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Pioneering Programme Defends UK From Millions of Cyber Attacks

WORLD leading initiatives by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have detected and prevented millions of online commodity attacks against the UK, figures published today (February 5) have shown.   The results of the UK government’s new bold approach to tackling cyber crime are detailed in ‘Active Cyber Defence – One Year On’, a comprehensive summary compiled by the NCSC’s ... Read More »

Growing Number of IT Pros Unaware of DDoS and Ransomware Attacks

Ronald Sens, EMEA Director,
A10 Networks

IT defenders face the increasing sophistication of adversaries who are responsible for the growth in size and frequency of cyberattacks – and alarmingly, many attackers have infiltrated corporate networks without IT even knowing.   According to a new report, nearly half (47 percent) of global IT decision makers say their company has suffered a data breach at least once – ... Read More »

Davos demonstrates rising concerns over data

Alexander Edwards, Senior Associate,
Rosling King

Theresa May’s speech to the great and good assembled at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos tackled key topical issues such as big data, the responsibilities of technology companies and online abuse.   These are significant areas of concern which will prevail for some time. Indeed, the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation will have a significant impact ... Read More »

Cyber League Up Our Game to the Next level

Dr. Dan Manson, commissioner,
NCL

Today’s students have tremendous intellectual and technology skills they can be harnessed to achieve in many areas of American culture and business. What they lack are genuine real-life (“RL”) skills honed through practice and competition that can take them to the next level. If you consider a generation brought up in Internet-based and technology-based communication and interaction, it’s easy to ... Read More »

Which is most the dangerous global hacking cyber group? – AlienVault research

AlienVault researchers have listed Sofacy, also known as Fancy Bear or APT28, as the most capable hacking group in the world. This was based on ranking the top threat actors which have been reported the most frequently on the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX) Platform.   The results were then formulated to measure the cyber group’s activity (the number of ... Read More »

2017 saw a rise in Ransomware and Cryptomining

New Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques: 2017 State of Malware Report reveals increase in Ransomware and Cryptocurrency threats over the past 12 months. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Forbes Read More »

Thailand hotspot for malware mining

Palo Alto Networks has labelled Thailand as the world’s leading place for cryptocurrency mining malware. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bangkok Post Read More »

Hackers may use Meltdown and Spectre to send Malware

Malware samples that are exploiting the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is on the increase according to security researchers. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Global Research Finds UK Corporate Networks are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks Because of Hidden Threats and Careless Employee Behaviour with Apps

A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services™ company, today launched new research examining the behaviour and attitudes of the workforce towards the use of business and personal apps and its impact on risk, security and corporate culture. The Application Intelligence Report (AIR) was commissioned by A10 Networks and conducted independently with the intent to provide education for employers that helps them ... Read More »

KuppingerCole Releases New Report on GDPR to Help Global Enterprises Expedite Compliance, Avoid Billions in Lost Revenue

Delphix, the company that has changed the dynamics of managing and consuming data, today announced that leading analyst firm KuppingerCole issued a new report outlining how businesses can prepare for data compliance challenges under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With just under four months until it takes effect, the report details immediate actions any global organisation can take to ensure ... Read More »