5 Key Findings From the 2023 FBI Internet Crime Report

The losses companies suffered in 2023 ransomware attacks increased by 74% compared to those of the previous year, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The true figure is likely to be even higher, though, as many identity theft and phishing attacks go unreported. Ransomware attackers can potentially paralyze not just private sector organizations but also healthcare facilities, schools, and entire police departments.

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024

Within the past few years, ransomware attacks have turned to critical infrastructure, healthcare, and government entities. Attackers have taken advantage of the rapid shift to remote work and new technologies. Add to that hacktivism due to global conflicts and U.S. elections, and an increased focus on AI, and you have the perfect recipe for a knotty and turbulent 2024.

How to Generate Revenue Using Software Intelligence


Add More Opportunities to Your Pipeline. Did you know there are people who already use and love your software, but aren't paying for it? Compliance analytics allow you to quantify unlicensed use of your products and accelerate your revenue recovery efforts. With these best practices, you will learn how you can: Uncover a new, untapped revenue channel.

Making Software Pirates Pay: An E-Commerce Playbook


An E-Commerce Conversion Playbook. Vendors large and small have been using software intelligence to understand who is using unlicensed versions of their software so they can develop data-driven strategies to identify and convert unpaid users, generating new license revenue. This playbook will show you: Why you should pursue a strategy of converting unpaid users into paying customers.

7 Tips for Developing an In-Application Messaging Strategy


Use In-App Messaging to Drive Unlicensed Users to Your Cart. Software vendors are always looking for new ways to convert prospects to customers; and if you're selling your software online, driving and converting shopping cart traffic is crucial to driving new revenue. You will learn how to: Identify unpaid users of your software. Alert these users of their unlicensed status.

Monetization Monitor: Software Usage Analytics 2020


Efficient usage data collection and analytics can open up significant possibilities for suppliers. Organizations that place a premium on understanding product usage seem to have fewer hurdles to aligning price with value and are more in touch with their customers than organizations that don’t prioritize understanding product usage. Yet many software suppliers still struggle to get accurate insights into usage.

Monetization Monitor: Monetization Models and Pricing 2020


Customers demand—and suppliers offer—a diverse mix of monetization models for Software and Digital Services related to IoT Devices. However, many suppliers still struggle to get a full view of what’s being used by customers, what is owed to the vendors, and how a product is being used across the customer’s business. Despite this problem, many suppliers have yet to take the step towards solutions that would provide them with these insights.

The Importance of User Roles and Permissions in Cybersecurity Software

How many people would you trust with your house keys? Chances are, you have a handful of trusted friends and family members who have an emergency copy, but you definitely wouldn’t hand those out too freely. You have stuff that’s worth protecting—and the more people that have access to your belongings, the higher the odds that something will go missing.

IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk


In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.

Beware of Pixels & Trackers on U.S. Healthcare Websites

The healthcare industry has massively adopted web tracking tools, including pixels and trackers. Tracking tools on user-authenticated and unauthenticated web pages can access personal health information (PHI) such as IP addresses, medical record numbers, home and email addresses, appointment dates, or other info provided by users on pages and thus can violate HIPAA Rules that govern the Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates.