Cybersecurity Research

Cybersecurity research and market forecasts for managed security services providers (MSSPs) from CompTIA, Gartner, Forrester Research and more.

“Freebie Bots” Plague Online Holiday Shoppers, Reports Bot Defender Kasada

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Freebie bots are used to automatically scan retail websites for mispriced goods and services and purchase them before the error is fixed.

Cyber Attacker Earth Preta in Spear Phishing Campaign Via Google Drive Links

Trend Micro recommends companies implement ongoing phishing awareness training for partners and employees.

Hackers Hit One Third of Organizations Worldwide Multiple Times

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Customer records are at increased risk as organizations struggle to profile and defend an expanding attack surface, Trend Micro reports.

Sophos 2023 Threat Report: Cybercrime-as-a-Service on the Rise

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Hackers are increasingly using several forms of cybercrime-as-a-service to attack global organizations, Sophos reports.

Cybersecurity Training Boosts Risk Posture, Research Finds

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Majority of respondents say their team’s cybersecurity performance was more efficient because of professional training, Cybrary reports.

Ransomware Attacks in Transportation and Shipping Industries Double in Q3 2022

Trellix reveals evidence of malicious activity linked to ransomware and nation-state backed advanced persistent threat actors.

The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends of 2023: KnowBe4 Makes Its Predictions

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Social engineering, infrastructure, deepfakes and the metaverse seen as growing attack vectors going into 2023, KnowBe4 predicts.

Supply Chains Need Shoring Up Against Cyberattacks, C-Suite Executives Say

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Nearly every organization hit by a supply chain cyberattack in the last year, BlueVoyant reports in a new survey of C-suite executives.

Cybersecurity Trends Report: Check Point Software Predicts Hikes in Hacking and Exploits

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Security teams face growing pressure as the cyber workforce gap widens, while governments are expected to introduce new cyber regulations.

Most SMBs Fear Ransomware Attack Amid Heightened Geopolitical Tensions

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SMBs are fertile ground for managed security service providers (MSSPs) and managed service providers (MSPs), OpenText reports.