Vulnerabilities (159)

Small Biz is U.S. Cybersecurity 'Achilles Heel,' Experts Warn  

Main Street businesses have become so vulnerable to cyberattacks that one cybersecurity expert calls them probably the economy’s “Achilles heel.” So reports BBC News.


Ransomware Attacks and Costs Surge, U.S. Treasury Reports

The costs of likely ransomware payments processed by U.S. financial institutions almost tripled in 2021, according to the Treasury Department. So reports The Record.


CISA’s Security Guidelines Seem Basic: Cybersecurity Experts

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s recently issued cybersecurity performance goals are fairly rudimentary, which indicates that critical infrastructure operators often aren’t taking simple steps, according to industry experts. So reports Cybersecurity Dive.


Meta Warns Facebook Users Against Malicious Apps  

Facebook parent company Meta has cautioned that users of the social network are having their data targeted through malicious apps. So reports SC Magazine.


How to Handle Continuing Data Breach Problem?  

A fresh batch of survey results shows that data breaches remain highly prevalent at corporations around the world, with many organizations still not entirely protected against the next attack.


43% of Workers Take Risks to Skirt Authentication Rules: Study  

Almost half (43%) of employees say they have engaged in risky behavior in order to get around complex authentication requirements, according to a study by 1Password. So reports CPO Magazine.


What to Know About Uber’s Major Data Breach  

A data breach of Uber Technologies holds multiple lessons for security professionals.


Cybersecurity Tops U.S. Executives' List of Worries

Business leaders have ranked cybersecurity as the No. 1 risk facing their organizations, ahead of talent acquisition and inflation. That’s according to a new PwC study.


How Can CISOs Maintain Cybersecurity After Quantum Computing?  

New encryption standards recently announced by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology could play a big role in how information is kept safe after the expected rise of quantum computing, according to various published reports.


Data Breaches Fell in First Half of 2022: Study  

The quantity of data breaches in the first six months of this year was 4% less than during the same period of 2021, according to research by the Identity Theft Resource Center. So reports


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