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Coventry University achieves first-class results with enhanced endpoint security strategy

Coventry University has leveraged CrowdStrike Falcon Complete managed detection and response (MDR) for comprehensive protection of a dynamic campus environment. Steve Rogers, Enterprise Cloud, Infrastructure and Security Architect at Coventry University, discusses the project and the business benefits in more detail. Stability and predictability are the cornerstones of an effective security programme. Steve Rogers, Enterprise […]

Energy providers urged to power up security solutions against emerging threats

Antoine Harb, Team Leader, Middle East, Kingston Technology, says energy companies have never been more vulnerable to cyberattack. The energy sector has emerged as a primary target for cybercriminals, its Intellectual Property (IP) and critical data have never been more vulnerable – while rising prices and geopolitical motives are other factors behind frequent attacks. According […]

Cost of an email-borne security attack can on average exceed US$1 million

An international study from Barracuda Networks shows that 69% of successful ransomware attacks start with an email. Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has published its 2023 Email Security Trends report that shows how email-based security attacks affect organisations around the world. A total of 75% of the organisations […]

How Data Privacy/Protection Day highlights importance of re-establishing business practices to safeguard customer data

The 17th Annual Data Protection Day took place recently (January 28) but is relevant all year round. It is a day marked by the ‘gloom’ and ‘uncertainties’ of international crises by the war, the climate crisis and the economic crisis, according to the Council of Europe. Data Protection Day is an annual event, celebrated across […]

Cybersecurity roadmap: Threats proliferate but best practice still works

Zeki Turedi, CTO EMEA, CrowdStrike, discusses the cybersecurity landscape in the months to come and why the way forward depends on your choice of partner, not technology. It’s safe to say that last year was unrelenting on the cybersecurity front and adversaries are only becoming more sophisticated and adopting more advanced techniques and technologies to […]

Acronis finds average cost of data breaches expected to surpass US$5 million per incident this year

Acronis has released its cyberthreats report which delves into the cyberthreat landscape – in particular, ransomware threats, phishing, malicious websites, software vulnerabilities and a security forecast for the months ahead. Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, released its latest cyberthreats and trends report for the second half of 2022 which found that phishing and […]

Lack of IT skills greatest data security challenge Australian enterprises face 

Rubrik, the Zero Trust data security company, has announced the Australian findings from its inaugural  State of Data Security report, commissioned by Rubrik and conducted by Wakefield Research.   Among the key findings regarding the most pressing challenge, Australian cybersecurity leaders face in securing their organisation’s data was ‘insufficient talent in IT and SecOps’, cited by […]

SecurityGen identifies cybersecurity priorities for mobile operators in 2023

SecurityGen, a global provider of security solutions and services for the telecoms industry, has revealed its cybersecurity priorities for telecom operators in 2023. SecurityGen Co-founder and CTO, Dmitry Kurbatov, identifies the main factors shaping the risks and threats that operators must prepare for in the year ahead. 1. 5G-related challenges 5G is designed from the […]

Nozomi Networks Labs report finds ruin vs ransom dominated 2022 threat landscape

The latest OT/IoT security report from Nozomi Networks Labs finds wiper malware, IoT botnet activity and the Russia/Ukraine war significantly influenced the 2022 threat landscape. Continuing the trend that was observed in the first half of 2022, Nozomi Networks Labs researchers saw hacktivists shift tactics from data theft and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks […]

The Metaverse is the ‘next frontier’ for the cyber industry

When it comes to the Metaverse, it is crucial that security is a top priority or businesses will risk leaving themselves open to attack. Lior Arbel, CTO of Encore, discusses the importance of staying secure in the Metaverse to ensure we reap its potential of revolutionising the way we communicate and conduct business. As new […]

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