Mobile malware and exploitation amongst biggest cyber threats for 2020
There will be an increase in mobile malware and cybercriminal groups exploiting mobile devices in the Asia Pacific region in 2020, according to new research from Kaspersky.
Claroty reveals DoS vulnerability in Siemens protocol
DDoS attacks almost doubled in the last year - Kaspersky
Hyland snaps up blockchain credentialing firm Learning Machine
Thycotic reports 67% rise in revenue
Veeam launch of new data protection suite 'biggest ever'
Cybersecurity market growing billions each year
New report reveals 'wall of shame' in health care data breaches
More than 27 million individuals were affected by breaches of protected health information, according to Bitglass.
U.S. face meets egg – used telecom tech to spy on own allies
Huawei revels in a ‘gotcha’ moment in the wake of The Washington Post’s revelation that the US Govt used backdoors in CIA-owned tech company to spy on allies.
Third party guidelines triple chances of receiving compensation after attacks - survey
Damage from supply-chain attacks cost companies approximately US$2.57 million on average.
IT leaders fear data breaches are an 'inside job'
"Bizarrely, IT leaders have not adopted new strategies or technologies to mitigate the risk."
Revealed: Best practices for embedded systems in a world of cyber attacks
By regularly updating an embedded system, manufacturers can keep their products secure.
Radiflow launches iRISK for greater visibility into risk and vulnerability
Radiflow, the company that provides cybersecurity solutions for industrial automation networks, has launched a business driven industrial risk analytics service known as iRISK.
Data is dispersed in the cloud beyond most enterprise control - McAfee
Thousands of data loss incidents occur every month in the cloud, leaving most at risk of sensitive data loss or regulatory non-compliance.
Forescout updates security platform to support more high-risk devices
Forescout has updated its security platform to provide more protection against devices across an IT ecosystem, as well as internet of things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) systems.
Microsoft Azure and Firedome announce collaboration on IoT protection
The integration combines Azure Security Centre for IoT’s threat monitoring and recommendation service with Firedome’s protection and response capabilities.
Malwarebytes adds former Dropbox CMO to its board
Malwarebytes has snapped up former Dropbox CMO Carolyn Feinstein as its newest member of the Malwarebytes board of directors.
Trend Micro revamps partner programme
Says the new programme will focus on higher profitability and margins, customer-centric approach, talent development, and tighter collaboration.
15,000 companies still critically vulnerable from Citrix security flaws - report
Positive Technologies reports 1 in 5 companies affected have not taken any action to address the threat.
Security professionals over-confident in security products
Security professionals are over-confident when it comes to effectiveness of their security products, according to a new survey released by Keysight.
Fortinet: Attackers doubling down on CMS and web infrastructure attacks
Fortinet: Attackers doubling down on CMS and web infrastructure attacks Fortinet’s latest quarterly threat report highlights the summer antics in the threat landscape and which areas bad actors are targeting.
Fortinet extends integration with Amdocs to better empower service providers
This integration brings an extensible orchestration solution to service providers, according to Fortinet.
Vectra AI expands APAC leadership team with new security head
Cybersecurity firm Vectra AI has announced the expansion of its Asia Pacific leadership team with the appointment of Chris Fisher as head of security engineering.
Xfinity left vulnerable to serious security threats - Swascan
Swascan found several gaps in Xfinity's data security which left them vulnerable to attacks.
Thycotic rounds out 2019 with 'banner year' for cloud roadmap
Privileged access management solutions provider Thycotic has published key highlights from 2019 for its work in cloud-based PAM.
Cloud security planning – here’s to a safer future
Discussion is likely to focus on cloud security, with IT professionals asking themselves: How did we cope with the threat situation last year?
Public divided over police use of facial recognition - survey
The response comes as the European Union considers a ban on the use of facial recognition tech by law enforcement.
2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
Forescout revamps partner programme
New programme focuses on improved partner collaboration to solve customers’ most complex cybersecurity challenges.
Micro Focus centralises policy controls for IT security admins
According to Micro Focus, the exponential growth of sensitive files represents the biggest challenge that information security professionals face.
Dell Technologies sells RSA for US$2 billion
Clarke reveals that RSA and Dell Technologies developed different strategies to meet different business needs with different go-to-market models.
Telco Security Alliance strives to develop threat detection
“This initiative already proved valuable to AT&T’s visibility into current threats, and as we continue to work together, our focus is on utilising this relationship to deliver better threat intelligence to our customers.”
BitSight continues to grow as demand for security ratings increases
BitSight's solutions are based on a collection of cybersecurity performance data, which surpassed 200 billion data points collected per day in FY 2020.
DDoS attacks on the rise, with more hitting victims on Sunday
Kaspersky research has found that DDoS attacks have almost doubled in Q4 2019 with roughly 28% of attacks occurring on the weekend.
Antivirus would have saved these businesses $71 billion in 2019
Malware threats represent huge financial costs for businesses.
Any internet user can order cyber attack for less than $20 - study
The study examines the effects of DDoS attacks and those of the countermeasures taken against them.
Phishing URLs grew by 640% last year - report
“In the cybersecurity industry the only certainty is that there is no certainty, and there is no single silver bullet solution.”
Controlling eDiscovery spend, security, and cloud top priorities for enterprise legal departments
"The demand for speed amid escalating risks and ever-growing amounts of data is pushing legal departments and law firms to automate routine tasks and inject machine learning and AI into daily operations."
Computer vision tech market unchallenged by controversy
GlobalData reports that the global computer vision market will continue to head upwards, even in the face of fears around facial recognition.
Tencent Cloud acquires key cloud security standard
The security standard can give businesses insight into the level of cloud security they require.
Ixia enhances active network monitoring platform with machine learning
“Keysight’s Hawkeye utilises the power of machine learning to help network operations teams make sense of their increasingly complex networks."
ForgeRock appoints APJ vice president David Hope
Hope joins ForgeRock with more than 20 years of experience in enterprise IT leadership roles.
Cyber criminals exploiting coronavirus fears
Cyber criminals are exploiting fears surrounding the current outbreak of coronavirus in an attempt to launch theft malware.
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
"The amount of exposed records that we're seeing today means that cybercriminals are getting their hands on more keys to our homes and businesses.”