Most Organizations Not Satisfied with Threat Intelligence

With an eye toward gaining intel about attacks from adversaries, the vast majority of companies have threat intelligence in place but only a quarter are achieving the desired business goal, according to a report released today by the Information Security Forum (ISF). Read about the new report released by Information Security Forum (ISF) which reveals that […]

Low cyber IQ contradicts high confidence in UK companies

Two-thirds (63 per cent) of UK businesses believe that their organisation is highly protected from attempts by outsiders to gain access to their systems and data, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson. A similar proportion of organisations (66 per cent) maintain that they have the right cyber processes in place to adequately react […]

Impact of AI on the UK job market divides opinion

IT decision makers are divided about the impact of disruptive technologies such as AI and automation – the so called ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ – on the labour market, according to new research from BT. Read about the new research by BT which reveals that businesses in United Kingdom disagree over whether Artificial Intelligence will create or […]

Insiders Often Responsible for $388B Annual Cost of Cyber Security Breaches

Nearly one-third (32%) of businesses have been victims of a major cyber-attack over the past year according to a current survey jointly published by Harvey Nash/KPMG.1 Each year, the corporate world loses $388 billion dealing with, and recovering from, breaches in cybersecurity 2 – the amount spent on remediating computer viruses alone has reached about […]

Cisco VNI: DDoS Attacks to Increase 2.5-Fold By 2021

Global digital transformation will continue to have a significant impact on the demands and requirements of IP networks, and according to the latest Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), DDoS attacks will be one of the key concerns for the forecast period. Cisco found that the number of DDoS attacks grew 172% in 2016, and expects that […]

Q1 Sees Rapid Increase in Cyberattacks

The first quarter of 2017 saw an upward trend in attacks, with the threat landscape increasing dramatically in the third week of February and through March, according to eSentire analysis. Between January 1 and March 31, the eSentire SOC detected nearly 4 million attacks across multiple industries, with finance, technology, legal, mining and retail seeing the […]

Three in four businesses risk losing 24 hours of data every day

Almost three quarters of UK businesses (72 per cent) are ‘happy to lose’ more than 24 hours’ worth of data after a cyber-incident, new research has found. According to a report by Disaster Recovery, thirteen per cent of companies have never backed up their data, while 43 per cent lost vital information in the last two […]

Businesses not devoting enough resources to prevent cyber attacks: Report

According to the second installment of ISACA’s 2017 State of Cyber Security Study, new and evolving threats combined with persistent resource challenges limit organizations’ abilities to defend against cyber intrusions. Read about the new ISACA’s 2017 State of Cyber Security Study which reveals that 80 percent of ISACA survey respondents expect a cyber attack to hit their […]

Majority of organizations expect cyberattack this year

A majority of organizations think they will experience a cyber security attack this year, and many are not prepared, according to a new report from ISACA, a global association that helps individuals and enterprises optimize their use of technology. Read the new report by ISACA which reveals that four out of five organizations think they will […]

More businesses hit by data breaches: Beazley

More businesses hit by data breaches: Beazley For the first quarter of 2017, global insurance underwriter Beazley reported that there has been a significant increase in the number of data breach incidents. Read about the new report by Beazley which reveals that it had managed 39% more data breach incidents (a total of 641 cases) in […]