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Secure Internet: Demystifying utopia

Miguel Sanhueza, Academic, Department of Electricity, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, UTEM, says achieving a fully secure Internet may be a utopian goal – but through education, awareness, and collective responsibility a more resilient and protected digital space can be built. The notion of a completely secure Internet is, in many respects, an unattainable […]


BioCatch’s LATAM research reveals surge in stolen devices and spike in mule accounts 

BioCatch, a global leader in digital fraud detection powered by behavioural biometric intelligence, has unveiled its anticipated 2023 Digital Banking Fraud Trends in Latin America (LATAM) report. The report offers an in-depth understanding of the latest risks and prevention strategies for the banking industry in the region, specifically how and where cybercriminals are using social engineering tactics, […]


Nokia selected by Brazil’s K2 Telecom as key partner to strengthen security

Nokia has announced that it has been selected with partner DPR by K2 Telecom Brazil to provide solutions that will help the ISP strengthen its network security and create new revenue streams. Nokia will deploy its unique and innovative BNG/CGNAT wholesale solution, enabling K2 Telecom to provide all IP infrastructure and ISP requirements as-a-Service, as well as providing cloud-based DDoS Defence-as-a-Service.  […]


Vectra’s 2023 predictions warn skills shortage will become a talent war

Christian Borst, EMEA CTO at Vectra AI, and Brian Neuhaus, CTO, Americas at Vectra AI, have outlined a range of trends that they believe will have a big impact on the cybersecurity industry next year.  Vectra AI, a leader in Security AI-driven hybrid cloud threat detection and response, has released its predictions for 2023, revealing […]


Barracuda threat report reveals spike in ransomware to more than 1.2 million per month

Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released its fourth-annual threat research report on ransomware. The new report looks at ransomware attack patterns that occurred between August 2021 and July 2022. For the 106 highly publicised attacks Barracuda researchers analysed, the dominant targets are still five key industries: education (15%), […]


Crypto-criminal activity has fallen in 2022 with illicit cryptocurrency volumes down 15% YoY

Hacking, however, remains on the rise, as US$1.9bn worth of cryptocurrency has been stolen in hacks this year, compared to under US$1.2 billion at the same point in 2021. After cryptocurrency-based crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with illicit addresses receiving US$14 billion over the course of the year, there now appears to be […]


Juniper Networks vSRX achieves top rating in CyberRatings.org cloud network firewall test

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has received a ‘AAA’ rating in the first-ever Cloud Network Firewall evaluation by CyberRatings.org, a non-profit member organisation that provides transparency and expert guidance on cybersecurity risks via research and objective product testing. This is the latest in a series of third-party tests, analyst reports and customer […]


Cyberattacks see 114% increase in last two years on education sector before back-to-school

With back-to-school around the corner, Check Point Research (CPR) sees the highest volume of cyberattacks on the education and research sector. Hackers sent the most cyberattacks on the education and research sector every month in 2022 and in 2021, marking a 114% increase these past two years. The shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 […]


Zero Trust security adoption rises 27% in just two years

TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has revealed that 35% of WAN managers implemented one or more elements of Zero Trust security and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) on at least some of their company’s networks in 2021. This is up from 8% in 2019, according to TeleGeography’s latest WAN Manager Survey. […]


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