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As the floundering economy continues to hopscotch around broken supply chains and the worsening cybersecurity breakdowns, businesses and analysts alike are sharpening their focus on what lies ahead. TechNewsWorld spoke with IT executives to gather predictions for what 2023 holds.

Many workers and managers in the United States and the United Kingdom place a higher value on trust in the workplace over financial compensation, according to new research released Tuesday. A survey of 500 workers and managers in the U.S. and U.K. conducted by Osterman Research for cybersecurity fir...

More online fraud, recession-resistant budgets, and continued talent shortages can be expected in 2023, according to cybersecurity pros who spoke with TechNewsWorld

Distributed denial-of-service attacks continued to rise in November. A prime target was the United States, with 1,543 attacks. While "as a service" offerings have made ransomware a low-effort, low-risk option for generating criminal gains

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MFA Is Broken, Here’s How To Fix It

Ask any security pro what's the most effective protection against hackers and scammers, and they all point to one tool: multifactor authentication. But lately, bad actors have focused on hacking MFA, making its methods susceptible to interception

The law aims to protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China, Russia, and several other foreign countries of concern

A new analysis of data from the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reveals that Nevada has more cybercrime victims than any state in the union by a large margin

Most contractors the Department of Defense hired in the last five years failed to meet the required minimum cybersecurity standards, posing a significant risk to U.S. national security

Action by the National Institute of Standards on potential post-quantum cryptographic algorithms is forecast to strongly stimulate the PQC market over the next five years

Defenders of software supply chains have a new attack vector to worry about: machine learning models

Although small businesses lack the resources large enterprises enjoy to defend themselves online, SMBs can avoid becoming cybercrime victims by following these proven, safe computing practices

Streaming video content from non-mainstream providers might make you an unwitting target of content piracy. If you get a bargain pricing offer, you risk becoming the victim of scammers and hackers, losing personal data, and having your financial assets stolen

The 2022 edition of Mozilla’s Privacy Not Included buyer’s guide has privacy reviews of more than 75 popular consumer electronics gifts

Compromised credentials provide an easy way for threat actors to get their hands on valuable data possessed by governments. Phishing attacks on civil servants jumped 30% from 2020 to 2021, with one out of every eight workers exposed to phishing threats during the period

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