Archive Author: Tek Editor

Security Awareness Training Is Not an Island

The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) found that 94% of all breaches are targeting people, underscoring the importance of a people-centric approach to cybersecurity. Phishing continues to be the No. 1 threat […]

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Three Common Business Email Compromise Tactics and How to Fight Back

Seven years after the FBI coined the term “business email compromise,” or BEC, the list of victims—and the tally of multimillion-dollar losses—continues to grow. BEC has resulted in more than $26 […]

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Benefits of Security Automation: Make the Most of Your People

Gone are the days when IT leaders fretted that the benefits of automation would shove people out of jobs. If anything, it’s the opposite: 74% of cybersecurity professionals say that […]

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Five signs that you are part of a botnet attack

On the Internet today, DDoS attacks are common. You probably already know how to protect your network against them. (If not, more information is here.) However, there is another dangerous aspect […]

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New 2020 Ponemon Institute Study: Frequency and Cost of Insider Threats Have Spiked Dramatically in Last Two Years

TL;DR: According to a new study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ObserveIT and IBM, the frequency of insider threats has risen by 47% in only two years. Insider threats cost organizations […]

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The Skyrocketing Costs of Insider Threat Investigations

TL;DR: A recent report from Ponemon Institute found that the cost of investigating Insider Threat incidents has skyrocketed since 2018. What can companies do to be more efficient? According to the […]

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