• Insiders and the Privileged Pathway of Attacks

    Corroborating the recent surge in headlines, a new industry study reveals that 56 percent of security professionals surveyed say insider threat incidents have become more frequent in the past 12 months. As we’ve covered in previous posts, insiders present a …

  • New Wave of Ransomware Could Put Utilities at Risk

    The stakes for protecting against ransomware are about to get higher as malicious tools evolve to target Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and threaten critical infrastructure. Researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept ransomware attacks against programmable logic controllers (PLC) used in many operational …

  • Your Greatest Threat Might Already Be Inside Your Network

    Insider activity—both malicious and simple error—accounts for a growing share of data breaches. Statistics are difficult to come by because requirements for reporting security incidents are not consistent across sectors. But some studies show they account for more than half …

  • Hunting Privileged Account Vulnerabilities with CyberArk Discovery & Audit (DNA)

    It’s widely understood that cyber intruders and internal threat actors seek and exploit privileged accounts to help them achieve their goals. Security experts advise organizations to know what’s on their networks and know it better than any potential adversary. But …