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GLOBAL VODAFONE SURVEY SHOWS STRONG CYBER SECURITY HELPS BUSINESSES TO GROW

A new cyber security report from Vodafone, Cyber Security: The Innovation Accelerator, highlights a strong link between how cyber security is used and business success, with 86 per cent of

Software

The three least effective enterprise security measures

Fifty-nine percent of respondents to a Bitglass survey at Black Hat USA 2017 identified phishing as the best data exfiltration strategy, as human error and ignorance will always be exploitable.Understandably,

Software

RANSOMWARE – ORGANISATIONS MUST DISRUPT CYBER ATTACKS BEFORE THEY BECOME A BUSINESS DISRUPTER – IT SECURITY GURU

Dimension Data, the global ICT services and solutions provider, and Cisco, have joined forces and published a white paper to help organisations stay ahead of ransomware threats. Called Ransomware: The

Industry Insights

Ransomware, BEC, ICS Top Midyear Security Concerns

Business email compromise, ransomware, and industrial control attacks were among top security concerns in the first half of 2017. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks and SCADA vulnerabilities are two top

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UK Fraud Attacks Hit 20 Million in Q2 – Infosecurity Magazine

Online fraud attempts have hit an all-time-high in the UK and globally, with 144 million attacks blocked worldwide by ThreatMetrix in the past three months. The anti-fraud service provider monitors

Hardware/Network

Microsoft: Ransomware Decline Reversed in March 2017

Researchers discovered 71 new ransomware families in the first half of 2017, when attacks picked up after several months of decline. Ransomware encounters consistently declined from August 2016 through March

Software

320 million compromised passwords hashes cracked by research ‘cracktivists’

CynoSure Prime reports that it has cracked the hashes of virtually all 320 million passwords which security researcher Troy Hunt had put on his ‘HaveIBeenPwned’ website by early August. Click

Identity Theft

FICO reports a 39 Percent Rise in Debit Cards Compromised in USSecurity Affairs

According to a report published by the analytic software firm FICO, US Debit Cards compromised raise up to 39% in the first six months of 2017 compared to the same

IT Compliance

Payment security: What are the biggest challenges? – Help Net Security

With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help

Hardware/Network

Ransomware Is Going More Corporate, Less Consumer

Cybercriminals on average charge $544 for ransom per device, signaling a new sweet spot for payouts. Ransomware is on track to surpass last year’s wave of attacks, and businesses are