Whether they result in fraudulent wire transfers, misdirected payments, diverted payrolls, supply-chain fraud or exposed personal data, business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) are growing.
BEC and EAC attacks subvert human trust and imperfect financial controls not technical...
It has been an open question as to how a half-dozen hacking groups began exploiting Exchange servers in an automated fashion in the days leading up to Microsoft's patches. But there are strong signs that the exploit code leaked, and the question now is: Who leaked it?
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features cybercrime deterrence lessons learned from the disruption of the Emotet botnet operation. Also featured: An update on attacks tied to Microsoft Exchange flaw exploits; a discussion of the need to update business continuity plans.
Computer security researchers have acquired an enormous list of compromised email servers from the perpetrators of the mass Microsoft Exchange compromises. But a big question looms: How bad is this situation going to get?
Just days after Microsoft disclosed four serious flaws in Microsoft Exchange email servers, attackers are going on a wide hunt for vulnerable machines, some security experts say. The flaws could be exploited for creating backdoors for email accounts or installing ransomware and cryptominers.
In financial services, there is a stark difference between defending against authorized versus unauthorized fraud incidents. James Hunt of Bottomline Technologies discusses the schemes and how to respond with a more dynamic prevention strategy.
Microsoft issued emergency software patches on Tuesday for four zero-day vulnerabilities in its Exchange email server. The alarming vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker into Exchange and possibly enable further lateral movement.
There is a reason more than half of today’s ransomware victims end up paying the ransom. Cyber-criminals have become thoughtful; taking time to maximize your organisation’s potential damage and their payoff. After achieving root access, the bad guys explore your network reading email, finding data troves and once...
Identity and access management
(IAM) securely connects employees
to the business resources required
to be productive.
With the sudden shift to remote work,
were businesses prepared to empower
their employees to securely work from anywhere?
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80% of organizations are resorting to deploying data protection solutions from multiple vendors.
Compared to those working with a single data protection
vendor, on average, organizations using multiple data
protection vendors are likely to experience higher downtime
related costs, higher data
loss costs and are...
As organizations move along the path of digital transformation, enterprise cloud usage continues to evolve as well. While cloud-born applications still need the same data protection workflows as when they were on-premises, the native protection services offered by public
cloud providers often can’t deliver...
Welcome to The Periodic Table of Enterprise Data Protection. It maps the data protection modernization journey of enterprises and serves to explain the complexities of the subject matter in an organized and structural format. It also provides a stark comparison between traditional data protection and the various use...
Organizations continue to embrace digital transformation for both their business and IT groups. The use of public cloud infrastructure has become a key driver for that transformation as organizations are using cloud infrastructure services to mitigate the capital and operational expenses associated with traditional IT...
Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) allows customers to efficiently extend Dell EMC data protection for VMware environments to the public cloud, including AWS, Azure and VMware Cloud on AWS.
Using Cloud DR, Dell EMC Data Protection tools can store virtual machines copies over cheap object storage (AWS S3, or Azure...
The cloud-native containerized applications that have emerged over the last decade
were originally used for stateless web services. But today, cloud native applications
have matured, and along with advanced container orchestrator capabilities, we are
seeing customers deploy both stateless and stateful workloads in...