The number of data breaches were up more than 33-percent in the third quarter of 2019 according to a RiskBased report – Data Breach Quickview Report 2019 Q3 Trends.* In total there were 5,138 breaches reported in the first nine months of 2019 with healthcare leading the pack with 343 breaches.
A new study found that over half of the Fortune 500 are regularly exposed to remote access hacks. A majority of these occur via remote working features that are rarely considered vulnerabilities. The study also found that these attacks happened regardless of the company’s technical expertise or cybersecurity budget.
Travelers are advised to avoid using public USB power charging stations in airports, hotels, and other locations because they may contain dangerous malware, the Los Angeles District Attorney said in a security alert published last week. USB connections were designed to work as both data and power transfer mediums, with no strict barrier between the […]
The academic and industry literature is full of extremely useful research, insights and advice on how people interface with security technology and how that interaction can be enhanced to reduce the chance of a malicious attack. However, the role of the human in enhancing the overall resilience of an organisation operating within an environment where […]