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Ransomware Attacks ‘Double’ As Nation State Weapons Fall Into Hands Of Hackers – Silicon UK

Grim reading…Malware is growing, adware mutating, and sophisticated ‘nation state’ tools are being used by low-level hackers Security specialists Check Point has painted a fairly grim picture of the cyber

Top 10 Security Challenges for 2017

The first half of 2017 has not exactly been a ride in the park for cybersecurity professionals. Some of the highlight events so far this year have been the Shadow

What is an enterprise-class cybersecurity vendor? – CSO Online

Earlier this week, I wrote a post about enterprise-class cybersecurity vendors. Which vendors are considered enterprise-class? According to recent ESG research, Cisco, IBM, Symantec and McAfee top the list. Click here

Worldwide information security spending will grow 7% in 2017 – Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in

Enterprise security culture: Why you need it, and how to create it – Help Net Security

Security awareness is a term that most information security professionals are familiar with – security culture a little less so. “Security awareness training is based on a behavioural theory that

How leaked exploits empower cyber criminals – ITProPortal

Last year, the interconnectedness of cybercrime was demonstrated by a variety of supply chain hacks and other well-known cybersecurity issues that coalesced to create massive botnets powered by compromised Internet-of-Things

UK essential service operators with poor cyber security face massive fines – Help Net Security

Organisations who fail to implement effective cyber security measures could be fined as much as £17 million or 4 per cent of global turnover, as part of plans to make

Has healthcare misdiagnosed the cybersecurity problem? – Help Net Security

Take a cursory look at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) wall of data breach shame and you might be scratching your head: Why does the healthcare

PandaLabs Records a 40% Increase in Attacked Devices this Quarter – IT SECURITY GURU

In their quarterly report, PandaLabs, the Security Operations Center at Panda Security, presents a rundown of the three most harrowing months in cybersecurity in recent years. The Quarter in Numbers

Identity-in-depth and the evolution of defense – Help Net Security

We’ve seen it over and over again: the parade of companies and government agencies announcing the impact of their latest breach. These players have something in common that you might