Written By David Bisson

More Than Half of Risk Assessments Spot Attempts to Bypass Security

According to a recent insider threat report, 60 percent of risk assessments identified users who tried to bypass their employer's security measures using private or anonymous browsing.

Millennials Play a Key Role in Solving the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

A recent survey found that while many millennials lack awareness about IT security as a career path, they could play a key role in helping organizations address the cybersecurity skills shortage.

Three-Quarters of Organizations Struggle to Attract Qualified IT Security Candidates

According to a recent survey, just one-quarter of organizations reported having no difficulty hiring qualified IT security professionals.

Crypto-Miners Supplant Ransomware as the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat

A recent report found that malicious crypto-miners have supplanted ransomware as the top healthcare cybersecurity threat.

Nearly Half of UK Businesses Suffered Cybersecurity Breaches in the Last 12 Months

A recent government survey found that 43 percent of U.K. businesses experienced cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months.

More Than 1 Million US Children Fell Victim to Identity Fraud in 2017

A recent study revealed that more than 1 million children living in the U.S. fell victim to identity fraud in 2017, costing families $540 million.

New Orangeworm Threat Group Targets Healthcare Organizations With Custom Backdoor

Security researchers reported that a cybergang known as Orangeworm is actively targeting healthcare organizations and attempting to install a custom backdoor on their networks.

More Than Half of Organizations Have Unfilled Cybersecurity Positions

A new workforce development survey revealed that more than half of organizations struggle to recruit qualified candidates to fill open cybersecurity positions.

94 Percent of Web Applications Suffer From High-Severity Vulnerabilities

A recent report revealed that 94 percent of all web applications suffer from high-severity software vulnerabilities, 85 percent of which are exploitable.

Nearly 4 in 10 IT Professionals Struggle to Detect and Respond to Cloud Security Incidents

A recent survey revealed that nearly 40 percent of cybersecurity professionals struggle to detect and respond to cloud security incidents.