According to Cybersecurity Connect*, A non-password secured database containing over 360 million records was uncovered by cyber security researcher at vpnMentor, Jeremiah Fowler, who said the records related to a VPN data breach. 360,308,817 records were exposed, totaling 133 gigabytes of data. The types of data exposed included email addresses, original IP addresses, records of … More 360 Million Records Exposed in free VPN data breach
As we usher in the New Year, let’s take a look at some statistics that will help you stay up-to-date on recent cybersecurity trends. As the rollercoaster of a ride that was 2021 comes to a close and we’re entering a more hopeful new year, we thought it apt to compile a list of impactful … More 22 cybersecurity statistics to know for 2022
Receiving a breach notification doesn’t mean you’re doomed – here’s what you should consider doing in the hours and days after learning that your personal data has been exposed. Data breaches occur when an unauthorized third-party accesses an organization’s private information. Often, they involve theft of customers’ and/or employees’ personal data. There are strict rules … More What to do if you receive a data breach notice
It might be tempting to blame the record-high costs of data breaches on the COVID-19 pandemic alone. But dig deeper and a more nuanced picture emerges. Any narrative about cybersecurity in 2020 is naturally going to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. This once-in-a-generation crisis and the digital transformation it accelerated both broadened corporate attack surfaces and directed … More Beyond the pandemic: Why are data breach costs at an all‑time high?
Zero Trust promotes the concept that organizations should not trust any entity inside or outside their network perimeters in a predetermined fashion. Adoption of the Zero Trust security model is picking up steam at last. In February 2020 – before the pandemic swept the world – a survey of more than 400 IT security decision makers conducted … More What is the Zero Trust security model, and why is its adoption growing?