Data centers and providers employ some of the most sophisticated cybersecurity measures available to protect systems, hardware, and customer information. However, that does not mean
The FBI recently released a public advisory regarding a sharp rise in deepfake videos being used by scammers when applying for remote positions. Combined with identity theft, these criminals are able to convince their would-be remote employers that they are who they claim, and often get positions that have access to sensitive data.
HR, recruiters, and other hiring professionals can no longer use only the techniques they used even a year ago when hiring for remote positions. Those in a hiring position need to be able to pick up on potential clues, such as lip movement that doesn’t coordinate with the audio. It’s not a matter of “this isn’t your parents’ world;” it’s “this isn’t even last year’s world.”
Abstract: Email phishing is a cyber-attack, bringing substantial financial damage to corporate and commercial organizations. A phishing email is a special type of spamming, used
Application Programming Interface (API) use has eclipsed web app use in many sectors, with 70 percent of the 21.1 billion transactions analysed in the latter half of 2021 using this mechanism. APIs are popular because they the business to rapidly upscale development by providing mobile services, migration to the cloud and faster release cycles all of which results in a better connected ecosystem. Their use is expected to continue to rise, with 57 percent of organisations expecting to switch their applications to APIs over the next two years, according to the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).
Recognising this shift, attackers have been quick to capitalise on the move and have also turned their attentions to APIs. The latest Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) league table of threat vectors released in June revealed that API attacks are now the second biggest threat facing cloud computing, Two years previously they came in way down the list at number seven which means API attacks are real and growing and that businesses aren’t doing enough to secure their API infrastructure. But where are they going wrong?
Social media has become an essential marketing tool for modern companies. Online platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter allow businesses to easily expand their reach, communicate with their ideal audience and build trust by posting organic content. Unfortunately, using social media also increases cybersecurity risks.
Criminals are skilled at mining social media for data, manipulating employees and using public information to break into company accounts. Without proper protections in place, it can be a significant security risk for your business.