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Taking Action To Bring Balance On International Women’s Day.

By Ilijana Vavan, Managing Director at Kaspersky Lab International Women’s Day centres around the theme of #BalanceforBetter. I am thoroughly behind this message as I think it’s particularly adept in my industry – cybersecurity. The question of gender imbalance in the industry has never been more important we see increasing calls from all over for more women to be part of our incredible industry, one that currently lacks a high proportion of female talent. Estimates...

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Tripwire Survey: 80 Percent Of Security Professionals Say Skilled Workers Are More Difficult To Find.

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organisations, today announced results of a survey conducted by Dimensional Research that examines how organisations are addressing the cybersecurity skills gap. The survey was administered to 336 IT security professionals in February. Eighty percent of survey respondents believe it's becoming more difficult to find skilled cybersecurity professionals. As emerging technology and threat landscapes experience rapid transformation, the skillsets needed change...

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Gigamon ATR Examines How Prolific Cyberthreats Traverse Networks And What You Can Do About It.

Gigamon Inc. (“Gigamon”), the essential element of security infrastructure, providing pervasive visibility to network traffic across physical, virtual, and cloud environments, announced the release of the latest research report from Gigamon Applied Threat Research (ATR), How the Most Prolific Malware Traversed Your Network Without Your Knowledge. Based on observed attack data over the second half of 2018 (2H 2018), the report reveals the command-and-control and lateral activities of three highest-volume malware, Emotet, LokiBot, and TrickBot....

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Gospel Technology Scoops Prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award.

Gospel Technology, the leading provider of enterprise blockchain solutions that enable inter-enterprise trusted data collaboration and governance, has been awarded the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, which recognises Europe’s leading private companies and celebrates the impact of innovations and technologies across various industries. Red Herring Top 100 Europe enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies each year in the European Region. Since 1996, Red...

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Cybereason Outperforms Its Competitors In The MITRE ATT&CK Evaluations.

The Company’s Cyber Defense Platform’s Automated Threat Detection Delivers the Most Coverage Across the Entire MITRE ATT&CK Framework, the Most Real-Time Alerts and the Most Correlation Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, today announced it has outperformed every competitor as a result of the MITRE ATT&CK Evaluations, released earlier today. The company’s Cyber Defense Platform demonstrates best-in-class automated threat detection, including total coverage across all MITRE ATT&CK phases, the most real-time alerts, and...

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Retailers See 10 Billion Attacks From Bots, Akamai Reveals.

According to the Akamai 2019 State of the Internet / Security: Retail Attacks and API Traffic report, hackers directed credential abuse attempts at retail sites more than 10 billion times from May to December last year, making retail the most targeted segment studied. The report also spotlights two other pressing security concerns, the preponderance of API-call traffic on the web and the apparent misrepresentation of IPv6-based traffic. The Company studied the credential abuse technique known...

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Polaris Software Integrity Platform Enables Security and Development Teams To Build Secure, High-Quality Software Faster.

With the most recent estimate of the average cost of a breach at $3.86 (a 6.4% increase since the previous year), and with 84% of breaches occurring in the application layer, application security is a growing concern among organisations of every sector. The need for an integrated, efficient tool for developers to monitor the security standpoint of their software is as actual as it has ever been. In response to this need, cybersecurity leader Synopsys,...

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How To Get In Shape For Today’s Security Challenges And Counter Ransomware Attack.

By Andreas Bechter, Global Technical Alliance Manager at Veritas Technologies Recently, I’ve been doing intensive exercise. Not to lose some pounds before the inevitable post-Christmas weight gain, but because I’m getting ready for an XLETIX obstacle course in Munich. It won’t be easy. I’ll need to run, climb, jump and crawl past miles of mud and obstacles. And I’ll need to be as fit as possible to make it to the end. In a way,...

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Data Breaches And High-Profile Security Hacks – An Evergreen Story.

By Richard Whomes, Senior Director, Rocket Software 2018 was a big year for data breaches, with organisations from Cathay Pacific to the Tory party suffering from attacks. But no organisation has hit the headlines quite as much as British Airways. The airline’s first breach occurred in September 2018, when an attack affected 380,000 transactions which had been made over a two-week period. Then came the announcement by BA’s owner, International Airlines Group (IAG), that an...

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Looking To The State Of Cybersecurity For The Year Ahead.

By Tim Brown, VP of Security, SolarWinds MSP 2018 was a prolific year within the cybersecurity and wider tech landscape. Data breaches have consistently made headlines, and as a result, we have seen the public mood sour toward many well-known companies whose brands have been quite damaged—potentially irreversibly. The rate of high-profile cyber-attacks and data breaches shows no signs of slowing down either—especially as the value of customer data continues to grow. While 2019 may...

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