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Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Network security, Security

Biden will act on cyber security to fix SolarWinds mess

February 19, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

President Biden looks set to sign off an executive action to address gaps in the US’s national cyber security posture that were left painfully exposed by the December 2020 SolarWinds incident. The cyber attack first came to light via cyber […]


Application security, Cloud security, Security

Public Cloud Down Again? Predictions for 2021.

December 10, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

I thought we had heard the end of availability issues last year (see my blog from last year). After all, reliability and having enough processing horsepower to keep applications available across failures is one of the big benefits of migrating […]


Network security, Security

There’s no going back to pre-pandemic security approaches

December 9, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The majority of cyber security professionals say their approach to security will never return to how it was before the Covid-19 pandemic, as they emphasise securing remote workers and cloud deployments as ongoing challenges heading into 2021, according to a […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Top Security Tips for Online Shopping

November 25, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

With the year’s biggest shopping season upon us, consumers are getting ready to take advantage of enticing discounts and offers from a range of e-commerce websites and applications. Naturally, this is also the peak time of year for fraudsters and […]


Network security, Security

5 Cyber Lessons Learned From the U.S. Election

November 24, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

Last week, I took a deep dive on U.S. election-related topics, including the government’s response to potential cyber threats, the issue of malspam during the election, and whether or not nation-state attacks had a meaningful impact on the election. Here […]


Network security, Security

US cyber security chief fired for contradicting Trump

November 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Chris Krebs, the director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – America’s equivalent of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – has been dismissed by outgoing president Donald Trump, after his agency’s analysis of the 3 […]


Network security, Security

IT Priorities 2020: After Covid-19, security goes back to basics

November 10, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

At the beginning of 2020, risk management and compliance were seen as the top spending priorities for CISOs, and while this remains a key area of focus, much has changed. According to the new data, which was compiled in September […]


Network security, Security

Protecting remote workers an opportunity to do security better

October 22, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Guaranteeing appropriate access to enterprise systems for remote workers has been the biggest cyber security challenge faced by IT teams during the pandemic, but it’s a good opportunity to improve business resilience by committing to a far higher standard of […]


Network security, Security

Covid-19 has changed how we think about cyber security forever

September 25, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Covid-19 sent shockwaves across industries, touching every person on the planet. Overnight, organisations that people depend on for employment, healthcare, education, infrastructure and services had to rapidly transform just to function. Some maintained continuity by moving entirely online in a […]


Network security, Security

Top Cybersecurity Challenges Facing Government Agencies

September 3, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

Government institutions require online applications to streamline processes, provide content and cut costs. The growth of online services and web-based content introduces new challenges to federal, state and local agencies that need to address issues like 24×7 access to critical […]