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DarkMatter and Khalifa University launch new research award

DarkMatter Group, a leading digital and cyber transformation firm, and Khalifa University of Science and Technology, have announced the launch of a US$1.5 million Cyber Security Research Award (CRA). University students, graduate research assistants, researchers and faculty from both local and international institutions are being invited to present ideas that could potentially advance the field of cybersecurity in the era of Smart and Digital Cities. The announcement came during a...

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Editor’s question: How can organisations prevent DNS attacks?

EfficientIP, a leading specialist in DNS security for service continuity, user protection and data confidentiality, has announced the results of its 2019 Global DNS Threat Report, sponsored research conducted by market intelligence firm IDC. Over the past year, organisations faced on average more than nine DNS attacks, an increase of 34%. Costs too went up 49%, meaning one in five businesses lost over US$1 million per attack and causing app...

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Cyan Forensics joins fight against child-abuse with digital forensics technology

Cyan Forensics, an Edinburgh-based digital forensics startup, has announced its first partnership in America. The company’s software helps police detect indecent images of children in minutes, speeding up the time it takes to search seized devices. Its partnership with Alexandria Virginia headquartered non-profit, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, is the first step to introducing its tool to social media companies, network operators and US law enforcement. Digital...

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F5 Labs finds ‘formjacking’ soars as hackers hit consumers at checkout

Online forms such as login pages and shopping baskets are increasingly hijacked by cybercriminals hunting for personal financial information (PFI), according to new research from F5 Labs. F5 Labs’ Application Report 2019 examined 760 breach reports and discovered that formjacking, which siphons data from the customer’s web browser to an...

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SophosLabs Uncut releases detailed malware analysis of new ransomware called MegaCortex

According to Sophos, a global leader in endpoint and network security, MegaCortex was a relatively little-seen malware that suddenly spiked in volume on May 1. Sophos has seen MegaCortex detections in the US, Canada, Argentina, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Ireland, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Australia. The ransomware has manual components similar to...

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Kaspersky Lab reveals analysis of MuddyWater cyberespionage group

Kaspersky Lab has revealed how the cyberweapons used by Middle Eastern cyberespionage group, MuddyWater, reveal multiple ‘false flag’ attempts to point the finger of attribution at Chinese, Russian, Turkish and KSA threat actors and confuse security researchers and the authorities. MuddyWater is an advanced threat actor that first surfaced in...

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31st July 2019

Industry experts discuss how best to ensure the data centre is secure

Ensuring the data centre is secure should be a top priority for CISOs as the consequences of a breach are catastrophic. Industry experts from Vectra and Red Seal outline some...

30th July 2019

Why security has yet to move from beyond the ‘castle walls’ – and how to do it

Craig Talbot, VP EMIEA, iboss, looks at what is needed to properly move security to the cloud so that firms can fully gain the benefits of it, with employees protected...

30th July 2019

AccessData expert on the way forward for digital forensics

Digital forensics tools are crucial in the modern world but, as the volume of data grows, it’s an area which is becoming more and more challenging. Tod Ewasko, Vice President...

10th June 2019

Protecting against cyberthreats in the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is facing up to an increase in cyberattacks and, as an industry known for holding huge amounts of data, it’s critical that CISOs and their teams know...

22nd May 2019

MOL Group’s CISO on cyberawareness and securing OT

Gabor Varjas, CISO, Group Information Security, MOL GROUP, a leading integrated oil and gas corporation, talks about the cybersecurity challenges of Digital Transformation and how the company is leveraging RSA...

7th February 2019

Industry experts discuss how best to secure a remote workforce

The modern workforce is more flexible and dynamic than ever before, with technology enabling employees to work from anywhere, at any time, on any device. But these new remote workforces...

17th January 2019

Get to Know Your Customer Day – seven business-critical outcomes

Observed annually on the third Thursday of every quarter, ‘Get to Know Your Customer Day’ reminds businesses, large and small, to take the time to better understand their customers –...

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