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Bad cybersecurity behaviors plaguing the remote workforce

As per a new report, younger employees are most likely to admit they cut cybersecurity corners, with 51% of 16-24-year-olds and 46% of 25-34-year-olds reporting they’ve used security workarounds.

Corporate attack surfaces growing concurrently with a dispersed workforce

Coupled with increased reliance on public cloud services and vulnerable enterprise VPNs, large organizations not using zero trust security became more vulnerable to network intrusion attacks.

Flashpoint partners with Cyware to deliver enhanced threat intelligence

Flashpoint’s threat intelligence now integrates as a core feature in Cyware’s CTIX Lite solution, a uniquely designed threat intel platform for smaller cybersecurity teams and mid-sized organizations.

Why XSS is still an XXL issue in 2021

Despite their longstanding reputation as a significant security issue, XSS attacks have remained a constant of the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks year after year and still make headlines.

VPN attacks up nearly 2000% as companies embrace a hybrid workplace

In the first quarter of 2021, there was a 1,916% increase in attacks against Fortinet’s SSL-VPN and a 1,527% increase in Pulse Connect Secure VPN, according to a new report by Nuspire.

PrivacyMic: A smart home system that doesn’t record speech

A team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a system that can inform a smart home – or listen for the signal that would turn on a smart speaker – without eavesdropping on audible sound.

Phishing maintained near-record levels in the first quarter of 2021

The APWG’s new Phishing Activity Trends Report reveals that phishing maintained near-record levels in the first quarter of 2021, after a major rise in 2020 wherein reported phishing websites doubled.

DDoS attacks increase 341% amid pandemic

During the pandemic, attackers targeted industries providing connectivity, services, and entertainment, resulting in a 341% year-over-year increase in DDoS attacks, according to Nexusguard.

54% of all employees reuse passwords across multiple work accounts

Since the start of the pandemic, employees have been engaging in poor cybersecurity practices on work devices, with business owners and C-level executives also failing to maintain cyber hygiene.

One step closer to quantum-secure conference calls

The Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology deployed in this demonstration harnesses the properties of quantum physics to facilitate guaranteed secure distribution of cryptographic keys.

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