IoT-Based Cyberattacks: How AI Can Defend Against The Growing Threat

Bryan Lillie, Chief Technology Officer at QinetiQ explores the current threat of IoT-based cyber-attacks and suggests a novel method that could defend against them By 2020 it is estimated that the global internet of things (IoT) market will have grown to more than $1.7 trillion. According to a study by Gartner, by the end of this year alone the number […]

Protecting Identity Should Be Your Resolution Next Year

The domino effect Kevin Cunningham, president and founder, SailPoint “2016 has been the year of poor password hygiene, with people continuing to use the same password across a myriad of personal and professional applications. The result of this is that seemingly unrelated corporate accounts are put at risk. It’s a domino effect – hackers are going […]

Attack On Ukranian Power Company Causes Blackouts In Kiev

Reports have emerged that a substation in Pivnichna in the Ukraine, was fully cut off from the main power grid for about 75 minutes late on Saturday 17 December lasting into the early hours of Sunday. As a result, houses and flats of the right bank district of Kyiv and neighbouring areas lost power. Ukrenergo, a […]

Companies Adopting Multi-Factor Authentication

A new study shows that 93% of the companies surveyed have adopted multi-factor authentication in some way which is up 40% over last year according to SecureAuth Corp. Rob Capps, VP of Business Development at NuData Security commented below.  Rob Capps, VP of Business Development at NuData Security: “Single point authentication is no longer a viable solution, […]

DNSChanger Attack

Following the news that a widespread “DNSChanger” attack on vulnerable home networking equipment has been redirecting traffic from afflicted networks, including that from Apple users, to fraudulent domains and opening up the routers to further attack. Cricket Liu, Chief DNS Architect at Infoblox commented below. Cricket Liu, Chief DNS Architect at Infoblox: “It’s important to note that, rather than being […]

Global Research Reveals 40 Per Cent Of Businesses Implement Security Testing At The Programming Stage

Independent research commissioned by Veracode highlights improvements made in secure development, as well as areas for future improvements in secure application delivery LONDON, United Kingdom. Veracode, a leader in securing the world’s software, today announced compelling insight from a survey of global developers and development managers on the current state of software security. The report […]

How To Cure That Christmas BYOD Hangover

With Christmas right around the corner many people are hitting the shops looking for the latest gadgets. Imagine opening up the latest iPhone, smart watch or tablet on Christmas Day. Many people go into the New Year set with the latest devices but when these are brought into the workplace it can pose a huge […]