The latest IBM X-Force report highlighted threats stemming from misconfigured cloud servers and inadvertent insider negligence and examined malware trends from 2017 that could continue into 2018.
Just like a college basketball team needs to know its X's and O's to win the big game and cut down the nets, a security team needs threat intelligence to win the ongoing battle against cyberthreats.
A collaborative defense strategy enables companies to unite siloed departments, integrate threat defense and extend security capabilities beyond the individual power of each tool.
IBM X-Force IRIS observed a widespread business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting many Fortune 500 companies that exploits flaws in common accounts payable processes.
TrickBot is getting in on the cryptocurrency gold rush, expanding its operations to target digital wallets and exchanges using serverside injections and other malicious tactics.
The cybergang behind the Necurs botnet launched a massive romance-themed spam campaign in the lead up to Valentine's Day, impersonating single Russian women looking for dates online.
Organizations around the world should take stock of the security lessons they learned in 2017 to set realistic, achievable goals for the new year.