Ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry and Petya, in which data is encrypted until a ransom is paid, are trending upward. As noted in the 2018 ISTR, although the number of ransomware families has decreased year over year, the number of ransomware variants has increased by 46 percent. This indicates criminal groups may...
One of the most famous security breaches in recent memory, the hack of the US Democratic National Convention email server, was conducted via fileless attack. The hack was comprised of targeted emails from seemingly legitimate sources that contained links to infected web pages, which subsequently allowed hackers to...
Perhaps the most important measure that an organization can take is to shift its perspective on cybersecurity from one that focuses simply on perimeter defenses to one that also limits the dwell time of an attacker
who manages to penetrate its environment. This shift limits the potential damage the attacker can...
Technological advances can support the work done by both large and small teams of information security professionals by streamlining many processes and tasks, and enhancing security efficiency. In short, there are technological solutions that help information security teams manage and mitigate advanced threats. These...
As the volume and speed of network data increases, security
tools are unable to keep up, resulting in security tool sprawl,
performance degradation, inefficiencies and unnecessary
expenditures. All of this leads to increased time to threat
detection and response and a higher risk of a breach - despite
It's time to face a hard truth: Modern enterprise networks can be extremely sometimes
painfully complex to manage and defend. Even worse, these behemoths may be
constructed of legacy hardware that can barely keep up with the demands of a modern
workforce. Network speeds to 100Gbps, unfettered access to cloud...
Network performance and security are vital
elements of any business. Organisations are
increasingly adopting virtualisation and cloud
technologies to boost productivity, cost savings
and market reach.
With the added complexity of distributed
network architectures, full visibility is necessary
To help security practitioners address their challenges, ISMG is hosting its Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit on May 21 at the Conrad Hotel in Bengaluru, which will offer expert insights on best practices. Among the speakers: Lt. Gen. (retired) Rajesh Pant, the national cybersecurity coordinator of India.
The way many organizations have handled digital onboarding is fraught with risk - including fraud. But Husayn Kassai, CEO of Onfido, envisions a new future that includes a healthy amount of friction and greater security.
When it comes to user onboarding, there's a tension between security and convenience. Try to shortcut security, and you'll pay the price. But add too much friction and you'll struggle to scale. So how can you optimize your user experience to introduce just the right amount of 'friendly' friction and unlock...
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the US. Globally, 1 in 60 online transactions are fraudulent. And if you don't know who your customers are, you can't onboard them to your platform.
Download this ebook to learn more about the future of digital onboarding.
The Singapore government has introduced draft legislation that it says would help in combating fake news, especially on social media platforms. While some privacy experts have expressed reservations, government intervention is merited.
Some privacy activists and cyber lawyers are criticizing Facebook's new requirement in India that users who are posting content related to elections or national security verify their identity by sharing either their driving license, passport or PAN card.
As fraud has shifted over the past decade from basic account takeover to synthetic identities and new account fraud, so has the field of identity protection evolved. Tom Thimot and George Tubin of Socure say they are here to disrupt the industry.
Join a behind the scenes tour of the largest anti-fraud provider research operation. We will discuss how to interlace Machine Learning, cyber threat intelligence, and fraud analysts into agile and accurate fraud prevention.
Taking a use case approach, we will demo a behavioral biometrics detection technology, and...