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Cybercrime Now Driven by Four Distinct Groups

The new generation of cyber-criminals resemble traditional Mafia organizations, not just in their professional coordination, but also in their willingness to intimidate and paralyze victims.A new report from Malwarebytes The

2018 to see surge in enterprise security spending

Companies hope to stay protected from the latest threats by spending big on security in 2018, Gartner forecasts claims.Businesses are set to make 2018 a record year when it comes

Global security spending to reach $96 billion in 2018

Gartner forecasts worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations,

FCA: Banks Are Under-Reporting Cyber-Attacks

UK banks have been accused by their regulator of hiding the full extent of cyber-attacks.Megan Butler, director of supervision at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), told attendees at the ICI

What’s on the horizon for security and risk management leaders?

By 2022, cybersecurity ratings will become as important as credit ratings when assessing the risk of business relationships, Gartner analysts believe.They also predict that, by 2020, 60% of organizations engaging

It’s a Wonderful Time of the Year…for Hackers

The holiday season is in full swing and once again we can expect to see a surge in cyber attacks targeting retailers and consumers. Research from the National Retail Federation

Cyber Trends Defenders Can Expect to See in 2018

The high-profile attacks of 2017 saw cyber defense rise to the level of boardroom concern. However, a look back to the past year reveals more than just a slew of

UK Faces 100% Increase in CNI Attacks

UK critical infrastructure (CNI) firms will be overwhelmed by an increase in cyber-attacks of up to 100% in the next two years, causing chaos, disruption and major regulatory fines, according

The Year to Come in ICS / Critical Infrastructure Security

In my previous column, I outlined a series of high-level, prescriptive steps for organizations to follow to better the security posture of their Industrial Control Systems (ICS) networks. Hopefully, you

Emerging Trends in Vulnerability Management

The increasing adoption of undefended new technologies like Internet of Things (IoT) and escalation in cybercrime activity have given rise to more damaging breaches. The ensuing regulatory and legal scrutiny