The year 2020 saw a marked increase in fraudulent domain registrations, phishing attacks, hacks and hijacking attempts, as well as the sale of counterfeit goods. Companies must protect themselves from revenue and reputation losses, as well as the risks of data breaches—and not just react to the new face of commerce.
The COVID pandemic has provided many additional opportunities to fraudsters through the increased use of online channels by individuals working from home during lockdown. COVID-related lures encourage users seeking information, reassurance, and assistance to click on links.
Managing the risk of third parties has become a compliance focus for many large organizations. Companies even work with third-party service providers and external vendors just to manage this risk.
During the RSA Conference commencing May 17 – 20, 2021, Ihab Shraim Chief Technology Officer at CSC and David Conrad, Chief Technology Officer at ICANN will be hosting a virtual meeting around ‘Critical DNS & Domain Name Security Intelligence to
Many in the network security field may be familiar with the phrase: “It’s always DNS.” This is a popular meme within the industry, often making reference to the internal domain name system (DNS),
In light of the Biden administration’s recent efforts in protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats, new research from CSC indicates that a majority of the top energy companies* in the U.S. are vulnerable to attack due to shortcomings in their online operations.
The financial services sector has always been a forerunner in adopting technology for automation, and to provide better services to customers. The sector has been embracing digital transformation at an accelerated pace, especially with COVID-19, to continue to provide banking services while minimizing physical contact and exposure.
A recent survey conducted by the Neustar International Security Council confirmed the heightened interests on domain name system (DNS) security. The survey reveals that over three-quarters of cyber security professionals anticipate increases in DNS attacks, especially with more people shopping online amid the pandemic.
With the COVID-19 pandemic persisting, online shopping will be the preferred method for the 2020 holiday shopping season. While staying home to shop is the safest option right now, it means consumers are more vulnerable to online fraud, counterfeits, and cyber crime.
Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are arguably the most sophisticated of all email phishing attacks, and some of the most costly. From 2016-2018, BEC alone made $5.3 billion, but it’s not an attack that everyone is familiar with.