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Cybersecurity Research

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

Mobile Malware Attack Research: Kaspersky Q1 2020 Findings

Cybercriminals are increasingly using mobile platforms to launch malware attacks & distribute malware, new cybersecurity research from Kaspersky shows.

Average Ransomware Payment Rises Again: Research

Top 10 ransomware research findings, including popular attack vectors; average & median payments; size of victim; average downtime & more, Coveware reports.

Insider Threat Costs: Key Cybersecurity Research Findings

​Insider threats​ cost organizations $11.5 million on average worldwide in 2020, up ​31 percent in the past two years, IBM and ​ObserveIT research finds.

Covid-19 Relief Aid Confusion Spikes Spam Emails on Small Businesses

Nearly 40 percent of small business owners believe they’ve been targeted with malicious coronavirus (Covid-19) spam emails, IBM Security study finds.

MITRE ATT&CK Evaluations: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

MITRE releases independent ATT&CK knowledge base evaluations of cybersecurity products from Blackberry Cylance, CrowdStrike, SentinelOne & other vendors.

2020 Trustwave Global Security Report Places Ransomware Threat In Context

Cybercriminals are increasingly using ransomware to attack organizations, and social engineering is a top data breach tactic, Trustwave research indicates.

Security Pros Face New Challenges Amid Pandemic, Check Point Research Says

As cyber criminals exploit the coronavirus pandemic with stepped up attacks, IT security professionals faced new challenges, Check Point Software Technologies research finds.

Never Pay Ransomware Hackers to Recover Data, Research Recommends

Nearly half of employees in North America businesses don’t know what to do should a ransomware attack hit their companies, Kaspersky research found.

Coronavirus Email Phishing Attacks Skyrocket, Barracuda Research Finds

Coronavirus-related email phishing attacks have spiked 667 percent since March 1, Barracuda research reports.

Cloud-Based Security Tool Adoption: Latest Research Findings

Most organizations have migrated security tools to the cloud, according to a survey from security information & event management (SIEM) provider Exabeam.