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How AI helps decode cybercriminal strategies

How AI helps decode cybercriminal strategies 2024-07-11 at 07:32 By Help Net Security With terms like “AI washing” making their way into mainstream business consciousness, the hype surrounding AI is making it harder to differentiate between the true applications and empty promises of the technology. The quest for tangible business benefits is in full swing, […]

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GenAI keeps cybersecurity pros on high alert

GenAI keeps cybersecurity pros on high alert 2024-06-13 at 06:01 By Help Net Security “Businesses across every industry face unprecedented challenges posed by an increasing attack surface, zero-day vulnerabilities, cloud misconfigurations, and new emerging threats driven by AI,” said Andrei Florescu, president and GM of Bitdefender Business Solutions Group. “The findings of our recent survey

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Security and privacy strategies for CISOs in a mobile-first world

Security and privacy strategies for CISOs in a mobile-first world 2024-06-12 at 07:01 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, Jim Dolce, CEO at Lookout, discusses securing mobile devices to mitigate escalating cloud threats. He emphasizes that organizations must shift their approach to data security, acknowledging the complexities introduced by mobile access to

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Cybersecurity pros change strategies to combat AI-powered threats

Cybersecurity pros change strategies to combat AI-powered threats 2024-06-10 at 06:31 By Help Net Security 75% of security professionals had to change their cybersecurity strategy in the last year due to the rise in AI-powered cyber threats, with 73% expressing a greater focus on prevention capabilities, according to Deep Instinct. Additionally, 97% of respondents are

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Find out which cyber threats you should be concerned about

Find out which cyber threats you should be concerned about 2024-06-05 at 06:01 By Help Net Security This article includes excerpts from various reports that offer statistics and insights into the current cyber threat landscape. Human error still perceived as the Achilles’ heel of cybersecurity Proofpoint | 2024 Voice of the CISO | May 2024

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Third-party vendors pose serious cybersecurity threat to national security

Third-party vendors pose serious cybersecurity threat to national security 2024-06-04 at 07:01 By Help Net Security In this Help Net Security video, Paul Prudhomme, Principal Security Analyst at SecurityScorecard, discusses the findings of the 2024 Redefining Resilience: Concentrated Cyber Risk in a Global Economy Research report. This research details a surge in adversaries exploiting third-party

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2024 sees continued increase in ransomware activity

2024 sees continued increase in ransomware activity 2024-05-23 at 06:31 By Help Net Security In this Help Net Security video, Ryan Bell, Threat Intelligence Manager at Corvus Insurance, discusses how ransomware will continue to grow in 2024. In January, Corvus reported that global ransomware attacks in 2023 set a record high, surpassing 2022 by nearly

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Key questions to ask when tailoring defensive stacks

Key questions to ask when tailoring defensive stacks 2024-05-15 at 06:31 By Help Net Security In this Help Net Security video, Scott Small, Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Tidal Cyber, outlines the questions you need to ask your security team when tailoring a defense stack against your current threat landscape. Small talks about what

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Cheap ransomware for sale on dark web marketplaces is changing the way hackers operate

Cheap ransomware for sale on dark web marketplaces is changing the way hackers operate 2024-04-18 at 08:01 By Help Net Security Since June 2023, Sophos X-Ops has discovered 19 junk gun ransomware variants — cheap, independently produced, and crudely constructed — on the dark web. The developers of these junk gun variants are attempting to

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Exposing the top cloud security threats

Exposing the top cloud security threats 2024-04-15 at 07:01 By Help Net Security Many companies consider AI-powered threats to be the top cloud security threat to their business. Concerningly, less than half are confident in their ability to tackle those threats, according to a recent Aqua Security survey. In this Help Net Security video, Michal

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Immediate AI risks and tomorrow’s dangers

Immediate AI risks and tomorrow’s dangers 2024-03-08 at 08:37 By Helga Labus “At the most basic level, AI has given malicious attackers superpowers,” Mackenzie Jackson, developer and security advocate at GitGuardian, told the audience last week at Bsides Zagreb. These superpowers are most evident in the growing impact of fishing, smishing and vishing attacks since

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Major shifts in identity, ransomware, and critical infrastructure threat trends

Major shifts in identity, ransomware, and critical infrastructure threat trends 2024-03-07 at 07:20 By Help Net Security In this Help Net Security video, Michelle Alvarez, Strategic Threat Analysis Manager at IBM X-Force, discusses the 2024 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, revealing top threats and trends the team observed last year across its global engagements and how

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State-sponsored hackers know enterprise VPN appliances inside out

State-sponsored hackers know enterprise VPN appliances inside out 2024-02-28 at 14:19 By Zeljka Zorz Suspected Chinese state-sponsored hackers who have been leveraging Ivanti Connect Secure VPN flaws to breach a variety of organizations have demonstrated “a nuanced understanding of the appliance”, according to Mandiant incident responders and threat hunters. They were able to perform a

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APT29 revamps its techniques to breach cloud environments

APT29 revamps its techniques to breach cloud environments 2024-02-27 at 14:16 By Helga Labus Russian threat actors APT29 are changing their techniques and expanding their targets to access cloud environments, members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance have warned. About APT29 APT29 (aka Midnight Blizzard, aka Cozy Bear) is a cyber espionage group believed to

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Adversaries exploit trends, target popular GenAI apps

Adversaries exploit trends, target popular GenAI apps 2024-01-18 at 06:01 By Help Net Security More than 10% of enterprise employees access at least one generative AI application every month, compared to just 2% a year ago, according to Netskope. In 2023, ChatGPT was the most popular generative AI application, accounting for 7% of enterprise usage.

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Social engineer reveals effective tricks for real-world intrusions

Social engineer reveals effective tricks for real-world intrusions 2024-01-08 at 08:31 By Mirko Zorz In this Help Net Security interview, Jayson E. Street, Chief Adversarial Officer at Secure Yeti, discusses intriguing aspects of social engineering and unconventional methods for gathering target information. Street explores the overlooked threat of physical security and the human tendency to

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How executives adapt to rising cybersecurity concerns in mobile networks

How executives adapt to rising cybersecurity concerns in mobile networks 21/12/2023 at 08:13 By Help Net Security In this Help Net Security video, Rowland Corr, VP & Head of Government Relations at Enea, discusses the implications of burner phones and the crisis of confidence in network operators as they struggle to protect consumers from sophisticated

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Unhappy network professionals juggling more with less

Unhappy network professionals juggling more with less 01/12/2023 at 07:04 By Help Net Security 97% of US-based CIOs expressed serious concerns about at least one cybersecurity threat, according to Opengear. Failing to have the correct human oversight over the network can open up opportunities for cybercriminals to find vulnerabilities in underserved setups. It’s perhaps this

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5 resolutions to prepare for SEC’s new cyber disclosure rules

5 resolutions to prepare for SEC’s new cyber disclosure rules 29/11/2023 at 08:32 By Help Net Security 2023 has been marked as a year of global conflict and unrest, all of which will impact the cyber threat landscape for years to come. However, one of the most significant cyber security developments for 2024 isn’t driven

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How cybercriminals adapt and thrive amidst changing consumer trends

How cybercriminals adapt and thrive amidst changing consumer trends 03/11/2023 at 08:36 By Help Net Security The email threat landscape is experiencing a profound transformation, adapting to new challenges and exploiting emerging vulnerabilities with speed and sophistication. In this Help Net Security video, Usman Choudhary, CPTO at VIPRE Security Group, discusses how cybercriminals modify their

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