Cybersecurity Research

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

IoT Hackers Target Millions of Devices in Pandemic, Report Says

Zscaler analyzes 300,000 malware attacks on Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The IoT cyberattacks, by the way, failed.

What’s the Total Cost of An MSP Cyberattack?

A cyberattack on a single managed service provider (MSP) or MSSP could trigger $80 billion in economic losses across hundreds of small businesses, research from FDD, CCTI and Intangic asserts.

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams Sparked by Remote Working, Research Says

Business email compromise (BEC) scams roughly 3X as many organizations as malware & slightly more than spear phishing, GreatHorn research finds.

Banking Trojan Trickbot: Major Cybersecurity Threat

Trickbot, a botnet & banking Trojan that can steal financial details, was the top cyber threat in May 2021, Check Point researchers find.

Zero Trust Research: Telecom, Hospitality Most Vulnerable to Undiscovered Network Breaches

Roughly 400,000 servers spanning 1,500 companies were left exposed & discoverable over the Internet, security provider Zscaler research finds.

Ransomware Payments Trigger Repeat Cyberattacks, Cybereason Research Finds

Eight in 10 organizations that paid ransomware attack extortion demands were attacked a second time, Cybereason research finds.

Canada Security Insights Report: 86% of Orgs Suffer Data Breach in 2020

Cyberattacks among Canadian organizations in 2020 rose amid remote work wave, according to VMware Global Security Insights Report.

Research: Most Companies Rely on MSSPs, MSPs to Manage SD-WANs

Over 75% of companies rely on managed security service providers (MSSPs) & managed service providers (MSPs) to manage or co-manage SD-WANs.

Avaddon Ransomware: What Cyberattack Victims Should Do

Avaddon ransomware attacks continue. Sophos offers this guidance to mitigate the encryption malware.

Verizon Report: Cybercrime Rampant in COVID-19 Pandemic

Phishing attacks, social engineering, credential stuffing & other cyberattack trends, according to Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report.