The State of Ransomware 2020

Stories of organizations crippled by ransomware regularly dominate the IT news headlines, and accounts of six- and seven-figure ransom demands are commonplace. But do the news stories tell the full story?

To understand the reality behind the headlines, Sophos commissioned an independent survey of 5,000 IT managers across 26 countries.

The findings provide brand new insight into what actually happens once ransomware hits. It reveals the percentage of attacks that successfully encrypt data; how many victims pay the ransom; how paying the ransom impacts the overall

Firewall Best Practices to Block Ransomware

Ransomware continues to plague organizations, with over half of companies surveyed across 26 countries revealing that they were hit by ransomware in the last year.

Kundecase: Advokatfirma kan spore forsvundne pc’er og hente vigtige data hjem

"For os er sikkerheden afgørende."

Accuras IT chef har takket være en unik endpoint løsning fået fuldstændig overblik over advokatvirksomhedens samlede pc park Løsningen har flere gange sporet og skaffet bortkomne pc’er hjem, og data er hver gang blevet sikret.

”Alle virksomheder og organisationer burde have en sådan endpoint løsning,” mener Morten Andersen.

How LogPoint uses MITRE ATT&CK®: Technical white paper

Threat actors and cyberattacks are continually evolving and becoming more sophisticated. When it comes to cybersecurity, it’s not enough to prevent attackers from breaching the network. Companies need to recognize that attackers can circumvent even the best security controls and policies.If defense efforts fall short, attackers are likely to gain the upper hand. It is more critical than ever for organizations to map their defense systems and identify gaps in their security posture.

The Importance of security awareness training: How to overcome the challenges of convincing leadership

Don't wait until you are a victim of a cybercrime to enroll your organization in a security awareness course

Make users an active part of your cyber security defense. Enable them to identify threats and act correctly in case of IT attacks. Users need to be part of the IT security solution - not the problem!

What is Security Awareness Training?
A digital education that takes place over a longer period of time and aims to increase users' awareness of IT security.

Email Security Threat Report 2020: 4 key trends from spear phishing to credentials theft

Email and collaboration platforms are the connective tissue of most businesses and organizations, where information is shared, plans are hatched, and alliances formed. Yet as a human-driven medium, email often represents the ‘weakest link’ in an organization’s security strategy. Indeed, 94% of cyber-threats originate in the email environment.

Phishing — Baiting the Hook

Almost any data scientist will tell you that a significant part of their time is spent on cleaning data to prepare it for analysis. Whether we’re talking about log files, event histories, or any other type of data, issues always need to be resolved before the work can begin. In some cases, it’s missing data. In others it’s outliers: events that skew the data or were misreported. Or maybe multiple data sets need to be brought together to form the data you want to analyze. No matter the cause, it takes time and work to ensure the most accurate data is available.

Financial Services — Hostile Takeover Attempts

In this report, we examine application programming interfaces, or APIs, that criminals target with credential stuffing attacks. When it comes to credential stuffing, the APIs we’re examining use REST and SOAP to access resources. This includes account summary pages with personal information, account records, and balances, as well as other tools or services within the platform. While they’re not directly comparable, both REST and SOAP are essentially methods of communication between applications. REST can be implemented in different ways, depending on the project.

Protect Your Online Business from Credential Stuffing - Stay Ahead of Threats with Advanced Bot Management Technology

With the proliferation of online applications, most users don’t practice good internet hygiene — often repurposing the same login credentials across multiple accounts. That makes every online business with a login page a potential target for credential stuffing, whether you’ve had a data breach or not. Your network and data can be properly secured, but your business is still exposed to fraud if you can’t see and stop credential stuffing before a successful combination is found.

Protecting Personal Data While Enhancing Customer Engagement: How To Manage PII and Boost Loyalty And Retention

Retailers need to develop ever-closer relationships with their customers in order to win their spend and improve loyalty. Many are increasing investment in personalised retail efforts and structured loyalty programmes to help to achieve these goals. By better identifying their customers, as well as their individual needs, retailers are able to target them more specifically, boosting their propensity to spend in the process. Yet it’s become harder than ever to meet these goals.