The Rise of Rootkit Malware: Understanding the Threat and How to Detect It

Hackers are constantly seeking innovative approaches to breach computer systems and extract confidential information, and among their most hazardous weapons is malware known as rootkits. Rootkits can provide attackers with complete control over a compromised system, allowing them to carry out a wide range of nefarious activities undetected. To help organizations defend against this threat,…

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Understanding, Preventing, and Mitigating Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware is one of the most dangerous cyber attacks, which aims to capitalize on the victim’s gullibility and maximize profits by exploiting their access security. Ransomware criminals go to great lengths to thwart organizations and pose risks to different elements of security systems, especially IT networks, databases, and Cloud platforms. Information is intelligence, and cyber…

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Emerging Cybersecurity Statistics and Trends in 2023: What You Need to Know

EC-Council’s whitepaper on “Emerging Cybersecurity Statistics and Trends in 2023: What You Need to Know,” authored by Jeff Barron, the Director of Professional Services—Offensive Security at Critical Path Security, is a comprehensive analysis of the evolving threat landscape in the world of cybersecurity. The whitepaper provides valuable insights into emerging cybersecurity trends and statistics that…

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Disseminating Cyberthreat Intelligence to Enhance Information Security

EC-Council’s whitepaper, “Disseminating Cyberthreat Intelligence to Enhance Information Security,” authored by Susan Villaquiral Cortés, CISO and COO at ArkNova SAS, focuses on the importance of cyber threat intelligence (CTI) in improving information security posture. The whitepaper aims to provide a comprehensive guide to organizations on implementing a CTI program and sharing CTI with the broader…

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