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Cybersecurity, Security

Why rapid recovery is key to minimising the ransomware threat

March 18, 2019

Via: Techradar

There are a huge number of different cyber-security threats that companies today have to worry about, ranging from phishing and denial-of-service attacks to zero-day exploits and even simple human error – just to name a few. But, of all the […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Growing awareness of mobile security risk

March 8, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

More than half (52%) of RSA Conference 2019 attendees plan to increase their mobile security investment in the coming year, underscoring a growing awareness of mobile security risk, a survey shows. However, 76% admitted accessing corporate data from personal mobile […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Major Windows 7 zero-day discovered, enables privileged escalation in combination with another Chrome exploit

March 8, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Security researchers at Google and Microsoft have observed attackers using a combination of a patched Chrome vulnerability and an unpatched Windows vulnerability to take advantage of Windows 7 systems. The announcement of the issue comes as part of their responsible […]


Cybersecurity, Security

London cyber security innovation centre issues open invitation

February 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (Lorca) has announced an open call for applications to join its third cohort of cyber innovators. The centre, led by innovation hub Plexal in partnership with Deloitte’s cyber team and the Centre for […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

A new era in data awareness

February 6, 2019

Via: Techradar

We are at the dawn of a new era – a tipping point, if you will. This year GDPR became more than a ‘buzzword’. Last month, the first hefty fine was issued to Google by French regulators for failing to […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Security, Software & Applications

Mayhem is a machine that can automatically detect, exploit, and patch cybersecurity vulnerabilities

January 30, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Most large companies recognize the value these hackers offer to the tech industry, and have set up lucrative “bug bounty” programs to reward them for their efforts depending on the severity of any disclosed bugs. Traditionally, the process of bug-hunting […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Varonis Launches v 7.0: Major New Version Boosts Threat Detection and Response

January 24, 2019

Via: DataVersity

According to a recent press release, “Varonis Systems, Inc., a pioneer in data security and analytics, announces new features in version 7.0 of the Varonis Data Security Platform to help organizations protect their enterprise data from insider threats and cyberattacks… […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Acronis Partners with Google’s Virustotal to Make Acronis PE Analyzer Available to All

December 26, 2018

Via: DataVersity

A recent press release reports, “Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage currently celebrating its 15-year anniversary, today announced its machine learning-based malware detection engine, Acronis PE Analyzer, is now integrated into VirusTotal. A subsidiary of […]


Cybersecurity, Security

AI is crucial element of security strategy in the IoT era

September 18, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

Artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging as a key tool in the cyber security expert’s arsenal to fight new threats inside IT infrastructure, according to a global study produced by analysts at the Ponemon Institute and funded by Aruba, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security teams and C-suite exec views not aligned

August 29, 2018

Via: Computer Weekly

While 96% of cyber security professionals are confident that their companies’ security planning is in line with the organisation’s risks, only 73% of the C-suite believe this to be the case. This is one of the main findings of a […]