2020 saw most businesses hastily pivot to digital business models which makes almost every industry more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever. As we cautiously walk through the hallway of 2021, it’s encouraging to see organizations step-up on a vigilance-based mindset and making cybersecurity a priority for this year.
November 30th is National Computer Security Day reminding people to take ownership of their online presence and identity.
During the current pandemic, cybercriminals are specifically targeting healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical research organizations working on developing a vaccine for the virus.
Applications are the driving force of this new world economy, however, security teams are frustrated and overwhelmed as they struggle to keep up with the ever-increasing sophistication of attacks on applications.
There’s enough evidence to indicate that both nation-state and other cyber threat actors continue to target our election infrastructure. Securing voting systems from cyber intrusions is a huge challenge for the election officials during the 2020 U.S. elections.
Mobile app security can be very challenging. It’s an attack surface that is often an easy entry point for hackers to gain access to sensitive information.
Out of the 350 popular Android apps reviewed, 70% leak sensitive personal data (2019 WhiteHat Security Stats Report). These online retail, brick-and-mortar retail, finance, insurance and travel apps have privacy risks that expose personally identifiable information (PII).
A recent study by Zimperium of the world’s leading travel applications to understand how they manage users’ security and privacy risks reveals that 100% of the iOS apps failed to receive a passing privacy or security grade. 45% of Android apps failed to pass the privacy tests, and 97% failed on security.
This decade has seen an unprecedented number of connected systems and devices, automated delivery systems and increased mobile device usage in the healthcare industry.
Data privacy is all about users’ personal data collected, stored or used by an organization, but are organizations doing enough to keep this data protected from unauthorized access?