Cybersecurity predictions 2023
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Cybersecurity predictions for 2023

Which are the cybersecurity predictions for 2023?After a sharp increase of cyberattacks in 2022, in 2023 an evolution in the targets of cybercriminals, deepfake technology, and the role of Governments...
WiFi networks US internet users do not use passwords
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WiFi networks: 89% of US internet users do not use passwords

In the USA, only 3% of internet users use a password to protect their WiFi network, 7% are not sure whether they have one, and 89% do not use any...
Euralarm and CENELEC TC 79 on cybersecurity in alarm systems
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Cybersecurity of connected alarm systems. Euralarm & CENELEC TC 79

Cybersecurity of connected alarm systems is one of today’s challenges. Alarm systems are essential for the economic success of almost all sectors of European markets. Rapid technological developments and policy developments...
ENISA report on ransomware, Atlas VPN
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Ransomware hackers stole over 30 terabytes of sensitive data in 2022

Ransomware attacks are still one of the main cybersecurity issues: the Threat Landscape for Ransomware Attacks of July 2022 by ENISA reports that, since the beginning of the year, hackers...
Phishing statistics 2022 Atlas VPN
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Phishing statistics 2022: Top 5!

Among all the tactics used by cybercriminals, phishing, in other words fraudolent messages, usually emails, aimed at obtaining sensitive information by disguising as a trusted person or entity, is one...
Euralarm Fire Section
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Euralarm: CPR proposal fails to address the market needs

Euralarm Fire Section members are disappointed that the European Commission’s CPR proposal fails to address the market needs and does not address the main challenge facing standardisation. Nevertheless, Euralarm will...
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NIST: First Four Quantum-Resistant Cryptographic Algorithms

NIST, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, has chosen the first group of encryption tools that are designed to withstand the assault of a future...
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GDPR fines: nearly €100 million in H1 2022

GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, is a regulation in the EU that controls how all personal data on EU citizens is collected and processed. The legislation covers various privacy...
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Email scammers: almost 70% have the ‘Subject’ line empty

67% of scammers leave the ‘Subject’ line empty in malicious emails, according to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team. Other ‘Subject’ lines are not nearly as used as...
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Ransomware: 70% of organizations suffered 2 or more attacks last year

Ransomware is nowadays a popular means for cybercriminals to cash in on their activities. “They use ransomware to encrypt companies’ essential data and ask to pay a ransom in return. If...
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SECON 2022: Analysis of 2022 purchase demand for Public Video Surveillance

SECON & eGISEC 2022, International Security Exhibition & Conference, Member of the Global  Ifsec  Group, will be held from the 20th till the 22nd April at Hall 3 – 5...
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Fraud attacks worldwide harder to recognize. 45% of them abuse brand names

Even if more internet users are becoming aware of suspicious emails and malicious links, fraud attacks are becoming harder to recognize, because attackers are sophisticating them. According to the data...
HID Global: Seven Trends in the Security and Identity Industry 2022
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HID Global: Seven Trends in the Security and Identity Industry 2022

HID Global outlines and discusses important trends that are set to reshape the security industry in 2022 and beyond. “The worldwide leader in trusted identity and physical security solutions, with...
Ransomware attacks: half targeted the US in 2021 and 1 in 5 to a European country
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Ransomware attacks: half targeted the US in 2021 and 1 in 5 to a European country

Ransomware in the hands of cybercriminals can become a powerful weapon that could cause your business financial and reputational damage. According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team...
Euralarm: new guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems
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Euralarm: new guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems

Euralarm Extinguishing Section has published a guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems/equipment controlled by electronic detection systems. Unlike a production tool, a fire protection system is on operational standby...
Smart Home Market: 4 scenarios for broader adoption
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Smart Home Market: 4 scenarios for broader adoption

Smart home is a complex market. The road to 2030 won’t be a linear path for the smart home market, and the industry may develop along several alternative paths, based...
Axis: the six technology trends affecting the security sector in 2022
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Axis: the six technology trends affecting the security sector in 2022

Axis Communications shares its thoughts on the main security areas which will be of interest in 2022. “It only feels like five minutes – Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis underlines...
Credit card fraud: almost 100k Americans fell victims in Q3 2021
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Credit card fraud: almost 100k Americans fell victims in Q3 2021

Credit card fraud has become one of the most popular ways for criminals to make a quick buck. Credit card identity theft is relatively easy to carry out, and it’s...
DDoS attacks globally hit record heights in Q3 2021
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DDoS attacks globally hit record heights in Q3 2021

The total number of DDoS attacks climbed by roughly 24% in Q3 2021, reaching record levels globally, as Atlas VPN reveals. Also, the total number of smart attacks (sophisticated DDoS...
Blockchain hackers: over $1 billion stolen in Q3 2021
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Blockchain hackers: over $1 billion stolen in Q3 2021

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency hype have got a lot of attention in the past years. According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, blockchain hackers have stolen over...

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