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University of Cambridge and MIT CSAIL lead allied forces tackling rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction, in life-like cyber competition

Top talent from UK and US universities have fired up their laptops to battle a dangerous rogue state developing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in the life-like cyber security competition, Cambridge2Cambridge (C2C).   The government and industry backed competition – which is the brainchild of two of the most prestigious universities in the world, the University of Cambridge, in the ... Read More »

Imperva Incapsula’s Q2 Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report: The key findings

DDoS attacks still have the ability to strike fear into the hearts of security professionals and web server administrators everywhere. The flooding of a targeted system can be a logistical nightmare for organizations of all kinds, affecting normal business function massively. This week Imperva Incapsula released their Q2 Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report, which represents an opportunity for the cybersecurity ... Read More »

NuData’s NuDetect is the Leader in Innovative Category

NuData Security today announced that it has been designated Leader in the Innovation category in the 2017 Identity Proofing Platform Awards by Javelin Strategy & Research. NuData’s NuDetect enables organizations to detect good from fraudulent users with unparalleled accuracy, at the time of account creation, protecting customers against account takeovers and brands from fraud. The Leader in Innovation in Identity ... Read More »

Cylance Global Research Report Finds 64 Percent of IT Decision Makers Expect ROI from Artificial Intelligence within Two Years

Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus industry with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, has announced the results of its inaugural report, Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise: The AI Race is On. The survey, which polled 652 IT decision makers in the U.S., UK, Germany and France, found that optimism about the ... Read More »

FICO Reports a 39 Percent Rise in Debit Cards Compromised at U.S. ATMs and Merchants

The number of cards compromised at U.S. ATMs and merchants rose 39 percent in the first six months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, according to new data from Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO. FICO has also tracked a 21 percent increase in compromises of ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) devices in the U.S. in the first ... Read More »

Mining poised for rapid IoT adoption as it seeks to eliminate workplace hazards, new research finds

The health and safety of staff stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the mining industry’s move towards automation and IoT, new research by Inmarsat (ISAT.L) has found. According to the global mobile satellite company, IoT will play an increasingly important role in helping mining companies meet their obligations to their staff, governments, the environment and shareholders. In ... Read More »

SAS survey: organisations face GDPR challenges

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in 2018, making organisations accountable for personal data protection including how and where data is stored and how it is processed within the organisation. However, according to a new survey from business analytics leader, SAS, less than half (45 per cent) of organisations surveyed have a structured plan in place for ... Read More »

Woefully Inadequate IT Processes for Managing User Accounts and Access Continue to Create Major Security and Compliance Risks, One Identity Survey Reveals

Global study indicates disgruntled former employees or other threat actors still have widespread opportunity to cause harm because their IT accounts remain active Seventy percent of respondents lack confidence that accounts of former employees are fully deactivated in a timely manner Eighty-four percent of respondents say it takes a month or longer to discover forgotten dormant accounts Results show that ... Read More »

6.3 Connected Devices, 2.4 People and 0.3 Pets per Home in the New “Household 2.0” Era

The make-up of the modern home is changing, bringing with it a new era of “household 2.0” which, on average, cares for 2.4 people[i], 0.3 pets[ii] and now also 6.3[iii] connected devices per home. With devices playing such a prominent role in today’s average household, Kaspersky Lab has launched updated versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security to ... Read More »

Secure Identity Ledger Corporation Introduces Blockchain Platform for Delivering First-Ever Turnkey Digital ID System

Secure Identity Ledger Corporation (SILC)(sm), the first digital identity platform for industry, government and consumers, today announced in advance of its Token Sale the preview of its blockchain platform and web portal. Blockchain My Secure Ledger will be the entry point for individuals, government and companies to learn how digital ID data can be recorded, managed and distributed in a ... Read More »