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Network security, Security

The Importance of Employee Cybersecurity Training: Top Strategies and Best Practices

November 14, 2018

Via: TrendMicro Blog

For those responsible for overseeing the data protection and cybersecurity of an organization, it’s a familiar storyline: “Employee opens email attachment and infects business with ransomware.” Headlines to this effect are nothing new. Even the most advanced security solutions can’t […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ransomware attacks see huge year-on-year rise

November 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Malware and ransomware are both on the rise according to new global figures from the security firm SonicWall. The cybersecurity company detected a 44 per cent increase in the amount of malware infecting users’ machines between January and October of […]


Network security

9 in 10 organizations have a cybersecurity culture gap

October 16, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

With cybersecurity threats continuing to escalate worldwide, the ISACA/CMMI Institute Cybersecurity Culture Report found that just 5 percent of employees think their organization’s cybersecurity culture is as advanced as it needs to be to protect their business from internal and […]


Network security

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the process of assessing risks to identify both threats to a company’s financial well-being and opportunities in the market. The goal of an ERM program is to understand an organization’s tolerance for risk, categorize it, […]


Network security

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense of the lay of the land—both in terms of what’s […]


Network security

Senate passes key cyber bill cementing cybersecurity agency at DHS

October 4, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Senate on Wednesday passed a key cyber bill that solidifies the Department of Homeland Security’s role as the main federal agency overseeing civilian cybersecurity. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) asked for “unanimous consent” to pass the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]


Network security

FDA Reveals Steps to Bolster Medical Device Cybersecurity

October 2, 2018

Via: DataBreach Today

In its ongoing quest to improve the state of medical device cybersecurity, the Food and Drug Administration has announced a number of key moves – including the release of a new security playbook, plans to leverage information sharing and analysis […]


Application security, Security

Qualys Community Edition: Discover IT assets, manage vulnerabilities, scan web apps

September 6, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2018, Anthony Mogannam, Product Manager, SME/SMB Solutions at Qualys, talks about issues related to open source software and Qualys Community Edition. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Hello everybody, […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ransomware is a big problem, but it’s also a big opportunity for MSPs to educate clients

September 4, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

While large-scale attacks such as WannaCry make headlines, ransomware attacks are just as likely to happen among small businesses as they are large enterprises. According to Datto’s 2017 Ransomware Report, an estimated five percent of SMBs globally fell victim to […]


Network security, Security

Less than a third of companies have dedicated cybersecurity insurance

September 4, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Only one third of senior executives in UK organisations admit their company insurance currently covers them for a security breach and for the financial impact of data loss, despite the fact that 81 percent agree that it is ‘vital’ their […]