Blog: RSA Research & Innovation

Innovating ahead of the market and offering the latest threat intelligence on the ever-expanding attack surface.

  • 11/13/2018 - Dialing Up Deception: The New Vishing Scam While vishing accounts for less than one percent of total phishing-type attacks, it remains a very real threat, as evidenced by its recent evolution. Traditionally believed to originate from an inbound call, vishing is now being deployed in reverse where a potential victim unknowingly calls a fraudster. Gain insight into the tactics being used to deceive consumers into calling fraudulent phone numbers and how to fight back.
  • 10/24/2018 - Beyond Your Bank Account: Ten Astounding Finds Uncovered by Financial Malware Financial malware is prevalent and capable of stealing more than your bank account number. Across many cybercrime investigations, RSA intelligence analysts have uncovered astounding finds stolen by financial malware. It is an alarming trend that should raise awareness among every digitally connected individual about how vulnerable we really are.
  • 9/19/2018 - Making Risk Count: Winning Strategies from Global CISOs A new Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) report explores modern approaches to risk management and measurement. Learn which factors, including the type of industry you compete in and how quickly your company is embracing digitization, may impact your risk measurement approach.
  • 8/14/2018 - RSA Report: Rogue Mobile Apps Account for 28 Percent of Fraud Attacks Rogue mobile apps accounted for 28 percent of fraud attacks observed by RSA in the second quarter of 2018 and over 70 percent of fraud transactions originated in the mobile channel. Learn more about the current state of global cybercrime and how to combat it more effectively.
  • 6/13/2018 - RSA Labs: Staying Secure Means Staying Relevant Keeping up with, if not a step ahead, of the bad guys isn’t all that security researchers find themselves battling. Staying upright on a rapidly shifting terrain is made all the more difficult as companies embrace cloud computing, microservice architectures and mobility.
  • 6/4/2018 - Ovum on Business-Driven Security A new report from Ovum Ltd., “Business-Driven Security: An Essential Approach to Enterprise Protection and Compliance” describes the practicality of the situation facing many digitally enabled organizations, reinforcing the need of business-driven security to effectively manage digital risk.
  • 5/23/2018 - RSA Report: Mobile App Fraud Transactions Increased Over 600 Percent in Three Years Phishing accounted for 48% of all cyber attacks observed by RSA in the first quarter of 2018 while two out of every three fraud transactions originated in the mobile channel. Learn more about the current state of cybercrime and fuel the conversation about how to combat it more effectively.
  • 4/30/2018 - The Dark Web Goes Social Due to the rise in popularity of newer social media outlets throughout the world, many fraudsters have expanded their activities to include multiple platforms. Gain insight on why social media has become so attractive to fraudsters and what types of information and tools are being sold and traded in these virtual storefronts.
  • 12/4/2017 - Anatomy of an Attack: CARBANAK Throughout 2017, RSA Incident Response has observed new TTPs associated with the CARBANAK threat actor group. These TTPs show an increase in situational awareness, organization, and attacker forensic discipline. Discover these new TTPs in detail and the methods used by RSA Incident Response to effectively neutralize them.
  • 11/22/2017 - The Carbanak/Fin7 Syndicate: A Historical Overview Of An Evolving Threat While Carbanak/Fin7 may use APT-style tactics and demonstrate persistence, RSA Research does not consider them to be an APT. Read the full report to understand why.