Although the majority of industrial organizations believe they are well-prepared for cybersecurity incidents, this confidence may be not well-founded: every second ICS company experienced between one and five incidents last year, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab. On average, ineffective cybersecurity costs industrial organizations up to $497K per year.
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Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, and science festival, Starmus 2017, have investigated what safety sounds like to people. Top DJs from around the world transformed the findings into 10 tracks epitomizing the ‘Sound of Safety’.
The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for Q1, 2017.
Giving Too Much Away? Most People Share Personal Information Online – And Young People Are Most at Risk
Sharing information or photos on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram has become second nature for many. But research from Kaspersky Lab has lift the lid on just how much personal data people are sharing in the public domain.
Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has appointed Stephan Neumeier as Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific effective May 29, 2017.
The first quarter of 2017 has confirmed the forecasts about the evolution of DDoS attacks made by Kaspersky Lab experts following the 2016 results. It also demonstrates that cybercriminals need a rest too.
On Monday, May 15, a security researcher from Google posted an artifact on Twitter potentially pointing at a connection between the WannaCry ransomware attacks that recently hit thousands of organizations and private users around the world, and the malware attributed to the infamous Lazarus hacking group, responsible for a series of devastating attacks against government organizations, media and financial institutions. The largest operations linked to the Lazarus group include: the attacks against Sony Pictures in 2014, the Central Bank of Bangladesh cyber heist in 2016 and a subsequent series of similar attacks continued in 2017.
People love their digital devices. Yet, they put it at risk with dangerous behaviour that compromises security. New research by Kaspersky Lab reveals a contradiction in the way people treat their data – although they are aware of the threat from cybercriminals, their actions show they’re failing to protect their data properly, with around half not even using basic security measures such as passwords or PINs.
According to the latest Financial Institutions Security Risks survey, 24% of banks worldwide struggle with the identification of their customers when delivering digital and online banking services. As more than half of banks (59%) anticipate growing financial losses due to fraud in the next three years, the verification of a user’s identity should be taking central stage in the cybersecurity strategies of financial institutions, Kaspersky Lab warns.
Kaspersky Lab has updated its Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index, a set of indicators that allow the evaluation of the level of risk for Internet users worldwide. The Index for the second half of 2016 demonstrates a positive trend: the number of people who are concerned about their security, and are ready to protect themselves against cyberthreats, is constantly growing.