Shweta Sharma

Senior Writer

Shweta Sharma is a senior journalist covering enterprise information security and digital ledger technologies for IDG’s CSO Online, Computerworld, and other enterprise sites.

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Ransomware, email compromise are top security threats, but deepfakes increase

Ransomware, email compromise are top security threats, but deepfakes increase

While ransomware and business email compromise are leading causes of cybersecurity threats, geopolitics and deepfakes play an increasing role, according to reports from VMware and Palo Alto.

Almost 50% of APAC companies find cloud security harder than on-prem: survey

Almost 50% of APAC companies find cloud security harder than on-prem: survey

Diversity of multicloud environments has contributed to operational and security complexity, a Thales report says.

Microsoft boosts threat intelligence with new Defender programs

Microsoft boosts threat intelligence with new Defender programs

Drawing from its acquisition of RiskIQ, Microsoft is releasing Defender External Attack Surface Management and Defender Threat Intelligence.

Qualys adds external attack management capability to cloud security platform

Qualys adds external attack management capability to cloud security platform

Integration of EASM (external attack surface management) into Qualys CSAM (cybersecurity asset management) offers enterprises continuous discovery and classification of both internal and external assets.

Axis adds automation, onboarding features to Atmos ZTNA network access software

Axis adds automation, onboarding features to Atmos ZTNA network access software

Axis is also offering migration tools and a buyback program for those looking to move from legacy ZTNA (zero trust network access) applications.

Average cost of data breaches hits record high of $4.35 million: IBM

Average cost of data breaches hits record high of $4.35 million: IBM

Healthcare organizations saw average cost per breach at $10.1 million, more than double the global average.

Flashpoint says its VulnDB records vulnerabilities that MITRE CVE missed

Flashpoint says its VulnDB records vulnerabilities that MITRE CVE missed

Flashpoint reports that its vulnerability database recorded 11,860 cybersecurity vulnerability disclosures for the first half of 2022, 27.3 % of which were missed or not detailed by MITRE's CVE system.

Microsoft takes top spot as most impersonated brand in phishing

Microsoft takes top spot as most impersonated brand in phishing

Microsoft tops Vade's phishing report, which has some good news: The overall number of phishing attacks declined in the second quarter.

Teleport features passwordless access with new access plane update

Teleport features passwordless access with new access plane update

With the new capability, Teleport hopes to replace usernames, passwords, private keys, and other secrets with more secure physical identity solutions such as Touch ID, Windows Hello and Trusted Platform Module hardware.

CrowdStrike enhances container visibility and threat hunting capabilities

CrowdStrike enhances container visibility and threat hunting capabilities

The cloud-native security provider wants to help customers gain visibility into all of their containers, as well as uncover a growing array of threats across multicloud environments.

Cato Networks launches SSE system with customizable DLP capabilities

Cato Networks launches SSE system with customizable DLP capabilities

Cato SSE 360 provides a security service edge offering that includes DLP (data loss prevention) features based on customizable rules.

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