Security

Wiltshire Payments Security Specialist Selected Again For Top Industry Body In Brazil.

A leading UK payments and cyber security company has been selected for the second year running by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to shape the payments industry in Brazil. Wiltshire based Foregenix, which opened its São Paulo office in early 2018, is one of 20 companies to be selected by the PCI SSC Brazil Regional Engagement Board. The board, introduced as a pilot initiative in 2018, brings together some of Brazil’s leading companies...

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Plexal Bolsters Global Cybersecurity Hub With Two International Partnerships.

Innovation centre Plexal, which delivers LORCA, the government-backed cybersecurity programme, today announces partnerships with the Global Cyber Alliance, City of New York, and the New York Economic Development Corporation. The partnerships are designed to help cybersecurity companies scale internationally while also expanding Plexal’s role as a major global cybersecurity cluster. Plexal is announcing that the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) has become a supporting partner, meaning that Plexal members and members of the LORCA cohort will...

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SolutionsPT To Host Cryptomining Webinar For OT Professionals.

Industrial IT software provider SolutionsPT will host a free webinar exploring the evolving cyber security threat posed by Cryptomining infections and how they can be prevented, on Thursday, February 21st. Designed for Operational Technology (OT) professionals, the Introduction to Cryptomining webinar will examine the specific threat Cryptomining poses to OT environments and discuss the solutions that will enable organisations to guard against it. Cryptomining is a malware threat that affects Industrial Control Systems (ICS), enabling...

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Radware Report Shows Average Cost Of Cyberattack Now Exceeds $1.6 Million.

Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cybersecurity and application delivery solutions, today announced it has released its 2018-2019 Global Application and Network Security Report, in which survey respondents estimate the average cost of a cyberattack has climbed to $1.1M. For those organisations that calculate (versus estimate) the cost of an attack, that number increases to $1.67M. The top impact of cyberattacks, as reported by respondents, is operational/productivity loss (54%), followed by negative customer experience...

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London-Based Cybersecurity Start-Up Barac Appoints First Global Head Of Sales And Moves Into The US Market.

Pioneering cybersecurity start-up, Barac, today announced it is ramping up operations with the appointment of Peter Christou as its first EVP Global Sales and by expanding into the US market with the opening of a Boston office. Christou, an experienced cybersecurity professional, has been appointed to drive growth through increased sales, new partnerships and further international expansion through 2019. Barac is a highly innovative cybersecurity company that enables organisations to identify and stop the growing...

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Trend Micro’s Telecom Security Solution Receives VMware-Ready Certification.

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its telecom IoT security solution, Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS), has been certified as VMware Ready. This designation verifies the compatibility of the Trend Micro solution to secure modern networks that are built to support 5G and Internet of Things (IoT). “We are pleased that Trend Micro qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has...

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Deadline To Take Part In Cybersecurity Training Programme Cyber Discovery Extended To 31st January 2019.

Due to demand, the deadline for registration and completion of the initial assessment phase of the UK government’s landmark cybersecurity training programme, Cyber Discovery, has been extended to the 31st January. Funded by the Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport (DCMS) and delivered by global IT training company SANS Institute, Cyber Discovery is a free programme that uses gamification to teach and demonstrate the basics of cybersecurity in a safe, challenging and fun setting....

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Surfshark Triumphs At BestVPN.com Awards 2019 Ceremony In Las Vegas.

With the CES 2019 coming to an end, at an Award Ceremony in Las Vegas, specialized VPN review website BestVPN.com announced winners of the annual BestVPN.com Awards 2019. For its fast development and market stirring innovation, privacy service provider Surfshark received an award as the Best VPN 2019 in the Newcomer category. “Such acknowledgment from the top-graded privacy service reviewers is a significant milestone for us. It embodies all the hard work we have put...

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If Cybersecurity Breaches Are Inevitable What Should Organisations Do About It?

By Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab There’s an inconvenient truth in the business community. As many business decision-makers are only too aware, hardly a week seems to go by without a data breach of some form being reported to press, and this year alone has witnessed some major breaches which have affected thousands of people around the world. Just take a look at the stats. In October last year, DNA...

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Goldman Sachs Leads $8m Investment In Immersive Labs Cyber Security Skills Platform.

Immersive Labs today announced that Goldman Sachs has led an $8m Series A investment round in its fast-growing cyber security skills platform. The funding, made alongside smaller private investors, will grow an offering which arms enterprise IT and cyber security teams with the latest skills by combining threat data with gamified learning. The award-winning Immersive Labs platform uses real-time feeds of the latest attack techniques, hacker psychology and technological vulnerabilities to rapidly build cyber wargames...

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