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Key threats and trends SMB IT teams deal with

MSPs are significantly more concerned with internal data breaches and rapidly evolving technology practices, whereas internal IT teams are more concerned with employee behavior/habits, according to a Central by LogMeIn

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity and digital trade: Getting it right

Trade and cybersecurity are increasingly intertwined. The expansion of the internet globally and use of data flows globally by businesses and consumers for communication, e-commerce, and as a source of

Artificial Intelligence

AI in cyber security: a necessity or too early to introduce?

The threats against organisations are growing in volume and success, but can AI in cyber security stop the rot and turn failure into success? Is AI a necessary ally in

Expert Articles Software

Outmaneuvering the Ransomware Cybercriminal – How to Stay One Step Ahead 

By Roderick Bauer – Marketing Director at BlackBlaze, If you have been hit by a ransomware attack, you will understand why the WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017 that affected over


How Ransomware Attacks Target WordPress Sites

WordPress is one of the web’s most popular content management systems, powering nearly one-third of the internet. Although it still has a reputation as a blogging platform, it’s rising as

Vendor News

Leader of new NSA Cybersecurity Directorate outlines threats, objectives

Director Anne Neuberger says her group will focus on ransomware, threats to US elections, and nation-state influence operations.Ransomware, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are the top cybersecurity threats that


Most citizens are against local governments paying ransomware attackers

Nearly 80% of US citizens are increasingly worried about ransomware attacks on cities – yet more than half are still hesitant to have city governments put forth the funds to fight off


Phishing targeting executives now the number one cause of cyber security insurance claims

Spear-phishing has overtaken ransomware as the number one driver of cyber security insurance claims, according to AIG. In a report published this week, the insurance giant claims that email-borne attacks,


Taking Health Care Out of the Ransomware Hot Seat

For the second straight year, ransomware attacks accounted for over 70% of all malware incidents in the healthcare sector, according to the “2019 Verizon Breach Investigations Report.” Beazley reported that almost half


New Ransomware Grows 118% As Cybercriminals Adopt Fresh Tactics And Code Innovations

McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 2019, and a resurgence of ransomware along with changes in campaign execution and code. More than 2.2 billion stolen