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Cyber crime ranks highest on business concerns for 2020, research finds
"The risk of cybercrime to businesses all around the world is continuing to multiply by the day."
nCipher introduces cloud-first architecture
New web services APIs and container technology streamline integration of nShield HSMs with cloud environments.
Zoom meetings infiltrated by hackers - Check Point
Check Point Research found hackers could eavesdrop on Zoom meetings by generating and verifying Zoom meeting IDs.
Privacy-preserving analytics platforms are poised to tackle the data dilemma
Data is big business. On the wrong side of the law, there are legions of hackers and bad actors looking to exploit your data, all, ultimately, for the same goal – to rob you.
WatchGuard recognised as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Network Firewalls
The Customers' Choice distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals that have experience purchasing, implementing and/or using WatchGuard products.
UK's cybersecurity laws 'crying out for reform'
"The Computer Misuse Act is crying out for reform. It needs to be future- and technology-proofed to ensure it can meet the challenges of protecting the embedded internet-based culture we all live in and depend on."
Enabling cybersecurity professionals with project management skills
Cybersecurity professionals are increasingly expected to master project management skills to meet the objectives of their positions. But technical skills are only the tip of the iceberg.
How safe are our IoT devices?
Surely it is the duty of the manufacturers to make devices more secure at the point where they are produced, right?
Businesses in the dark: Disconnect in cybersecurity culture and cyber resilience
"A core ingredient to being cyber ready involves empowering business leaders to minimise business down-time, while responding to a cyberattack at the same time."
Weak passwords continue to give cyber crims access to personal information
New research highlights the continuing issue of weak passwords, revealing that 30% of ransomware infections in 2019 were due to passwords.
Kaspersky enjoys three-digit growth in Southeast Asia for 2019
Our 2019 enterprise results clearly proves more and more enterprise stakeholders in the region believe in our expertise and capability to secure their systems and networks."
Five security risks faced in the modern workplace - Empired
According to the Australian Government Department of Communications, the average cost of an individual cybersecurity breach to a business is $276,000.
Imperva announces new CCO and CRO
The two execs will help lead the cybersecurity firm through its next phase of growth.
Are they spying? Young people wary of virtual assistants
Privacy and security fears put young people off using virtual assistants for customer services
Citrix flaw puts 80,000 companies at risk
"Considering the high risk brought by the discovered vulnerability, and how widespread Citrix software is in the business community, we recommend information security professionals take immediate steps to mitigate the threat."
Security, analytics and customer service top priorities for CFOs
With changing demands from both internal and external customers, CFOs are having to invest in emerging technologies and capabilities to meet demands."
Kaspersky: Malware variety grows by 13.7% in 2019 due to web skimmers
“The volume of online attacks has been growing for years, but in 2019 we saw a clear shift from certain types of attacks that are becoming ineffective, to the ones focused on gaining clear profit from users."
Number of spam emails drops, still accounts for 55% of traffic
Significantly, spam messages account for more than half of 295 billion in 2019, making 55% of global email traffic in this year, the company states.
Exabeam to run security SaaS offering on Google Cloud
As a hosted cloud offering, Exabeam SaaS Cloud provides the full functionality of the Exabeam SMP, including a data lake, behavioural analytics, case management, and security orchestration and incident response automation.
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
Group-IB forges new security partnerships and threat intelligence sharing to ensure Singapore's cyber resilience
Ngee An Polytechnic, the Institute of Technical Education, and the Global Resilience Foundation coming on board to support the mission.
NTT and Microsoft team up for future solutions
Initiatives include creating a Global Digital Fabric, enterprise solutions built on Azure, and all-photonics network and digital twin computing tech.
ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
While many parents worry about their child’s online activity, many are not taking precautionary measures, according to new insights from ESET.
FireEye rolls out threat intelligence platform for industrial systems
Now industrial control systems (ICS), operational technology (OT), internet of things devices, and other equipment used to manage interconnected physical processes, can be secured from cyber threats.