Blog: RSA Research & Innovation

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

  • 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.
  • 11/2/2017 - Blockchain: the New Crutch for Fraud Blockchain is no longer used solely for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin; fraudsters are now adopting this technology to host their websites and use blockchain-based DNS in order to make their websites bulletproof.
  • 10/10/2017 - RSA Labs: The Next Generation RSA Laboratories has been in existence since the early '90s when it was the resource for Cryptography Research and Education. The RSA Labs organization has since evolved, even going underground for a period of time, to re-emerge now with a renewed mission and purpose for RSA.
  • 7/28/2017 - Operational Rhythm at the Black Hat 2017 NOC By Matt Tharp Operational rhythm is the term for the nebulous flow of information between parts of a team that makes it so effective. Who needs what, and when to be successful? In the Black Hat NOC, we have very little time to establish such a rhythm. However, a process for distributing critical information isn’t...