Category: Featured


Information Security Spending Is Growing. What Businesses Need to Know

August 23, 2017

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

The cybersecurity market continues its steady growth, with a 7 percent increase in 2017 – $86.4 billion, and going up to $93 billion in 2018, according to Gartner’s latest forecast. But information security is just part of the larger cybersecurity […]

Featured, Malware

RaaS for loan for whomever is after your data

August 10, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Ransomware as a service, (RaaS), lets malicious parties use predefined malware, in order to extort their victims of choice. Available online, these cyber crime – to lease – deals are making the digital environment even worse. So far, only those […]

Featured, Privacy protection

Is online anonymity just a myth?

August 4, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Browsing anonymity may seem appealing for various reasons. Regardless of whether they have something worth hiding/protecting or not, those who know better appreciate the value of online privacy protection. But is VPN-supported anonymity all it is rumored to be, or […]

Featured, Privacy protection

I spy with my digital eye… smartphone-induced risks

August 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

The idea that smartphone cameras may represent cybersecurity risks is not new. Smartphone-induced risks have plagued researchers from the beginning of this trendy devices’ rise. In time, specialists analyzed various scenarios. More recently, an official incident determined a new wave […]

Featured, Network security

Would you trust network security compartmentalization?

July 26, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Compartmentalization in cyber security is exactly what the term lets us assume it would be. In order to reduce risks, experts employ a smart firewall and divide users into categories. Nevertheless, at this year’s RSA conference multiple vendors discussed a […]

Cyber warfare, Featured

AI in cyber-security – or is it its mature counterpart, AGI?

July 20, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Many cyber-security professionals are waiting for the next stage of Artificial Intelligence-based algorithms. Ready to fight with what we may call automated malicious attacks, AI is yet in its testing phase, showing up in demos and uncoordinated software. It’s like […]


Combatting the Growing Threat of Ransomware

June 13, 2017

Via: itCurated

Given the current cybersecurity environment and the increasing sophistication of ransomware, getting to threats before they can have a business impact is more important than ever. If you find yourself questioning whether to pay a ransom, you’ve already lost the […]

Featured, Network security

KasperskyOS – how securing systems became a powerful OS

March 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Recently, Kaspersky officially launched their own Operating System, targeted at control systems, network devices and IoT-related operations. The product is the result of 14-years of hard work and, of course, puts cybersecurity in the spotlight. We should see amazing features […]

Featured, Vulnerabilities

Beware the traps of security automation

February 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Cyber security automation may represent a relief for specialists. With its unmatched potential of big data processing, automation in this field is the only foreseeable counteraction once the global-scale Internet of Everything provides a new playing field for hackers everywhere. […]

Access control, Featured

Broken cyber identity – can damages be repaired?

January 25, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

What happens to the victims of data theft, once hackers get hold of their identity? We were tempted to say “digital identity”, but that would not have been complete. Once the personally identifiable information (PII) or sensitive personal information (SPI) […]