Company bosses are boosting their cybersecurity following an alarming increase in cyberattacks, a new study commissioned by Kaspersky has found. The data shows that more than three quarters (77%) of companies suffered at least one cyber incident in the last two years. One of the main reasons cited was the shortage of qualified IT security staff (18%). Among other measures to strengthen cybersecurity, 41% of respondents claimed that their companies plan to invest in outsourcing cybersecurity in the next 12 to 18 months.
The new global survey ‘The Super Sale Game: who’s the winner? A study on how we shop and pay‘, commissioned by Arlington Research for Kaspersky, explores consumers views and shopping behavior when it comes to big sales events such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday
Kaspersky cybersecurity products earned maximum points from independent testing company SE Labs in the third quarter of 2023. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Plus were put through the SE Labs test for anti-malware protection of business and home endpoints. The products scored top points after dealing with publicly available email and web-based threats like those used by cybercriminals to attack Windows PCs by tricking users into running files or scripts that download and run malicious software.
Employee violations of an organization’s information security policies are as dangerous as external hacker attacks according to a recent study from Kaspersky. In the last two years, 26% of cyber incidents in businesses occurred due to employees intentionally violating security protocol. This figure is almost equal to the damage caused by cybersecurity breaches, 30% of which occurred because of hacking.
As Black Friday approaches, Kaspersky has released a new report revealing the latest shopping-related cyber threats. The findings expose more than 13 million e-shop-related phishing attacks in 2023, with scammers mimicking popular marketplaces, luxury brands, and gadget stores.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Standard passed the regular Advanced Threat Protection assessments held by AV-TEST. In the testing, all three products demonstrated complete protection against ransomware in 10 different real-life attack scenarios.
As part of the Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF), Kaspersky has today announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in the African region. The new center, located in Kigali, Rwanda, is opening as part of Kaspersky’s Global Transparency Initiative, established to highlight the reliability of the company's solutions, and advocate for greater transparency throughout the cybersecurity industry. The new center offers its visitors a comprehensive overview of Kaspersky's engineering and data processing practices, and a live demonstration of the source code for its products and services.
Kaspersky Global Research and Analyses Team (GReAT) experts offer insights and projections for 2024 in the Kaspersky Security Bulletin, with a focus on the evolution of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT).
IT Security professionals can now sharpen their skills in reverse engineering thanks to Kaspersky’s new online course. Hosted by leading cybersecurity professionals from the Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), the course is tailored to provide a robust foundation in the Ghidra framework and expand trainees’ understanding of the malware analysis process.
Kaspersky’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Team has published a monumental study on Asian APTs' Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), providing the most comprehensive information on the approaches identified during their investigation. This exclusive study is publicly available and is designed to enhance the understanding of the way contemporary APT groups operate, along with effective defense mechanisms.