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Cybersecurity Weekly: Twitter 2FA fine, Verizon DBIR report and six steps to ensure cyber resilience

May 31, 2022 by Ryan Miner

Twitter fined for using 2FA contact information for marketing purposes, how to clearly report cybersecurity risk to leadership, and the 2022 Verion DBIR outlines the rise in ransomware breaches from the past year. All these and more in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

1. Twitter fined $150M for using 2FA phone numbers for marketing

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have ordered Twitter to pay a $150M penalty for using users’ account security data deceptively.
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2. Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: Reporting risk to leadership

Cybersecurity threats are continuing to evolve and become more widespread. These advanced attacks include everything from malware and phishing to artificial intelligence, ransomware and more.
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3. Verizon 2022 DBIR: External attacks and ransomware reign

There has been an alarming rise (13%) in ransomware breaches – a jump greater than the past 5 years combined, Verizon Business has revealed in its 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (2022 DBIR).
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4. 6 Steps to Ensure Cyber Resilience

To minimize the impact of cyber incidents, organizations must be pragmatic and develop a strategy of resilience for dealing with break-ins, advanced malware, and data theft.
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5. CIOs largely believe their software supply chain is vulnerable

Ask 1,000 CIOs whether they believe their organizations are vulnerable to cyberattacks targeting their software supply chains and about 82 percent can be expected to say yes.
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Posted: May 31, 2022
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