Cyber threat as security staff reduction increases during holidays

As holidays season is fast approaching, most of the companies are interested in cutting down their operational costs by cutting security staff by 70% on weekend and holidays. But such a trend could lead to a serious scenario, where hackers can infiltrate the database, but the activity remains anonymous till the staff count returns to […]

USB Pen Drives posing as a great cyber threat to IT Infrastructure

USB Pen Drives also called as Removable pen drives are posing as a great cyber threat to IT Infrastructure says research carried out by IBM X-Force and another research carried out by Honeywell Cybersecurity claims that 52% of cyber attacks are targeted at the removable media. In both cases, removable media or USB drives is […]

Ransomware as National Security Threat

US Tech companies like Microsoft, Amazon and Google are likely to urge the Biden led government to announce ransomware attacks as a threat to national security. The development comes after the white house launched a detailed investigation in the December 2020 discovered SolarWinds Hack revealed by security firm FireEye. FBI and US Department of Justice […]


This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. It could be a blended attack as slick as a multichannel marketing campaign. Or a spontaneous crime of opportunity by a single dis-gruntled employee. It could even be an innocent configuration error. When a threat exists, there will be indicators. The perennial challenge is to hunt for […]

Major Mobile Security Threats of 2019

As businesses are going mobile, data security seems to be a top precedence for most enterprise leaders in 2019. And that’s because securing information at every level has become a priority than just a necessity. So, Cybersecurity Insiders has outlined a list of major Mobile Security Threats of 2019 which might hinder the growth of […]

Cyber Threat to over 50000 UK SMEs

Over 50,000 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises(SMEs) are on the verge of collapsing to a cyber attack says a research conducted by Gallagher. The Illinois based Insurance and Risk Management company concluded after gathering viewpoints from over 1000 respondents of Managerial Level operating in more than 250 UK Firms. Estimates suggest that last year more than […]

Ransomware attack on US 2020 election data

US officials along with some dignitaries from the white house are worried that the voter registration database and polled results data of upcoming 2020 elections will be vulnerable to cyber threats such as a ransomware attack. According to a report of Reuters, Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has reacted to the issue early […]

Cyber threat looming on Connected Cars

A survey conducted on behalf of US-based Society of Automotive Engineers International(SAE) has discovered that malicious cyber attacks will take place on IT systems of cars by next year. And 62% of security professionals belonging to the car industry anticipate that the looming cyber threat could hit targets in the UK in the next few […]

DHS issues cyber threat alert for US Government websites and suspects Iran

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a cyber threat alert for US government websites after it discovered a recent wave of DNS Hijacking attempts possible made by a government-funded hacking group from Iran. Readers of cybersecurity Insiders have to notify a fact over here that the cyber crooks on a recent note […]

Top 15 Cyber Threats for 2019

CYFIRMA, a cybersecurity intelligence division of Antuit Group has come up with the list of cyber threat predictions for 2019. The firm adds in its predictive analysis that hackers will see to capitalize on GDPR, invade more cloud platforms for vulnerabilities and expand the use of multi-homed malware attacks in the coming year. The Texas-based […]

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