Tag: cyber security

Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Coronavirus now possibly largest-ever cyber security threat

March 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The total volume of phishing emails and other security threats relating to the Covid-19 coronavirus now represents the largest coalescing of cyber attack types around a single theme that has been seen in a long time, and possibly ever, according […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

NCSC issues coronavirus cyber security alert

March 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has urged the public to follow online safety advice to the letter as more evidence emerges of cyber criminal groups exploiting the Covid-19 coronavirus for malicious ends. As extensively reported over the past few […]

Network security, Security

California’s CCPA an opportunity for security industry to do better

January 2, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and a related internet of things (IoT) privacy law, SB-327, formally came into effect on 1 January 2020 in a landmark move that will strengthen cyber security protections for Californians and paves the way […]

Network security, Security

SD-WAN Requires Deep Integration Between Connectivity and Security

December 23, 2019

Via: CSO Online

The one common drawback to most SD-WAN solutions is that they address your WAN connectivity needs as if they exist in isolation. This isn’t unique. One of the biggest challenges facing organizations undergoing rapid digital transformation is that each new […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

‘Tis The Season for Cyber Scams

December 23, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Once again, the holiday season is upon us! For me, this time of year means spending quality time with my family and friends. It represents a time for joy and kindness towards others. Unfortunately, not everyone shares this sentiment. During […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

Ditch hoodies and hackers to encourage diverse security recruitment

September 13, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The cyber security industry needs to embark on a charm offensive and address its image problem if it is to successfully recruit more diverse teams in terms of gender, race, sexuality and neurodiversity, according to a panel of sector experts […]

Network security, Security

Security Think Tank: Too soon to dismiss blockchain in cyber security

September 9, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Blockchain is distributed ledger technology. The premise of blockchain is that everyone involved in the chain has the same version of the truth at the same time. Each block in the chain builds on the previous and each has a […]

Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Many are seeing the damage of cybercrime and identity theft firsthand

May 30, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71% of respondents say they feel that […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Chinese Cyber-Spies Target Government Organizations in Middle East

May 29, 2019

Via: Security Week

Also tracked as APT27, TG-3390, Bronze Union, and Lucky Mouse, the threat group has been active since at least 2010, targeting hundreds of organizations worldwide, including U.S. defense contractors, financial services firms, a European drone maker, and a national data […]

Network security, Security

The Costs of Cyberattacks Are Real

February 13, 2019

Via: Radware Blog

Customers put their trust in companies to deliver on promises of security. Think about how quickly most people tick the boxes on required privacy agreements, likely without reading them. They want to believe the companies they choose to associate with […]