74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

New research conducted by the Ponemon Institute reveals a substantial lack of empowerment felt by consumers when it comes to their data privacy. There is also a gap between the data protection ...
Cybercriminals Take Over Famous Twitter Accounts, Start Bitcoin Scam

Cybercriminals Take Over Famous Twitter Accounts, Start Bitcoin Scam

Several high-profile Twitter accounts, including those belonging to Apple, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, started to tweet in support of a Bitcoin scam, promising to double the money that people would send ...
Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Security researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan found numerous security issues and vulnerabilities within Democracy Live’s OmniBallot platform. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing more states ...
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The Linux Foundation Takes on Digital Trust With ToIP Foundation

The Linux Foundation announced it will host the Trust over IP (ToIP) Foundation, an independent project to enable trustworthy exchange and verification of data between any two parties on the internet in ...
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A Single Phishing Email Can Cost a Small Business $100K – Here’s How to Protect Your Office Against Fraud

A Single Phishing Email Can Cost a Small Business $100K – Here’s How to Protect Your Office Against Fraud

Phishing and business-email-compromise (BEC) schemes are on the rise, causing losses in the $50,000 to $100,000 range to small businesses across the United States. More than a third of organizations said they ...
New Research Shows 20% Spike in Fraud as Digital Behavior Shifts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New Research Shows 20% Spike in Fraud as Digital Behavior Shifts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New data showing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on online fraud in the first quarter of 2020 shows that 26.5% of all transactions were fraud and abuse attempts, which is a ...
Beware of Shady Websites Pushing Pharmaceuticals for COVID-19

Beware of Shady Websites Pushing Pharmaceuticals for COVID-19

Researchers have uncovered several shadowy sellers eager to capitalize on the quest for a treatment for COVID-19. Scared shoppers should be aware that these websites are only trying to get their attention ...
UK Cyber Body Offers Practical Guidelines on Dealing with Coronavirus-Themed Cyber Threats

UK Cyber Body Offers Practical Guidelines on Dealing with Coronavirus-Themed Cyber Threats

The National Cyber Security Centre, the UK’s independent authority on cybersecurity, has released practical advice for individuals and organizations on how to deal with coronavirus-related malicious cyber activity. In a joint announcement ...

Tackling Remote Security Challenges: Q&A With Chief Security Officer Chris Hickman

Over the past few weeks, we’ve received a number of inquiries from executives and practitioners about how best to address the challenges of business continuity emerging with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ...

Top 5 Ways to Secure IoT Devices With PKI

There’s a lot of connected devices out there. That may seem like an obvious statement given that everyone seems to be walking around with a mobile phone, tablet, computer, and wireless headset ...