AuthorKelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading

Critical Vulns Earn $2K Amid Rise of Bug Bounty Programs

As of June, a total of $31 million has been awarded to security researchers for this year - already a big jump from the $11.7 million awarded for the entire 2017.

This Is How Much a ‘Mega Breach’ Really Costs

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, but breaches affecting more than 1 million records are far more expensive.

Major International Airport System Access Sold for $10 on Dark Web

Researchers from the McAfee Advanced Threat Research team began with an open search on Russian RDP shop UAS to make their discovery.

Asian APT Groups Most Active in Q2

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab published data on the most prolific threat groups and campaigns, compiled from private intelligence reports developed this quarter.

Businesses Struggle to Build ‘Security-First’ Culture

New Accenture study finds half of businesses provide cybersecurity training for new hires and only 40% of CISOs prioritize building or expanding insider threat programs.

Two More Convicted in $30M Massive Hacking, Securities Fraud Operation

A former hedge fund manager and securities trader participated in a scheme that made $30 million by trading on information from stolen press releases.

WEF: 217 More Years Until Women and Men Reach Economic Equality

Progress toward economic parity is in reverse for the first time since 2006, but cybersecurity can help change the game.

Cryptocurrency Theft Drives 3x Increase in Money Laundering

The first half of 2018 saw more cryptocurrency theft than all of 2017 combined, driving a rise in digital money laundering as criminals elude authorities.

Azure IoT Edge Exits Preview with Security Updates

Microsoft rolls out its cloud-based IoT service to the general public, while upping data protection with new categories including device management and security.

6 Drivers of Mental and Emotional Stress in Infosec

Pressure comes in many forms but often with the same impact: stress and burnout within the security community.