File Integrity Monitoring Blog

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

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Trend Micro released a report today detailing the increase in the monetization of IoT attacks. 

Wikipedia was knocked offline in several countries after being hit by a coordinated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack over the weekend. 

A survey recently conducted by Deloitte and Dragos found that less than a fifth of security professionals are confident in their ability to secure Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices.

File Integrity Monitoring gives analysts a problem. While they all wholeheartedly endorse this critical security control, none can agree where it should reside in terms of the already-defined technology sectors.

So where has the Magic Quadrant for FIM gone?

Cabarrus County, North Carolina was recently targeted in a business email compromise (BEC) scam which resulted in the loss of $2.5 million. 

Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams have increased in volume and value over the last two years, with new data showing cybercriminals make over $300 million per month from US victims alone. 

Amazon Prime Day is in full effect and so are hackers working on elaborate phishing scams targeting Amazon shoppers. 

A new survey has found that North American homes have the highest density of Internet of Things (IoT) devices of any region in the world.

Are IoT (Internet of Things) devices security time bombs waiting to explode, or just benign and hugely-beneficial technological advances? As ever, the truth is somewhere in between, but there is a very simple test you can apply to assess which end of the spectrum a device sits at: ‘It depends’.

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Security researchers are warning ICS managers that a Russian hacking group linked to an attempt to blow up a Saudi oil plant has been found inside a second critical infrastructure (CNI) facility.

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