IBM is embracing FIDO authentication across its offerings as part of its effort to shift the industry toward a standardized approach to authentication and the eventual end of passwords.
Phishing is still among the most common causes of a data breach. Companies should invest in managed security services and comprehensive awareness training to improve email security best practices.
A quarterly threat report revealed that malicious email attacks increased by 36 percent and delivered more diverse payloads in Q2 2018.
A new batch of industry-specific phishing campaigns is leveraging compromised email contacts to steal login information associated with employees of engineering, transport and defense organizations.
New data reveals that security professionals are increasingly concerned about employee negligence because it forces them to respond to preventable data breaches.
In June's security news, IT experts and educators around the world worked to create a new cybersecurity career pathway through initiatives designed to alleviate the industrywide skills shortage.
IBM X-Force researchers observed several ongoing spam campaigns tied to the World Cup — many of which used the official branding of tournament sponsors to lure victims.
Cybercriminals launched various phishing scams targeting World Cup fans leading up to and during the first week of the monthlong international soccer tournament.
The key to improving identity theft awareness is to understand the risks, which include phishing attacks, digital trust abuse, poor password management, BYOD policies and more.
Explore some of the most common social engineering tricks used to fool employees into handing over access to sensitive data. These include phishing, tailgating and social media pretexting.