The type of cyber breach you need to tell your clients about

Data breaches only tend to make the headlines when hackers target huge global companies with ransom demands. Read more about the new Beazley Breach Insights report which reveals that ransomware attacks in the US continued to rise in the first half of 2017, up by 50% over the first half of 2016 on Insurance Business […]

How likely are you to become a victim of a data breach?

2017 has been a productive year for cybercriminals – there were 2,227 public data breaches as of June 30, according to a mid-year report from cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security. More than six billion records have been stolen in 2017, surpassing the total number of records infiltrated during 2016. Read more about the analysis of the […]

Gaming apps ‘main source’ of mobile phishing attacks, research shows

Gaming apps are the most likely source of phishing attacks on corporate devices, according to research by mobile security firm Wandera. Read more about the new report by Wandera which reveals that gaming (25.6%)  and email apps (18.9%) as most likely to be hacked by cyber criminals on Computer Weekly.

SMBs Practice Better IoT Security Than Large Enterprises Do

Massive IoT botnet Mirai helped fuel a 280% rise in telnet botnet attack activity in the first half of the year over the previous period, but small-to midsized (SMB) business are surprisingly better prepared to deal with IoT threats in general than large enterprises, according to data from separate IoT reports released today. Read about […]

Report: Destructive malware and targeted cyberattacks on the rise in 2017

The next big threat facing the enterprise is destructive malware disguised as a simple ransomware attack, according to Kaspersky Lab’s APT Trends report for Q2 2017, released Tuesday. The report also noted the rise of attacks targeted at energy companies, and a growing complexity of cyberespionage efforts. Read more about the new Kaspersky Lab’s APT […]

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  […]

Infosec Pros: AI Could Soon Be Used Against Us

A majority of information security professionals believe that artificial intelligence (AI) technology will be used in attacks against them in the next 12 months, according to new research from Cylance. Read more about the new study by Cylance which reveals that  62% of the Black Hat 2017 attendees believe there’s a high possibility that AI […]

Top cloud challenges: Security, compliance, and cost control

A new Fugue survey, fielded to over 300 IT operations professionals, executives, and developers, found that most respondents believe that the cloud is not living up to expectations because of compliance and security concerns, unexpected downstream costs, and the glut of cloud management tools available in the market. Read about the new report by Fugue […]

Accidental data breaches remain the leading cause of loss

Ransomware attacks continued to increase during the first half of 2017, up 50 percent over the first half of 2016, but accidental breaches remain an enormous factor, according to a new report from Beazely. Read more about the new report by Beazely which reveals that accidental data breaches remain leading cause of data breach in […]

Protect against the fastest-growing crime: cyber attacks

Cyber theft is the fastest-growing crime in the U.S., and cost the global economy more than $450 billion in 2016, with more than 2 billion person records stolen. By 2021, cyber crime damage costs could hit $6 trillion annually, according to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures. Read about the new report by Cybersecurity Ventures which reveals […]