Analysis

Trends and Analysis

Prioritizing Threats: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong

To stay safer, focus on multiple-threat attack chains rather than on individual threats.

7 Steps to Transforming Yourself into a DevSecOps Rockstar

Security practitioners at one education software firm offer lessons learned from merging DevOps with security.

5 Ways CISOs Could Work Better with Their Cyber Insurers

Risk management has become increasingly important, making it crucial companies have good relationships with their insurance company.

LastPass Fixes Serious Security Flaw in Chrome, Firefox Extensions

Password manager LastPass creates a workaround for a serious vulnerability affecting browser extensions in Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

US May Charge North Korea in Bangladesh Bank Cybertheft

The potential case accuses North Korea, and suspected Chinese middlemen, of spearheading an $81-million theft from Bangladesh Bank.

Russian Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Citadel Malware Attacks

Russian national Mark Vartanyan pleads guilty in US federal court following his December 2016 extradition from Norway.

20 Million Mobile Devices at High Risk of Attack, Study Finds

Meanwhile, a separate report by Google says half of all Android devices didn't install a single security update in 2016.

Windows ‘DoubleAgent’ Attack Turns AV Tools into Malware

Zero-day attack exploits a legitimate process in Windows, according to Cybellum; AV vendors downplay threat.

Google, Jigsaw Offer Free Cyber Protection to Election Sites

The Protect Your Election package from Google and Jigsaw includes password alert and two-step verification for candidates and campaigns.

New Yorkers See 60% Rise in Data Breaches in 2016

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his office received nearly 1,300 data breaches in 2016, a 60% increase over 2015.

Malware Explained: Packer, Crypter & Protector

These three techniques can protect malware from analysis. Here's how they work.

Phishing Your Employees for Schooling & Security

Your education program isn't complete until you test your users with fake phishing emails.

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How to control what data your Android apps transmit

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