Five Resolutions for Improving Cybersecurity in 2016

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Get buy-in from the C-suite about training employees on cyber security issues.Training everyone on what to look for when it comes to phishing, spear phishing, and whaling schemes. Doing so will go a long way toward cutting off, or at least reducing, at least one attack vector. Since approximately ninety-five percent of breaches start with email, having the […]

Snapchat Loses Employee Data Due to Phishing

Snapchat Loses Employee Data Due to Phishing

By impersonating the CEO of Snapchat in a phishing attack, hackers have revealed sensitive payroll information about a number of Snapchat employees. According to a Snapchat blog post, “the phishing email wasn’t recognized for what it was–a scam–and payroll information about some current and former employees was disclosed externally.” Security experts from Digital Guardian, Barracuda Networks, Lieberman […]

ZERO Tolerence to Phishing and Malware

ZERO Tolerence to Phishing and Malware

Email phishing and malware attacks are issues that plague today’s organisations, regardless of size, revenue, location or industry. Such attacks can cripple even the most well-established and high-grossing businesses, and even result in their downfall. Fraudulent cyber attacks are detrimental to revenue, to customers’ and employees’ safety, and to a brand’s reputation as a trusted […]

Project Shield to Protect against DDoS Attacks

Project Shield to Protect against DDoS Attacks

Following Google’s launch of Project Shield to protect against DDoS attacks, David Emm principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab have the following comments on it. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher Kaspersky Lab: Google’s launch of Project Shield to protect against DDoS attacks highlights the capability for businesses to guard against such attacks, or risk financial loss, […]

Businesses Don’t Need a Website to Be a Victim of DDoS

Businesses Don’t Need a Website to Be a Victim of DDoS

Research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International shows that businesses don’t need to have external interfaces such as public websites, customer portals and transactional systems to be affected by a DDoS attack. Internal web services, operations and connectivity are just as vulnerable – manufacturing companies especially. In 2015, one in six (16%) companies worldwide suffered […]

World’s 10 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies to Watch in 2016

Cybersecurity Ventures announces the Cyber Top 10 for 2016, a global compilation of the leading companies who provide cybersecurity solutions and services. The ten companies sit atop the Cybersecurity 500, which is published quarterly by Cybersecurity Ventures. The Cybersecurity industry is growing from $75 Billion in 2015 to $170+ Billion in 2020, according to consolidated […]

Google’s Project Shield

Google’s Project Shield

Google have launched a new service, Project Shield, which will cache independent news websites in order to protect them from distributed denial of service attacks. Igal Zeifman, Senior Digital Strategist at Imperva, discusses whether Project Shield is enough to protect against DDoS attacks. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Igal Zeifman, Senior Digital Strategist at Imperva : “Project Shield is a […]

The Future Trends of IT in 2016

The Future Trends of IT in 2016

The tech industry changes with every passing week, let alone a single year. We saw huge innovation and changes happening within IT in 2015 and 2016 promises to do the same. In this ‘blink and you miss it’ industry, trying to keep afloat of new changes can be extremely difficult. Ideally, you should try to […]