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Cyber-confidence high in financial sector yet security threats escalate

Over nine in 10 (94%) financial services companies are confident in their cybersecurity posture. However, high confidence is being tempered by an increase in successful cyberattacks against the sector, suggesting that further cybersecurity improvements must be made. Research from Bridewell has revealed that finance organisations are outperforming their peers across the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure […]


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 […]


FortiGuard Labs predicts convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime

Fortinet, a global leader in the cybersecurity field, has unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs global threat intelligence and research team about the cyberthreat landscape for 2023 and beyond. Highlights of the predictions and key takeaways for CISOs can be found below: 1 – Success of RaaS is a preview of what’s to come with CaaS Given […]


Customer and employee details account for nearly half of all stolen data

Imperva, a cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organisations protect their data and all paths to it, releases More Lessons Learned from Analyzing 100 Data Breaches report, a 12-month analysis by Imperva Threat Research of the trends and threats related to data security. The report finds that personal employee or customer data accounted for […]


One in five security professionals won’t bet a chocolate bar they could prevent a damaging breach

Ivanti, a provider of the Ivanti Neurons automation platform that discovers, manages, secures and services IT assets from cloud to edge, has announced the results of its State of Security Preparedness 2023 study. Ivanti worked with cybersecurity experts and surveyed 6,500 executive leaders, cybersecurity professionals and office workers to understand the perception of today’s cybersecurity […]


Genetec predicts physical security industry trends for 2023

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, shared its top predictions for the physical security industry in 2023. Labour shortages drive demand for unified security solutions In the Genetec 2022 State of Physical Security Report, 50% of respondents said their physical security team experienced human resource challenges […]


The cloud is a growing target for cyberattacks

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has published findings of a new survey, The Reality of SMB Cloud Security in 2022. The survey found that, among Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) users, 56% experienced an increase in the volume of attacks on their organisation when compared to the previous year and 67% […]


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