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Network security

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Security Budget

November 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Despite frequent news headlines describing large-scale data breaches around the globe, chief information security officers (CISOs) still struggle to justify security investments to top leadership. According to Gartner, security spending makes up only about 5.6 percent of overall IT funds. […]


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 […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Best identity theft protection of 2018

November 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Identity fraud just isn’t going away, and it continues to be a growing concern in 2018. If you’re (quite rightly) concerned about falling for one of the many scams that have been doing the rounds on the internet, then our […]


Network security

Closing the security gap will drive $125 billion critical infrastructure security spending

November 12, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Critical infrastructures are radically transforming on an unprecedented scale, boosted by a rapid adoption of ‘smart’ operational technologies. Cybersecurity is a growing part of that evolution. ABI Research forecasts security spending for the protection of critical infrastructures will hit US$125 […]


Mobile security

Google Introduces Security Transparency Report for Android

November 12, 2018

Via: Security Week

Google last week added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site. The new report aims to provide users with additional insights into how often it detects devices with potentially harmful applications (PHAs) installed, based on […]


Cloud security

Most Businesses to Add More Cloud Security Tools

November 7, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Cloud adoption drives organizations to spend in 2019 as they learn traditional security practices can’t keep up. Three quarters of organizations plan to buy more cloud security tools in 2019 as a means to better secure increasingly complex cloud environments, […]


Vulnerabilities

How to Reduce Hidden Endpoint Management Costs and Increase Efficiency

November 7, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

We all want faster, better endpoint management solutions at a reduced cost — but how? In part one of this series, we broke down the SANS Institute report, “Understanding the (True) Costs of Endpoint Management,” and identified the top five […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Researchers crack disk encryption in popular Samsung and Crucial SSDs

November 7, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Researchers at Netherlands-based Radboud University, which is active in almost all scientific fields, have discovered grave security flaws in several popular solid-state drives (SSD) that promise full disk encryption. In a nutshell, they can be cracked. Self-encrypting drives are regarded […]


Vulnerabilities

IBM Watson will be used by NIST to assign CVSS scores to vulnerabilities

November 6, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to use Artificial Intelligence to assign the CVSS scores to reported vulnerabilities. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system provides a reference-method for publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures. […]