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It’s Time to Add a Third Pillar to Your Security Strategy…Intelligence

Anthony Perridge, Regional Director,
ThreatQuotient

The recent global ransomware attacks that have dominated television news and headlines across the UK and Europe should be a call to arms for organisations around the world. Hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries have been affected and organisations are clearly under siege as cybercriminals execute campaigns that spread fast and cause damage. But, why have ... Read More »

IntSights Report: Cybercriminals Embrace Messaging Apps to Expand Reach and Recruitment

IntSights Cyber Intelligence, the industry’s first and only enterprise threat management provider that transforms tailored threat intelligence into automated security operations, today released its latest threat intelligence trend report, Messaging Applications: The New Dark Web. The research suggests that the recent crackdown on popular dark web markets AlphaBay and Hansa is driving cybercriminals to migrate to messaging apps Discord, ICQ, ... Read More »

Capgemini and LinkedIn release new report on the digital talent gap: Employees are investing their own resources to remain competitive

Capgemini, in conjunction with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today released a new global report on the digital talent gap, which analyses the demand and supply of talent with specific digital skills and the availability of digital roles across multiple industries and countries. The report, “The Digital Talent Gap—Are Companies Doing Enough?” reveals the concerns felt by employees when ... Read More »

Netflix scam detected

Millions of people who hold a Netflix account are currently exposed to the latest email phishing scam that is telling users that their account is suspended due to a problem validating their credit cards. Beware – this is a scam. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Inc.com Read More »

Financial sector most at cyber risk says Europol

The Head of Europol has described the 4,000 ransom attacks a day by cyber gangs as remorseless as technological advances are now threatening critical parts of the financial sector. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »

Backdoored IP scanner tricks hackers

It was found that hackers, who were looking to create their own version of the Reaper botnet, downloaded an IP scanner which was a PHP file that was made available as a free download after news about Reaper botnet broke. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Google fighting against Malvertising

Google has released three new Chrome security features that are designed to block websites from transferring users to new URLs without the consent of the user or website. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Difficult for Corporations to Stop Breaches

Yahoo’s former CEO testified at a Senate hearing stating it was tough for any corporation to stop or defend against cyberattacks that come from nation-states. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Data Breach Today Read More »

Three Keys to DDoS Defence: Monitor, Protect, Communicate

Mike Hemes, Regional Director, Western Europe,
A10 Networks

In late 2016, the DDoS landscape changed. The Mirai botnet was responsible for the first DDoS attack on record to exceed 1 Tbps. Before that, the largest was around 600 Gbps. At that same time, the overall size and frequency of DDoS attacks continued to climb. A recent IDG Connect report found attacks of greater than 50 Gbps have more than quadrupled and ... Read More »

Vectra and Phantom partner to detect, prioritise and stop hidden cyber-attacks faster

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber-attacks, and Phantom, the leader in security automation and orchestration, today announced a partnership to automate threat detection and response, and the availability of the Vectra App for Phantom.   “Faster incident response is critical, but faced with a severe shortage of cybersecurity skills, enterprises are turning to security operations and analytics platform ... Read More »