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UK Infrastructure: Digital growth opportunities could stall without greater appetite for risk

A new report by design, engineering and project management consultancy, Atkins, has found that a risk adverse culture within the infrastructure sector and a lack of certainty about which new technologies to invest in could cost the UK millions of pounds in efficiency savings and restrict the ability of its businesses to capitalise on the global digital revolution. Atkins became ... Read More »

The Rise of IoT will increase security threats to healthcare industry

Those in the healthcare and life sciences industries should be wary of the security risks associated with connected IoT technologies as they begin to integrate them across their systems according to Unisys. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

Fancy Bear found distributing malware again

The Russian linked hacking group Fancy Bear has been discovered in delivering malware to targeted users by exposing a recently disclosed technique that involves Microsoft Windows feature Dynamic Data Exchange. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Week Read More »

$87 million – that’s how much the data breach cost Equifax

Equifax has disclosed the cost of the data breach that the company suffered this year which amounted to $87m and saw a 30% plunge in stock price. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Ledger Read More »

New Ransomware discovered that intentionally destroys files

Ordinypt, a newly discovered ransomware strain, is currently targeting victims in Germany and is rewriting files with random data. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Data Privacy: securing the key to digitalization

Yatin Chalke, Director Solutions Marketing and GTM, System Integrators and Outsourcers,
VMware

Data is the gold dust of the 21st century, and with the amount of that data set to double every two years (reaching 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020), it’s allowing organisations of all sizes to open up opportunities to truly understand their customers. For instance, analysing data in near real-time and acting on insights to deliver superior experiences. Whether it’s ... Read More »

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 »