Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Unsanctioned Computer Support Costs Companies $88K per Year
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
LindsayCybSafe
LindsayCybSafe,
User Rank: Strategist
5/25/2017 | 6:17:28 AM
This will only get worse because...
Remote working is on the up, as people are using private devices more often and unsecured wifi networks to do work related activites, including uploading sensitive docs to cloud storage. Cybsafe is best to use to educate your workforce and update them with real time threat intelligence.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
5/30/2017 | 9:18:59 AM
Re: This will only get worse because...
I'm not so convinced that working remotely would increase this cost. The article states that these services are being provided to other departments. I think that working remotely would further segment departments from a social aspect, thus having an employee from a different department less likely request this type of help. Just my opinion.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
5/30/2017 | 9:24:27 AM
Interesting Stats
This is a good mechanism for comparing work productivity, or lack of, for an overall group of employees.
alemax
alemax,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/30/2017 | 7:32:32 AM
Re: Interesting Stats
You are totally right, I have the same opinion. 


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Practical Network Security Approaches for a Multicloud, Hybrid IT World
The report covers areas enterprises should focus on for their multicloud/hybrid cloud security strategy: -increase visibility over the environment -learning cloud-specific skills -relying on established security frameworks -re-architecting the network
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-30333
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-09
RARLAB UnRAR before 6.12 on Linux and UNIX allows directory traversal to write to files during an extract (aka unpack) operation, as demonstrated by creating a ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. NOTE: WinRAR and Android RAR are unaffected.
CVE-2022-23066
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-09
In Solana rBPF versions 0.2.26 and 0.2.27 are affected by Incorrect Calculation which is caused by improper implementation of sdiv instruction. This can lead to the wrong execution path, resulting in huge loss in specific cases. For example, the result of a sdiv instruction may decide whether to tra...
CVE-2022-28463
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-08
ImageMagick 7.1.0-27 is vulnerable to Buffer Overflow.
CVE-2022-28470
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-08
marcador package in PyPI 0.1 through 0.13 included a code-execution backdoor.
CVE-2022-1620
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-08
NULL Pointer Dereference in function vim_regexec_string at regexp.c:2729 in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4901. NULL Pointer Dereference in function vim_regexec_string at regexp.c:2729 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted input.