Businesses Must Automate The Testing Of Cyber-Defences Says Cybersecurity Analyst

Today the government has published their annual FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check which assesses and reports on cyber security risk management in the UK’s 350 largest firms.  The main findings were:  Many boards still don’t fully understand the potential impact of a cyber-attack  Less than a fifth (16%) of boards have a comprehensive understanding of the […]

Verizon Refocuses The Cyber Investigations Spotlight On The World Of Insider Threats

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) series opened the doors to the world of cybercrime – now, this dataset and caseload analysis has been refocused on the role of the insider – forming the Verizon Insider Threat Report.  Twenty percent of cybersecurity incidents and 15 percent of the data breaches investigated within the Verizon 2018 DBIR originated […]

45K Patients Compromise For Rush System

Rush System for Health says personal information from about 45,000 patients may have been compromised in a data breach.  The health system said in a recent financial filing that the exposed data may include names, addresses, birthdays, Social Security numbers and health insurance information. Rush said that to its knowledge none of the data had been […]

FireMon Announces Lumeta CloudVisibility Complete Cloud And Network Visibility And Security For Hybrid Enterprises

A free version, Lumeta CloudVisibility Community Edition, delivers full functionality with limited scale for hybrid cloud environments  FireMon today announced Lumeta CloudVisibility, proven cloud visibility, security and anomaly detection for hybrid enterprises. Lumeta CloudVisibility is built on the pioneering technology of its predecessor, Lumeta Spectre, purpose-built for comprehensive network and endpoint discovery. With this release, FireMon introduces real-time infrastructure visibility, change monitoring and leak-path detection for enterprises […]

New Microsoft Report Finds 250% Increase In Phishing Attacks

Microsoft’s new Security Intelligence Report (SIR Volume 24) finds that phishing attacks increased 250% between January and December 2018, with attackers moving to multiple points of attacks during the same campaign, switching between URLs, domains, and servers when sending e-mails and hosting phishing forms. Hosted servers and public cloud tools were also adopted to make it […]