Written By David Bisson

Global IoT Security Spending to Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018, Report Reveals

In a new report, analyst firm Gartner predicted that enterprises around the world will spend up to $1.5 billion on IoT security in 2018.

‘Tiger’ Named the Most Common Password Related to a Sports Team

To coincide with the NCAA Division 1 men's basketball tournament, security researchers recently published a bracket that named "Tiger" as the most common password related to sports teams and mascots.

Government Leaders Rank Cybersecurity Threats as Top Trend Affecting Communications, Survey Reveals

A recent survey of local government leaders revealed that cybersecurity threats represent the top trend affecting government communications, followed by citizen engagement and social media.

Two-Thirds of Organizations Struggle to Find Professionals With Necessary Cybersecurity Skills, Survey Reveals

A recent survey found that two-thirds of organizations struggle to find qualified professionals with the necessary cybersecurity skills to adequately protect their systems.

Forty Percent of Email Fraud Attacks Against US Businesses Resulted in an Employee’s Termination, Survey Reveals

Companies in the U.S. fired an employee after 40 percent of email fraud attacks that occurred over the past two years, a new survey revealed.

Cybercrime Profits Total Nearly $200 Billion Each Year, Study Reveals

Illegal cybercrime profits total at least $80 billion and as much as $200 billion each year, an academic study into cybercriminals' money laundering schemes revealed.

Report: UK Health Device Regulations Don’t Fully Consider How Poor Digital Security Affects Patient Safety

According to a new report, current health device regulations in the U.K. do not adequately consider how poor digital security affects patient privacy and safety.

Survey: Security the Most Important Consideration When Purchasing Smart Home Devices

A recent study revealed that security is the most important consideration for web users in the U.S. when looking to purchase smart home devices.

Nearly 100 Organizations Victimized by ‘Highly Sophisticated’ Slingshot APT Since 2012

According to recent research, Slingshot APT has victimized nearly 100 organizations since 2012 using kernel-level privileges to load malware and evade detection.

Millennials Reported More Cases of Identity Theft Than Senior Citizens in 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received more identity theft reports from millennials in 2017 than they did from senior citizens, according to a recent report.