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Industry Insights

Increasing number of false positives causing risk of alert fatigue

More than two-fifths (43%) of organizations experience false positive alerts in more than 20% of cases, while 15% reported more than half of their security alerts are false positives. Click here to

Industry Insights

Businesses Consider Cybersecurity as an Afterthought Despite Growth in Attacks, EY Survey Finds

Despite the overall growth in cyberattacks, only one-third of organizations say the cybersecurity function is involved at the planning stage of a new business initiative, according to the EY Global

Cloud Hardware/Network

Is Connectivity Making Industrial Cybersecurity More Vulnerable?

It can be argued that industrial facilities have taken to digital transformation much earlier than other enterprises. While it’s only now that some businesses are committing to adopting digital tools,


How Human-Layered Security Can Reduce Email-Driven Data Breaches

“Insider data breaches” are an increasingly hot topic in both business and cybersecurity circles. Despite the Hollywood-crafted image of the malicious, hoodie-wearing hacker sitting alone before a code-filled screen, the

Expert Articles

Cybercrime figures are ‘tip of the iceberg’

By Tim Thurlings, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Bluedog Security Monitoring (www.bluedog-security.com) Tim Thurlings of bluedog Security Monitoring says that the current figures disguise the full extent of the problem


Cybersecurity pros offer their 2020 predictions for healthcare

Ransomware “will continue to be the biggest issue,” says one expert – but a troubling new trend of attacking automatic software and firmware update systems is another area for concern.


CISOs: Make 2020 the year you focus on third-party cyber risk

While cybersecurity professionals are certainly aware of the growing threat posed by sharing data with third parties, many seem to lack the urgency required to address this challenge. Click here to

Industry Insights

Ransomware attacks on municipal institutions rise by over 60 per cent worldwide: research

The firm observed that at least 174 municipal institutions, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year. Cyber security firm Kaspersky’s researchers have finally released their annual security bulletin


Cybersecurity industry predictions for 2020 and beyond

When it comes to cybersecurity industry predictions for 2020, Optiv researchers expect to see a focus on privacy, evolving threat actors, pervasive deepfake videos, and increased election interference. Click here to view

Industry Insights

The phishing tricks that break through standard email filters

Some phishing emails are easy to spot: the spelling is bad, the spoofed email is clearly a fake, and the images are too warped to have possibly been sent by