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Think Inside the Box to Bridge the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Cybercriminals are continuously evolving, scheming and ramping up attacks with complex distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) campaigns, malware scams and a plethora of techniques for sale on the dark web. In such

Hardware/Network

Average DDoS attack sizes decrease 85% due to FBI’s shutdown of DDoS-for-hire websites

The FBI’s shutdown of the 15 largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) for hire vendors (booters) reduced the overall number of attacks worldwide by nearly 11 percent compared to the same period

Hardware/Network

New IoT Security Bill: Third Time’s the Charm?

The latest bill to set security standards for connected devices sold to the US government has fewer requirements, instead leaving recommendations to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. For

Industry Insights

Is it time we raised expectations of politicians on cyber security?

Given the public perception that politicians are a bit clueless on tech/security issues, UK-based cyber security/ethical hacking firm Redscan decided to poll all 650 UK MPs to understand their thoughts

Hardware/Network

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Security Threats

A KPMG survey on 1000 small and medium-sized businesses in the UK revealed that 51% don’t believethey are vulnerable to cyber breaches. Ironically, 60% of the businesses surveyed had experienced cyber security

Hardware/Network

IoT devices using CoAP increasingly used in DDoS attacks

IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets represent a growing part of global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) weapon arsenals. There is a significant potential for attackers to use an

Hardware/Network

Why The First 24 Hours Is Critical In Managing A Cybersecurity Incident

Over the past couple of years there has been a meteoric rise in cybersecurity incidents and it’s only a matter of time before the inevitable occurs in your organisation. Whether hit

Identity Theft

Accidental data breaches are often compounded by a failure to encrypt

83 percent of security professionals believe that employees have accidentally exposed customer or business sensitive data at their organization. Accidental data breaches are often compounded by an organizational failure to

Hardware/Network

How accepting that your network will get hacked will help you develop a plan to recover faster

As anyone in the network security world will tell you, it is an extremely intense and stressful job to protect the corporate network from ever-evolving security threats. For a security

Cloud

Four Cloud Security Predictions For 2019

The cloud is a vital part of any enterprise infrastructure. The convenience of having a database that can be accessed from any location has dramatically improved efficiency within workforces. While