8 top cyber-attack maps and how to use them

Cyber-attack maps can be fun to look at, but are they useful? As usual, when it comes to security context is key, so CSO looked at eight of the web’s most popular cyber-attack maps. While the maps themselves are mostly eye candy with limited context, there are some creative ways they can be used. Read […]

Ransomware threat escalating, warns Europol

The No More Ransom initiative boasts 109 partners and 54 decryption tools covering 104 kinds of ransomware a year after it was set up to counter the still-growing threat of ransomware to businesses, governments and individuals. Read about the latest Europol warning to businesses about the escalating ransomware threats on Computer Weekly.

What does a sound cyber strategy look like?

Read George Ralph’s article about what a company’s cyber security strategy should look like on Hedge Week : Cybersecurity has never been as important as it is today. Cyber attacks are becoming ever more ambitious and overt. The two big recent malware attacks, Petya and WannaCry both used phishing attacks to spread malware through networks, with […]

We can’t rely black swans: Three areas to improve cyber policy now

Read Dr. Andrea Little Limbago list three areas in which organisations can improve their cyber policy on Help Net Security : What will it take for cybersecurity policy to finally catch up to the digital age? I get this question often, and increasingly I worry that it will take a true “black swan” event to shock the […]

Cyber security is now mainstream business

Read why Vishal Salvi says that cyber security has now become a mainstream business on Hindu Business Line : The past three months were a watershed period for cyber security. Wanna Cry and then Petya hit the world like cyber tsunamis and left behind significant business impact and business loss. Could these attacks have been […]

An Insider’s View on Outside Cybersecurity Threats

Read Tom Thompson’s article on the outside cyber security threats on Financial Executives : By now companies should recognize that cyber threats are just another part of doing business in the 21st century. However, some companies may not realize that their biggest cyber threat may not be external. Even the most well-meaning, technologically savvy employee can be […]

You’ve Been Warned Big Business. Ransomware is Coming for You!

Ransomware is growing and adapting faster than you think. Big businesses, you are not as secure as you think. The delta between perception and reality will be a costly lesson for organizations, impactful for customers, and a financial windfall for criminals. Read about how ransomware is emerging as the biggest threat to businesses on Digit.

Do not gamble your company’s future against cyber threats

Read Patrick Wong’s article about cyber threats on Enterprise Innovation : Just two months after the WannaCry crisis, enterprises were hit by another global attack. As a result, many have started to realize that massive cyberattacks are anything but an urban myth. Seemingly formidable, ransomware can indeed be kept out of reach through preventive measures. […]

Avoid damaging network breaches with reevaluated cybersecurity

Read Todd Dunning’s article about how companies should avoid network breaches with reevaluated cyber security on Source Security : In today’s connected world, network intrusions and breaches have become a way of life, as hackers and cybercriminals work constantly to discover and exploit vulnerabilities. Because businesses of all sizes rely on their IT infrastructure to a […]

LONGREAD: should you fear the internet of things?

Read Drew Turney’s article about should the companies fear the Internet of Things on Bluenotes : At around 7am eastern US time on October 21 2016, a company called Dyn was bought down by a massive distributed denial of service attack and the internet backbone which delivers websites and services including Twitter, Reddit, Amazon, Spotify, Tumblr, […]