Gartner Says Worldwide Public Cloud Services Market To Grow 18 Per Cent In 2017

Cloud Adoption Strategies Will Influence More Than 50 Per Cent of ITO Deals Through 2020 STAMFORD, Conn. The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 18 per cent in 2017 to total $246.8 billion, up from $209.2 billion in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The highest growth will come from cloud system infrastructure services (infrastructure […]

NY State’s New Cybersec Requirements For Financial Services Cos

As Governor Cuomo recently announced, New York State’s new Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies take effect on March 1, 2017.  Cybersecurity experts from Balabit, Prevalent and VASCO Data Security commented below. Balázs Scheidler, CTO and Co-Founder at Balabit: “Under the new regulations, banks are now required to scrutinize their suppliers, and to report on breaches that affect them. Since many of these suppliers might […]

Ransomware Doubled In Second Half Of 2016, Says Check Point

Check Point’s H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends Report, highlights key trends in network and mobile malware  Embargoed to UK.  Check Point has today released its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period.  The percentage of ransomware attacks increased from 5.5%, to 10.5% of all recognized malware attacks from July to December 2016. […]

Search Engines Demoting Pirated Content

Following a report  by the BBC, search engines are pledging to make it hard for UK internet users to find pirated films and music and illegally streamed sport.  Google and Microsoft’s Bing have signed up to a voluntary code of practice and will ensure offending websites are demoted in their search results. Lee Munson, Security […]