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19 Security Awareness Statistics You Should Know Before Offering Training

Knowing what to focus on can be tough when planning what to cover in your organization’s cyber security awareness training. Hopefully, these security awareness statistics will help you identify “trouble” areas that you’ll want to cover with your employees Cyber awareness training is key to helping secure your organization’s “human firewall” (i.e., your employees). Your …

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5 Real-World AI Cybersecurity Applications That May Benefit Your Business

Cybersecurity companies need to continually develop security technology as new vulnerabilities and threats arise. They have been effectively using artificial intelligence to do so for a long time. Can AI be a game-changer in protecting our data and privacy? Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog contribution from Mike Jackowski, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) …

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10 Email Server Security Best Practices to Secure Your Email Server

If you’re like most businesses, it’s your main communication channel with customers. Here are some email server security best practices you can use right away to help create a secure email server for your organization Imagine you’re preparing for a hurricane that’s coming your way (we Floridians are well acquainted with this procedure). You install …

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Asymmetric Encryption: What It Is & Why Your Security Depends on It

From securing websites to signing software, you’ll find asymmetric cryptography (including encryption) in use virtually everywhere online. Here’s what you need to know about the cryptographic process that helps keep your data secure online Asymmetric encryption is the backbone of internet security. Without it, stealing your critically sensitive data is as easy as taking candy …

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XML Injection Attacks: What to Know About XPath, XQuery, XXE & More

XML injections are exploits of web app vulnerabilities that can have big payouts for cybercriminals — here’s what to know about these attacks and how you can mitigate them A computer science PhD student named Florian (who goes by the username FHantke) recently shared an accidental XML injection attack discovery on his blog. According to …

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Latest T-Mobile Attack Underscores Value of PKI Authentication

The teenage hacker group LAPSUS$ used stolen or purchased passwords to infiltrate T-Mobile’s systems multiple times in March 2022. This goes to show why companies can no longer rely on password-based security measures    What’s worse than a bunch of teenagers stirring up trouble with pranks? When those “idle hands” decide to use stolen or …

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22 Ransomware Statistics You’re Powerless to Resist Reading in 2022

IBM reports that ransomware attacks cost organizations an average of $4.62 million per breach in 2021 — a cost that doesn’t include the ransom demand itself! Read on to learn more about this and other ransomware statistics Editor’s Note: This ransomware statistics article was originally published in February 2020. The content has been updated for …

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A Look at Quantum Resistant Encryption & Why It’s Critical to Future Cybersecurity

Quantum resistant cryptography will be a key part of cybersecurity in the future. Here’s what to know about how to protect your data when hackers are armed with quantum computers… Quantum computing is a contentious topic that people tend to either love or hate depending on where they’re seated. On one hand, it represents an …

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A $600,000 Reminder to Not Save Your Passwords on Post-It Notes

Data from Chainanalysis shows that $14 billion in cryptocurrency was stolen in 2021 — some of which were due to sophisticated attacks. Here’s one story that’s a pricey reminder to never forget the most basic security rules A security analyst in Pinellas Park, Florida (about a 15-minute drive from our office in downtown St. Petersburg) …

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