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News alert: Beazley reports on how AI, new tech distract businesses as cyber risk intensifies

The Last Watchdog

London, July 13, 2023 — Beazley, the leading specialist insurer, today published its latest Risk & Resilience report: Spotlight on: Cyber & Technology Risks 2023. For the insurance industry, working with clients to help them tackle these challenges is vital to ensuring businesses operate in as safe an environment as possible.

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Prometei botnet is targeting ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaws

Security Affairs

The crypto-mining has a modular structure and employes multiple techniques to infect systems and evade detection. Prometei has been observed to be active in systems across a variety of industries, including: Finance, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Utilities, Travel, and Construction.” ” concludes the report.

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The Scammers’ Playbook: How Cybercriminals Get Ahold of Your Data

eSecurity Planet

According to the 2021 IBM Threat Force Intelligence Index , Manufacturing was the industry most likely to be attacked last year, comprising 23.2% Finance and insurance finished a close second at 22.4%. Finance and insurance companies were particularly vulnerable to the sort of phishing scams we’re talking about.

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Episode 204: Josh Corman of CISA on securing the Vaccine Supply Chain

The Security Ledger

In recent years, China has made a habit of targeting large health insurers and healthcare providers as it seeks to build what some have described as a “data lake” of U.S. residents that it can mine for intelligence. Episode 194: What Happened To All The Election Hacks?

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Best Fraud Management Systems & Detection Tools in 2022

eSecurity Planet

In its 2021 Threat Force Intelligence Index , IBM reported that manufacturing and financial services were the two industries most at risk for attack, making up 23.2% They’re also useful for background checks, data analytics, and data mining. of attacks IBM handled, respectively.

Risk 103
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Forescout Platform: NAC Product Review

eSecurity Planet

combinations Enables automated response to quickly and effectively contain threats based upon policy from moderate (move to guest network, assign to self-remediation VLAN, apply OS updates/patches, etc.) to stringent (quarantine assets, turn off switch port, block access, disable network card, etc.)

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Envisioning new and hidden realities with data and augmented reality—a digital “twin city” example


All of this information has a value to city planners, but also would be of interest to law enforcement, hospitals, insurance companies, stores, restaurants and car manufacturers—and even energy suppliers planning where to locate vehicle charging stations. This is happening for the town of Kiruna, a municipality in northern Sweden.