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9 in 10 Cybersecurity Leaders Concerned About Sharp Rise in Digital Threats, RiskIQ CISO Survey Finds

RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced the release of its 2018 CISO Survey, revealing that 89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels.   Some 1,691 U.S. and U.K information security leaders across multiple verticals, including enterprise, consulting, government and education, ... Read More »

Security obsession risks GDPR compliance for UK business

Security concerns are twice as likely to drive cloud strategy than even the business’ core objectives, according to Calligo, a world-leading cloud solution provider. Even regulatory compliance and data privacy – the strategic themes of doing business in 2018 – receive a similarly low ranking. Whereas security is the chief driver behind cloud strategy for 34% of 200 UK IT ... Read More »

Cybersecurity Threat To Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Renewable energy technologies have established a significant role in the energy industry. Because of their prominence and growing importance to power supplies, it is vital for the industry to develop appropriate security, and specifically cybersecurity, strategies. A new report from energy sector experts, The Renewables Consulting Group (“RCG”), and cybersecurity specialists, Cylance Inc. (“Cylance”), provides insight into cybersecurity for the ... Read More »

British businesses spreading cryptocurrency risk – 93% of companies stockpiling Bitcoin have invested in additional digital currencies

Today, new research suggests that half (50 per cent) of large UK businesses have built a stockpile of digital currency in case of a ransomware attack – and just seven per cent are only stockpiling Bitcoin. In fact, the vast majority (93 per cent) are spreading their cryptocurrency risk by investing in other digital currencies as well.   The research ... Read More »

ManagedMethods Selects Lastline to Provide Advanced Malware Protection For Cloud Applications

Lastline Inc., the leader in advanced network-based malware protection, today announced a partnership with ManagedMethods, a leading provider of cloud application security solutions. ManagedMethods has integrated Lastline’s malware detection technology that fuels the company’s breach protection platform into its Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) offering, providing unparalleled malware-based threat detection and remediation for popular cloud and email applications. “Sophisticated malware is continually ... Read More »

GT Maritime Selects Lastline to Protect Shipboard Email Systems From Malware, Protecting Ships and Cargo, and Keeping Crews Connected

Lastline Inc., the leader in advanced network-based malware protection, today announced a partnership with GT Maritime, the leading provider of specialized technologies to ensure vessel compliance and business operability, as well as keeping crew in touch with friends and family while at sea. GT Maritime’s GTMailPlus, a secure, reliable, cloud-based service that optimizes essential business and personal communications, now includes Lastline’s industry-leading ... Read More »

Less than 1 in 5 enterprises have a customer notification plan in place in the event of a data breach

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect this May and lawmakers in the U.S. are proposing stricter data breach legislation. With increased pressure on companies to better protect data and improve notification procedures in the event of a data breach, Tripwire, Inc. surveyed 406 cybersecurity professionals to see how prepared organizations are feeling. Findings from the study revealed ... Read More »

Visitor safety gets major boost at Belfast’s premier events venue with IP security camera upgrade

New system propels The Odyssey Complex into the future of security with low-light technology that assures superb image quality, even during concerts and sporting events The Odyssey Complex, a premier entertainment venue in Belfast that plays host to many of the city’s high-profile concerts, exhibitions and sporting events, has installed a future-proofed IP security solution that ensures its 1,000,000 visitors ... Read More »

EMEA in Firing Line for Evolving DDoS Threats

F5 Labs today released new figures highlighting how DDoS attacks continue to grow and evolve in EMEA. According to customer data from F5’s Poland-based Security Operations Center (SOC), 2017 saw a 64% rise in mitigated incidents. EMEA is also firmly in the firing line, accounting for over 51% of reported global DDoS attacks.   Reflecting the spike in activity, F5 ... Read More »

Is Investing in Cryptocurrency Worth the Security Threats?

Even people who aren’t familiar with investing have heard of cryptocurrency — especially lately since it has frequently made headlines. Some of those news stories about digital currencies focus on the rapid rises — and seemingly inevitable declines — of Bitcoin, one of the most well-known cryptocurrencies. Others discuss how people had relatively stable lifestyles but lost most of what ... Read More »