Tag: IT security

Apps & OS, Mobile

Avoid and delete these vicious Google Play Store apps with 2 million (and counting) downloads

June 16, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

IT security solutions provider Doctor Web has published a report about nasty trojans that are being spread by apps on Google’s Play Store. While most of them have been taken off the official Android app store, some remain. These malicious […]

Hacking, Security

Phishing attacks hit more businesses than ever last year

February 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

Phishing attacks hit more businesses than ever last year, and as a result – more attacks were successful, new research from Proofpoint has found. Surveying 600 information and IT security professionals, as well as 3,500 workers in the US, Australia, […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Automating IT security

July 20, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

A study from Forrester recently warned that IT security professionals are becoming increasingly concerned about the rise in cyber crime powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The study, commissioned by Darktrace, reported that close to 80% of cyber security decision-makers anticipate […]

Privacy, Security

Data protection practices still poor, survey shows

January 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Eight months after the enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection practices in many organisations are still poor, research shows. More than two-thirds of employees (69%) share passwords with colleagues, according to Yubico’s 2019 State of […]

Performance, security, and availability

Cloud security: The skills gap is delaying cloud migration

May 8, 2018

Via: Info World

A new report from McAfee highlights the skills gap when it comes to security in the cloud. The report reveals that one in four organizations using infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or software as a service (SaaS) have experienced cybersecurity […]

Cloud Computing

More cloud security education needed – but shared responsibility message getting through

March 26, 2018


Organisations still believe their information is safer on-premise rather than in the cloud – and it’s a mindset that IT security firm Barracuda Networks wants to change. According to the company, who polled more than 600 respondents around their experiences […]