33% of attacks in the cloud leverage credential access

Elastic released the 2022 Elastic Global Threat Report, detailing the evolving nature of cybersecurity threats, as well as the increased sophistication of cloud and endpoint-related attacks. Human error poses the greatest risk to cloud security 33% of attacks in the cloud leverage credential access, indicating that users often overestimate the security of their cloud environments […]

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The emergence of zero trust consumers

A survey report from Daon shows 92% of consumers believe that cybersecurity threats will continue to outpace cybersecurity technology, with 91% willing to take extra security measures to prove their identity on an ongoing basis to protect their information and accounts. These and other findings in the report reveal that consumers are acknowledging a high-risk […]

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Threat actors extend attack techniques to new enterprise apps and services

Perception Point announced the publication of a report, “The Rise of Cyber Threats Against Email, Browsers and Emerging Cloud-Based Channels“, which evaluates the responses of security and IT decision-makers at large enterprises and reveals numerous significant findings about today’s enterprise threat landscape. One key takeaway is that organizations are paying a hefty $1,197 per employee […]

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Transportation sector targeted by both ransomware and APTs

Trellix released The Threat Report: Fall 2022 from its Advanced Research Center, which analyzes cybersecurity trends from the third quarter (Q3) of 2022. The report includes evidence of malicious activity linked to ransomware and nation-state backed advanced persistent threat (APT) actors. It examines malicious cyberactivity including threats to email, the malicious use of legitimate third-party […]

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Cloud data protection trends you need to be aware of

Veeam Software released the findings of the company’s Cloud Protection Trends Report 2023, covering four key “as a Service” scenarios: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service (BaaS/DRaaS). The survey found that companies are recognizing the increasing need to […]

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Top enterprise email threats and how to counter them

A research from Tessian, the State of Email Security Report, found that enterprise email is now the No. 1 threat vector for cyberattacks. According to the report, 94% of organizations experienced a spear phishing or impersonation attack, and 92% suffered ransomware attacks over email this year. Organizations send and receive thousands of emails per day, […]

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How ransomware gangs and malware campaigns are changing

Deep Instinct released its 2022 Bi-Annual Cyber Threat Report which focuses on the top malware and ransomware trends and tactics from the first half of 2022 and provides key takeaways and predictions for the ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape. “2022 has been another record year for cyber criminals and ransomware gangs. It’s no secret that these […]

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Security “sampling” puts US federal agencies at risk

Titania launched an independent research report that uncovers the impact of exploitable misconfigurations on the security of networks in the US federal government. The study, “The impact of exploitable misconfigurations on the security of agencies’ networks and current approaches to mitigating risks in the US Federal Government“, finds that network professionals report that they are […]

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