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End Users Remain Organizations' Biggest Security Risk
Yet they're showing signs of improvement across several important areas, a Dark Reading survey reveals.
January 18, 2022
Yet they're showing signs of improvement across several important areas, a Dark Reading survey reveals.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 18, 2022
2 min read
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Enterprises Worry About Increased Data Risk in Cloud
The 2021 Strategic Security Survey highlights concerns related to the cloud environment, such as the ability to detect breaches and the increasing number of attacks against cloud systems.
January 06, 2022
The 2021 Strategic Security Survey highlights concerns related to the cloud environment, such as the ability to detect breaches and the increasing number of attacks against cloud systems.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
January 06, 2022
2 min read
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How Risky Is the Log4J Vulnerability?
Security teams around the world are on high alert dealing with the Log4j vulnerability, but how risky is it, really?
December 17, 2021
Security teams around the world are on high alert dealing with the Log4j vulnerability, but how risky is it, really?
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
December 17, 2021
2 min read
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Ripple Effects Felt Across the Internet With AWS Outage
AWS Console was among the many services that were unavailable during the outage at Amazon Web Services.
December 07, 2021
AWS Console was among the many services that were unavailable during the outage at Amazon Web Services.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
December 07, 2021
2 min read
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Phishing Remains the Most Common Cause of Data Breaches, Survey Says
Despite heightened concerns over ransomware, fewer organizations in a Dark Reading survey reported being an actual victim of a ransomware attack over the past year.
November 29, 2021
Despite heightened concerns over ransomware, fewer organizations in a Dark Reading survey reported being an actual victim of a ransomware attack over the past year.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
November 29, 2021
2 min read
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Suppliers, Cloud Providers Are Threats to Enterprise Data, Survey Says
Other threats to enterprise data include cybercriminals, authorized users, foreign governments, and application vulnerabilities, according to Dark Reading's recent Strategic Security Report.
November 16, 2021
Other threats to enterprise data include cybercriminals, authorized users, foreign governments, and application vulnerabilities, according to Dark Reading's recent Strategic Security Report.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
November 16, 2021
2 min read
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SquirrelWaffle Leverages Malspam to Deliver Qakbot, Cobalt Strike
Threat is spreading widely via spam campaigns, infecting systems with a new malware loader.
November 10, 2021
Threat is spreading widely via spam campaigns, infecting systems with a new malware loader.
by Edmund Brumaghin, Cisco Talos Threat Researcher
November 10, 2021
1 min read
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5 MITRE ATT&CK Tactics Most Frequently Detected by Cisco Secure Firewalls
Cisco Security examines the most frequently encountered MITRE ATT&CK tactics and techniques.
November 03, 2021
Cisco Security examines the most frequently encountered MITRE ATT&CK tactics and techniques.
by Ben Nahorney, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Cisco Security
November 03, 2021
2 min read
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Defenders Worry Orgs Are More Vulnerable Than Last Year
Most IT and security leaders are confident their cybersecurity strategies are on the right track, but they still believe their organizations are as vulnerable as they were a year ago.
October 27, 2021
Most IT and security leaders are confident their cybersecurity strategies are on the right track, but they still believe their organizations are as vulnerable as they were a year ago.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
October 27, 2021
2 min read
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Enterprise Cybersecurity Strategies Are Getting More Attention
Data in Dark Reading's "2021 Strategic Security Survey" report suggest organizations are taking the security challenge seriously.
October 19, 2021
Data in Dark Reading's "2021 Strategic Security Survey" report suggest organizations are taking the security challenge seriously.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
October 19, 2021
1 min read
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High-Profile Breaches Are Shifting Enterprise Security Strategy
Increased media attention is driving changes in enterprise security strategy -- some positive, some negative.
October 12, 2021
Increased media attention is driving changes in enterprise security strategy -- some positive, some negative.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
October 12, 2021
1 min read
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Loss of Intellectual Property, Customer Data Pose Greatest Business Risks
The slightly "good" news? Security professionals are a little less concerned about certain threats than last year, according to Dark Reading's "State of Incident Response 2021" report.
October 05, 2021
The slightly "good" news? Security professionals are a little less concerned about certain threats than last year, according to Dark Reading's "State of Incident Response 2021" report.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
October 05, 2021
2 min read
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Outsourced Software Poses Greater Risks to Enterprise Application Security
In the wake of SolarWinds and other third-party attacks, security teams worry that outsourced applications pose risks to an organization's application security, according to Dark Reading's recent "How Enterprises Are Developing Secure Applications" report.
September 28, 2021
In the wake of SolarWinds and other third-party attacks, security teams worry that outsourced applications pose risks to an organization's application security, according to Dark Reading's recent "How Enterprises Are Developing Secure Applications" report.
by Edge Editors, Dark Reading
September 28, 2021
2 min read
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10 Threat Trends in DNS Security
Cisco Security examines Cisco Umbrella data for trends in malicious DNS activity during 2020.
September 21, 2021
Cisco Security examines Cisco Umbrella data for trends in malicious DNS activity during 2020.
by Ben Nahorney, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Cisco Security
September 21, 2021
1 min read
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Reported Rates of Major Security Incidents by Market
In the "Proven Success Factors for Endpoint Security" report, Cisco Security shares a global perspective on reported cyber events in the past two years.
September 14, 2021
In the "Proven Success Factors for Endpoint Security" report, Cisco Security shares a global perspective on reported cyber events in the past two years.
by Gedeon Hombrebueno, Product Marketing Manager, Cisco
September 14, 2021
1 min read
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