Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2024
Cybersecurity in the Evolving Threat Landscape

As technology evolves and our dependence on digital systems increases, the cybersecurity threat landscape also rapidly changes, posing fresh challenges for organizations striving to protect their assets and data. The battle between cybersecurity defenders and malicious actors rages on in the vast digital expanse of today’s interconnected world. As technology advances and our reliance on […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2023
Cybersecurity, why a hotline number could be important?

The creation of a dedicated emergency number for cybersecurity could provide an effective solution to this rapidly growing challenge The growing threat of cybercrime is calling for new and innovative defense strategies. While the phone number for physical emergencies is already time-tested, the absence of a similar hotline for cybercrimes is a significant gap in […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 03, 2023
The Impacts of Data Loss on Your Organization

What are the causes of Data Loss and which are their impact on your organization? In today’s digital age, data has become the lifeblood of organizations, driving critical decision-making, improving operational efficiency, and allowing for smoother innovation. Simply put, businesses heavily rely on data. In an era where data has become the cornerstone of business […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 01, 2022
3 of the Worst Data Breaches in the World That Could Have Been Prevented

Data breaches can be devastating for organizations, these are 3 of the worst incidents that could have been prevented Data breaches can be devastating for organizations and even entire countries. Eliminating the risk of a data breach is nearly impossible, but some things can be done to reduce it significantly. Here are three of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 29, 2022
Tips for Gamifying Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program

In today’s technological world, educating people about cybersecurity awareness is an absolute necessity. According to one report, 82% of data breaches involved the human element, from social attacks to misuse of technologies. These errors are not always entirely preventable, as some level of human error is inevitable, but proper training in cybersecurity awareness can greatly […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 15, 2022
Happy birthday Security Affairs … 11 years together!

Happy BirthDay Security Affairs! Eleven years together! I launched Security Affairs for passion in November 2011 and since then the blog was visited by tens of millions of readers. Thank you! Eleven years ago I decided to launch Security Affairs, a blog that is considered today one of the most valuable sources of the cybersecurity […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2022
Google announced the completion of the acquisition of Mandiant for $5.4 billion

Google completed the acquisition of the threat intelligence firm Mandiant, the IT giant will pay $5.4 billion. Google announced the completion of the $5.4 billion acquisition of threat intelligence firm Mandiant. The acquisition was announced in March 2022 by both companies: “RESTON, Va., March 8, 2022 – Mandiant, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNDT) today announced that it has entered into […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 07, 2022
ENISA released the Threat Landscape Methodology

I’m proud to announce that the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, has released the Threat Landscape Methodology. Policy makers, risk managers and information security practitioners need up-to-date and accurate information on the current threat landscape, supported by threat intelligence. The EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) Threat Landscape report has been published on an annual […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 05, 2022
Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested 9 men behind phishing attacks on Ukrainians attempting to capitalize on the ongoing conflict

The Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested nine members of a cybercriminal gang that has stolen 100 million hryvnias via phishing attacks. The Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested nine members of a cybercriminal organization that stole 100 million hryvnias via phishing attacks. The crooks created more than 400 phishing sites for obtaining the banking data of […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 26, 2022
Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy 2022/26

Italy announced its National Cybersecurity Strategy for 2022/26, a crucial document to address cyber threats and increase the resilience of the country. Italy presented its National Cybersecurity Strategy for 2022/26 and reinforce the government’s commitment to addressing cyber threats and increasing the resilience of the country to cyber attacks. The strategy is aligned with the […]