This week on Security News in Review, we have coverage on the Facebook data leak, some movement from the federal government on closing a weak spot, and theories on whether IcedID could take on the role Emotet used to have.Read More
Risk mitigation in cybersecurity is a fast-changing target for companies of all sizes. Each week, the team at Morphisec reads dozens of news sites to keep up with the stories that matter so you can stay on top of the changing threat landscape and better secure your critical infrastructure.Read More
Malware authors worldwide have targeted the fear around COVID-19 as a way to further their goals. This isn’t really a new method of enticing people to download and run their malware; threat actors have always used disasters as a way to deliver their payloads. From that perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic is only the latest in a long line of disasters that threat actors--both financially motivated and state-sponsored--leverage to achieve their goals.Read More
Americans Fear of an Imminent or Elevated Cyber Threat Against the Nation Drops to 51%; But 27% of Citizens Believe There Are Lingering Effects on Cyber Defenses from the Government ShutdownRead More
Morphisec’s U.S. Citizen Threat Index Study Looks at Perceived Threats in the Run-Up to the 2018 Midterms
With the US midterm elections just days away, the team at Morphisec wanted to look at how American citizens feel about state-sponsored attacks and other cyber threats that could pose a threat to US election security, and ultimately, American democracy.Read More
Its been a big week for Morphisec.
Yesterday Morphisec announced it has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the build-out and enhancement of cyber protection capabilities for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) systems. This is the first U.S. Federal initiative the company has pursued, and it’s a validation of how innovative and powerful its approach is with Moving Target Defense.Read More
CISOs face an escalating battle on two fronts: externally from ever-more sophisticated attackers and internally in managing all the threat protection and additional security layers they put in to stop them. And they are losing. Despite added technology complexity and operational overhead, cyber criminals still manage to get past defenses.
According to a a new report from analyst firm ESG, 72% of organizations believe that security operations are more difficult today than they were two years ago yet 54% still suffered at least one security incident.Read More