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We distilled 30 independent reports dedicated to cybersecurity and cybercrime predictions for 2020 and compiled the top 5 most interesting findings and projections in this post. Compliance fatigue will spread among security professionals Being a source of ongoing controversy and debate, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was finalized on 11th January 1, 2019. Driven …

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Three young hackers who were sentenced late last year for creating and spreading the notorious Mirai botnet are now helping the FBI to investigate other “complex” cybercrime cases in return to avoid their lengthy prison terms. Paras Jha, 21 from New Jersey, Josiah White, 20 from Washington, and Dalton Norman, 21 from Louisiana, plead guilty …

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Video: These are the platforms powering the $455B per year cybercrime industry – TechRepublic Video: These are the platforms powering the $455B per year cybercrime industry Etay Maor Executive Security Advisor at IBM how the same ‘trust mechanics’ used on e-commerce sites – user reviews, comments, and product ratings – drive the sale of zero …

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Image: iStockphoto/a_Taiga The most common type of cybersecurity attack occurring in industries such as manufacturing, the public sector, and education, is cyberespionage according the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, released Thursday. For those unfamiliar with the term, cyberespionage takes place when an attacker gains unauthorized entry to a network to access proprietary documents or …

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Video: How to protect your company from cybercrime – TechRepublic Video: How to protect your company from cybercrime At the 2017 Midmarket CIO Forum, Brian Hill of Computer Forensic Services explained the biggest cyber threats facing the enterprise, and how CIOs can keep their organization safe. Video: How to protect your company from cybercrime Related …

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Image: iStock / welcomia Cybercrime is a global problem because hacking is low-cost and threat vectors are copious. Because threats originate from rogue actors, professional groups, and state-sponsored organizations, cyberdefense for multinational companies—including startups and SMBs—can be a legal morass. The UN Cybercrime Repository was developed to promote technical assistance and strengthen international cooperation in …