Top Ten Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

New Hunting Grounds for Hackers in 2016

1. Increase in crime, espionage and sabotage by rogue nation-states With the ongoing failure of significant national, international or UN level response and repercussion, nation-state sponsored espionage, cyber-crime and sabotage will continue to expand. Clearly, most organisations are simply not structured to defend against such attacks, which will succeed in penetrating defences. Cybersecurity teams will need […]

Wannacry Is Still Alive Hitting Almost 75,000 Users In Q3 2018

One and a half years after its epidemic, WannaCry ransomware tops the list of the most widespread cryptor families and the ransomware has attacked 74,621 unique users worldwide. These attacks accounted for 28.72% of all users targeted by cryptors in Q3 2018. The percentage has risen over the last year, demonstrating more than two thirds […]

ADIPEC 2018: Skybox Calls On Oil And Gas Companies To Unify IT And OT Cybersecurity

The 2018 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) will begin on Monday 12 November, bringing together 110,000 industry experts from across the globe. As leaders and decision makers assess the future of energy and discuss the role of technology within their vision, Skybox Security calls on the industry to take a unified approach […]

Back To Basics: How To Tackle The Human Element Of Today’s Cyber Threats

With data breaches up 75% in the last two years according to data from the ICO, businesses should be on the lookout for potential threats now more than ever. Most will look to advanced technology to help protect themselves from cyber attacks that could access restricted data, but what some may forget is the importance of […]

Bankers Life Data Breach Exposes 566,127 People

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On October 25, Fortune 1000 company CNO Financial Group, Inc. submitted a report to the Office for Civil Rights’ Breach Portal at the U.S. Department of Health and Human services. The report revealed that the personally identifiable information of 566,127 people was accessed by an unauthorized party through a subsidiary of CNO, Bankers Life. This breach is […]