Attacks targeting Cisco Webex extension explode in popularity - WatchGuardWatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2018 also finds growing use of a new sextortion phishing malware customised to individual victims.
Developing APAC countries most vulnerable to malware - Microsoft
“As cyberattacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, understanding prevalent cyberthreats and how to limit their impact has become an imperative.”
Worldwide spending on security to reach $103.1bil in 2019 - IDC
Managed security services will be the largest technology category in 2019.
Privacy: The real cost of “free” mobile apps
Sales of location targeted advertising, based on location data provided by apps, is set to reach $30 billion by 2020.
Forrester names Crowdstrike leader in incident response
The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria.
Norwegian aluminium manufacturer hit hard by LockerGoga ransomware attack
“IT systems in most business areas are impacted and Hydro is switching to manual operations as far as possible.”
Slack doubles down on enterprise key management
EKM adds an extra layer of protection so customers can share conversations, files, and data while still meeting their own risk mitigation requirements.
Security professionals want to return fire – Venafi
Seventy-two percent of professionals surveyed believe nation-states have the right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals.
Alcatraz AI to replace corporate badges with AI security
The Palo Alto-based startup supposedly leverages facial recognition, 3D sensing, and machine learning to enable secure access control.
Unencrypted Gearbest database leaves over 1.5mil shoppers’ records exposed
Depending on the countries and information requirements, the data could give hackers access to online government portals, banking apps, and health insurance records.
Mozilla launches Firefox Send, an encrypted file transfer service
Mozille Firefox has launched a free encrypted file transfer service that allows people to securely share files from any web browser – not just Firefox.
Ransomware’s decline equals cryptomining’s rise
ESET’s Security Days Conference recently took place to go over the current threat environment and what to look out for next.
IoT and DDoS attacks: A match made in heaven
A10 Network’s Adrian Taylor uses findings from a number of reports to illustrate his point that advances in technology are facilitating cybercrime.
ForgeRock launches Sandbox-as-a-Service to facilitate compliance
The cloud-based testing environment for APIs enables banks to accelerate compliance with Open Banking and PSD2 deadlines.
Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
Unisys women offer advice on how to build a career in IT
"Be brave and accept the challenge because the IT industry offers diverse opportunities for someone willing to have a go."
LogRhythm launches solution to address network-borne threats
“Security teams are often understaffed, overwhelmed by false positives and lack the necessary network visibility.”
From magstripe to mobile: The evolution of access management
HID Global examines solutions available today, the future of mobile access, and why it’s critical to ensure that each component of the access control ecosystem is as secure as possible.Download
Whitepaper: The key to maximising office space efficiency
Most offices worldwide are approximately 50% under-utilised on any given day, causing issues for facility management in understanding the number of people in a facility.Download
Forcepoint launches new converged cybersecurity solutions
Forcepoint is addressing the need for consolidated, cloud-based security solutions in a deployment-agnostic delivery model.
CrowdStrike announces endpoint detection for mobile devices
The workforce is more reliant than ever on business-critical applications, accessing confidential information from multiple devices anytime, anywhere.
Gartner’s top security and risk management trends
Leaders in the space must properly prepare to improve resilience and support business objectives.
VMware launches service-defined firewall
VMware’s new internal firewall solution locks down known good behaviour at both the network and host level to reduce the attack surface.
Huawei picks up accolades for software-defined camera ecosystem
"The company's software defined capabilities enable it to future-proof its camera ecosystem and greatly lower the total cost of ownership (TCO), as its single camera system is applicable to a variety of application use cases."
Built-in email security measures inadequate - Trend Micro
The Cloud App Security report details how escalating email threat levels are exposing organisations to an increased risk of fraud, spying, information theft, and spoofing.
Singapore firm to launch borderless open data sharing platform
Singapore-based Ocean Protocol, a decentralised data exchange that promotes data sharing, has revealed details of what could be the kickstart to a global and borderless data economy.
Whitepaper: How to improve your cybersecurity sales pitch
Boards and executives who normally approve funding for IT security projects do not speak tech - they speak the language of ROI, NPV, etc.Download
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.Download
Healthcare breaches on the rise - here’s how Philips protects data
As healthcare becomes increasingly digitalised, medical institutions need to ensure the systems they are using are storing patient data in a reliable and secure way.Download
Security and mobility in a mobile-first world
Explore security, productivity, mobility, and what solutions are available to you. Here's how to move your organisation towards the mobile-first world, securely.Download
How business leaders must prioritise cyber risk - Palo Alto Networks
Prioritising threats ensures organisations are taking a logical approach to cybersecurity, focusing their time and money on the most pressing dangers.
Was Citrix unaware of its own data breach until the FBI got involved?
According to a blog post from Citrix’s CSIO Stan Black, the FBI contacted Citrix on March 6 and advised that international cybercriminals had allegedly gained access to Citrix’s internal network.
Whitepaper: The Mobile Risk Matrix - how exposed are you?
