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Securing industrial control systems by closing the air gap security loophole

Air-gapping is one of the most common ways ICS are protected, however, organisations’ interpretation of how to isolate networks often varies.Security and industry experts have long advocated for the need

Hardware/Network

Mirai Used as Payload in Hadoop YARN Vulnerability

A Mirai variant has been discovered targeting unpatched Linux servers, shifting the use of the malicious payload beyond the internet of things (IoT), according to new research from NETSCOUT ASERT.

IT Compliance

The Godfather Part 4 – Cybercrime Isn’t Personal, It’s Strictly Business

When many of us hear the term ‘Mafia’, we conjure up the thought of ’wise guys’ of the 1920’s and 30s in pinstripe suits, personified by Al Capone or those

Hardware/Network

Deflecting DDoS – Key Tactics in the Battle Against IoT-Powered Attacks

What makes a DDoS successful? I asked myself that question at the end of August when the central bank of Spain, Banco d’Espana, was hit by a DDoS attack that

IT Compliance

A law enforcement view of emerging cybercrime threats

Cybercriminals are adopting creative new techniques to target their victims at an unprecedented pace and are constantly seeking methods to avoid law enforcement detection. To stay ahead of them, law

Hardware/Network

IoT malware sees major rise

Not even your washing machine is safe from new threats, Kaspersky warns. The number of malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices is ‘snowballing’, Kaspersky Lab’s newest report claims.The company’s

Hardware/Network

A guide to cyber attacks: Denial of Service – Part 3

To conclude this 3-part series on cyber attacks, Information Age examines the various types of DoS within the cyber space. DoS is a more forceful method of cyber attack than

Industry Insights

Top 3 Issues at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018

As the number of connected devices and systems grow, so does the number of threats we have to defend against. At the 2018 US Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Hardware/Network

Loss of Customer Trust and Confidence Biggest Consequence of DDoS Attacks

A new study from Corero Network Security has revealed that the most damaging consequence of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack for a business is the erosion of customer trust and confidence. The

Hardware/Network

What are the Guaranteed Best DDoS Defence Practices?

DDoS is a constantly evolving threat. We are seeing DDoS attacks getting more sophisticated, more frequent and bigger than ever before. The systems that are most common in enterprises today