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Whitepaper: What is cybercrime doing closer to home?
This new report from Frost & Sullivan delves into APAC's cybersecurity maturity and includes a country breakdown and advice moving forward.
AI is not the Terminator: Its role in New Zealand's war against cybercrime
The use of AI is not only acceptable, it is essential in the battle against cyber criminals.
£400k fine: Is it big enough for Carphone Warehouse’s huge data breach?
The retailer has received a £400k fine after 'striking' security issues & systemic failures led to its 2015 breach - but experts say it's not enough.
CASE STUDY: How cybercriminals targeted QLD law firm with social engineering
Contemporary cybercrime is as much about psychology as technology.
Highly-targeted cyberattacks surround upcoming Winter Olympics
McAfee released a report that revealed cybercriminals have targeted organisations involved in fast approaching Winter Olympics held in South Korea.
ESET: A breakdown of 2017’s ransomware epidemic - and what to expect next
Given the digital plague around the world in 2017, it would be unseemly not to give ransomware its own dedicated piece.
Expert insights: Why visibility and forensics matter in cybersecurity
A Six-Point Checklist for making sure that your security teams have the capacity to track the root causes and progress of noxious malware .
Ludicrous cybercrime profit means Mafia no longer constrained to the streets
Back in the day it was not uncommon for people to ransack stagecoaches and rob armoured trucks, but now they’re robbing servers.
Businesses MUST prepare: World's cybersecurity big guns forecast 2018
What will 2018 bring? We’ve brought together a line-up of cybersecurity heavyweights to provide their opinions on various topics for the year ahead.
Malicious attacks to drive surge in cybersecurity spending for 2018
Gartner has predicted security spending to total US$96.3b in 2018, an increase of 8% from 2017 with some segments performing better than others.
Attacks on UK's critical infrastructure to skyrocket 100% over next 2 years
Thought 2017 was bad? Well according to cybersecurity expert Huntsman Security, it’s going to get a whole worse.
2018 forecast: Opportunities abound but MSPs will be sacked due to security
Continuum has garnered insights from a number of its executives that touch on why MSPs will be fired in 2018, GDPR and the challenges & opportunities.
LogRhythm divulges eight key predictions for cybersecurity in 2018
The predictions for the new year include both good news and bad news, like the biggest data breach settlement of all time and increased awareness.
Opinion piece: How you can bolster cybersecurity in the IoT era
IoT will be present in 95% of electronic products for new product designs by 2020 - this means we need to make some drastic cybersecurity changes.
2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Cyberthreats have changed significantly in 2017 - Bitdefender's annual report shows one in six spam emails now contain some form of ransomware.
Holiday alert: Cyberattacks can rise over 20 per cent starting now
As we approach the holidays organisations need to be on the lookout for cyber attacks if history offers an indication of what's to come.
Cybercrime selling like hotcakes: Ransomware sales soar 2500% in one year
The way criminals ply their trade has changed dramatically since the rise of the digital era, and not for the better – at least for the victims.
Cisco & Interpol embark on rapid threat intelligence sharing partnership
Cisco and INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) are now working together to share threat intelligence.
Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
Why business is looking good for ransomware criminals
New findings from a report that Carbon Black has released show it is easier than ever for criminals to extort money from victims through ransomware.
A force multiplier solution – the answer to the security skills gap crisis
It’s no secret that there is a yawning skills gap in the cybersecurity industry - but now RSA has come up with a way to 'multiply' your staff.
Police say everyone in UK has been hacked – Expert says not quite
UK's Police representatives have revealed virtually everyone in the country has been hacked, however, High-Tech Bridge's CEO disagrees.
Expert says Cash Converters cybersecurity breach ‘yet ANOTHER wakeup call’
Gemalto's CTO says it's "incredibly frustrating" to see these cybercrime attacks continue to hit the headlines given how easy it is to prevent them.