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NTT threat report explains rise in cyberattacks in the wake of COVID-19

World-leading global technology services provider, NTT Ltd., has released its Monthly Threat Report, which has revealed that there has been a significant increase in cyberattacks in the wake of COVID-19, as hackers seek to exploit Coronavirus-related panic along with vulnerabilities created by an increase in remote working. Recent attacks have included information-stealing malware built into […]


Some hospital imaging devices vulnerable to hackers

It has been reported that a huge proportion of internet-connected imaging devices at hospitals run outdated operating systems. Researchers found that 83% of these devices run on outdated software that can’t be updated even when it contains known vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit. The number increased significantly from 2018, which coincides with Microsoft ending support for Windows 7 earlier this year. […]


Rise in cyberattacks in Italy prove COVID-19 is impacting cybersecurity

Cynet has announced that an analysis of the company’s aggregate customer data in Italy is connecting the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to a growing volume of cyberattacks in the region. The findings reveal that companies with higher instances of the virus and that have quarantined or instructed employees to work from home, are now […]


Data security and compliance deemed leading factors in hybrid cloud adoption

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the healthcare industry findings of its second annual Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring healthcare organisations’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds.  Healthcare organisations around the globe are under pressure to drive Digital Transformation to meet increasing patient care demands. Overall, 2019 ECI data found Digital Transformation significantly […]


Aruba ensures Daman network access compliance and security innovation

A leading health insurance company has implemented a secure, flexible and scalable Network Access Control (NAC) solution from Aruba. Daman has deployed two Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager 5K virtual appliances in its data centre and Disaster Recovery sites in addition to 10 further Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager 500 virtual appliance nodes in its branches. Set […]


SIEM: The solution to the public sector’s security problem?

Public sector organisations are heavily targeted due to the rich quantity of data they hold. It’s crucial that citizens can trust their government organisations not to let their personal information fall into the wrong hands. SIEM tools might just be the answer to this. Sascha Giese, Head Geek at SolarWinds, identifies exactly what a SIEM […]


Perimeter security contract provides cybersecurity boost for the UK’s NHS

The UK’s NHS is to receive free-to-adopt, world class perimeter security services after NHS Digital signed a contract with Accenture. NHS Digital reported that the new services will build on the current offer from the Data Security Centre so that NHS organisations will be able to better secure and manage all of the digital networks […]


Creating a data-driven AI future for customers

NVIDIA and NetApp have partnered to deliver the ONTAP AI solution to benefit data-driven companies in transportation, healthcare, finance and telecommunications.


Redstor rescues vets hit by ransomware attack

Redstor, a leading provider of next-generation data management, has come to the rescue of a vets hit by a ransomware attack. Terry Wilson, the practice manager at South Africa-based Teva Veterinary Clinic, revealed how staff turned up for work on a Monday morning to discover cyber criminals had encrypted all their files. However, after a […]


Infoblox reveals top cybersecurity challenges in healthcare

Almost two years since WannaCry, the ransomware attack that brought the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK to a halt, healthcare IT professionals now feel more confident in their ability to respond to a cyberattack. That’s according to new research from Infoblox, a leader in secure cloud-managed network services. As healthcare providers continue to […]


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