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Network Security

Security leaders lack confidence in the supply chain, fear third-party attacks

An overwhelming number of cybersecurity professionals (89%) have expressed concerns about the third-party managed service providers (MSPs) they partner with being hacked, according to new research from the Neustar International

Hardware/Network

What Can be Done About the Rising Click Interception Threat?

Ad networks’ increasingly successful efforts to detect bot-based ad click fraud has forced attackers to focus more on intercepting and redirecting legitimate users’ clicks. A group of researchers from Microsoft

Hardware/Network

New Ransomware Grows 118% As Cybercriminals Adopt Fresh Tactics And Code Innovations

McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 2019, and a resurgence of ransomware along with changes in campaign execution and code. More than 2.2 billion stolen

Hardware/Network

Electron Framework Vulnerabilities – Shutting the Backdoor

The Electron framework plays an important role in many communication software – Skype, Slack, WhatsApp and GitHub to name just a few. As a cross-platform development tool it offers developers the flexibility

Industry Insights

Cyber Security and the Finance Sector: The Need for Stronger Data Protection Capabilities

After the fallout of the recent Capital One and Equifax data breaches, Clearswift commissioned a survey into the financial services sector to find out the extent of financial companies’ data protection capabilities. Worryingly,

Artificial Intelligence

Is Cyber Security Automation a Viable Solution?

The relationship is not symmetrical. Cyber criminals are highly motivated. “They’re not bound by bureaucracy or normal business rules,” says David Carroll of XQ Cyber, for them cyber crime is a “revenue opportunity

Vendor News

Cybersecurity Vendor That Protects Firms From Data Breaches Hit by Data Breach

You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks suffers from a security breach of its

Industry Insights

Cyber Security Live: Predict, protect and survive

Cyber security has long been at the top of pnst organisations’ agendas – and for good reason. In a data-driven world, fortunes rise or fall depending on how well core

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

Identify a security framework that everyone on the team can work toward with a particular security control in mind, then measure success with this useful tool. Cybersecurity relies on specialists

Hardware/Network

Nmap 7.80 released: A Mature Npcap Windows Packet Capturing Driver, 11 New NSE Scripts

Nmap is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service