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Nearly half (48%) of the UK public surveyed about the NHSX COVID-19 tracing app do not trust the UK government to keep their information safe from hackers. This is according to a study carried out by Censuswide on behalf of Anomali, a leader in intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions. The nation-wide survey, released today, examined consumer attitudes to the proposed tracing app, particularly their confidence and wider trust in the government to appropriately and justly handle the data collected for the scheme.   Other major findings from the report include:  Around 43% of respondents were...

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Corelight, provider of the most powerful network traffic analysis (NTA) solutions for cybersecurity, today announced two of its founders, Dr. Vern Paxson and Dr. Robin Sommer, have received the distinguished IEEE Security and Privacy “Test of Time” award for their work entitled “Outside the Closed World: On Using Machine Learning For Network Intrusion Detection” published in 2010. The IEEE Security and Privacy “Test of Time” award is intended to recognize papers published at IEEE’s flagship security conference that...

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A newly commissioned study conducted by Censuswide on behalf of Anomali, a leader in intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions, provides insight into public sentiment towards the NHSX COVID-19 tracing app. Surveying a thousand respondents across the United Kingdom, the results reveal that a significant proportion of the population are not prepared to download the app. Indeed, half of respondents (50%) know at least one person who does not have the necessary technology, such as a smart phone, to support the NHSX app.   “The rule of critical mass...

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Dogs on Zoom Call

A new nationwide study commissioned by Eskenzi PR, a Queen’s award-winning Tech PR agency and carried out by OnePoll, examined how video conferencing has changed workers’ perception of their colleagues. The results, announced today, have found that nearly half (40%) of UK workers judge their colleagues on how their house looks over video conferencing. Fortunately, of those who admit letting the appearance of their co-workers' houses influence their opinion of them, 28% say they now view their co-workers...

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onelogin

OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, released a new global study examining the security implications of the shift to remote work due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The study of 5,000 remote employees from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the United States, reveals that security measures and password best practices have not taken priority in many regions. To access the full study, visit: https://www.onelogin.com/blog/world-password-day-2020 Nearly 1 in 5 (17.4%)...

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security awareness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIP14sYUb00&feature=youtu.be KnowBe4’s new Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report, published this week, reveals organisation’s Phish-Prone percentage (PPP), which indicates how many of their employees are likely to fall for a phishing or social engineering scam. The initial baseline phishing test was administered to organisations that hadn’t conducted any KnowBe4 security awareness training. The results indicated a high level of risk, with an average initial baseline PPP of 37.9%, up 8.3% from 2019, across all industries and...

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KnowBe4 has launched a new feature to its PhishER product called PhishRIPTM, which helps security professionals remove, inoculate and protect against email threats faster.    Technical controls do not filter out all of the malicious emails that come into a user’s inbox. Various research has shown that phishing, spam and malware attachments still make it through email filters. Mimecast notes filters are missing 12% of unwanted emails. According to research by the University of Plymouth in the UK, 75% without links and 64% with links of potential phishing messages made it...

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Qualys

LONDON, UK. April 15, 2020 - Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its game-changing solution, VMDR® – Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response. “The Toyota Financial Services team is an early adopter of VMDR,” said Georges Bellefontaine, manager of vulnerability management at Toyota Financial Services. “VMDR raises the maturity of our Vulnerability Management program to its next level. It allows additional monitoring of the...

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alertlogic

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialised Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced a collaboration with Alert Logic, the industry’s first SaaS-enabled managed detection and response provider. This partnership will expand phoenixNAP’s Data Security Cloud (DSC) to include Alert Logic’s market-defining managed detection and response solution, enabling quicker threat detection, an enhanced ability to respond to security incidents, and complete and continuous monitoring of an organisation’s attack...

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iCyber-Security has announced that it has undergone a major rebrand to reflect the platform’s evolution to become one of the most advanced and intelligent cyber defence technologies available. Developed as a toolkit through years of identifying and solving businesses’ security issues globally, BlockAPT brings together automated threat intelligence, vulnerability management, device management and proactive incident response management all under the BlockAPT platform to help fight the war against cyber attackers.   Marco Essomba, Founder and CTO of BlockAPT confirms that, “The time for single end point solutions has come to an end. No leading solutions provider can fight the war against cybercrime alone. By leveraging and sharing...

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