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68% of Organizations Experiencing One Cyberattack Experience a Second Within 12 Months!

New data from cybersecurity vendor CrowdStrike shows just having security technologies in place won’t prevent one… let alone two… cyberattacks.
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It’s Time for Organizations to Begin Propping Up the Human Firewall

Modern thinking about a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy includes a holistic approach that equally involves your users as a “human element” within your cyber defenses.
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[Heads Up] Was SolarWinds Really A Daisy Supply Chain Attack?

The NYT just reported the next revelation regarding the SolarWinds hack.  The Russian FSB may have piggybacked on a tool developed by JetBrains, which is based in the Czech Republic.
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Securing Remote Employees is the Top 2021 Cybersecurity Challenge for Organizations

Security vendor CheckPoint provides insight into what are the organizational cybersecurity priorities for next two years, as well as where cybersecurity is going to be challenging.
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Exploits Leveraging Excel 4.0 Macros Increase as Organizations Continue to Rely on this Legacy Technology

Despite being nearly 30 years old, Excel’s very functional macro technology appears to be a little too functional, as attackers have stepped up its use to advance cyberattacks.
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[On-Demand Webinar] When the Bad Guys Hide in Plain Sight: Hacking Platforms You Know and Trust

Today’s hackers are concealing their attacks in places you wouldn’t expect… utilizing tools your users know and trust to deliver their malicious payloads. Secure email services with ...
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"Berserk Bear", The Russian Hackers Playing ‘Chekhov’s Gun’ With US Infrastructure

In an advisory warning published last week by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the government notified the public of a ...
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Could A Botched Ransomware Attack Have Caused The Massive Mauritius Oil Spill?

I found a super interesting and at the same time scary article at Forbes by Nishan Degnarain about the cyber vulnerabilities of these massive oil tankers and container ships. It's ...
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[INFOGRAPHIC] 20 Ways to Build Your Security Fortress From Anywhere

Whether you and your users are working remotely or in the office, it’s essential to be aware of cybersecurity threats. Here at KnowBe4, we’re committed to help your users make smarter ...
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[HEADS UP] Cybercriminal Sells Info on 186 Million U.S. Voters

In a recent report by NBC News, cybersecurity company TrustWave found a bad guy selling voter registration data on 186 million Americans.
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Chinese Antivirus Vendor Tied to Part of a Decade-Long Hacking Spree

Members of the hacking group “Apt41” were charged by the U.S. Department of Justice for hacking more than 100 victims globally with one of its members running AV vendor Anvisoft.
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Joint Cybersecurity Advisory Outlines Approaches to Discovering and Remediating Attacks

This newly-released report is the result of a collaborative effort by cybersecurity authorities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
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Crowdstrike: "More Cyberattacks in the First Half of 2020 Than in All of 2019"

According to a recent study conducted by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, recent threat activity throughout its customers’ networks has shown more intrusion attempts within the first half ...
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[NEW PhishER Feature] Remove, Inoculate, and Protect Against Email Threats Faster With PhishRIP

Your users are likely already reporting potentially dangerous emails in some fashion within your organization. The increase of this email traffic can present a new problem!
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1 in 3 Employees Rarely or Never Think About Cybersecurity

Eye-opening data around the impact of human error demonstrates how simple user mistakes can compromise your organization’s cybersecurity posture.
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[HEADS UP] Cyber Attack at University of York Steals Personal Information from Staff and Students

In a recent report by the York Press, University of York has launched an investigation after personal information of students and staff was obtained by the bad guys.
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Don't Overlook Policy When Designing Security

There’s no single defense against phishing and other social engineering attacks, according to Kevin O’Brien, CEO and co-founder of email security company GreatHorn. On the CyberWire’s ...
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60% of Organizations are Hit by Cyberattacks Spread by Their Own Employees

The unwitting participant appears to be alive and well, based on new data from security vendor Mimecast. With employees being the source of attack surface expansion, what’s an org to do?
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Human Performance as a Risk Factor

Most organizations don’t place enough focus on the human elements of cybersecurity, according to Stephen A. Wilson, Dean Hamilton, and Scott Stallbaum from consulting firm Wilson Perumal ...
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Nearly Every Organization is More Concerned about Cybersecurity Than Before COVID-19

New data from security vendor Tripwire highlights how the shift to remote working has changed the face of cybersecurity for both the current work climate and the future.
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