More than half of businesses fell victim to DDoS attacks in the past year, survey shows

More than half of businesses (54%) have been victims of successful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks over the past 12 months, according to research from cloud security firm CDNetworks. Read about the new report by CDNetworks which reveals that more than half of businesses worldwide have fallen victim to a successful distributed denial of service […]

New Report Warns Careless Cloud Storage Use Has Security Consequences

More than half of organizations using cloud storage services like AWS S3 have inadvertently exposed one or more service to the public, according to new research released by cloud security company RedLock. Read more about the new report by RedLock which reveals that 81 percent of organizations are not managing host vulnerabilities in the public cloud […]

Why big corporates need to fight off cyber attack

There was a time when surfing was a harmless hobby. But today, it is an apt metaphor for the dangers lurking beneath your screen. The internet has evolved from when it was a luxury to now, when it is a necessity. Read about the Kaspersky’s IT Risk Report which reveals that hackers are now using targeted […]

Regulators need to develop global cyber security standards -JPM’s Pinto

Governments need to develop global cyber security standards and increase information sharing on cyber threats, Daniel Pinto, chief executive of JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank, said on Saturday. Read why Daniel Pinto of JPMorgan says that regulators need to develop global cyber security standards to fight against cyber threats on Business Insider.

How artificial intelligence is becoming a key weapon in the cyber security war

In the last 12 months, 60% of Australian organisations experienced a ransomware attack. This is according to Telstra’s Cyber Security Report 2017, which also found that ransomware was the number one type of malware downloaded in the Asia Pacific region during 2017. Read about the new Telstra’s Cyber Security Report 2017 which reveals that 60 percent […]

A Dire Need for Proactive Cyber Security Investments: Report

Trend Micro Incorporated released its 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise, detailing the threats from the first half of 2017, which continue to disrupt and challenge IT planning. Read about the new report called 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise by Trend Micro which reveals that their is a dire need for […]

State of Small Business Cybersecurity in North America

Small business owners know they are at risk for cyberattacks, but they are somewhat at a loss as to what to do. That’s one of the findings of a new report from the Better Business Bureau, The State of Small Business Cybersecurity in North America, released today as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Read […]

Data analytics, cybersecurity and mobile technology among the top 10 challenges for health executives in 2018

Health IT is evidently top of mind for healthcare executives going into 2018. Data analytics, cybersecurity and harnessing mobile health technology were listed among the top 10 challenges for executives, according to a survey by the Healthcare Executive Group. Read about the new survey by Healthcare Executive Group which reveals that Data analytics, cybersecurity and mobile technology […]

Most APAC firms have suffered breach, but security still not priority at board level

Most businesses in Asia-Pacific have experienced a security breach, but 44 percent of IT decisions makers believe cybersecurity still is not a top priority at boardroom discussions. Read about the new report by Fortinet which reveals that 86 percent of organisations from APAC region had suffered a security breach over the past couple of years but […]

Data Breach Notification Most Clicked Subject in Phishing Tests

The most common subject line to get an employee’s attention and act to click relates to data breaches. According to the top 10 global phishing email subject lines for Q3 2017 by KnowBe4, examining email subject lines from simulated phishing tests, the most clicked was ‘Official Data Breach Notification.’ Read about the new report by KnowBe4 […]