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What Software Methodology Includes Security Automation?

Simply put, DevOps is a software methodology that includes security automation. Software engineering teams often equate DevOps and automation as synonymous. Most security experts believe that automation is the most quantifiable benefits for organizations.

In this article, we will explore how DevOps security automation helps in achieving better software security.

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Top 5 Harmful Cyber Threat Types

Cybersecurity threats are evolving and the IT industry is on high alert. Modern cyber threats are more sophisticated and fast such as malware, phishing, cryptojacking, and IoT threats. The major cyber-attacks in 2019 witnessed that cybersecurity defenses were inefficient to prevent cyber threats altogether. The situation will even prevail in 2020. However, mitigation strategies can help to minimize the chances of data breaches.

In this article, we will explore some most harmful cyber threat types and prevention techniques that organizations must be aware of to thwart cyber-attacks.

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The Biggest Cyber-attacks in 2019

Over the past couple of years, cyber-attacks have been increasing both in frequency and sophistication. 2019 also witnessed a surge in cyber-attacks and many companies were suffering a huge financial and reputational loss. According to CISCO, DNS hijacking and targeted malware were the serious cyber threats of 2019, along with various others. Cyber pests were using various tools to capture data and evade detection, from Remote Access Trojans (RATs) to hide threats in encrypted traffic.

In addition, as per the 2019 Cybersecurity Report, published by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), 44% of organizations with more than 500 employees have experienced a cyber-attack. In this article, we would explore some data breaches that were grabbing the attention of cybersecurity companies in 2019 and even beyond.

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