Friday, January 28 2022

Report Identifies 392k Exposed Corporate Servers

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New research examine the impact of the pandemic on attack surface exposure. The report, conducted by cloud-based information security company […]

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The Week in Cybersecurity

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Weekly round-up of cybersecurity news, updates, and. highlights that matter to senior financial executives and decision-makers. New Powers for CISA […]

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Ransom Attacks Fewer, More Targeted

Ellie Buscemi 0

A new report from McAfee Labs shows the US had the second-lowest detection rate globally of ransomware attacks in the […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: June 25

Khushi Arora 0

Information security funding rounds, financial or strategic transactions, and IPOs announced this week. SentinelOne’s IPO filing, Splunk’s $1 billion private […]

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Financial sector has not implemented cybersecurity measures: Deloitte

Ellie Buscemi 0

Only nine percent of Danish financial institutions have implemented key cybersecurity measures, according to new research published by Deloitte. The […]

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On Regulatory Disincentives

Jeremy Seth Davis 0

First American Financial Corp. agreed to a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failures in disclosure controls and […]

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As Ransomware Soars, Insurers Mull Changes

Ellie Buscemi 0

As ransomware attacks soar, payment requests have begun to attract increased legal and regulatory scrutiny. In this complex environment, industry […]

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Researchers Getting Faster at Locating App Flaws

Khushi Arora 0

According to a new report which investigated trends in industries’ Attacker Resistance Score (ARS) ratings, penetration testers needed only 18 […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: June 18

Khushi Arora 0

Recent cybersecurity companies that raised capital, announced mergers and acquisitions, or financial or strategic transactions. This week, companies specializing in […]

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Poor Cyber Habits Increased During Pandemic: Report

Ellie Buscemi 0

As a growing number of organizations transition from fully remote workforces, a new report examined security habits of post-pandemic workforces. […]

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