Written By David Bisson

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.

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.