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Three-quarters of Russian banks are vulnerable to cyberattacks

According to research of FinCERT, employees of 75% of Russian banks click on the links in phishing emails. 38% of banking applications for iOS have high-risk vulnerabilities, for Android this figure is 43%.

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Cybersecurity is just an illusion

In 2019 more than 80% of attacks on bank customers are carried out using social engineering methods. Previously, the attackers used for psychological pressure pensioners but this year in Russia there was a new trend – the target audience for hackers was the population aged 25-30 years. This and other discoveries in the field of information security noted at a press conference Stanislav Kuznetsov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank.

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Positive Technologies: insecure data storage is a main drawback of mobile apps

Experts have tested mobile applications for iOS and Android and found out that most applications don’t store data securely and a hacker doesn’t often need a physical access to the victim’s smartphone to stole personal information.

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Lack of communication between business and IT prevents transformation

More than 57% of respondents consider that they don’t have skills, allowing them to move toward the digital transformation. Such results can be found in the joint study of Riverbed and Economist companies, dedicated to the modern standards of the digital productivity. Respondents see the key role in IT departments when speak about digital transformation. 63% think that nowadays communication and collaboration between business-blocks and IT departments is enough bad and limited.

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78% of Russian companies note data growth

IDC together with Hitachi Vantara has prepared a study called Big data analytics as a tool for business innovation. It showed that more than 55% of companies have a budget for the implementation of solutions for big data analytics.

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According to 69% of companies AI will help to struggle with the lack of IS specialists

On March 19, 2019 the company Trend Micro Incorporated, specialized in the sphere of cyber security solutions, published results of the survey, dedicated to the problem of the lack of qualified IS specialists with participation of all IT professionals from international companies. 69% respondents consider that the use of artificial intelligence can help to reduce the influence of lack of IT specialists on the security quality.

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ICT in the financial sector 2019: security and competitiveness

CNews Conferences held the annual event "ICT in the financial sector 2019" in Moscow. The participants discussed services and products for the banking sector, also about promising technologies that are not only tested, but are already used in practice.

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The study of Microsoft: the number of fishing attacks has increased by 350% in 2018

Microsoft has presented its 24th Security Intelligence Report (SIR) on the information security threats. To prepare the report, experts have analyzed 6,5 trillion signals, which are transmitted via cloud resources of Microsoft every day. Data were presented by corporate and private users, who agreed to share them with reference to geolocation.

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Avast experts: 44% of smart homes are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Avast, a digital security solution provider, said that almost half of smart homes are vulnerable to cyberattacks. The Avast Smart Home Report 2019 presents data from the analysis of 16 million smart home networks. According to these data, 20.11% of homes in Russia have more than five connected devices. 44.07% of such smart homes have at least one vulnerable device. These figures indicate a serious risk that the technology of the IoT poses to homeowners. Just one unprotected device can compromise your entire home network.

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New research of Dell Technologies: executives around the world notice a significant lag in digital transformation

Despite the steady growth of the pace of change, the latest study of Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index shows that digital transformation programs are in their infancy in many companies. This is confirmed by 78% of leaders from all surveyed countries who believe that their organizations should be more involved in digital transformation (91% of Russian leaders agree with this fact). More than half of respondents (51%) believe that in the next five years their company will face difficulties to satisfy the changing needs of customers (96% of executives from Russia think so), and almost every third director (30%) is worried that his company may lose the market altogether.

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