A group of researchers from Belgian University of Leuven and US-based Stony Brook University have released the results of their months-long research of typosquatting abuse, and have discovered a number of interesting things.
Well-funded hackers with sophisticated tools made headlines and worried organizational leadership throughout 2014, yet the primary reason endpoint security risk has become more difficult in the past 24 months is due to negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies, according to the Ponemon Institute.
Eight in 10 consumers (80 percent) say they are more likely to buy from consumer products (CP) companies that they believe protect their personal information, yet only 37 percent believe that these companies are adequately doing so, according to a new Deloitte study.
IT security ‘fire drills’, supported by executive management and the risk committee should be conducted regularly in organizations, in order to understand the appropriate course of action in advance of a security breach.
Critical company data is at risk in the UK as a result of organizations focusing their IT security policies and resources more on external threats, such as cybercriminals and hackers, and not enough on education and awareness of potential threats from within the business, according to Cisco.
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