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Ransomware 2020: Attack Trends Affecting Organizations Worldwide (Security Intelligence)

Ransomware is one of the most intractable — and common — threats facing organizations across all industries and geographies. And, incidents of ransomware attacks continue to ri... More

Why Cybersecurity Budgets Need to Intensify Home Office Investments (Forbes)

Security focus is now turning to how we all connect and have access with identify control technologies being at the top of cybersecurity risks as more entry points equals more risk... More

Ransomware Resilience – What’s the Best Defense? (Verdict)

An organization is only as strong as its cyber defences. Downtime can be deadly for businesses, and a ransomware attack can do some serious, long-lasting damage – even household ... More

How to Combat Cyber Threats Amid the Shift to Remote Working (TechRepublic)

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown have taken a toll on organizations in many ways. But one stressor for IT and security workers around the world has been the abrupt a... More

Here’s a Way to Deter Attacks: Outlaw Ransom Payments (ZDNet)

Police always advise ransomware victims against paying off the criminal gangs that have encrypted their computer systems – and there are many good reasons for that. At the most b... More

Cybersecurity Talent Gaps are Bigger Than We Thought: Here’s How to Solve Them (Forbes)

Cybersecurity has become one of the hottest jobs over the past few years, exhibiting high wage and employment growth. However, recent research has found that the U.S. has less than... More

Weekend Patch Report, Sept. 27, 2020 (SecureTheVillage)

Important Security Updates Adobe Reader: Adobe has released version 2020.012.20048. Updates are available through the program’s Help menu/Check for Updates or from Adobe’s w... More

Featured Jobs: Adobe; Alvarez & Marsal; Verizon Media

Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst — San Jose, CA — Adobe Cyber Security Project Manager — NYC — Alvarez & Marsal Head of Advertiser Engineering — Sunnyvale, CA — Ver... More

The Cybersecurity Threat No One Talks About is a Simple Code (Forbes)

QR code adoption is soaring this year as every business pursues touchless selling, service and customer experience strategies to protect their customers and employees during the pa... More

Cybersecurity Bounces Back, but Talent Still Absent (Dark Reading)

While the demand for cybersecurity talent rebounds, organizations will need to focus on cyber-enabled roles to fill immediate skills gaps.... More

Back to Basics: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work (Security Intelligence)

The importance of security culture can be seen now more than ever. Many of us work remotely; there are app concerns; and the lines between personal and business use of devices and ... More

CISO: The Technical Unicorn (CISO)

The parallels to the plight of the modern-day CISO as the lone sentry guarding against the barbarian hordes charging the wall, while dramatic, are not far off the mark for comparis... More

Cyberwarfare Fears Add to Security Headaches for Businesses (ZDNet)

Almost two-thirds of information security professionals believe that cyberwarfare is a threat to their organization as nation-state-backed cyberattacks become more common and large... More

Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy (IW)

It's in every organization's best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.... More

Why Cybersecurity, AI are Top Governance Risks for Board Directors, CEOs (Forbes)

Today bringing key business stakeholders across the enterprise with diverse skill sets ranging from: human resources, legal, business, technology, security - all with a unified mis... More

Weekend Patch Report, Sept. 20, 2020 (SecureTheVillage)

Important Security Updates Apple Multiple Products: Apple has released security updates for iTunes, watchOS, tvOS, iOS, iPadOS and more. Additional details are available on Appl... More

Featured Jobs: Verizon Media; Salesforce; Zendesk

Data Engineer (Online Fraud) — LA — Verizon Media Sr. Technical Program Manager, Data Security — Bellevue, WA — Salesforce Program Manager, IT — San Francisco — Zende... More

Creating a Cybersecurity Culture Starts With Your Team (Security Intelligence)

As cyberattacks become more prevalent and sophisticated, companies must put more faith in their employees to make sure they don’t put data at risk or fall victim to ransomware. B... More

Most Cybersecurity Reports Only Focus on the Cool Threats (ZDNet)

Academics: Only 82 of the 629 commercial cyber-security reports (13%) published in the last decade discuss a threat to civil society, with the rest focusing on cybercrime, nation-s... More

How Hackers are Weaponizing AI (TechHQ)

In an age where everything is becoming connected and data is regarded as a business’s most valuable commodity, cybersecurity continues to diversify in a hyper-competitive marketp... More