When it comes to cybercrimes, an attack vendor is how an attacker attempts to breach your cybersecurity. It's the angle by which they attack your business. It's essential to know your attack surface so you can plug breaches and fix vulnerabilities, but understanding different attack vectors is just as important. It's just like chess: knowing what moves to play is only part of what makes you a good player; it’s anticipating your opponent’s move that takes you to the next level.
Ransomware can costs organizations around the globe about $20 billion by 2021. That’s more than the GDP of countries like Afghanistan and Georgia. The unprecedented growth of ransomware isn’t just financially depressing; it’s an indication of how rapidly cybercrime is growing across the world, apparently outpacing government-induced cybersecurity measures.
If you are in the software industry or ever had an app or software custom-built for your business, you might have heard the word “Agile.” It's more than just fancy terminology. It's a practical software development approach where developers break down the development process into small sprints. It has been quite successful in software development, and the agile set of values are being adopted in other domains as well, including cybersecurity.
Over 60% of the UK's adult population Worked From Home (WFH) well into the second half of 2020. Hopefully, the pandemic will come under control once enough people are vaccinated, one of the things that might not change is the WFH situation. During the pandemic, both employers and employees learned financially beneficial and productive WFH could be, and it is likely to become the new norm in the job market.