Proxy Cyberwarfare, GDPR And Blockchain – The Prospects For Security In 2018

The last year has been a significant 12 months in the short history of cyber security, with headline security breaches such as Uber and a scramble to come up with new approaches, particularly as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force next May. According to Greg Sim, CEO at Glasswall Solutions, 2018 […]

Ten trends that will change business cyber security protection in 2018

2017 once again proved that the cyber threat landscape is complex and constantly changing, dictating the need for comprehensive and responsive defenses that step up to the real challenges that organisations face. AI-aided attacks, increased regulation and the exponential growth of endpoint and IoT devices present the opportunity for entirely new forms of risks to […]

AI in Cybersecurity: Where We Stand & Where We Need to Go

With the omnipresence of the term artificial intelligence (AI) and the increased popularity of deep learning, a lot of security practitioners are being lured into believing that these approaches are the magic silver bullet we have been waiting for to solve all of our security challenges. But deep learning — or any other machine learning […]

Research suggests cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse

Each year, ESG does an annual global survey on the state of IT — the business value of IT, new IT initiatives, areas of concern, etc. This year’s research is based upon a survey of 620 IT and cybersecurity professional across all industries, with respondents working in North America and Western Europe. ESG asks respondents […]

CISOs’ Cyber War: How Did We Get Here?

Jack Miller, Chief Information Security Officer of SlashNex, has spent a great deal of time on the front lines of the biggest conflict of our age: the cyber war. In almost 20 years as a security professional, he has reached the conclusion that while we are all fighting the good fight and winning some battles, we […]

Microsoft: How the Threat Landscape Will Shift This Year

Unlike security professionals, who have stressed over digital threats for years, most average consumers didn’t recognize the importance of security until 2017. “Grandmothers and grandfathers and moms and dads are now aware of cyber intrusions,” says David Weston, principal security group manager for the Windows Enterprise and Security team at Microsoft. “It’s amazing, but it […]

Cybersecurity in 2018: Three predictions and one hope

Effective cybersecurity means keeping a close eye on the threats you currently face, and an even closer eye on the threats to come. As you consider your security strategy and investments for the coming year, you can read three key trends that will define the threat landscape in 2018 according to Zane Lackey, CSO at Signal Sciences, and one […]

The Future Of Cyber Threats Will Be Defined By Deception

The next 12 months will see major developments in the arms race between cyber attackers and security defenders as they continue to try to stay ahead of each other. Much of the cyber battle will revolve around the creation of new malware and defensive technology, but one of the defining factors of 2018 will be […]

Offensive Security, Cyber Insurance And Cryptocurrencies: 2018 Predictions

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s safe to say that cybersecurity, or lack thereof, dominated headlines. This isn’t likely to change in 2018, with GDPR just around the corner. Read about the key trends that will impact cybersecurity next year according to Charl van der Walt, Chief Security Strategy Officer at the UK’s largest […]

Who’s who in the cybersecurity market? The inside scoop for 2018

Big tech goes big cyber in 2018. Just about every major technology brand has advanced their position in cyber during 2017 — via product and service innovation, merger and acquisition activity, or simply reprioritizing the importance of security to its overall mix. Recent estimates by Cybersecurity Ventures puts global spending on cybersecurity at $1 trillion cumulatively over […]