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The adoption of IoT is increasing rapidly. By 2021, it is expected that 35 billion IoT devices will be installed worldwide. While there is an opportunity for businesses to utilise all the benefits of IoT however, many traditional data centres don’t have the bandwidth to handle the large volumes of data collected by IoT devices.  Furthermore, IoT applications require quality features such as low latency with high scalability, reliability and availability. To accommodate this, IoT...

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Homes in Malvern targeted by phishing phone scam

New research has revealed mobile phishing has increased by 37% in Q1 2020 compared to Q4 2019 with much of this rise a result of cybercriminals targeting the millions of those working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic that has plagued the world. The Mobile Phishing Spotlight Report also detailed the costly nature of mobile phishing attacks as an organisation with 10,000 mobile devices could suffer up to $35m for a single mobile phishing...

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Digital collaboration tools have been around for years, however for a lot of businesses they have fallen under the radar until now. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, many organisations have been forced to ask their employees to work from home. This has made these tools a necessity for businesses whose activities rely on collaboration between employees. Finding the right collaborative solutions for your company depends on the unique structure and needs of your organisation. Here...

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Cybersecurity continues to be a challenge for businesses of all sizes, especially as workers are shifting to a remote workforce globally. According to recent research by Promon, the Oslo-based mobile security company which last year revealed flaws in the Home Office’s Brexit app, two-thirds of remote workers in the UK have not been given any cybersecurity training from employers in the past 12 months, while 77% say they aren’t worried about their cybersecurity while working remotely....

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By Elad Shapira, Head of Research at Panorays In the wake of coronavirus, companies are shifting their workforce to remote locations to keep businesses underway. This is an attempt to keep workers healthy and semi-quarantined to protect against the spread of a world pandemic that is not only a threat to health, but also to the world’s economies. The list of global organizations mandating work-from-home policies includes Microsoft, Apple, Google and Amazon, and that list...

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By Rita Selvaggi, CEO of ActivTrak The global reach of the coronavirus has elevated the discussion around the need for “social distancing” and working remotely to avoid spreading the infectious virus. Global companies like IBM, Goldman Sachs, and PwC are asking employees to work from home, as are smaller organisations, such as Seattle-based online payment company Stripe. As organisations consider having employees work from home on a more massive scale, it’s important to recognise that...

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As we all know, the world of cybersecurity is an ever-evolving, fast-growing industry that can be tough to follow at times. For example, we have seen a rapid upsurge in the use of smart devices and with that, an increased risk of cyberattacks. This has not been limited to private households either. Rather, the logistics industry and private vehicles are also at risk of being hacked. Indeed, as individuals and industries increasingly move online, this...

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Greenbone, a leading provider of vulnerability analysis for IT networks, today announced that its proven portfolio of vulnerability management (VM) products is now available via virtual appliances. Greenbone’s customers can now choose to deploy physical or virtual appliances, increasing flexibility and efficiency, while ensuring that data protection is always guaranteed. VM solutions identify and patch security-relevant vulnerabilities in IT systems, helping businesses reduce their exposure to risks and improving the overall resilience of their infrastructures....

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SAM Seamless Network, the intuitive security system for smart networks, today announced the launch of its Threat Assessment Lab to uncover new attack vectors focusing on IoTs and embedded devices. Amongst its latest research findings, smart home security cameras equate to 47% of the most vulnerable devices followed by smart hubs such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa, with the top countries executing attacks coming from China followed by USA. Other findings reveal the USA and...

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Blox One Threat Defence

Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, today announced BloxOne™ Threat Defense, the industry’s first hybrid security offering that leverages DNS as the first line of defence to detect and block today’s sophisticated cyber threats. With a scalable hybrid architecture, BloxOne Threat Defense secures enterprises’ existing networks as well as digital transformations like cloud, IoT and SD-WAN deployments. It makes an organisation’s threat analysts more productive and reduces the total cost of enterprise...

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