Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
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Opinion: Mobile security starts with a powerful AI-based scanning engine
This principal analyst from Camden Associates says the secret sauce to securing mobile users is AI-based zero packet inspection.
'Leaker' behind massive NSA breach possibly still working at agency
A cybersecurity expert has said it is a ‘stunning admission’ by the former CIA director about the NSA breach that is being touted as catastrophic.
Current IT security not up to the job – time to make some changes
IDC says billions of dollars are spent around the world every year on various forms of IT security, and yet, data breaches are still happening.
ESET survey: Lack of funding a major problem for Japan SMBs
"Businesses which do not see cybersecurity measures as a priority can be extremely vulnerable to cybercriminals."
Lessons learned from the latest ransomware attacks - there's more to come
According to Europol, Europe needs to prepare itself for a large increase in the number of cyber-attacks - an expert discusses what lies ahead.
Experts discuss implications of massive Paradise Papers leak
The recent news about the huge leak of financial documents has caused waves around the world.
CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
Expert says effective IT security starts with effective training
Tony Glass, GM & VP EMEA at Skillsoft, discusses why effective training holds the key to robust IT security in a challenging business environment.
Illicit code signing certificates more valuable than handguns
Venafi has released its findings of a six month investigation into the lucrative sale of digital code signing certificates on the dark web.
How Bitcoin’s blockchain is aiding cybersecurity
Bitcoin defies a unique set of security concerns through innovations and structures which are influencing how cybersecurity will face new threats.
Check Point uncovers major security flaw in LG smart devices
The vulnerabilities in the SmartThinQ mobile app and cloud application enabled hackers to gain control of home appliances and spy on users.
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
Kaspersky CEO rubbishes ‘false’ allegations of hacking from US media
It was only weeks ago when the US Government had been hacked again and blamed Kaspersky Labs - the cybersecurity company's CEO says they're false.
New study shows Office 365 use surging, along with security concerns
The majority of businesses are now using Office 365, with ransomware still holding the place for top concern.
74% of CISOs say cybersecurity hinders productivity & innovation
An independent survey of 500 CISOs found cybersecurity is causing frustration with users reporting it's disrupting productivity and innovation.
The ‘treacherous 12’: Top threats to cloud computing revealed
The most prominent threats to cloud computing have been identified in a comprehensive report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
Node4 unveils significantly revamped cybersecurity portfolio
The new offering provides a complete view of all security layers as well as features such as AI and threat intelligence.
Gartner forecasts security spending to surge in Africa
Gartner says spending on information security technology and services in Middle East and North Africa is on pace to exceed US$1.8 billion in 2017.
Research finds UK’s top organisations leaving doors open to cybercrime
It's crucial that other organisations don’t follow suit by ensuring their digital attack surface is constantly monitored, kept under control & secure.
Industry experts weigh in on getting ready for GDPR
A recent worrying survey found that only 3 in every 10 UK businesses have started preparing for the GDPR - seven experts have provided their insights.
Not again… Expert discusses potential SECOND Equifax breach
It was only weeks ago that one of the single largest data breaches in history was announced - now Equifax may have been hacked again.
Expert provides vital security tips for cloud-connected businesses
A technologist from Node4 shares his insights on the rise of cybercrime and the basic questions businesses need to answer to protect themselves.
The Coinhive cryptocurrency miner - more trouble than it's worth?
"Somewhere between malicious use, irresponsible use and implementation, it seems that end-users always come out on the losing end of this deal."
CDNetworks study shows cybersecurity confidence is actually complacency
83% of UK and DACH businesses are confident against DDoS attacks - despite 86 percent admitting to being attacked in the last 12 months.