Written By David Bisson

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.

Ransomware Was the Most Prevalent Form of Malware in 2017

Ransomware was the most prevalent variety of malware in 2017, according to Verizon's "2018 Data Breach Investigations Report."

Survey: Nearly Half of Organizations Have a Consistent Enterprise Encryption Strategy

Nearly half of organizations have an enterprise encryption strategy that is applied consistently across the entire organization, a recent survey revealed, continuing a 13-year upward trend.

Nearly Half of Organizations Targeted Again Within a Year of Suffering a ‘Significant’ Cyberattack, Report Reveals

Nearly half of organizations that suffered a "significant" cyberattack fell victim to bad actors again within a year's time, a recent security trends report revealed.

Less Than 30 Percent of IT Security Executives Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks, Survey Reveals

According to a recent survey, less than 30 percent of IT security executives said they would be able to prevent ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya.