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Industry Insights

Is the C-suite exempt from cyber-crime anxiety?

If recent cyber-attacks are anything to go by, cyber-criminals are capable of causing colossal damage to organisations of all sizes. With vital public services such as the NHS succumbing to

Industry Insights

Pressures impacting security pros are up, threats are turning up the heat

Findings show that a majority of IT and cybersecurity professionals experienced increased pressures in 2017 when compared to the previous year, driven largely by a steep rise in sophisticated malware,

Mobile

Fraud data shows 680% spike in fraudulent mobile app transactions

The number of fraudulent transactions originating from a mobile app during the first quarter has increased by 200 per cent since 2015, according to RSA Security. Analysis from the team

Software

How security pros see the future of cryptocurrencies and cryptomining

“Security teams are fighting a multi-front battle to keep their organizations safe from cybercriminals,” commented Dr. Giovanni Vigna, Lastline and CTO. “The threats range from established attacks, such as ransomware, to

Software

Password pattern analysis: Risky, lazy passwords the norm

Dashlane announced the findings of an analysis of over 61 million passwords. The analysis was conducted with research provided by Dr. Gang Wang, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer

Identity Theft

Security Shifts Focus From Defense to Response

Despite more organizations feeling that they are getting worse at preventing data breaches, the number of businesses that feel better prepared to respond to incidents is on the rise, according to

Software

Fighting ransomware with network segmentation as a path to resiliency

Recent cybersecurity events involving the use of ransomware (WannaCry and similar variants) represent the latest examples highlighting the need for organizations to not only take an initial hit, but survive,

Software

The percentage of open source code in proprietary apps is rising

The number of open source components in the codebase of proprietary applications keeps rising and with it the risk of those apps being compromised by attackers leveraging vulnerabilities in them,

Hardware/Network

2018: Scariest Year of Evil Things on the Internet

Acts of evil on the internet are on the rise, according to the 2018 Internet of Evil Things survey. In its fourth consecutive year, the survey, conducted by Pwnie Express, polled more than

Hardware/Network

Internet of Things: Who is watching you?

An overwhelming number of IT security professionals (85%) see a cyberattack on critical infrastructure happening in the next five years. Pwnie Express CEO Todd DeSisto says that figure is perhaps