Despite oft repeated claims that the insider threat is the one organizations should be looking out for, the numbers and statistics related to 2013 data breaches show that risk is much smaller than the one related to attacks coming from the outside.
More than 80 percent of employees admit to using non-approved SaaS applications in their jobs, say the results of a McAfee survey.
Organizations are overwhelmingly confident in their readiness to combat security threats, but may not be prepared for dangers linked to new technology models and increasingly sophisticated threats, according to CompTIA.
GitHub users should consider changing their account password to a more complex one and setting up 2-factor authentication in order to protect themselves from automated brute force attacks, warns GitHub security engineer Shawn Davenport.
ThreatSim released its 2013 State of the Phish Awareness Index, gauging phishing training, awareness and readiness among 300 IT executives, administrators and professionals in organizations throughout the United States.