An investigation by 17 media organizations around the world has revealed that authoritarian governments, criminal and terrorist organizations have targeted executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics, and government officials for years. While there has been heavy speculation around this being the case, a data leak of more than 50,000 phone numbers revealed a list of identified persons of interest by clients of NSO since 2016.
Increased availability and adoption of 5G technology means a more connected world, which in turn means more users with a greater variety of devices. While this means that IT security teams will have more to manage, many of the leading security vendors have been planning for 5G for years.
As guardians of valuable monetary assets and highly sensitive data, financial institutions are the perfect target for cybercriminals. According to IBM, the financial services sector was the number one target of cyberattacks in 2020 among all industries. This means these organizations continue to be challenged and invest heavily in both people and technology to make sure they can withstand attacks of any type.
Hank Schless, Senior Manager, Security Solutions at Lookout recently had the pleasure of having Kiersten Todt, Managing Director of the Cybersecurity Readiness Institute, on the Endpoint Enigma podcast. After Lookout released its U.S. Government Threat Report, Hank wanted to dive into some of the key findings, such as outdated operating systems. Kiersten, who also served as the executive director of the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, was the perfect guest to have on...
Lookout awards ISEC7 Group as Elite Partner 2021. San Francisco, California – April 8, 2021 – Lookout, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, today announced the launch of its new global channel partner program. Developed based on partner feedback, the new program will accelerate and grow the success of its global channel community through exclusive benefits, comprehensive education, sales support and marketing resources.
We’re all familiar with what happened in 2020. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizations worldwide were forced to send their workforces home. Along with the private sector, federal, state and local government agencies and departments across the United States implemented telework programs.
Mobile phishing attacks are getting so sophisticated that they can fool even the smartest of us. Cybercriminals can now intercept your call with a bank without you even noticing. But it’s not always greater sophistication that enables successful attacks.
Due to smaller screens and simplified user interface, mobile devices have become the new battleground for phishing and malware threats. Start 2021 on the right track by installing antivirus software on your smartphones, tablets, and Chromebooks.