Security

How To Effectively Manage Cyber Threats On Critical Infrastructure.

Written by Anthony Perridge, VP International, ThreatQuotientCriminals are tirelessly attacking critical infrastructure (CRITIS) around the world and compromising the Industrial Control System (ICS) and the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems that control these infrastructures. In 2010, the Stuxnet worm infiltrated numerous control systems and damaged nuclear power plants. Five years later, the BlackEnergy malware attack on the Ukrainian power supply became the first cyberattack that caused a blackout.However, the term CRITIS not only...

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Five Steps To Defending Against And Recovering From A Cyber Attack.

Given how commonplace cyber attacks have become on a global basis, the topic of cyber security is moving increasingly up the board agenda, and rightly so. 72% of large businesses in the UK said they had identified at least one cybersecurity breach in 12 months and 40% experienced a breach or attack at least once a month. Clearly, businesses are aware of the prevalence and potential damage that attacks can cause. But how can they...

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Is There Room For New MSSPs To Enter The Cyber Security Market?

Written by Bernard Parsons, CEO and Co-Founder, Becrypt While the MSSP model is far from new, and many well established MSSPs with comprehensive offerings exist, there seems to be no shortage of traditional Value-Added Resellers (VARs) still keen to transition to the model. There is still opportunity for these VARs, given the dynamic nature of the cyber security market. So, when we talk about an MSSP, what exactly do we mean? Here is Gartner’s working...

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BlackBerry Again Positioned As A Leader In Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant For Unified Endpoint Management Tools.

BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced its position, for the fourth consecutive year, in the Leaders quadrant for unified endpoint management (UEM) and inclusion in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools report by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company. This Magic Quadrant evaluates the ability to execute, and completeness of vision, of vendors in the unified endpoint management (UEM) market. BlackBerry’s unique approach to UEM leverages...

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70% Of Financial Companies Suffered A Cyber Security Incident In The Last 12 Months.

New research by data security company, Clearswift, reveals that 70% of financial companies have experienced a cyber security incident in the past year, highlighting the serious threat that both data breaches and malicious attacks pose to the UK’s financial sector. The research, which surveyed senior business decision makers within enterprise financial organisations in the UK, found that almost half of the incidents reported over the past 12 months originated from employees failing to follow security...

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Kaspersky To Open First Transparency Center In APAC.

In line with its drive towards building trust in the cybersecurity industry, Kaspersky today announces the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, to be hosted by CyberSecurity Malaysia – Malaysia’s national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company’s third code review facility will be located at Menara Cyber Axis, Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies in the country. Like its counterparts in Zurich and Madrid, the Transparency Center in Malaysia will serve as a...

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Disappointed Cyber Students Who Miss University Grades Given Free Access To Immersive Labs’ Learning Platform.

Crestfallen cyber students who miss out on their first choices of university are being given free access to Immersive Labs’ industry-leading cyber skills development platform. Backed by Goldman Sachs and developed by an ex GCHQ trainer, the technology will give students access to a purpose-built set of ‘labs’ which drop the user into entry-level cyber security challenges designed to set them on a path to working in cyber security. The initiative is a reflection of...

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Swivel Secure Launches Updated AuthControl Sentry® Version 4.1.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) provider, Swivel Secure, has today announced the launch of its new AuthControl Sentry® Version 4.1. The new update means all ten authentication factors are available through the platform and can now be configured by users.The update means organisations can now create a custom MFA chain for all or any of the authentication factors available. A customisable user portal can now be branded with an organisation's identity to enhance the interface, creating a...

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New Innovations From Tenable Automatically Discover And Assess Rogue Assets Across On-Prem And Cloud Environments Within A Single Platform.

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced new product innovations in Tenable.sc ™ (formerly SecurityCenter) and Tenable.io® to continuously discover and assess known and unknown assets across on-premises and cloud environments from a single platform at no extra charge.These innovations are based on Tenable’s industry-leading Nessus® Network Monitor (NNM) for passive network monitoring, which has been a pioneer in continuous monitoring for over 10 years with one of the industry’s broadest asset coverage. With...

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British Companies Are Failing At The Basics Of IT Security.

UK businesses are risking becoming victim to data breaches by failing to take the most basic of cyber security precautions, new research has revealed.A survey of 1,253 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider, Probrand.co.uk, has revealed that investing in new and expensive technology, whilst not considering the most basic of security steps, is potentially widening companies’ vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks, which cost UK businesses millions annually.43% of the surveyed...

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