Written By Shane Schick

Websites Were Attacked 44 Times a Day in Q4 2017, Small Business Cybersecurity Report Reveals

A recent study suggested that small business cybersecurity threats are on the rise, as evidenced by the fact that the average small business website sustained 44 attacks per day during Q4 2017.

Survey: 48 Percent of US Government Employees Take No Responsibility for Cybersecurity Risks

A recent survey found that nearly half of U.S. government employees believe they are not responsible for addressing cybersecurity risks.

Websites Replace Digital Certificates as Browsers Set Deadlines to Revoke Trust

One of the largest certificate authorities announced that the vast majority of the top 1 million websites had replaced the digital certificates major browsers plan to phase out in the coming months.

Survey: 86 Percent of Firms Will Deploy Biometric Authentication by 2020

A study from Spiceworks shows 86 percent of companies said they're either using biometric authentication or are planning to do so by 2020, despite concerns about possible flaws.

New Cybersecurity Threats Hit All-Time High in Q4 2017, Report Reveals

A recent report found that the volume of new cybersecurity threats doubled from four per second in Q3 2017 to eight per second in the fourth quarter.

World Economic Forum Creates Fintech Cybersecurity Forum to Assess Threat Readiness

The World Economic Forum enlisted several large companies to help it develop a framework to help improve fintech cybersecurity in the face of intensifying privacy regulations.

Security Flaw Spawns 10 New Kinds of 4G LTE Attacks, Researchers Report

A group of researchers discovered a flaw in the protocol used in telecommunications networks that could enable fraudsters to pursue at least 10 different types of 4G LTE attacks.

Security Breaches in Healthcare: 70 Percent Of Organizations Hit Globally, Report Shows

Increased adoption of digital data management solutions may be contributing to the increasing volume of security breaches in healthcare, according to a recent survey.

Domains Hosting Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts Jump 725 Percent

The number of domains hosting cryptocurrency mining scripts jumped 725 percent over a four-month period in the latter part of 2017, according to recent research.

Survey: 84 Percent of IT Professionals Are Considering New Cybersecurity Employment

A recent study revealed that 84 percent of IT professionals are considering seeking new cybersecurity employment due to lack of respect within their current organization and other motivating factors.