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A History of Defense-in-Depth; and the Evolution of Data Sharing

We need a new way to manage access to data. No, not because the “good guys” are losing to Advanced Persistent Threats, nation-state attackers, or whatever term we use to

IT and security professionals unprepared for Windows 7 end of life

An Avecto survey of over 500 individuals from Europe, the United Arab Emirates and the United States revealed that, while some organisations have already migrated to Windows 10 and are using the

Protecting applications from malicious scripts

In 2018, malicious client-side scripts are still posing a problem for large organizations. This year, British Airways revealed that they suffered a data breach in which 380,000 records were exfiltrated. Now, NewEgg

Moving Towards Pay-as-you-Go Cybersecurity

Shifting from a monolithic, high investment, capex-based cybersecurity consumption model to an on-demand, pay-as-you-go one is clearly the way of the future. “By the glass” consumption, whereby businesses pay for

You are who you say you are: Establishing digital trust with the blockchain

Over the last few years, blockchain use has gained popularity driven partly by the interest in cryptocurrency, but mostly with the growing understanding of what distributed ledger technology can enable through decentralization

Security automation can help IT teams limit cyberattack risks

Attacks are becoming largely automated forcing security solutions to provide multiple layers of defence. Basic forms of automation in IT management could already greatly help in keeping networks and infrastructure

Signing Up for Benefits? Beware of Phishing Attacks

In addition to being National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the US, October also marks the beginning of a lucrative two-month phishing season. Over the next two months, the

What is Blockchain? Everything you need to know

Like much of the technology world, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin still rely on some form of database that are able to track large volumes of transactions and keep them secure.The

The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

The Necurs botnet, a large and well-known spam originator, has become synonymous with cybercrime. Its spam-sending capabilities, through a botnet of a few million infected devices, are frequently dedicated to

In Blockchain, There is no Checkmate

During my time as a Chairman of NATO’s Intelligence Committee and advising government and private companies on cybersecurity, I have noticed the same hacker-shaped hole in the industry. For the