Tag: Cybersecurity

Access control, Security

What is information security? Definition, principles, and jobs

January 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Information security definition Information security, sometimes abbreviated to infosec, is a set of practices intended to keep data secure from unauthorized access or alterations, both when it’s being stored and when it’s being transmitted from one machine or physical location […]

Cloud security, Security

What differentiates Oracle from other cloud providers when it comes to security?

January 16, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity is an important aspect and it becomes more precarious when organisations are flocking to the cloud to deploy mission-critical apps. Data is the new oil of the 21st century. The opportunity that the cloud presents also brings in challenges […]

Network security

Automotive cybersecurity incidents doubled in 2019, up 605% since 2016

January 6, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Upstream Security’s 2020 Automotive Cybersecurity Report shares in-depth insights and statistics gleaned from analyzing 367 publicly reported automotive cyber incidents spanning the past decade, highlighting vulnerabilities and insights identified during 2019. Automotive-related cybersecurity incidents surge “With the rapid rise of […]

Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

US officials, lawmakers warn of potential Iranian cyberattacks

January 6, 2020

Via: The Hill

Senior government officials and lawmakers warned Friday that Iran may attempt to carry out cyberattacks against the U.S. in retaliation for the killing of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani. “The Iranians have a deep and complex cyber capability, to be […]


Zero Trust Networks – A Cybersecurity Trend to Prepare For in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: Michael Boyd

As cybersecurity attacks accelerate and tactics become more complex, modern organizations need a new security model that protects people, devices, apps, and data wherever they are located. In the following years, the traditional VPN will be replaced by Zero Trust, […]

Network security, Security

How Cybersecurity’s Metrics of Misery Fail to Describe Cybercrime Pain

January 2, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Haruki Murakami had running on his mind when he wrote, “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” For many in cybersecurity, the inevitability of painful security issues is followed by the suffering of finding the right language to fully describe the […]

Network security

Planning for 2020? Here are 3 cybersecurity trends to look out for

December 30, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

It’s almost 2020, which means teams are finalizing cyber budgets, strategies and goals. However, as you’re preparing for the new year, it’s important to keep an eye out for how the cybersecurity landscape might shift in 2020. From the rise […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

2020 Prediction: Ransomware to become more dangerous than ever

December 19, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

In November, cyber crooks told services company Allied Universal that they would make its files public if the company didn’t pay a ransom. Allied refused and the hackers stuck to their threat, releasing a portion of the data onto the […]

Network security

Top 5 cybersecurity predictions for 2020

December 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

When it comes to cybersecurity, staying ahead of threats – rather than reacting to them – is critical. In a constantly evolving threat landscape, plugging holes – or designing one’s security posture for yesterday’s threats – just isn’t enough anymore. […]

Hacker, Threats & Malware

When it Comes to Securing Your Environment, Think Like an Attacker

December 4, 2019

Via: Security Week

We will soon be entering a new decade of the cybersecurity battle, but many of the same challenges remain. Organizations continue to face threats from all angles, security postures haven’t evolved to be more predictive and proactive, and there are […]