Posts tagged with "Cyber Attack"
Oct 16, 2020
4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats
There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak. Hackers are getting more and more sophisticated and targeted in their attacks. Many of these cyber threats have been around […]
Jul 31, 2020
8 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting Cloud Security
The Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on everything in our lives. It’s hard to find something that hasn’t been impacted in a major way as we attempt to limit the spread of the virus. Cloud security professionals should pay close attention to how our online needs are rapidly changing, with these 8 ways COVID-19 is making an impact on common things we interact with every day.
Jul 17, 2020
5 Common Accidental Sources of Data Leaks
How do bad actors gain access to a company's data? Most of the time, well-meaning everyday people are the real source of data insecurity. This list of five common sources of accidental data leaks will help you identify the problems that could be lurking in your systems, apps, and platforms.
May 20, 2020
Insider Threats in 2020: Discussing a Persistent Part of the Threat Landscape
In our 2020 SaaS security risks post, insider risks were listed as part of our anticipated threat landscape for this year. Our prediction has been borne out by research in 2020 indicating that insider threats have been on the rise and that many organizations lack the tools to address them. Given the prevalence of insider […]
Jan 14, 2020
Nightfall InfoSec Roundup: January 6 to January 13
Cyber Attacks & Breaches Google Agrees to Pay US$ 7.5M Over Google+ Data Breaches (CISO Mag) January 10th In a recent data leak incident, which exposed the private data of around 500,000 former Google+ users to outside developers, Google has agreed to pay US$7.5 million in a settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit against the […]
Nov 19, 2019
Nightfall InfoSec Round-up: November 8 to November 18
Cyber Attacks & Breaches Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords (Krebs on Security) November 11th Orvis, a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several weeks last month, exposing credentials the company used to manage everything from firewalls and routers […]
Aug 6, 2019
Nightfall Weekly InfoSec Roundup: July 30 to August 5
Cyber Attacks & Breaches Presbyterian data breach affects some 183,000 patients (AlbuquerqueJournal) August 3rd Presbyterian Healthcare Services reported a data breach that allowed unauthorized access to personal information belonging to around 183,000 patients and health plan members. Stockx was Hacked, Exposing Millions of User Records (Tech Crunch) August 3rd An unnamed data breached seller contacted […]