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AI in Cybersecurity: Six Considerations for 2021
In this contributed article, Erick Galinkin, Principal Artificial Intelligence Researcher at Rapid7, suggests that for businesses looking to implement more AI into their security stack in 2021, it’s important to follow these six steps to ensure the effective use of AI – without compromising security anywhere else down the line.
Data Exfiltration Protection With Databricks on AWS
In this blog, you will learn a series of steps you can take to harden your Databricks deployment from a network security standpoint, reducing the risk of Data Exfiltration happening in your organization. Data Exfiltration is every company’s worst nightmare, and in some cases, even the largest companies never recover …
Cyber-attacks increase threefold, yet there are 4m unfilled cybersecurity positions
In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented increase in cybercrimes amid COVID-19. In fact, data breaches increase 273 percent in the first quarter, compared to 2019, according to a new study from cloud computing company Iomart. Thanks to the additional vulnerabilities that opened up as people work from home, moves …
Hackers Steal Credit Cards Using Google Analytics: How to Protect Your Business From Cyber Threats
Hackers have turned to exploiting website optimization platform Google Analytics to steal credit cards, passwords, IP addresses and a whole host of compromising information that can be shared by hacked sites. According to an investigation from Kaspersky Lab, a new hacking technique that’s been developed to tap into Google Analytics …
Critical Importance of a VPN in the Age of Data Breaches
Internet technology has become far more important than ever before. As our dependence on the Internet grows, it is becoming more important than ever to think about web security. The growing number of data leaks that we see each day is a testament of this. The number of exposed records …
Does Your Organization Process Data? 4 Critical Cybersecurity Measures You Need
With a mountain of existing data privacy regulations and more on the way, it’s more critical than ever to implement strict cybersecurity strategies. If you process data of any kind – even if you only collect email addresses – you need strong cybersecurity measures. Protecting your data is the only …
How to build better risk models in 3 steps
Fraud is at a record high – nearly half of all businesses had experienced fraud in the past two years. This excerpt of the Explorium’s guide on enhancing risk models explains how to build them better in three steps. Every few years, whether global, local, or industry-specific, a major event …
AI Is Vital To Cybersecurity During COVID-19: Don’t Underestimate Risks
Artificial intelligence is incredibly important in the new age of cyberwarfare. Hackers use AI frequently to conduct more vicious attacks. At the same time, cybersecurity experts are using AI to bolster their defenses. AI has become more important than ever during the COVID-19 crisis. Cybercrimes are up, so artificial intelligence …
Fighting Cyber Threats in the Public Sector with Scalable Analytics and AI
Watch our on-demand webinar Real-time Threat Detection, Analytics and AI in the Public Sector to learn more and see a live demo. In 2019, there were 7,098 data breaches exposing over 15.1 billion records. That equates to a cyber incident every hour and fifteen minutes. The Public Sector is a …
The Importance of Data Protection During the Coronavirus Pandemic
During the recent coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been spending more and more time indoors. That makes us do more things on the internet. Some of us who were lucky enough to keep our jobs and work from home are also continually browsing the web. That might be fun and interesting, but …
Three VPN use cases you should know about
What is a VPN? How is it used? Why is it needed now more than ever before? Read on. Do you want to protect your online identity, stay safe on public wifi or bypass censorship on the internet? Then this article is for you. First a little background on how …
The Growing Export Business of Israel
It was a very good decade for Startup Nation. Since 2010, capital raising by Israeli tech companies has grown by 400% and the number of deals by 64%, reaching $8.3 billion in 522 deals last year. From 2010 to 2019, the number … Continue reading →
Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Posture: 20 Steps To Take In 2020
The cyber threat landscape has never been more fragmented. In a competitive context, fragmentation is usually good news. You prefer your competitors to be disorganized, overmatched, clawing for crumbs of the wholes you snatch for yourself. In the context of cybersecurity, however, things are very different. “Fragmentation” really means “a …
10 Helpful Ways To Ensure Data Centric Cybersecurity
Warren Buffet warns that cybercrime is “the number one problem with mankind,” and given the high number of data breaches that occurred in 2019, data-centric security should be at the forefront of everybody’s (and every business’) mind. What is Data-Centric Cybersecurity? With the increasing amount of highly-sensitive data that companies …
Extra! Extra! 42 Additional 2020 Cybersecurity Predictions
From disrupting elections to targeted ransomware to privacy regulations to deepfakes and malevolent AI, 141 cybersecurity predictions for 2020 did not exhaust the subject so here are additional 42 from senior cybersecurity executives. Read more here
Cybersecurity Startup Closes the Gap Between Security and DevOps
Cybersecurity startup Rezilion emerged from stealth today, announcing $8 million in seed funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners. JVP was joined by Kindred Capital, LocalGlobe, Samsung NEXT, and a number of angel investors. Founded by serial cybersecurity entrepreneurs Liran Tancman and Shlomi … Continue reading →
Cybersecurity 2020 Predictions
Read more here Serial cybersecurity entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer said in a 2005 interview that cybersecurity is “a bit like Alice in Wonderland” where you run as fast as you can only to stay in place. In 2020, to paraphrase the … Continue reading →
Role Of Predictive Analytics In The Shifting Email Threat Landscape
Predictive analytics is essential in modern email threat prevention. The IEEE created a report titled Identifying Email Threats Using Predictive Analytics, which shed a lot of light on this complicated issue. How is Predictive Analytics Revamping Email Security? Securing your email and other communication mediums from unauthorized access and threats …