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Pandemic Forces Security Staff Cuts, Hiring Freezes, Study Finds

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced corporate security teams to cut staff and freeze hiring, Exabeam 2020 State of the SOC research report finds.

Russian Hackers Seek to Heist COVID-19 Vaccine Research, Western Nations Claim

Three Western governments accuse Russian cyber operatives of attempting to steal coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine research. Russia denies hacking allegations.

FBI Records 20K COVID-19-related Cyber Threats in 2020

Roughly 20,000 coronavirus (COVID-19)-related cybersecurity threats have been reported to the FBI as of early June 2020. Here are the associated cybersecurity risks.

IBM Security Survey: Most Remote Employees Lack Cyber Guidelines

A lack of security guidelines is a problem for many newly working remotely Americans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, an IBM Security survey shows.

Hackers Lure Targets with COVID-19 Spoofs, Bogus Google Gmail Accounts

“Hacker-for-hire” cyber crews are capitalizing on the coronavirus (COVID-19) by using bogus gmail accounts to trick business leaders in key industries to hand over their Google account credentials.

Work From Home (WFH), Remote Devices and IT Support Trends

How businesses are adapting to work from home (WFH) business models, remote devices and associated IT support services, according to PC Matic research.

Cybersecurity Funding: States Ask U.S. Congress for Help

Amid coronavirus-related cyberattacks, state & local governments seek cybersecurity funding from Congress. Will the U.S. federal government answer the call for help?

IT Cybersecurity Could Face Budget Cuts in COVID-19 Economic Downturn

IT cybersecurity teams should brace for upcoming budget cuts amid economic jolt from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, report says.

FBI, CISA Allege China Conducts Coronavirus Espionage

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI accuse Chin conducts espionage campaign to steal intellectual property from U.S. coronavirus researchers.

Carbon Black Parent VMware Freezes Salaries, Cuts Executive Pay

Carbon Black parent VMware freezes salaries & cuts additional expenses as economic fallout spreads across virtualization, cloud & cybersecurity markets.