Window-Surfing: Die Fenster weit geöffnet für den Datenklau?

In einer Umfrage geben Unternehmen zu, dass sie auf vergleichsweise simpel anmutende Social-Engineering-Versuche hereingefallen sind

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LogRhythm kommentiert: IT-Security von Kraft- und Wasserwerken ist nicht sicher

Deutsche Firmen und Einrichtungen rücken immer stärker in den Fokus von Hackern. Das Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) warnt seit langem vor massiver Cyber-Spionage

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25 percent of breaches go undetected for more than 24 hours

Tripwire, Inc. has announced the results of a survey conducted by Atomic Research and sponsored by Tripwire of 102 financial organizations and 151 retail organizations in the U.K., all of which process card payments. The survey results indicate that recent data breaches have had little impact on the security controls of retail and financial organisations. Of those surveyed, 35 percent said it would take as long as two to three days to detect a breach on their systems and 44 percent admitted that their customer data could be better protected.

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Research reveals that some “advanced” threats are actually simple to execute

Imperva Inc. has released its April Hacker Intelligence Initiative report, "The Non-Advanced Persistent Threat." The report presents an in-depth view of how some techniques attributed to so-called Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) require only basic technical skills. The report exposes simple ways that attackers are obtaining access privileges and accessing protected data by targeting weaknesses of the Microsoft NTLM protocol using nothing more than knowledge of common Windows protocols, basic social engineering, and readily available software.

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LogMeIn acquires Ionia

LogMeIn, Inc. has acquired Ionia Corporation, a system integrator specialising in connected solutions. The move is part of a larger strategy to accelerate LogMeIn’s IoT opportunity by helping early customers of its Xively Cloud Services platform quickly go to market with their connected offerings.

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e92plus and Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security company, have formed an agreement to offer e92plus’ clients a comprehensive security platform for consistent protections across any apps, devices, web destinations, on-premises resources, or infrastructure.
Datto has published the findings of its annual European State of the Channel Ransomware report, which reveals that the average ransom requested of SMEs by hackers is increasing – now sitting at around £2,000.
203 senior security and risk professionals reveal a missed opportunity to leverage DNS throughout the threat analysis and response cycle.
Ransomware attacks double since 2017, and now target business critical systems.
New study finds that nearly 90% of organisations faced business email compromise (BEC) and spear phishing attacks in 2019.
Technology seen as the greatest opportunity for organizations despite concerns about Artificial Intelligence.
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Case Study: @nifty Delivering IT Security to Their Customers with Kaspersky

NIFTY Corporation is one of the leading Telecoms and Internet Service Providers in Japan, supplying high-speed broadband connectivity to more than 1.39 million broadband users. Providing robust security for the many subscribers to its online services is very important because repeated security breaches or loss of service may result in customers suffering damage or losses - and ultimately leaving NIFTY and moving to competitors' services.

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