SMBs lack resources to defend against cyberattacks, plus pay more in the aftermath

We take a look at the top challenges and threats to SMBs today, and recommend ways they can easily shore up their defenses.

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A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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Securing the managed service provider (MSP)

Managed service providers (MSPs) have become the target of attacks, as lack of aggressive security posturing has left them—and the high-value data of their clients—vulnerable. Learn how MSPs can secure against a rising tide of threats.

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Cyber insurance: here to stay, whether we like it or not

We take a look at the many reasons people and businesses make use of cyber insurance, and ask if it’s as bad as (some) make it out to be.

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A week in security (September 30 – October 6)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of September 30 – October 6, including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Magecart, and more.

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A week in security (August 19 – 25)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 19–25, including Magecart attacks on poker software, a new Bluetooth vulnerability, continuing ransomware attacks on US cities, Bitcoin sextortion, and a look back at one researcher’s DEF CON experience.

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Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities’ heels.

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Trojans, ransomware dominate 2018–2019 education threat landscape

Trojans such as Emotet and TrickBot were the top threat for the education sector in the 2018–2019 school year. What threats will the new school year bring?

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A week in security (August 5 – 11)

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 5–11. We touch on problematic backdoors, the grim possibility of the Internet of Thoughts, and smart home improvement. We also released a retrospective report on ransomware.

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