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

EU Data Protection reform and its implications on remote access

EU Data Protection DirectiveIn December 2015 the EU Commission put forward a reform of Data protection regulation that aims to “to make Europe fit for the digital age.” The regulation will take effect on May 25, 2018.

“And so what?” you might ask. I contend that this regulation will have much more impact on society worldwide than the effect of the Millennium challenge, Y2K.… 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

40 Million. 70 Million. 110 Million.

Since originally reported last month, the number of people potentially affected by the security breach at Target has grown by nearly 200%, making it one of the largest attacks in the retail industry. And at the same time that Target is claiming to have everything under control, we are learning that another major U.S.Read on