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Cybersecurity pros think the enemy is winning

Recent research from Malwarebytes, ISSA, and ESG find that security professionals have little confidence in their ability to prevent their organization from being breached. What’s behind this mindset? And how can we turn the tide to stay a step ahead of the criminals? Categories: Security world Tags: adminsCISOscybercriminalsdata breachesITsecurity professionalsskills shortage (Read more…) The post…

Impersonation Attacks Up 67% for Corporate Inboxes

Article by Kelly Sheridan, DarkReading Nearly three-quarters of organizations hit with impersonation attacks experienced direct losses of money, customers, and data. Email-based cyberattacks are going up, causing confidence in security defenses to fall as businesses grapple with greater losses caused by email-borne cyberattacks, researchers report. Sixty-one percent of 1,025 IT decision makers polled in Mimecast’s…

Consumers Targeted with GDPR Phishing Scams

The approaching May 25, 2018 deadline for GDPR compliance has businesses hurrying to update their privacy policies while cyber criminals are  capitalizing on their need to re-consent their databases. It is very common for scammers to use current event trends as bait for social engineering attacks.  People are more likely to be expecting these types…