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Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

Software

The importance of an integrated security strategy

Integrated security strategies with complementary solutions are more effective than multiple layers of complex protection software One of the biggest challenges facing the security industry is joined-up thinking. With so

IT Compliance

Why the cyber threat landscape could grow under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is only 3 short months away, with the incoming regulation seeing businesses across Europe and beyond bolster their cyber security in an effort to

Identity Theft

2 Billion Files Leaked in US Data Breaches in 2017

Nearly 2 billion files containing the personal data of US citizens were leaked last year—and that number could be significantly underreported.In 2017, a total of 551 breaches affected organizations, with

Identity Theft

Financial Services Sector Breaches Triple in Five Years

Financial services firms are targeted more than any other sector, with breaches tripling over the past five years, according to the latest report from Accenture.The consultancy conducted over 2100 interviews

Vendor News

Cyber security leaders concerned about sharp rise in digital threats

The lack of internal resources and exploding cybercrime is creating a ‘perfect storm’ for CISOs and their teams RiskIQ, the digital threat management firm, has announced the release of its

Software

How cybercriminals exploited Telegram flaw to deliver malware

A “vulnerability” in Telegram’s desktop instant messaging client for Windows was exploited for months by Russian cybercriminals to deliver malware to users.Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered in October 2017 that the

Software

Valentine’s Day malware surge is a test of corporate email defences

It may be a day for love and for lovers, but Valentine’s Day is also living up to expectations as a magnet for cybercriminal activity.Advising of an ongoing dating-spam campaign

Industry Insights

Here’s what keeps your CISO up at night

89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels, according to the 2018 CISO Survey

Industry Insights

Financial services firms most adept at making balanced security investments

Cyber attacks cost financial services firms more to address and contain than in any other industry, and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past five