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When we think about data breaches, our minds tend to drift to the spectacular incidents that make national or international news. Yet while they rarely pop up in the press, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) — also known as small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) — are at even greater risk of a suffering serious breach […]
March 23, 2020
The coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – has been inescapable lately. What you may not know, however, is that global human health pandemics can also infect the cybersecurity world. For instance, coronavirus-related phishing attempts are on the rise, as hackers seek to exploit the ambient anxiety circulating through society for their own nefarious ends. […]
March 15, 2020
We’ve all heard it stated ad nauseam: Cyber data breaches are continually growing and pose an urgent threat to global business. Yet is that message truly sinking in? Do corporate leaders place a priority on understanding data breaches and their impact? Or are the tools that organizations deploy simply inadequate for the task? In 2019, a landmark event occurred […]
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March 8, 2020
XM Cyber is ready to welcome over 1,000 industry leaders, including the CEOs of 140 carefully vetted, private growth companies, at the Montgomery Summit 2020 presented by Maqcquarie. The event will be held on March 4-5 in Santa Monica, CA. “We are the only ones to address the only crucial question for enterprises: ‘Are my […]
March 3, 2020
Identity and Access Management (IAM) has become a key security battleground for attackers and defenders. Unfortunately, many defenders not only lack the expertise to fight this battle, but they are also unaware of its importance. Here’s the reality: IAM is the new perimeter in the public cloud. By accessing identity, someone outside an organization (or […]
March 3, 2020
XM Cyber is ready to welcome some 800 developers at Node.TLV 2020, the first-ever 100% Node.js-focused conference in Israel, to be held on March 3 in Tel Aviv. “We are very glad to support the event and work hand to hand with the Node.js community in Israel and all over the world,” said Tamar Twena-Stern, […]
February 17, 2020
XM Cyber is ready to welcome some 45,000 cyber executives and professionals at the RSA Conference 2020, one of the world’s top infosec events, to be held on February 24-28 in San Francisco. “Come meet us and learn more about our HaXM breach and attack simulation (BAS) platform that helps protect an organization’s critical assets […]
February 11, 2020
Global spending on information security now exceeds $100 billion annually, according to Forbes Magazine. Unfortunately, organizations aren’t getting a great return on their (quite sizable) investments. New, high profile data breaches seem to occur on a near-constant basis, and losses from cyber-attacks have never been larger. It’s estimated that security breaches will result in a […]
February 9, 2020
How devastating is a successful cybersecurity attack? Consider this: A single breach now costs the average business nearly $4 million in damages, according to research from the Ponemon Institute. The average cost of losing just a single record is nearly $150, globally. Given the financial and reputational risks associated with security breaches, it’s imperative that […]
February 3, 2020
Here’s the unvarnished truth about IT security: Even if you stack product on top of product and schedule regular user training, even the most robust security defenses can be undone by a simple user error. Even more maddeningly, these mistakes often seem absurdly foolish in retrospect. Yet while sloppy IT practices might make it easy to point the […]
January 22, 2020