Careless users compromise security

Imperva has published the results of a survey of 310 IT security professionals taken at the Infosecurity Europe trade show.  The survey found that when it comes to insider threats, over half (58 percent) of IT security professionals were deeply concerned, not primarily about malicious users, but about careless users who unwittingly put their organisation’s data at risk.

Collecting remote evidence after cyber attacks

To overcome the need for investigators to travel far and wide to gather evidence from infected computers after a cyberattack, a Kaspersky Lab expert has developed a simple tool that can remotely collect vital data without risk of its contamination or loss. Named BitScout, the tool can build a swiss-army knife for the remote forensic investigation of live systems and has been made freely available for all investigators to use.

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