Category Archives: Risk Management

Insider Threat Report, 2015 by Vormetric

Vormetric has published a set of documents as part of the Vormetric 2015 Insider Threat Report. The research has been conducted by Harris Poll and analyzed by Ovum. Some short extracts are shown below. Worth to have a look. The … Continue reading

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Survey Report on Endpoint Security, by Ponemon

Yet another survey report from Ponemon, called 2015 State of Endpoint Report: User-Centric Risk. The survey covered about 700 security practitioners. “This annual study is conducted to understand trends and changes in endpoint risk in organizations. An endpoint can include … Continue reading

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Global Risks Report by World Economic Forum

The latest Global Risks Report 2015 by World Economic Forum is available . The report is based on an annual Global Risks Perception Survey. This is in interesting report and can be usefull when comparing different risks and when trying … Continue reading

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POS malware, some links to material

Increasing number of attacks has been taken against Point of Sales devices and systems. There are several good overviews and materials on this topic, and those are revealing details of the technics used in these targeted attacks. Main sources PoS … Continue reading

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Cyber essentials

Cyber Essentials scheme is one of the actions under the UK Government policy “Keeping the UK safe in cyber space“. The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed by Government and industry to fulfil two functions. It provides a clear statement … Continue reading

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Cyber Security radar (dashboard) and other online threat level indicators

There are some online resources indicating the current threat level related to cyber security. Radar is explained here. Cyber Security Index by SecureWorks Threat Meter by VeriSign AlertLevel by CERT-EU “number of cases” Infocon as part of Dashboard by SANS … Continue reading

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Report on Cybersecurity Black Market, by RAND and Juniper

RAND has published an interesting report on the cybersecurity black market. This report “Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data” was sponsored by Juniper . (direct link to pdf). This report is good reading for any security professional, worth to … Continue reading

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