Tag: cyber security

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 […]

Cloud security, Cyber-crime, Data loss

Five mental shifts we must make to achieve security beyond perimeters

December 20, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Data centers aren’t exactly going extinct, but given the massive shift to public clouds, you need to make some significant adjustments if your mindset doesn’t already include or understand the cloud. The problem is that not every organization knows how […]

Malware, Vulnerabilities

DHS Warns of Malware Targeting Industrial Safety Systems

December 20, 2017

Via: Security Week

The National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday published an analysis report on a piece of malware designed to target industrial safety systems. FireEye and Dragos reported last week that […]

Cyber-crime, Network security, Threats & Malware

Year in Review: How Did the Cyberthreat Landscape Change in 2017?

December 20, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

The cyberthreat landscape has evolved over time, and 2017 saw an increase in attacks over the 90 million intrusions recorded in 2016. While threats such as ransomware are not new, this year saw a major paradigm shift in which malicious […]

Network security, Security, Tech

Mark Your Calendar for the Top Security Conferences of 2018

December 19, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Security conferences offer great opportunities to learn about the latest innovations and trends in the industry. They allow practitioners to interact directly with vendors and to network with their peers, putting a human spin on the technology-driven, often impersonal business […]

Cyber-crime, Security, Threats & Malware

Week in review: Keylogger in HP laptops, ICS-tailored malware, new issue of (IN)SECURE

December 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Keylogger found in Synaptics driver on HP laptops For the second time this year, a security researcher unearthed a keylogger in a driver used on a number […]