Many companies are ranking cybersecurity as a top 5 priority but their actions do not measure up to the claim, a survey finds. The hard truth that companies must face is that there is no way that cybersecurity risk can be fully eliminated. On the other hand, there are steps that organizations can take to … More Do companies take cybersecurity seriously enough?
An introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can help organize and classify various types of threats and adversarial behaviors. MITRE is a not-for-profit company set up in 1958 whose mission is to “solve problems for a safer world”. This goal is being fulfilled, in part, via the organization’s new curated knowledge base known … More What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful?
Read the interview with Michal Jankech, the Principal Product Manager at ESET, discussing major security challenges and cyberattacks faced by large companies nowadays. The six biggest security challenges faced by large businesses: 1. Ransomware – an encryption-based malware 2. Targeted attacks and hacking 3. Various operating systems – there’s always at least one Mac computer … More Interview: Addressing the lack of IT Security Specialists with technology
Verifiable information shows that the European Union is facing a critical shortage of IT specialists. The European Commission expects that the labor market will have up to 500,000 vacant IT positions by 2020. This industry-wide issue can be confirmed by ESET, challenges shared by companies we have business relationships with and as a conclusion of our ongoing … More Shortage of IT security specialists? Outsourcing security services may be an option
ESET – a global leader in information security – has been named as the only Challenger in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms* two years in a row. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its consistent competence in offering … More ESET named as the only Challenger in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, for a second year running
The compromised company may bear the financial brunt of the breach within the first year after the incident occurs, but the price tag is still far from final. The average cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years to US$3.92 million globally, according to IBM’s 2019 Cost of a Data Breach study, which drew on … More Data breaches can haunt firms for years
Ransomware is malicious code that blocks or encrypts the contents of a device and demands a ransom to restore access to the data. Devices refer not only to mobile phones and computers but also to servers and the Internet of Things (IoT). Therefore, in case of a successful ransomware infection (and nonexistent or nonfunctional backup), the … More Ransomware protection crucial to enterprise