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Barmak Meftah Joins Board of Directors at Nozomi Networks

Meftah brings more than 25 years of experience in building market-leading enterprise SaaS and cybersecurity companies to Nozomi Networks and most recently served as president of AT&T Cybersecurity.

Global Cybersecurity Spending to Soar 10% in 2021

The worldwide cybersecurity market is set to grow by up to 10% this year to top $60 billion, as the global economy slowly recovers from the pandemic, according to analyst firm Canalys.

Suspicious Vaccine-Related Domains Triple

The number of suspicious domains that feature the word "vaccine" in their title increased by almost 100% in the month after the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was given outside of a clinical trial.

Coin-Mining Malware Volumes Soar 53% in Q4 2020

Detections of cryptomining malware surged by 53% quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of 2020 as the value of Bitcoin soared higher than ever before, according to security firm Avira.

Atlanta Synagogue Reports Cyber-Attack

Threat actors reportedly targeted a Shabbat service, held in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., that was being broadcast live over the internet from Atlanta synagogue The Temple on January 15.

MAZE Exfiltration Tactic Widely Adopted

New research by New Zealand company Emsisoft has found that a cyber-blackmail tactic first debuted by ransomware gang MAZE has been adopted by over a dozen other criminal cyber-gangs.

Most Financial Services Have Suffered COVID-Linked Cyber-Attacks

Financial services firms were hit hard over the past year, with 70% experiencing a successful attack and most of these blaming COVID-related conditions for the incident, according to Keeper Security.

Health Insurer Fined $5.1m Over Data Breach

Excellus Health Plan, Inc. has agreed to pay $5.1m to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to settle potential HIPAA violations.

UK Ministry of Defence Experiences 18% Growth in Personal Data Loss Incidents

The UK’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) experienced an 18% rise in personal data loss incidents in the financial year 2019/20, according to official figures analyzed by the Parliament Street Think Tank.

Microsoft President Calls for Collaboration to Counter Growing Cyber-Threats

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, warned of the increasing cyber-threats to society as technology plays a more powerful role in our lives during his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021.

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