The proliferation of cloud services has increased the attack surface to include applications, devices, networks, and external web and content delivery methods.Download
Insider threats & breach reports: Why security needs more investment
Insider threats (those that come from within your organisation) are a serious concern - here's why.Download
How businesses should handle cybersecurity skill shortage - Sungard AS
Resilient businesses have a laser focus on cybersecurity, all too aware of the negative impact a breach can have.
Are you building (or breaking) digital trust?
Business leaders can wait and be forced to respond to market change, or they can embrace digital and lead market change themselves.Download
Navigating the complicated world of DNS security
Over the years, DNS, both the protocol and the servers, have become the target of a variety of attacks, including the Lion worm.Download
Product review: LogRhythm CloudAI a revolutionary tool
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.Download
Carbon Black integrates with Chronicle security analytics platform
Backstory will correlate telemetry from Carbon Black’s endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution to deliver incident investigation and threat hunting.
Barracuda expands MSP security offerings with RMM acquisition
Managed Workplace delivers an RMM platform with security tools and services, such as site security assessments, Office 365 account management, and integrated third-party antivirus.
Where to from here? Women in cybersecurity speak up
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on how far the industry has come in treating women more equally, but also to rally together and look at how this can be improved.
SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces thriving on dark web - study
These services deliver machine-identities-as-a-service to cybercriminals who wish to spoof websites, eavesdrop on encrypted traffic, perform man-in-the-middle attacks and steal sensitive data.
Verizon report spotlights mitigating insider threats
Companies are too often hesitant to recognise, report or take action against employees who have become a threat to their organisation.
Healthcare breaches down, but impacts more significant - Bitglass
Of the 11.5 million individuals affected by healthcare breaches in 2018, 67% had their information exposed by hacking and IT incidents.
How Veritas aims to enhance the protection of enterprise data
“We’re making it simpler for customers to access critical information about their infrastructure and providing them with a one-stop shop for all reporting requirements."
NATO picks BlackBerry's encrypted voice technology to secure calls
The NCI Agency acquires, deploys and defends communication systems for NATO's political decision-makers and command centres
SolarWinds extends database anomaly detection
As organisations continue their transition from purely on-premises operations into both private and public cloud infrastructures, adapting their IT monitoring and management capabilities can pose a significant challenge.
The 3 essential elements to consider with SaaS security
Speed, ease of use, and low capital expenses are just some of the factors driving the continued growth in SaaS security adoption.Download
Logitech Harmony Hub vulnerabilities leave devs fuming
Logitech has bowed to public pressure and reinstated a developer firmware version of its popular Harmony Hub, after it was revealed that the Hub had critical security flaws.
SIEM can improve security or make it worse – here’s how to get it right
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.Download
Check Point names February’s most disruptive malware
Check Point’s researchers confirm Coinhive holds the top position in February's Top Malware index for fifteenth successive month before it shut down, while GandCrab distribution campaigns increase.
Cloud application attacks in Q1 up by 65% - Proofpoint
Proofpoint found that the education sector was the most targeted of both brute-force and sophisticated phishing attempts.
Case Study: Infoblox protects the network that hosts City University’s curriculum
After recovering from a ransomware attack, City University began to work with Infoblox to bring its network security to the next level.Download
DNS attackers love legacy systems - but how much damage can they inflict?
DNS infrastructure is vulnerable in terms of its security, availability, and integrity. An attacker just has to exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) on legacy systems and they get free reign.Download
Sonicwall announces network, cloud apps, endpoint protection solution
SonicWall introduced new cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points and wireless planning tools designed to ease the deployment of global wireless networks.
Digitally transform or fall behind - 3 key points to remember
In this report Unisys details three key areas focus on when implementing a successful digital transformation as with every opportunity comes risk.Download
Cybercriminals earning over $3billion annually exploiting social platforms
Social media platforms contain up to 20% more methods by which malware can be delivered to users – e.g. through adverts, shares, plug-ins – than comparable sources.
W3C and FIDO Alliance finalise web standard for passwordless logins
Major browsers and platforms now have built-in support for the new WebAuthn security standard.
ManageEngine introduces user and entity behaviour analytics in its SIEM solution
"In today’s IT security landscape, rigid alert rules and conventional threat detection systems no longer make the cut.”
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
Whitepaper: How to manage mobile risk in a perimeter-less work environment
Enabling mobility and the ability to access data seamlessly is a great development for enterprise productivity, but it causes a serious challenge to security teams.Download
German firm’s camera platform could monitor your mood
MOBOTIX and Konica Minolta are developing a platform for camera networks that will allow AI-powered surveillance of people and places.
D-Link’s latest 5-megapixel surveillance cameras
The two cameras have been designed with robustness and durability in mind and are able to withstand a range of adverse conditions.
Expert offers password tips to aid a stress-free sleep
For many cybersecurity professionals, the worries of the day often crawl into night-time routines - LogMeIn says better password practices can help.
New analysis paints a grim picture of data management pre-GDPR
Redscan’s data reveals most data breach reports were late and incomplete, and that GDPR is not necessarily the panacea solution.
Accenture Security launches IAM capability for user privileges
When it comes to managing user privileges, the provisioning of access should be based on precise knowledge of who a person is and why they need it.