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Hardware/Network

DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Since January

Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during the third quarter (equivalent to eight DDoS attack attempts every day), which represents a 35% increase in monthly

Hardware/Network

Criminals leverage unsecured IoT devices, DDoS attacks surge

Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline

Hardware/Network

Should you fear the Reaper?

Move over Mirai, there’s a new monstrous botnet in town. The newly-discovered botnet, dubbed “Reaper” or “IoTroop,” appears to be a more powerful strain of the Internet of Things (IoT)

Industry Insights

The healthcare industry’s fear of the cyber threat

Technology is booming in healthcare organisations with digital transformation policies leading to increased adoption of connected medical devices, big data analytics for faster and more accurate diagnoses, and paperless systems

Industry Insights

The Evolution of Intelligence in 2017

As security professionals, we’ve faced no shortage of challenges since the start of 2017 — from the abundance of large-scale data breaches, ransomware attacks, and business email compromise schemes, to

Hardware/Network

Three Keys to DDoS Defence: Monitor, Protect, Communicate

In late 2016, the DDoS landscape changed. The Mirai botnet was responsible for the first DDoS attack on record to exceed 1 Tbps. Before that, the largest was around 600 Gbps. At

Hardware/Network

DDoS attacks increasing once again

Major cyber assaults are seeing on the rise again, Kaspersky Lab report claims.DDoS attacks are on the rise again as criminals turn to brute force attacks once more, new research

Hardware/Network

Connected technologies will accelerate security threats to healthcare industry

Life sciences and healthcare companies will follow the lead of other industries and integrate connected technologies including Internet of Things (IoT) and intelligent scanners across their ecosystems as a means

Hardware/Network

DDoS Attacks Become More Frequent in Q3, with Linux Dominating

The share of Linux botnets is continuing to grow—accounting for 70% of attacks in Q3, compared to 51% in Q2.According to Kaspersky Lab’s Q3 2017 DDoS Intelligence Report, experts have continued

Hardware/Network

Global CISOs Unprepared for Evolving Threats

Research by the Ponemon Institute focusing on chief information security officers (CISOs) worldwide has found worrying levels of business readiness for cybersecurity threats.Drawing on insights from 184 global CISOs, the