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Vaporworms: New breed of self-propagating fileless malware to emerge in 2019

WatchGuard Technologies’ information security predictions for 2019 include the emergence of vaporworms, a new breed of fileless malware with wormlike properties to self-propagate through vulnerable systems, along with a takedown

Software

WannaCry Still Alive, Reaches Almost 75,000 Victims

WannaCry ransomware is still the most widespread cryptor family and has hit almost 75,000 users as of Q3 2018, according to new research from Kaspersky Lab. The firm discovered that since

Hardware/Network

The state of ICS and IIoT security in 2019

Industrial control systems continue to be soft targets due to poor cyber hygiene. New study identifies what’s wrong and best practices for fixing it.Industrial control systems (ICS) are designed to

Software

USB threat vector trends and implications for industrial operators

In an attempt to make industrial control systems less accessible to attackers, industrial players are limiting network access and increasingly using USB media devices to transfer patches, updates and files

Software

Mind the ‘Cyber Risk’ Gap

By Tom Turner – CEO at BitSight, As the number of digital transactions dramatically increases, so does the risk and likelihood of cyber-attack.  This means that organisations handling large amounts

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

Software

Email Still Poses a Cyber-Threat, but There is Hope

The total number of emails sent and received daily worldwide exceeds 281 billion and is forecast to grow to over 333 billion by 2022. Cyber-criminals have taken advantage of this

IT Compliance

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the process of assessing risks to identify both threats to a company’s financial well-being and opportunities in the market. The goal of an ERM program

Industry Insights

Your backup data sets can become a treasure trove for advanced threat detection

Despite ever increasing investments in security technologies, data breaches and cyber incidents are increasing at a relentless rate, and the problem is projected to keep getting worse. Industry research shows

Industry Insights

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense