercriminals continue to target end users, requiring a people-centric security approach and demonstrating the importance of security awareness training. Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, recently released its fifth annual State of the Phish Report, which uncovers phishing cyberattack trends across more than 15 industries and details the fundamental…

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Sing your way to Security : Unique, Memorable Passwords Stronger than constant change

To mark Change Your Password Day, 2019, Kaspersky Lab’s security researchers are advising users that unique, memorable passwords are stronger and more effective than regularly changing account passwords when it comes to keeping data secure online. The researchers have shared some easy steps that people can follow to create their…

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Weak Passwords, Phishing Scams and Malicious Apps Continue to Be a Threat : McAfee

On International Data Privacy Day (January 28), McAfee Reminds Consumers What Steps to Take to Protect Themselves On Data Privacy Day (January 28), McAfee warns consumers that cybercriminals are continuing to access personal information through weak passwords, phishing emails, connected things, malicious apps and unsecure Wi-Fi networks. McAfee is committed…

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Government CIOs to Focus Technology Investments on Data Analytics and Cybersecurity in 2019 : Gartner

Data analytics and cybersecurity pushed cloud out of the top spot for increased technology investment by government CIOs in 2019, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. This increased focus on data reflects CIOs’ acknowledgment that artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics will be the top “game-changing” technologies for government…

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