ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report released: How Australia’s largest companies are tackling online risk

Last year, ASX and ASIC invited the 100 largest listed companies in Australia to participate in a study to assess their awareness of and preparedness to tackle cyber risk — and the results are now in. Read more about the newly released the ASX released the Cyber Health Check Report which reveals that 62% of Australian businesses […]

Why You Must Build Cybersecurity Into Your Applications

Read why Dan Woods says that every business should build cyber security into their applications on Forbes : One of the largest changes underway in the way we create software is that cybersecurity is no longer an afterthought, but instead is being built into every application. Read his full article here.

How to Build a Business-Ready Internet of Things: Security

You can’t talk about enterprise-ready IoT without addressing the botnet-sized security elephant in the room. The historic, global scale of the Mirai botnet DDoS attack put a much-needed spotlight on IoT security and it goes far beyond changing default passwords. Part Two of our MWC series on IoT and business dissects how manufacturers and security […]

Businesses Pan FCC Data-Breach Deadlines

The State Privacy and Security Coalition has asked the FCC to grant the petitions of ISPs, ad agencies and others to reconsider its broadband privacy rules. It is preaching to the choir when it comes to the Republican FCC majority, which voted last week to stay part of the rules implementation and signaled they wanted to […]

The Importance of Embedding Risk Management Into Cybersecurity

Read why Ben Dipietro says that it is necessary to embed risk management into cyber security on Wall Street Journal : Valerie Abend, managing director at Accenture Security-Financial Services, North America, discusses the changes financial institutions are making in using risk management as part of their cybersecurity programs, and what else besides technology firms can […]

How to stop, prevent cyber attacks

Read  Bill Spencer’s article about how businesses can stop, prevent cyber attacks on Click2Houston : Computer hackers, cyber criminals who can break into highly secure computer systems looking to steal from you. Think it can’t happen to you, won’t affect you? You are very wrong. In the Target department store breach in 2013, hackers stole 40 […]

65% of Large British Firms Suffered Cyber Attacks in 2016

Britain’s treasury chief has warned that cyber attacks are increasing in severity and sophistication as authorities open a new center devoted to thwarting such threats. Philip Hammond has urged businesses to “sharpen” their approach as the attacks intensify. Read why Philip Hammond says that a whopping 65% of large businesses in United Kingdom have suffered […]

UK Firms Fail the Cyber Readiness Test

UK firms are falling behind on cyber readiness, with over a third claiming to have changed nothing despite suffering a security incident in the past year, according to a leading insurer.  The Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2017 is comprised of interviews with 3,000 executives, managers and IT specialists in charge of cybersecurity at businesses of […]

The key cyber threats to businesses in 2017

The past year has been a pretty eventful one for many reasons, not least in the area of cyber security which has seen attacks gaining in sophistication and persistence. If you were expecting 2017 to be an improvement you may be in for a disappointment according to the Information Security Forum (ISF) which is today publishing […]

Study: 70 Percent of Businesses Hit with Ransomware Paid the Ransom

An IBM Security study found that seven out of ten businesses infected with ransomware have paid ransom to regain access to business data and systems. However, in comparison, more than 50 percent of consumers surveyed said they would not pay to regain access back to personal data or devices aside from financial data. Read more […]