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First commercial 5G core expected in 2020
According to a recent Wireless Packet Core Market report, the CAGR is projected to continue to grow at 3%, with 5G just on the horizon.
30 Jan 2019
Proofpoint: Social engineering and credential stuffing attacks up in 2018
More organisations were affected by all types of social engineering attacks (phishing, spear phishing, sms phishing, voice phishing, and USB drops) year-over-year.
30 Jan 2019
OT attacks and cryptominers on the rise – Skybox
Skybox Security’s 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report analyzes what shaped the threat landscape over 2018 and what it means for the year ahead.
30 Jan 2019
Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
The report found that a new breed of cyberattacks (seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension) is emerging.
28 Jan 2019
Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.
24 Jan 2019
Cybercrime could cost companies US$5.2tril over next five years – survey
New research from Accenture found that only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
21 Jan 2019
Malware downloader on the rise in Check Point’s latest Threat Index
Organisations continue to be targeted by cryptominers, despite an overall drop in value across all cryptocurrencies in 2018.
16 Jan 2019
2018 sees 1,500% increase in coinmining malware - report
This issue will only continue to grow as IoT forms the foundation of connected devices and smart city grids.
19 Dec 2018
Mac malware on WatchGuard’s top ten list for first time
The report is based on data from active WatchGuard Firebox unified threat management appliances and covers the major malware campaigns.
18 Dec 2018
SailPoint releases first identity annual report
SailPoint’s research found that many organisations are lacking maturity in their governance processes over identities.
14 Dec 2018
Businesses too slow on attack detection – CrowdStrike
The 2018 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook reveals IR strategies, lessons learned, and trends derived from more than 200 cases.
13 Dec 2018
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
05 Dec 2018
Companies swamped by critical vulnerabilities – Tenable
Research has found enterprises identify 870 unique vulnerabilities on internal systems every day, on average, with over 100 of them being critical.
09 Nov 2018
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
05 Nov 2018
2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
02 Nov 2018
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
31 Oct 2018
Voter databases available on the dark web - report
A Carbon Black threat report has revealed that destructive cyberattacks are increasing ahead of 2018 US midterm elections.
31 Oct 2018
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
25 Oct 2018
Aus SMBs not concerned enough about data privacy - study
Half a year on from the introduction of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme (February 2018), many Australian SMBs are still not adequately prepared.
18 Oct 2018
Exclusive: CrowdStrike’s roundup of threats so far in 2018
“Increasingly, we see criminal groups are also using the techniques and tradecraft that were typically the domain of nation states to break into companies.”
12 Oct 2018
Organisations still can’t get access management right - One Identity
These and other findings paint a bleak picture of how many organisations approach IAM and PAM programs.
10 Oct 2018
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
10 Oct 2018
Access to thousands of breached sites found on Russian underground market
A number of the available servers investigated by Flashpoint led analysts to conclude that most of the breaches are from either US, Russian, or German hosting services.
09 Oct 2018
Financial services breaches nearly triple in two years - Bitglass
“Financial organisations regularly handle sensitive, regulated data like home addresses, bank statements and Social Security numbers.”
04 Oct 2018