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Zero-Day Exploits

Zero-day vulnerabilities present grave cybersecurity risks, representing unseen weaknesses in software exploited by hackers. These vulnerabilities often remain undetected by antivirus tools, leaving systems vulnerable to malicious attacks. The consequences of such attacks can be severe, ranging from data breaches to complete system compromise. To address this threat, companies have implemented regular security audits and […]

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Cyber Roundup

Welcome to this week’s edition of the “Bi-Weekly Cyber Roundup” by Canary Trap. At Canary Trap, it is our mission to keep you up-to-date with the most crucial news in the world of cybersecurity and this bi-weekly publication is your gateway to the latest news. In this week’s roundup, we’ll start by recapping the activities […]

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Phishing

Phishing remains a pervasive cyber threat, utilizing various channels such as email, SMS, and phone calls to deceive victims into divulging sensitive information or downloading malware. With a history dating back to the 1990s, phishing has evolved into sophisticated techniques like spear phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and vishing. These attacks target individuals and organizations, […]

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Global Compliance

The complexities of global compliance pose significant challenges for businesses, amidst evolving laws and new technologies. Experts highlight the fragmented nature of digital regulations, emphasizing the need for proactive measures. With rising costs and hidden impacts on business operations, organizations are investing in Governance, Risk, and Compliance teams and leveraging AI and automation. Cloud providers […]

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Biometric Authentication

In the modern cybersecurity landscape, biometric authentication emerges as a pivotal solution, offering multifaceted benefits in safeguarding data and systems. With its diverse applications, including facial recognition and behavioral analysis, it not only enhances user experience but also mitigates the risks associated with password reliance. Moreover, its robust security measures make it challenging for threat […]

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Cybersecurity Culture

The importance of fostering a cybersecurity culture within organizations cannot be overstated. While technical security measures are crucial, employee behaviour plays a significant role in cyber defense. Leadership commitment is paramount, and executives should set the tone by actively promoting cybersecurity awareness. Tailored security awareness programs, engaging both employees and executives, are essential for keeping […]

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Sophisticated Ransomware

The evolution of ransomware attacks continues to pose a significant threat to businesses worldwide as they are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Protecting against ransomware requires robust strategies, including immutable storage targets, encrypted backups, routine backup verification, access limits, proactive monitoring, and comprehensive data recovery planning. These measures are essential for minimizing damage and ensuring quick recovery […]

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AI in Phishing

The use of AI in phishing attacks poses a significant threat in the digital landscape. As businesses face increasing challenges from threat actors exploiting AI capabilities, a multi-layered security strategy becomes imperative. This approach encompasses training employees to serve as human firewalls, adopting AI-based security technology to detect sophisticated attacks, implementing stronger authentication methods, and […]

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