The Ponemon Institute recently issued its 2020 Cost of Insider Threats Global Report (Report), which finds that the frequency and cost of insider threats continues to increase. Sponsored by ObserveIT and IBM, the 2020 Report is the third consecutive one to study insider threats and their impact on businesses in terms of frequency, cost, and

It is so hard to keep up with the latest ways the bad guys try to infiltrate company data. One new technique is called warshipping, and its implementation is pretty simple and a little old school.

IBM X-Force Red investigated the technique to give its customers an idea of the newest threats to enterprise systems.

According to recent documents made public by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) IBM has applied for a patent for a system that would use distributed ledger technology to address privacy and security concerns associated with the increasing usage of drones in both commercial and recreational applications. In the application for this patent, IBM’s

It is clear that the health care industry continues to be targeted with cyber-attacks. In 2018, the 10 largest health care breaches, outlined here, include unauthorized access to protected health information (PHI) through a vendor offering claims processing, ransomware incidents, successful phishing schemes, mailing PHI to wrong addressees, hacking, a misdirected email, and a

A new study issued by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, reveals that healthcare data breaches still cost more than in other sectors.

The Ponemon Institute’s calculation is that the average healthcare data breach costs $380 per record. This compares to the average global cost per record of $141. This calculates to an average global cost

A new IBM/Ponemon Study released late last week, 2016 Cyber Resilient Organization, reveals that only 32 percent of IT and security professionals believe that their organization has a “high” level of cyber resilience.

The study interviewed 2,400 IT and security personnel across the world. The study shows that 66 percent of those professionals believe that

Blockchain technology, introduced as the magic behind Bitcoin, is being touted by many as the next major disruptive innovation – in global trade and way beyond.

At its core, Blockchain shifts the accounting function from third-party financial institutions and intermediaries to thousands of nodes (computers) on the Blockchain network that collectively maintain a public ledger