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Cyber Security Incidents: Insider Threat falls in UK (to 65%) and Germany (to 75%) post GDPR, but US risk increases (to 80%)

New research by data security company, Clearswift, has shown that year on year cyber security incidents from those within the organisation, as a percentage of all incidents, have fallen in the

IT Compliance

GDPR Hurts Security but Publicity Might Help

A survey of 900 security professionals conducted by AlienVault at Infosecurity Europe found that spending on GDPR compliance efforts has hindered threat detection but cybersecurity publicity might actually benefit the industry. Additionally,

Software

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Hits Over 1 Million Computers in China

By Julia Sowells Senior Information Security Specialist at Hacker Combat, Over one million computers in China have been infected by cryptocurrency mining malware resulting in hackers earning over $2 million in

Hardware/Network Software Security

How To Use The IIoT To Immunize Against Critical Infrastructure Hacks

On May 25th, the FBI recommended that all U.S. households and small businesses reboot their internet routers, due to infection by Russian malware. In March, we had reports of Russia hacking U.S.

Industry Insights

Hacker-powered security is reaching critical mass

HackerOne announced findings from the 2018 Hacker-Powered Security Report, based on over 72,000 resolved security vulnerabilities, 1,000 customer programs and more than $31 million in bounties awarded to hackers from

Software

File-Based Malware: Considering A Different And Specific Security Approach

The cybersecurity solutions landscape has evolved from simple but effective signature-based scanning solutions to sandboxing—the isolating layer of security between your system and malware—and, most recently, to sophisticated detection methods.

Industry Insights

Hacker-powered security is reaching critical mass

HackerOne announced findings from the 2018 Hacker-Powered Security Report, based on over 72,000 resolved security vulnerabilities, 1,000 customer programs and more than $31 million in bounties awarded to hackers from

Software

IT management firm SolarWinds acquire MSSP Trusted Metrics to strengthen cyber security

IT management firm SolarWinds have added Management Security Services Provider (MSSP) Trusted Metrics to its operations in a move to strengthen its cyber security.The collaboration of SolarWinds and Trusted Metrics

Software

Ransomware back in big way, 181.5 million attacks since January

SonicWall announces record numbers for malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks in the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “Real-time cyber threat intelligence is more critical than

Identity Theft

Break Risk: Reducing Merchant Risk

Due to the large number of data breaches, 2014 came to be known as the Year of the Breach. The number of high-profile data breach cases making their way into