67% of businesses suffered subsequent cyber attacks within a year after the first incident, with 10% recording ten or more repeated breaches. Medium-sized firms were most impacted.
8 of 10 consumers prefer transacting with online brands having strong ID verification measures with 68% preferring digital identity use in the financial services sector.
Researchers found that although 80% of financial institutions suffered data breaches per year from vulnerabilities in their authentication methods, 64% refused to upgrade.
Among the major highlights of the Verizon Cyber Espionage Report: criminal organizations and former employees play a trivial role in overall attempts, the overwhelming majority come from states.
98% of top 1,000 U.S. websites were reported to be inadequately secured against client-side attacks which raise significant alarm bells about the current state of modern web architecture.
More recent approaches to threat modeling is including DevSecOps, putting a greater focus on developers as a critical arm of cybersecurity. Additionally, threat modeling is pulling away from a reliance on security professionals looking at finished products, instead asking engineering to embrace the concept of security as code.
FCA issued remote work guidance in October outlining its expectations for compliance with its regulatory framework and effectively signaling the end of any reprieve for dispersed workforces.
We are living in the middle of an arms race in cybersecurity. Adversaries are leading the way, while the good guys reconfigure and retool, and the cycle continues. What does the crystal ball look like for the cybersecurity and risk management world of 2022?
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