Business Wire: Organizations of all sizes are increasingly falling victim to ransomware attacks and inadequately protecting against this rising cyberthreat.
Dark Reading: Risk aggregation is not a new phenomenon. The insurance industry, for example, has long examined how shared assets and similarities between organizations in their books bundle potential risk.
Yahoo Finance: Palo Alto Networks Inc. raised its annual forecasts for revenue and adjusted profit as enterprise customers shift to one-stop shops for their cybersecurity needs in a bid to reduce costs.
Forbes: With ever-evolving attack strategies and a growing list of countries and states adding regulations, companies have no choice but to be more proactive about cybersecurity.
City AM: A London-based artificial intelligence firm has announced a $250m cash injection led by the Qatari sovereign wealth fund as investors rush to capitalise on a boom in AI technology.
US News: Top U.S. cybersecurity companies are expected to report another quarter of strong growth as high-profile hacks and a shift in client preference for bigger players with better integrated offerings help support their businesses in a turbulent economy.
The Target: Leverage EDU, a software University Admission platform.
The Take: Exposure of over 240,000 records of Personally Identifiable Information including: names, email addresses, passport scans, applications, bank statements and loan information.
The Vector: A misconfigured database was left open and unsecured with no password, meaning anyone with an internet connection could have viewed and downloaded the trove of data.
This shows how important authentication controls are and that they are purposefully and smartly deployed with security in mind. Multi-factor authentication and password length and complexity rules on server access are effective strategies to mitigate these kinds of breaches to protect a firm’s data.
Funds Tech: Despite the fact that the majority of financial firms have banned the use of social media platforms such as WhatsApp and WeChat, compliance officers are not convinced this will be effective in managing the risk of off-channel communications.
Funds Tech: Recently published research has revealed that asset managers’ cybersecurity preparedness has become a key concern for institutional investors during the fundraising process.
PR Newswire: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today released the results of its annual Cybercrime Report, an analysis of data from 79.8 billion transactions processed through its LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network® throughout 2022.