Privacy predictions 2023

Our last edition of privacy predictions focused on a few important trends where business and government interests intersect, with regulators becoming more active in a wide array of privacy issues. Indeed, we saw regulatory activity around the globe. In the US, for example, the FTC has requested public comments on the “prevalence of commercial surveillance […]

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5 cybersecurity predictions for 2023

The cyber game is now an entire underground economy wrapped around cyberattacks. Thanks to increased international friction and the activity of groups such as Lapsus$, cybercriminals have upped the ante on cybercrime in order to turn a profit. Atakama outlines its top cybersecurity predictions for 2023. IoT blends with shadow IT to make a security […]

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5G can reduce – but also create – security risk

In this interview with Help Net Security, Anubhav Arora, VP of Security Engineering at Cradlepoint, talks about the most common 5G security misconceptions, how to make sure the network is safe, but also how 5G can benefit businesses. As 5G connections are rapidly spreading, more and more questions and misconceptions are arising. What are the […]

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IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Non-mobile statistics

IT threat evolution in Q3 2022 IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Non-mobile statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Mobile statistics These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products and services received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q3 2022: Kaspersky solutions blocked 956,074,958 attacks from […]

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DDoS attacks in Q3 2022

News overview In Q3 2022, DDoS attacks were, more often than not, it seemed, politically motivated. As before, most news was focused on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, but other high-profile events also affected the DDoS landscape this quarter. The pro-Russian group Killnet, active since January 2022, took the responsibility for several more cyberattacks. […]

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The most dangerous connected devices

The growing number and diversity of connected devices in every industry present new challenges for organizations to understand and manage the risks they are exposed to. In this Help Net Security video, Daniel Dos Santos, Head of Security Research at Forescout, discusses the most dangerous connected devices of 2022, discovered by the Vedere Labs research […]

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Smart buildings may be your cybersecurity downfall

According to a recent eEnergy report, 30 per cent of all purchased energy in the UK is currently wasted in commercial buildings, warehouses and education facilities. Whilst that’s quite a shocking number, it is, unfortunately, no surprise, as the majority of existing buildings in UK cities were constructed without energy efficiency as a key priority. […]

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Here’s 5 of the world’s riskiest connected devices

Forescout’s research team analyzed 19 million connected devices deployed across five different industries, to find the riskiest device groups: smart buildings, medical devices, networking equipment, and IP cameras, VoIP, and video conferencing systems. Using the dataset and scoring methodology, where the risk of a device is calculated on its configuration, function, and behavior, the five […]

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