Half of businesses feel vulnerable to bot attacks

Bot attacks are a major threat and many business owners are fearful of the consequences, a new report from cybersecurity firm HUMAN claims. Based on a poll of 425 cybersecurity and IT decision-makers with application security knowledge and responsibilities for their organizations, the report claims nearly half believe their company is susceptible to a sophisticated bot attack. Almost all (90 …

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Cybercriminals are finding it much easier to identify vulnerable organizations

Covid-19 has forced many businesses to digitize their operations virtually overnight and adopt new security habits in a very short timeframe. In turn, cybercriminals have adapted to this new environment and have even become more efficient at finding and targeting vulnerable organizations. This is according to a new report from BlackBerry, which details the cybersecurity landscape in the age of …

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Businesses knowingly deploy vulnerable applications due to time pressures

Many businesses are being forced to deploy vulnerable applications due to time pressures and economic considerations, creating a wealth of opportunity for cybercriminals, new research has warned. According to a report from silicon design firm Synopsys based on a survey of cybersecurity and development professionals, nearly half (48 percent) of businesses knowingly push vulnerable code to production in order to …

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Protecting data when it is most vulnerable

Most organizations understand need to protect data against cyber-attacks and data breaches by using encryption. Unfortunately, even the most well-informed and well-intentioned fail to encrypt their data when and where it is most vulnerable. Too often, they are not getting the protection they think they are when implementing full disk encryption or when told by email hosts, cloud storage and …

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