7 cybersecurity issues small businesses need to understand in 2017

Security breaches and cybercrime incidents hit the headlines in 2016, as high-profile news of data breaches, malware, DDoS attacks and compromised systems became mainstream news. Read about the seven cyber security threats that small and medium businesses need to be aware of in 2017 on Byte Start.

Data Theft Trends to Watch in 2017

Theft – and even data theft – is as old as human civilization. But that doesn’t mean that it isn’t ever changing. As 2017 dawns, we look at what trends in data theft and data breaches await us in the New Year. Read more about the data theft trends for 2017 on Digital Guardian.

5 Golden Security Rules to Live by in the New Year

Read Dan Kaplan’s article about five golden security rules for 2017 on Trustwave Blog : With the New Year upon us, it is time to brace for what 2017 has in store. From continued ransomware assaults to ignored or unaddressed vulnerabilities (including in Internet of Things devices and among passwords) to payment attacks, the next 12 months […]

Security industry experts share their cyber security predictions for 2017

As we head into a new year at Security News Desk, Tim Compston talks to security vendors and industry experts who have been spotlighting what they expect to be making waves security-wise over the next 12 months and the lessons learnt from 2016. Read cyber security predictions for 2017 from various cyber security experts on […]

Top Five Data Breach Trend Predictions for 2017

As we begin the new year, companies are continuing to survey the ever-changing data-breach landscape and assess their own preparedness for the worst. And with data security threats becoming more complex, sophisticated, and diverse every year, it is no small task. Read more about the five top data breach trend predictions for 2017 on Lexology.

Ransomware Leads the Way in 2017’s Predicted Rise in Health Data Theft

Read why Santosh Varughese says that ransomware could be the top predator in 2017 data breaches on Hit Consultant : Welcome to 2017, the writing is on the wall and it didn’t take long to get there. Earlier this month Atlanta’s Emory Healthcare was hacked by the Harak1r1 the 0.2 Bitcoin Ransomware. A database from […]

KPMG: Cybercriminals Set to Get ‘Creative’ in 2017

IoT threats, new EU data laws and the industrialization of cybercrime are all set to dominate the agenda as we head into 2017, according to professional services giant KPMG. David Ferbrache, technical director in KPMG’s cybersecurity practice, made the predictions in his 10 expected trends of the coming year. Read why KPMG researchers say that cyber […]

The Top 13 Information Security Conferences of 2017

2017 is finally here. You know what that means: another information security conference season is upon us. We couldn’t be more excited! Just like we did last year, we at The State of Security have assembled a list of the top 13 conferences in information security for 2017. We hope you’ll have the chance to attend […]

Researchers: Brace for a Major Cloud Provider Compromise

The balkanization of the internet and the movement of data to the cloud will define the 2017 cybersecurity landscape, according to researchers—and we should brace for a major compromise of a cloud provider. Cloud-based methods of persistence and compromise have been presented at many security conferences, including BlackHat and Defcon this past year. Read why top […]

5 data breach predictions for 2017

In 2017, most companies have data breach preparedness on their radar. But the threat landscape is ever-evolving. Staying ahead of emerging threats and the increasing sophistication of cybercriminals requires “constant vigilance,” as Mad-Eye Moody from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series was fond of saying. Read the top five data breach predictions for 2017 on CIO.