The bane of data security is the patch. The patch is what your IT guys are doing in the background to fix vulnerabilities in software that are known to the manufacturers, and to attempt to fix the vulnerability before hackers can exploit it.

Patching is a very important part of a security plan, but the

A depressing new report by security firm LightCyber opines that hackers are using cyber weapons to evade detection when deploying attacks to IT systems rather than malware. In fact, the report says that cybercriminals are using sophisticated tools and cyber weapons to compromise networks and exfiltrate data once they use malware to access the system.