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Cybersecurity Research

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

Office 365 Voicemail Phishing Campaign: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

Cybercriminals use fake voicemail message to lure victims into entering their Microsoft Office 365 email credentials as part of a new phishing campaign.

Ransomware, Phishing, Botnets Top “Nastiest” Malware in 2019

Webroot’s Nastiest Malware list and research for 2019 emerges with these ransomware, phishing and botnets findings.

Australian Cybersecurity Agency Releases Guide for Small Businesses

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) releases a cybersecurity guide to help small businesses guard against malware, ransomware & other cyberattacks.

Gender, Diversity Gaps Plague Cybersecurity Industry

Persistent gender and diversity gaps, and challenges with work-life balance plague cybersecurity professionals, Exabeam research finds.

5G, AI Heighten Cyber Attack Risks, Study Finds

Expect 5G mobile network technology and artificial intelligence (AI) advances to heighten the cybersecurity risk for enterprise organizations, a new study says.

SonicWall Research: 7.2 Billion Malware Attacks Thus Far in 2019

At least 7.2 billion malware attacks & 151.9 million ransomware attacks have been recorded through the first three quarters of 2019, SonicWall reports.

Reports: Notorious Emotet Botnet Returns After 90 days Dormant

The Emotet botnet has resurfaced after a 90 days hiatus and is spreading spam campaigns, Check Point Software said in its Global Threat Index for September 2019.

Report: Poor Password Security Plagues Businesses

Businesses are adopting password security measures such multifactor authentication in greater numbers but poor password hygiene persists, LastPass research says.

Phishing Skyrockets, Windows 7 Infections Rise, Webroot Study Finds

Nearly one-third of phishing sites use HTTPS, and Windows 7 exploits have grown 71 percent since the beginning of 2019, a new Webroot threat report found.

SMBs Increasingly Embrace MSSPs for IT Security Services

More than one in three SMB organizations partner with managed security services providers (MSSPs) for IT security functions, Keeper research reveals.