Cybersecurity Weekly: 7.14.23

Network, IAM And Cloud Are The Top 3 Cybersecurity Spending Priorities For 2023

“IAM [Identity Access Management] jumped from eighth place to second in this year’s investment priorities ranking, reflecting increasing market concerns about identity security in multicloud tech stacks. Network security and cloud infrastructure security remain from last year’s survey, joining IAM as enterprises’ top three cybersecurity spending priorities in 2023.”

U.S. Sets Cybersecurity Goals Through 2026

“The Biden administration lays out an initial road map and time frames to get its national cybersecurity strategy rolling…The plan encompasses the business sector, besides federal agencies. The 16 sectors designated as critical infrastructure by the U.S. government are largely operated by the private sector in areas such as healthcare, financial services, energy and manufacturing.”

5 Ways To Prepare A New Cybersecurity Team For A Crisis

“Mistakes that security groups often make when responding to an incident can be amplified when individuals with little prior experience are suddenly called in to deal with an exploding crisis. Problems can include everything from failure to understand the scope of a breach, not knowing how to escalate, and communications breakdowns to technical mistakes like not retaining logs, not making backups, and pulling the plug too soon on infected systems.”

Phishing Attacks Target Facebook, Microsoft, Making Them Most Impersonated Brands

“While Facebook is consistently in the dubious lead, Microsoft overtook the social media giant in the second quarter after experiencing a 22% quarter-over-quarter increase in spoofing attempts. Hackers have gravitated to those two brands as Facebook and Microsoft together accounted for more unique phishing URLs than the next top five brands (Crédit Agricole, SoftBank, Orange, PayPal and Apple) combined.”

Phishing Fears As Fake Threads Websites Multiply

Threads already has more than 100 million downloads, since Meta launched the app as a rival to Twitter earlier this month. But crooks are also seeking to cash in by mimicking the new social media app, with over 700 phony domain names emerging in a single day.”


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