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March 11, 2020
Microsoft's threat protection intelligence team has warned of a "significant and growing" cybersecurity threat that can deliver a devastating payload. The FBI has warned about how high impact a threat ransomware is, and now Microsoft is adding to the voices of vigilance.
Find out the different approaches on how to understand and ultimately mitigate phishing attacks. Topics will range from audio, visual, and haptic alerts to mitigate risk of phishing emails susceptibility.
Multi-factor authentication is an extra verification step or steps taken when you want to help protect access to an account. When MFA is enabled, it requires you to present additional information before accessing an online account. Think of it as an extra layer of security for your protection, reducing fraudulent activity.
Spread of Coronavirus-Themed Cyberattacks Persists with New Attacks
In cybersecurity circles, the Coronavirus is spurring anxiety over the virtual abuse of the deadly disease by scammers.As the coronavirus blows up into a worldwide pandemic, threat actors continue to exploit the disease to spread malware. Just this week, cybersecurity professionals identified a bevy of new threats ranging from coronavirus-themed malware attacks, booby-trapped URLs and credential stuffing scams. Researchers recently reported two malware campaigns connected to the coronavirus:
Are You Getting Bang for Your Cybersecurity Budget Buck?
Cybersecurity spending keeps rising, but recent data suggests that overall defenses aren’t getting more effective. The cybersecurity market exceeded $124 billion in 2019. Despite all that spending, cybercrime cost organizations around $1 trillion that year. Cyber risk was a top-five concern at 79 percent of organizations surveyed, up from 62 percent in 2017 – but confidence in cybersecurity measures declined across the board. Meanwhile, the number of respondents who had no confidence at all in their ability to assess threats doubled, going from 9 percent to 18 percent.
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