Ransomware, A Rising Threat To Enterprises

Read why David Balaban says that ransomware is a rising threat to enterprises on Valuewalk : Ransomware is undoubtedly the most serious cyber scourge for businesses these days. SMEs and large corporations are equally prone to fall victim to online extortionists and losing proprietary data, such as confidential documents and customer records. Read his full article […]

How Internet Disruptions Cripple Organizations

The vast majority of organizations have experienced a significant internet disruption within the last 12 months, according to a recent survey from Dyn. The accompanying report, the “Internet Disruption Study,” indicates that the most common causes for these interruptions include network outages, provider outages, unplanned maintenance, hardware failures and configuration problems. Read/see the slideshow explaining […]

The Toll of Ransomware is Growing

Read why Rick Delgado says that ransomware attacks are growing despite all precautions on CTO Vision : Opening an unknown email, clicking a new link, or accessing a malicious document: it doesn’t take much to fall victim to a cyber attack. There are a variety of attacks that can greatly hurt your company and lead […]

Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

Read why Nicole Henderson  says that healthcare firms are increasingly turning to cyber security pros as cyber threats are growing on Talking Cloud : While 2016 was an incredible year for innovation in healthcare technology, from a security standpoint it was a challenging one: last year a healthcare breach happened once a day on average, […]

3 Important New Cyber Security Trends

If 2016 was the year of cyber attacks, 2017 is the year of prevention. Twelve months ago, experts were predicting an increase in the innovation and sophistication of cyber attacks and a greater breakdown in security measures on a global scale. Read about the three new cyber security trends of 2017 on Small Biz Trends.

New York data breaches rise by 60% due to hacking and insiders

New York data breaches have reached new heights according to the state’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Security breaches skyrocketed by 60 percent in 2016. Firms reported 1,300 breach incidents involving the data of 1.6 million New York state residents. Hacking was the prime cause, appearing in 40 percent of reports. Read about the latest report by […]

Organisations struggle over which data breaches to confess to under new laws

According to Telstra’s chief privacy officer, Jason Holandsjo, the Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim isn’t a reasonable person. But it wasn’t a cheap shot. The two were part of a panel trying to help telecommunications companies unpack the Commonwealth’s new law requiring many Australian organisations to notify the Information Commissioner and affected individuals when certain kinds […]

Prevailing Trends in Internet of Things in 2017

Every user requires a single access point instead of multiple interfaces which are well connected, smart and fast. Almost every industry is investing in Internet of Things (IoT) recently. Read about the 5 topmost Internet of Things trends to watch out for in year 2017 on I am Wire.

Can a Computer Be Hacked If It’s Not Connected to the Internet?

Read Michael Guta take a look at whether a computer can be hacked when not connected to the Internet on Small Biz Trends : Hacking has become synonymous with today’s digital ecosystem, and whether it is the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or JP Morgan, size, resources or capability are irrelevant […]

Aligning Healthcare Information Security and Safety

Read Sheila Loy explain how healthcare organisations can align cyber security with safety on Security Info Watch : As today’s healthcare providers contend with the combination of tightening regulations, decreasing reimbursement and other economic challenges, they also must ensure data security while protecting the physical security of their facilities. Read her full article here.