WannaCry Fallout: 80% Of Brits More Worried About How Organisations Store Their Data Following Latest Attacks

New research by leading information security company Clearswift shows how attitudes to cyber security have changed in the boardroom and among staff in the wake of the recent WannaCry attack, surveying 600 business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia. Read about the new report by Clearswift which reveals that 58% of United […]

You’ve Been Warned Big Business. Ransomware is Coming for You!

Ransomware is growing and adapting faster than you think. Big businesses, you are not as secure as you think. The delta between perception and reality will be a costly lesson for organizations, impactful for customers, and a financial windfall for criminals. Read about how ransomware is emerging as the biggest threat to businesses on Digit.

Who is a target for ransomware attacks?

Read James A. Martin analyse the ransomware attack targets on CSO Online : The short answer to the question posed in the headline is ‘everyone’: Every small business, midsized company, enterprise, and organization is fair game, especially in light of the recent WannaCry and Petya attacks (though the latter was an atypical ransomware example). Read […]

What does a sound cyber strategy look like?

Read what sound cyber security strategy should be for businesses according to George Ralph on Hedge Week : Cybersecurity has never been as important as it is today. Cyber attacks are becoming ever more ambitious and overt. The two big recent malware attacks, Petya and WannaCry both used phishing attacks to spread malware through networks, with […]

Ransomware: How Can You Fight Back?

Read  John Gotaskie, Jr’s article about how companies can fight back ransomware attacks on JD Supra : Ransomware is back in the news. Yet again, massive and not-so-massive corporate enterprises find themselves at risk of having their computer systems and records held hostage to internet raiders. And, in an added twist, this time systems are […]

Next WannaCry attack could cost insurers $2.5B

Cyber crime insurers largely avoided costly claims from the recent attacks that hit businesses around the globe. The next global virus could change that. “It’s exceptionally likely that we will see an event over the next months that will seriously affect insurers,” Graeme Newman, chief innovation officer at CFC Underwriting, said in an interview. Read the […]

Ransomware, viruses and cyber attacks: How to keep your connection safe

Read Jamie Harris’ article about to keep our homes and businesses safe from cyber threats on BT : For big internet service providers like BT it’s a massive task to keep our homes and businesses safe from cyber threats, and it’s really no surprise that the security market is worth an estimated $90 billion given the […]

Palo Alto Networks: Evolving Ransomware Is The Biggest Cyber Security Threat

Cybersecurity is a typically one of the fastest moving areas of the technology world, with zero-days cropping up on a highly regular basis and old malware resurfacing in a refreshed from, poised to wreak havoc on seemingly protected networks. Unfortunately, that situation is not likely to change anytime soon, according to Aaron Miller, senior technologist at Palo […]

Petya Ransomware: How Businesses Can Prepare Against Similar Cyber Attacks

Read AJ Dellinger explain how businesses can prepare themselves against future Petya ransomware type attacks on IB Times : Cybersecurity attacks have been a growing concern for businesses of all sizes for years, but the stakes have escalated considerably in the recent months as two widespread attacks hit hundreds of thousands of computers around the […]

I run a small marketing firm, how much do I really need to worry about our cyber-security?

This is increasingly a really important consideration for business owners, whatever their size or market. Indeed, the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that rocked the NHS and a plethora of businesses in 150 different countries underlined the importance for company chiefs to think seriously about fortifying their businesses against unscrupulous online bandits. Read Myron Jobson answer to […]