Implementing the five actions described in this article can help reduce your organization’s cyber risk and bolster its security defenses Securing the information systems that keep your organization running is an ongoing endeavor that needs to evolve over time in response to trends in the threat landscape. As our IT systems grow in scale and … More The 5 IT security actions to take now based on 2018 Trends
The costs associated with cybersecurity often deter small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region from making serious considerations about security solutions, owing to limited budgets and lack of expertise, a survey by ESET has found. As the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, and adoption of digital technologies – by consumers and businesses – continues, … More Cybersecurity in Asia Pacific
The rapid global spread of technology, and the increasingly numerous types of interconnected devices routinely used, have greatly increased the number of attack vectors available to cybercriminals. This is why the exploitation of vulnerabilities is still one of our major concerns when it comes to corporate security incidents around the globe. For more detail, check out … More Trends 2017: Fewer vulnerabilities are being reported, but are we any safer?
2016 brought some interesting developments to the Android ransomware scene, seeing ransomware emerge as one of the most pressing cybersecurity issues on the mobile platform. Authors of lock-screen ransomware, as well as file-encrypting “crypto-ransomware”, used copycat techniques proven effective in desktop malware, as well as develop their own sophisticated methods specifically designed for Android users. … More Trends in Android ransomware
In its latest Trends paper, titled Security Held Ransom, ESET has identified nine key areas in information security that are likely to have a notable impact in 2017. If there is one overarching theme, it is the challenge posed by the presence of more devices and technologies, many of which are coming together courtesy of … More The year in security: Trends 2017
In between dreams, you hear the alarm on your mobile phone ring. You open your eyes and turn it off from your smartwatch. Your Smart TV welcomes you with the daily news and you look for the weather forecast: it is a freezing winter’s morning. Your car is waiting outside, just like any other day, … More ESET Trends for 2017: Holding security ransom