A new SANS survey reports 90% of organizations taking the survey have adopted some or all of the Critical Security Controls (CSCs), and that financial and government industries are leading adopters of these controls.
Kaspersky Lab's experts reported a substantial increase in the amount of financial phishing in spam.
Malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day, according to Panda Security.
69 percent of IT professionals experience phishing attacks at least once a week, with customer data cited most often as the type of data attacked, followed by financial information, according to HP.
A growing number of data breaches and security incidents can be directly linked to poor code quality, according to CAST.