Research

89% Of UK Organisational Cybersecurity Risks Are Internal.

The biggest risk to a British company’s cybersecurity is not, as often believed, external hackers and overseas-based virus attacks, but an organisation’s own employees. Whether unknowingly or intentional, the actions of those within an organisation have been shown to be the biggest threat to the digital security of a company, according to new research by technology and telecommunications company Telstra One of the key findings from the Telstra Cyber Security Report 2019, the study found...

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Hackers Paradise:The Dark Web And Growing Cyberattacks On Businesses.

Attributed to: Ian Woolley, Chief Revenue Officer of Ensighten Despite more resources and investment being ploughed into data security, cybercriminals are still successfully stealing businesses' data. One group of hackers known as Magecart were found to be the cause of at least 319,000 data breach instances in 2018, according to RiskIQ’s Black Friday e-commerce Blacklist report. These JavaScript-sniffers (JS-sniffers) deploy a type of malware, whereby websites are injected with malicious JavaScript, designed to steal customer...

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Cyberattacks Becoming More Costly And Focused, UK Government Figures Show.

While fewer businesses are suffering cyberattacks or breaches, attacks are becoming more costly and targeted, according to the latest government figures released today. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 shows that around one in three businesses (32 per cent) was a victim of an attack or breach in the past 12 months. While this is lower than in 2018 (when it was 43 per cent) and in 2017 (46 per cent), those who were victims...

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ExtraHop Blows Past The $100 Million Milestone Fuelled By 10x Growth In Security.

ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out, today announced that it far surpassed $100 million in bookings – a key industry milestone – in 2018, bolstered by 10x growth in cybersecurity in the second half of the year. The company continued to dominate major verticals including retail, healthcare, and financial services, where ExtraHop closed its largest ever multi-million dollar deal. More than 20 customers across industry verticals invested over a million dollars...

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Ireland’s first world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ‘Hacking Medicine’ event took place at DCU Alpha (Dublin City University’s Innovation Campus), over the weekend, seeking to uncover treatment outcomes for patients. 3R, a post-stroke recovery and rehabilitation platform which through a user-friendly remote device application that guides, assists and monitors the rehabilitation of stroke victims in their own homes, beat off strong competition from eight other teams to claim the top spot.  The team...

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