Trustwave Report: Malware Continues to Exploit Unsecured Vendor Access

Unsecured remote access accounted for 29.7% of network compromises in 2016, more than double than the year prior, according to findings from the Trustwave Global Security Report.

Source: 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report

The number of incidents in corporate and internal network environments increased from 41% in 2015 to 43% in 2016, indicating companies need to review and improve network security controls to ensure their data is guarded against cyber-attacks.… Read on

Protecting Point of Sale from PoSeidon

Protecting POS Systems from PoSeidonA new breed of malware – more sophisticated and harder to detect than its predecessors – is preying on point-of-sale systems.  Dubbed PoSeidon, this family of viruses uses multiple components to obtain customer credit card data.  … Read on

2014 Retail Cyberthreat Summit – register here

Retail Cybersecurity Summit 2014Hackers have racked up more than a dozen high profile breaches of retail networks in the year since the Target attack.  This holiday season finds retailers stretched to meet increased IT demands with a larger-than-ever target on their backs.  Join Netop and our colleagues from Tripwire, Rippleshot, ID Experts and iovation as we discuss the increased risk confronting retailers and how you can reduce vulnerability during the 2014 Retail Cyberthreat Summit on Thursday, December 11 at 2:00 EST/11:00 PST.… Read on

H1 2014 Security Breaches

With the first half of the year coming cyber-crime-criminalto an end, it’s important to reflect on some of the security breaches that have been reported so far in 2014. Fortunately, none were on the scale of last year’s breach at Target, but the number of incidents – and the variety of industries that have been attacked – is concerning.… Read on

Upcoming Webinar: How to Mitigate Retail Security Risks

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If you have paid attention to the headlines the past few months, you probably have a new appreciation of the severity of cyber threats facing today’s business. Security breaches at several major retailers have led to significant financial damages and squandered customer trust.… Read on