Cyber security tips for SMEs

“Ransomware is probably the biggest threat, as many companies are probably not prepared for the impact that it can have. There’s nothing quite so stomach-churning as discovering that all the backups had failed many months ago and that there’s no way of restoring this data.” Read the web chat on cyber security, a panel of experts […]

#RSAC: Cybersecurity Industry Keeps Making the Same Mistakes

IBM Security’s global executive security advisor recommends looking at the past to shape the future of the cybersecurity industry. In a presentation titled ‘Avoiding Cybersecurity Groundhog Day’, Diana Kelley, global executive security advisor at IBM Security, called for the cybersecurity industry to start looking at the past to stop making the same mistakes. Read about the […]

Cybersecurity needs to escape ‘groundhog day’ says IBM’s Global Executive Security Advisor

In 1993’s Hollywood movie ‘Groundhog Day’, Bill Murray plays a character who is caught in a time warp, and keeps reliving the same day for thirty years. Citing this example, Diana Kelley, Global Executive Security Advisor, IBM says the industry is also having its own version of Groundhog Day as the cybersecurity professionals keep repeating […]

Cybersecurity is important for businesses, individuals

There are 82,000 new pieces of malware — computer viruses, for example — created every day that could infect a computer and be used to commit cybercrime, according to Creative Consultants Group vice president for business development Adrian Brown. Read why Adrian Brown of Creative Consultants Group says that cyber security  is important for businesses […]

Cybersecurity Includes More Than the IT Department

Cybersecurity considerations for both government and industry have to include leadership, supply chains, mobility, and other components in order to be effective, according to experts who spoke at PCM-G’s Mission First event on July 27. Read why experts at PCM-G’s Mission First event stated that cyber security should include more than IT department of an organisation […]

Small businesses not immune from cyberattacks, local security experts warn

Security experts are advising that small businesses prepare for the threats they face from hackers and malware before it’s too late. In May, the WannaCry hack paralyzed tens of thousands of computers that run hospital networks, public transportation and scores of other companies and government agencies worldwide. It made ransomware a household word. Read why security […]

TeamLogic IT Warns Of SMB Cybersecurity Risks

The risk of cyber attacks is just as strong for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as it is for enterprise level companies. That’s the message coming from TeamLogic IT as the company sets out to create a roadmap for SMBs to deal with cybersecurity threats. Read why Frank Picarello of TeamLogic IT, says small and medium […]

Cyber threats may wreak havoc by 2020

In the next few years, India will face increasingly sophisticated “destructive“ cyber threats as compared to the “disruptive“ attacks in the Indian cyberspace that are currently adding up to 200 million malware-related and 1,90,000 “unique“ intrusions in any given week. Read India’s cyber security chief Gulshan Rai’s warning that cyber attacks will wreak havoc in India […]

Internet of Things’ security: The alarms are buzzing

Many people are still unsure what the concept of #internet of Things is, while experts on the subject are already throwing out staggering numbers on how many devices will be ‘online’ by 2020. From the mind-boggling 30 billion devices as predicted by the analysts at “Gartner,” to a bit more toned down predictions of 26 […]

Expert: Corporate culture may have to change to improve cyber security

Recent ransomware attacks that affected companies around the globe continue to focus the spotlight on cyber security. “The situation, as it stands today, is that all companies, all networks, are getting scanned,” said Philip Lieberman, president and chief executive officer of Lieberman Software. Read why  Philip Lieberman of Lieberman Software says that there has to be […]