Small and midsize businesses aren’t immune to cyber threats. They must research and prepare for attacks just as large enterprises would. Unfortunately, smaller companies typically have fewer resources and less talent available to help fortify against attacks. In March of last year, AI caught a sophisticated, highly targeted cyber-attack exploiting
From supporting a permanent remote workforce and accelerating digital transformation to preparing for an expanded threat landscape – it is more critical than ever that Security Leaders have the right structure and support in place to face the challenges of a post-COVID world. CISO’s have been integral to organizations surviving
Ransomware is on a rampage targeting industry and organizations. It is also and creating significant cybersecurity challenges. Ransomware is a type of malware cyber-attack where key files are encrypted encryption by hackers that renders data inaccessible to the victim. It is a criminal extortion tool and after an attack has
Nathan Gleicher joined Facebook as the head of cybersecurity policy in 2018. He was previously a senior associate in a technology program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. This is the transcript of an interview with Frontline’s James Jacoby conducted on September 6, 2018. It has been edited
The world of technology is always evolving, and the threat landscape is continuously adapting and expanding. That part isn’t new. As with many other areas of life, though, 2020 seems to have shifted the playing field and changed the rules a bit more than usual. Privacy and security are simultaneously
Ask most board directors and CEO’s to define cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in a board meeting and have them share their answers and you may well find that their depth of knowledge is too shallow in their duty of care responsibilities. This, however, is fast changing after many years where
Microsoft recently acknowledged Russian hackers successfully cyberattacked them. If hackers can penetrate their internal systems, what are the chances your company will suffer the consequences of a future hack? What the Russians have done is very bad, but it’s only an example of the cyber threats we all face. The
Protecting digital assets is becoming harder and harder, for one alarming reason: most organizations have poorly prepared for the deluge of cloud-based applications and end-point devices. This transformation has created vulnerabilities well beyond any corporate-controlled environment, expanding the potential for data breaches into completely unchartered territory. As the enterprise perimeter
With cybercrime accelerating as COVID-19 spreads, manufacturing and retail organisations are seeing the most attacks. In a report to be released today that was exclusively provided to the author, security firm Mimecast examines the first 100 days of the crisis and the pattern of scams that has unfolded.
The global outbreak of the new Coronavirus brought to our attention an inconvenient truth about influenza: The seasonal flu kills between 291,000 to 645,000 people worldwide each year. Still, a December 2019 survey found that 37% of US adults did not intend to get a flu shot.
Cybersecurity is at an inflection point entering 2020. Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are accelerating its technological progress. Real-time data and analytics are making it possible to build stronger business cases, driving higher adoption.