Data Breaches


Spotlight on the Cold, Hard Facts of Application Security

From security threats to compliance regulations to recognizing what businesses and the overall economy are going to look like in a post-COVID era, staying aware of cybersecurity risks—and more specifically, application security—is not only a full-time job. It’s an ongoing job with constantly shifting parameters and concerns. That said, facts are facts. Data breaches are growing in both frequency and scope.


The value of a stolen account. A look at credential stuffing attacks.

A type of credential reuse attack known as credential stuffing has been recently observed in higher numbers towards industry verticals. Credential stuffing is the process of automated probing of and access to online services using credentials usually coming from data breaches, or bought in the criminal underground.


SMEs and the cyber security challenge

EasyJet, CapitalOne, British Airways and Marriott are all huge companies with equally large budgets. Another thing they have in common is they all fell victim to a serious data breach, costing them hundreds of millions of pounds. If the major players with a lot of resources to devote to cyber security still get hacked, do SMEs with limited budgets stand a chance? It’s a dramatic question, so let’s explore the answer.


9 Ways to Prevent Third-Party Data Breaches

The increasing number of third-party data breaches and the sensitive information they expose have negatively impacted consumer trust. Third-party breaches occur when sensitive data is stolen from a third-party vendor or when their systems are used to access and steal sensitive information stored on your systems. In today's interconnected economy, companies rely on third-parties.


Kubernetes Security: Lateral Movement Detection and Defense

What is Lateral Movement? Lateral movement refers to the techniques that a cyber-attacker uses, after gaining initial access, to move deeper into a network in search of sensitive data and other high-value assets. Lateral movement techniques are widely used in sophisticated cyber-attacks such as advanced persistent threats (APTs).


116 Must-Know Data Breach Statistics for 2020

Data is rapidly becoming one of the most valuable assets in the modern world. The digital giants that monopolize data are arguably the most powerful companies in the world, prompting ongoing conversations about anti-trust legislation and digital privacy. Despite the overwhelming value controlled by these entities, as we'll see, even companies such as Facebook are vulnerable to the byproduct of the rapid move to digitization – the data breach epidemic.


Improving Cybersecurity Starts at the Endpoints

Careful monitoring and attention to endpoints are just two elements of a strong cybersecurity strategy for K-12 districts. Cybersecurity must be a top priority for K-12 schools. Schools need to prioritize thwarting industrious hackers who are intent on getting to the treasure trove of information and personally identifiable information (PII) schools manage.