IT Security and Compliance Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.

Organizations during the third quarter experienced on average 237 DDoS attack attempts each month, equivalent to eight DDoS attack attempts each day.

Many businesses are starting to understand that the biggest concern for their business lies right under their noses: their own employees.

Researchers at Comodo Threat Research Labs claim Q3 saw over four times the amount of malware occurrences as seen in just the previous quarter (97 Million).

LA-based fashion retailer, Forever 21, has confirmed hackers had unauthorized access to data from payment cards used at certain POS systems at its stores.

Security experts are warning consumers and e-commerce merchants that over 50 million global fraud attacks are expected next week as scammers look to capitalize on a busy shopping season.

Equifax, the credit agency guilty of poorly handling the private financial data of over 143 million consumers, has seen a 27 percent decrease in profits following the September hack.

Changes to the NERC CIP compliance standard have been proposed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission aiming to protect utility grids from laptops and mobile devices that could potentially spread malicious software.

A report released by John Hopkins University’s Care School of Business claims large healthcare organizations experience more data breaches than smaller healthcare providers.

A study conducted by Spiceworks found over two-thirds of organizations are running unsupported versions of Microsoft Office software, exposing them to potential cyber-attacks.

PwC security analysts have discovered Chinese APT group KeyBoy back in the wild with new tools and techniques crafted to attack Western organizations.

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