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Experts Fear Crooks are Cracking Keys Stolen in LastPass Breach

In November 2022, the password manager service LastPass disclosed a breach in which hackers stole password vaults containing both encrypted and plaintext data for more than 25 million users. Since then, a steady trickle of six-figure cryptocurrency heists targeting security-conscious people throughout the tech industry has led some security experts to conclude that crooks likely … Read more

Top 10 riskiest assets threatening global business

Top 10 riskiest assets threatening global business

Today, Armis released new research identifying the riskiest connected assets posing threats to global businesses. The company’s findings highlight risk being introduced to organisations through a variety of connected assets across device classes, emphasising a need for a comprehensive security strategy to protect an organisation’s entire attack surface in real-time. “Continuing to educate global businesses … Read more

Developers have security, other generative AI concerns but use it anyway

Developers have security, other generative AI concerns but use it anyway

A new software developer survey released today shows a broad understanding of the risks involved in using generative AI to support software development projects, but an equally widespread acceptance that the technology has already proved itself as useful. The survey, which was published by GitLab, used the results of 1,001 responses gathered in June 2023. … Read more

New research reveals most-attacked, most-vulnerable assets

New research reveals most-attacked, most-vulnerable assets

New research from security company Armis has revealed the riskiest assets introducing threats to global businesses. Armis’ research focused on connected assets with the most attack attempts, weaponized Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs), and high-risk ratings. Based on data from the Armis Asset Intelligence Engine, it found that internet of medical things (IoMT) assets- connected … Read more

FutureBank and IDVerse Partner to Fight Cybercrime

FutureBank and IDVerse Partner to Fight Cybercrime

The customisable and compliant embedded finance platform, FutureBank, has partnered with world-leading digital ID verification company IDVerse (previously known as OCR Labs Global) to further its digital transformation and accelerate customer onboarding through swift and secure digital identity verification (IDV). Through this partnership, new FutureBank customers can access the IDVerse software as part of its … Read more

The importance of CISOs is not recognised by senior leadership

The importance of CISOs is not recognised by senior leadership

Over 70% of CISOs feel that the importance of information security is not recognised by senior leadership. That’s according to research from cyber security solutions provider BSS, which explores ‘How CISOs can succeed in a challenging landscape’.  Of the 150 UK-based information security decision makers surveyed, under a third (28%) agreed that the value of their … Read more

International Cyber Expo Commits to Highlighting Importance of Wellbeing in Cybersecurity

International Cyber Expo Commits to Highlighting Importance of Wellbeing in Cybersecurity

We all know that cybersecurity is stressful; we’ve seen the many stats that say that professionals are burnt out and stressed. But what the industry needs is changemakers and people willing to lead the movement towards a healthier future. Today, The Nineteen Group has announced that they are revolutionising wellbeing support for professionals at cybersecurity … Read more

How attackers exploit QR codes and how to mitigate the risk

How attackers exploit QR codes and how to mitigate the risk

Among the many technological impacts of the coronavirus pandemic is a rise in the use of QR (Quick-Respons) codes. Naturally, bad actors are taking advantage of this opportunity and the vulnerabilities of this mobile technology to launch attacks. Security teams need to be on top of this threat. The QRurb Your Enthusiasm 2021 report by … Read more