7 elements of a successful security awareness program

Read Ira Winkler list seven key elements of a successful security awareness program on CIO : When I was asked to keynote a CSO event four years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that security culture was the top concern of the CSOs in attendance. Having performed many security assessments and penetration tests, I […]

Managing Security Is More Realistic Than Solving It, Says ARM’s Chief Executive

Last year, ARM infused its hardware security technology called TrustZone into fraction-of-a-millimeter-sized chips to be used in connected bandages or package trackers. But on Tuesday, the chief executive of the chip designer underscored another vital form of security. Read why Simon Segars of ARM says that managing security is more practical than trying to solve it on […]

Lack of cyber security poses a major threat to human lives

Read why Mark Lu  says that lack of cyber security poses a major threat to human lives on The Eagle Online : Several weeks ago, a ransomware called “WannaCrypt/WannaDecript0r” hit computer systems across the world, affecting 200,000 victims in over 150 countries, according to Rob Wainwright, director of Europol. The malware encrypted patient/client data in computer systems […]

As Cyber Threats Mount, Businesses Must Mount A Defense

US Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue said this week that, “Five years ago, people thought of cybersecurity mostly as an IT issue. More recently, it’s become a hot topic in boardrooms and a priority in the C-Suite. Today, cybersecurity must be a core management issue for all businesses—from the Fortune 500 to […]

Cyber Threats 101: Fileless Attacks (The Stealthiest of All)

Read Eldon Sprickerhoff explain how cyber criminals mount fileless attacks on Infosec Magazine : Cybercrime never stands still. Online crooks are always looking for a new edge to make their attacks more effective and difficult to find. One of their recent innovations has been fileless attacks. These are malicious scripts that hijack legitimate software, without […]

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 […]

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 […]

EMEA is top source of phishing attacks worldwide – NTT Security Global Threat Intelligence Report

Over half (53 per cent) of the world’s phishing attacks originated in EMEA, according to the 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) published by NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group. Read about the new 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) published by NTT Security which reveals that Europe, the Middle East and Africa were […]

Report: DDoS Attacks Have Slowed, But Increased in Size

DDoS Attacks are nothing new. In fact, hackers have been maliciously flooding servers since 1999. But in October 2016, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks suddenly became far more relevant to the everyday web surfer, after Dyn — one of the world’s leading DNS providers — suffered the largest DDoS attack in history. Read about the […]