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86% polled said their organization made cybersecurity a priority during the COVID-19 crisis and implemented appropriate training for remote workers, according to a report.

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The pandemic pushed businesses out of their offices, sending employees to work from home (WFH), and opening up hacking opportunities for cyber criminals. A new report from the industrial cybersecurity company Claroty details how US  IT (information technology) and OT (operational technology) security professionals see their organization’s more of a target since early March, when the US pandemic shut down industry. The security pros have also witnessed adversaries hatching new tactics as they target what they perceive as vulnerabilities.

Claroty’s report, “The Critical Convergence of IT and OT Security in a Global Crisis,” revealed that 60% of respondents believe their CISO demonstrated good leadership in the midst of a crisis, but also found that 86% said their organization’s leadership made cybersecurity a priority during

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In first days of testing among three companies, INTRUSION Shield shuts down threats without obstructing business operations

Preliminary beta testing results from installations of INTRUSION Shield™, the highly anticipated cybersecurity solution from INTRUSION Inc. (OTCQB:INTZ), underscore the significant need for companies to change their approach to cybersecurity. Within the first three days of beta testing, Shield identified and immediately shut down a total of 461,562 threats to three companies, defending them against possible cyberattacks.

INTRUSION Shield is the first cybersecurity solution to protect organizations by not only identifying malicious traffic on a company’s network, but also using artificial intelligence (AI) to immediately neutralize threats on both incoming and outgoing traffic, effectively stopping ransomware, viruses, malware, data theft and more. Where other solutions only alert IT managers and often cannot even identify silent threats, Shield identifies and immediately stops them.

“Our beta testing results reveal there is no way a

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If it wasn’t clear that cybersecurity is the new frontier in our evermore-connected world, a recent report from Microsoft, entitled the “Digital Defense Report,” details how rapidly escalating security threats are growing in sophistication and pervasiveness from nation state actors in China, Iran, North Korea, South Korea and Russia. Specifically, ransomware attacks enabled by widespread phishing campaigns that steal credentials are on the rise, along with a myriad of other high profile targets and the IoT.

“This report makes it clear that threat actors have rapidly increased in sophistication over the past year, using techniques that make them harder to spot and that threaten even the savviest targets. For example, nation-state actors are engaging in new reconnaissance techniques that increase their chances of compromising high-value targets, criminal groups targeting businesses have moved their infrastructure to the cloud to hide among legitimate services, and

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