After TeslaCrypt Comes Crysis Ransomware Family

It has been two weeks since ESET found out that TeslaCrypt ransomware closed down its operations. Since then, there is another player in the game, showing an even higher level of prevalence – namely Win32/Filecoder.Crysis. ESET created a TeslaCrypt decryptor that allows ransomware’s victims to get their files back. Over 32.000 users around the globe have already […]

Firewall Migrations: Five Ways To Maximise Security Resilience & Availability

Jeff Harris, vice president, solutions marketing at Ixia explores best practices for establishing a security architecture that is both robust and delivers high availability. If you are planning an upgrade or migration to next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), it is not just an opportunity to gain richer functionality and a wider range of protections.  It is also an […]

Bridging The Security Automation Gap

Joanne Godfrey, Director of Communications and Strategy at AlgoSec looks at the problems caused by organizations’ mostly manual security processes, why automation can solve them, and drive organizational change  Security management has gotten out of hand, according to our recent State of Automation in Security Report. 48% of survey respondents had an application outage as a result of […]

Social Media Highlights Escalating Security Concerns Ahead Of Euro 2016

Almost 14,000 online social media posts relating to UEFA Euro 2016, posted over one week, have made reference to the public concern for security at this year’s tournament, according to new research by Crisp Thinking, experts in social media risk defence. “With the majority of European cities on high alert for terrorism it is unsurprising […]

Netflix And Facebook’s Security Efforts Do Not Go Far Enough

Following the news that a number of popular websites, including Netflix and Facebook, are sending  password reset emails to customers whose credentials match previous major breaches (LinkedIn, MySpace and Tumblr), there below the comment from Richard Parris, CEO at Intercede. Richard Parris, CEO at Intercede: “While it’s positive to see high-profile companies such as Netflix and Facebook actively resetting users’ […]

EU referendum Website Outage

Following the news that the EU referendum registration website crashed under the weight of 525,000 applications last night, there below the comments of Jonathan Birch at Redcentric on how organisations can ensure such outages can be prevented, especially in instances where it is so apparent traffic peaks should be expected. Jonathan Birch, Product Manager at […]


Research – Cloud Adoption Can Increase Risks to Employees and Organisations LONDON, UK. Blue Coat Systems, Inc. a leading provider of advanced web security solutions for global enterprises and governments, today revealed the initial results from an online study conducted by YouGov of 3,130 workers in various industries across Britain, Germany and France. The research offers […]