Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
These search results are from across the Techday network of sites
IBM takes its security intelligence tech to the cloud
“Security leaders are telling us they want increased visibility through the cloud and control throughout their hybrid IT environments."
Scammers targeting business travellers
“Travellers should avoid taking security short-cuts, it can open up significant opportunities for lurking cyber criminals.”
Social media phishing attacks pose large threat to businesses
Dell's Ian Hodge says cyber criminals are evolving their methods of phishing attacks, using social media to hook people and expose vulnerabilities.
Kiwi CIOs need to develop formal plans to address aggressive cyber attacks
Although the frequency of a cybersecurity attack on a large scale is low, by 2018, 40% of large enterprises will have formal plans in place.
Top security threats for ANZ organisations in 2015
According to Check Point Software Technologies, in 2015 it's imperative for ANZ organisations to protect against zero day malware as well as safeguard SDN, mobile users and IP appliances.
ANZ IT professionals expect to face a cyber attack in 2015
Finding and retaining skilled cybersecurity employees is a key challenge, with only 43% of ANZ IT professionals stating they feel the organisation wou
Cyber attacks target New Zealand charities
Almost 50,000 attempts were made to rapidly submit fake donations through a website form with the aim being to test which credit cards could be used for subsequent online fraud or sold on to other internet scammers.
Anonymous threatens cyber-revenge after Paris terror attack
"We will track down and close all accounts on social networks related to terrorists to avenge those who were killed."
Sony vs North Korea - everything you need to know
The first sign of a break-in came in the form of a skull flashing on every employee’s computer screen, with the warning "this is just the beginning".
Trend Micro report predicts major cybercrime in 2015
The annual prediction report from Trend Micro, leader in cybersecurity, has been released for 2015.
Symantec aims to make businesses more resilient against attacks
Hackers do plenty of research to figure people out and exploit human nature
Cyber security is not enough: Think resilience
Westcon Imagine 2014 - The ability to understand modern attacks, and implement the right procedures and response strategies as a result, is an art which still requires perfection in business.
Trend Micro: Navigating the security minefield...
One size doesn’t fit all in security, says Robin Marjason, Trend Micro Australia and New Zealand channel and distribution director.
Major banks hit by cyber attacks... "alarming but not surprising"
Today’s headlines report that big banks have been hit by cyberattacks, according to the FBI. While this news is alarming, it certainly is not surprising.
Aussie police make double 'Anonymous' arrests...
Australian Federal Police will allege in court that the two men claimed to be members of the online issue motivated group 'Anonymous'.
Massive cyber attack sends eBay into disarray
eBay is asking users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.
Symantec: New era of ‘Mega Breaches’ signals bigger payouts for cyber criminals
After lurking in the shadows for the first ten months of 2013, cyber criminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyber attacks in history.
Symantec: 552 million identities exposed in 2013...
During 2013 cyber criminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyber attacks in history, with 552 million identities exposed during the calendar year...
How next-generation threat protection counters DDoS attacks...
"Organisations are facing the threat of significant revenue loss and brand reputation damage from these DDoS attacks as cyber criminals look to gain from disrupting the availability of essential services."
83% of businesses unprepared for cyber attacks...
"When it comes to cyber-attacks, we live in a "when" not "if" world..."
38m Adobe users unaware of major data breach
Ten weeks after admitting 38 million users have been affected by a cyber security attack, Adobe reveals it is taking longer than expected to warn customers.
How to fight back against business cyber threats in 2014…
Over the last 24 months, the ICT industry has seen an increase in the number of websites hacking globally, with hackers having motives ranging from political reasons to malicious intent of stealing critical data.
Don’t forget - Check Point’s NZ Security Tour this week
Threats across the technology industry are evolving constantly, but thankfully for IT decision makers, so is security.
Cyber-attacks: 5 things companies should know
The advanced persistent threat is waging an all-out attack on enterprises’ intellectual property, yet most companies continue to try to protect themselves using approaches that are years out of date.