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46% of organizations still store passwords in shared documents

That’s despite an overwhelming 93% of respondents that require password management training, with 63% holding training more than once per year, according to a survey conducted by Pulse on behalf of Hitachi ID.

Prioritize patching vulnerabilities associated with ransomware

A threat research from Cyber Security Works (CSW) has revealed a 7.6% increase in ransomware vulnerabilities since the publication of the Ransomware Spotlight Report in January 2022.

Email is the riskiest channel for data security

A research from Tessian and the Ponemon Institute reveals that nearly 60% of organizations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.

Record level of bad bot traffic contributing to rise of online fraud

Bad bots, software applications that run automated tasks with malicious intent, accounted for a record-setting 27.7% of all global website traffic in 2021, up from 25.6% in 2020, an Imperva report reveals.

Why cyber security can’t just say “no“

While the security department refuses a request with a simple “no”, the problem won’t just go away because the business need will remain. On the contrary, that slight problem might be the smoldering ember that will spark your next security incident.

Best practices for healthcare delivery organizations to manage supply chain cybersecurity risks

Drafted by the Health Information Management Working Group, the report provides best practices that healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) can use to manage the cybersecurity risks associated with their supply chains.

Remote work hazards: Attackers exploit weak WiFi, endpoints, and the cloud

Remote work and digital transformation changes led to the additions of VPNs and firewalls, a mix of corporate and employee-owned devices as well as cloud and on-premises DDI servers to manage data traffic across the expanded network.

Emotet is the most common malware

HP announced that the HP Wolf Security threat research team has identified a 27-fold increase in detections resulting from Emotet malicious spam campaigns in Q1 2022, compared to Q4 2021 – when Emotet first made its reappearance.

Recovering from a cybersecurity earthquake: The lessons organizations must learn

As was the case in the Spring4Shell and Log4j attacks, the use of open-source solutions has increased cyber risks. They’re ubiquitous in almost every form of software development and often developed at speed, leaving gaps in security.

Where do federal agencies stand with zero trust implementation?

According to a study by General Dynamics Information Technology, 63% of respondents said their agencies will meet these requirements on time or early. 92% are confident in their agency’s ability to defend against cyber threats.

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