Thales: 34% of U.S. Federal Government Agencies Experienced Data Breach in Last Year

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. Read about the new published 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition which reveals that 34 percent of United States federal government agencies suffered […]

Cybersecurity Risk Is Real: SSI’s 2017 Physical-Logical Security Assessment

Hard as it may be for some to believe in 2017, the electronic security profession is only about three years removed from all but those considered alarmists and fringe-dwellers dismissing cybersecurity as having little relevance to industry practitioners. Read more about the physical-logical security assessment report by SSI for 2017 on Security Sales & Integration.

IoT, encryption, and AI lead top security trends for 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT), encryption, and artificial intelligence (AI) top the list of cybersecurity trends that vendors are trying to help enterprises address, according to a Forrester report released Wednesday. Read about the new report by Forrester which reveals that Internet of Things, encryption and artificial intelligence are the top cyber security trends of […]

Data breaches increase in Q1 2017: Beazley

Beazley’s Breach Response (BBR) Services unit managed 641 data breaches between January and March 2017, compared to 462 breaches during the same period last year, according to the insurers’ Beazley Breach Insights – April 2017. Read about the new report by Beazley which reveals that there has been a substantial increase in data breach in […]

One in eight people have suffered a healthcare data breach

A quarter of victims had their NI number compromised and 18% saw their biometric identifiers compromised, but most people trust healthcare providers with their data. One in eight consumers in England have had private medical information about them stolen from systems that lack the right level of security, according to a survey. Read more about the […]

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 […]

CISO’s fail to keep pace with data breaches

A new survey by cloud computing firm ServiceNow has revealed that the majority of chief information security officers (CISOs) are unable to keep pace with data breaches. ServiceNow commissioned Oxford Economics to survey 300 CISOs and found that more than 80% believe data breaches in their company are going unaddressed. Read about the new survey by […]

64 Percent of Security Pros Can’t Stop a Mobile Data Breach

Sixty-four percent of security professionals doubt their organizations can prevent a breach to employees’ mobile devices, a recent Dimensional Research survey of 410 security leaders found. The survey, sponsored by Check Point Software, also found that 20 percent of businesses have experienced a mobile breach, and another 24 percent don’t know, or can’t tell, whether they’ve […]

Attacks exploiting software vulnerabilities are on the rise

Attacks conducted with the help of exploits are among the most effective as they generally do not require any user interaction, and can deliver dangerous code without arousing user suspicion. Read about the new report by Kaspersky Lab which reveals that there were 702 million attempts to launch an exploit in 2016 – an increase of […]

Half of firms hit by cyber security attack last year

Just under half of all British businesses were victim to at least one cyber security breach last year, according to a government report. The 2017 report, commissioned by the Department for Culture Media and Sport, found that 46 per cent of all businesses discovered at least one cyber security breach in 2016, with the average cost […]