Tag: Dark Web

Your company should immediately start taking appropriate steps and measures to correct or minimize the risks and potential damages associated with this exposed data. Identify, understand and learn from past mistakes or failures, and adopt a more proactive and preventative approach to your business' cybersecurity strategies moving forward.
When your employees use their work email on websites like the ones listed below, it makes your business vulnerable to a breach. With our Dark Web Monitoring, we can detect if your company is at risk due to exposed credentials on 3rd party websites.
COVID-19 has affected every corner of the world - including the Dark Web. As we've monitored and analyzed the Dark Web in 2020, we've discovered trends that point to today's biggest cybersecurity threats and gained insight into the risks of tomorrow.
No matter which metrics you analyze, 2019 was a devastating time for data security. The year was a continuation of a disturbing trend that has produced ominous results in four key categories: cost, size, impact, and time. For instance, according to the Ponemon Institute - 2019 Cost of a Data Breach study the cost of a data breach reached $3.92 million, an all-time high and 12% increase in just five years.
This Webinar walks you through many ways employees can introduce Dark web threats to you network...and how Vivitec eliminates and proactivly prevents these introductions. It also explains how to receive a complimentary Dark Web scan and Network assessment.
Once compromised, stolen credentials have a variety of uses, and they enable attackers to infiltrate organizations and steal sensitive information. It only takes a single stolen credential to gain access to an organization's infrastructure and cause devastation. Stolen credentials are a valuable commodity because they can be used in several different ways.
Cybercriminals use the profile information of your users and organization to create targeted spear-phishing campaigns designed to trick your users and steal login credentials. In most instances, they utilize an e-mail address of a trusted officer in the company like the CEO, CFO, and/or a key person in Human Resources. Cybercriminals attempt to hijack accounts, damage your organization's reputation, or gain access to your network. Both the increase in ransomware attacks and the prevalence of phishing scams reflect cybercriminals' desire to pursue soft targets that lack the resources or the resolve to adequately protect their IT infrastructure.
Having a cybersecurity preventative posture is paramount to your data security. If your business and/ or customer data is hacked you've just opened pandora's box of lawsuits, loss of brand integrity, loss of customer trust and many more concerning issues. The dark web has become a cybersecurity nightmare so your cybersecurity readiness plan should include preventative measures to defend against dark web and its minions.
With headlines full of cyberattacks and security breach victims, it is time to take the risks seriously. The success and survival of your business will be determined by your ability to overcome cybersecurity threats or breaches. You need a cyber readiness plan that includes elements of prevention, business continuity and recovery strategies. In this article we'll touch on prevention from the Dark Web attackers.