Fighting Fire With Fire – Equipping A Digital Army In A Cybersecurity War

Cyber security is now a major industry, whose sheer size and growth is reflected in Statistics MRC data that showed the cybersecurity market is estimated to grow to $224.48 billion by 2022. There is so much data and information available on companies and individuals now, that there has never been as much risk and threat […]

Report Examines “Hotspots” Across The Internet In Top Level Domains, Registration Patterns, And Hosting Locations

DomainTools research finds new generic top level domains (gTLDs) are hotspots for malicious activity London, UK – DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today released their 2017 DomainTools Report, looking at the various “hotspots” of malicious or abusive activity across the internet. The report examines four domain characteristics: generic Top Level […]

We Need To Talk About Web Flaws

Chris Cooper, Security Team Leader for SureCloud, examines three web application flaws that are still posing a risk to organisations  Web application security is finally catching up with the threat landscape in which it is situated. Common vulnerabilities have been identified and are being fixed. The industry has generally adopted the Open Web Application Security […]

EternalRocks Worm Spreads Seven NSA SMB Exploits

News broke yesterday that a new worm has been discovered, following on from the WannaCry malware that caused such global devastation over last weekend, which uses seven of the Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, creating a worm that has been spreading through networks since at least the first week of May. IT security experts from Alert […]

Mitigating Crime-As-A-Service In Health Sector

A recent study from the Brookings Institution found one in four hacking attempts will focus on the healthcare industry. The study’s findings reflect the scale of these breaches, with it noting since late 2009 that the health information of more than 155 million Americans was exploited through a security breach. These records are valuable because […]

Why HR Needs To Care About Security Training

Convincing HR that new-school security awareness training is an important part of an organisation’s culture to keep company assets safe from security breaches  It’s a dangerous world out there. Security breaches are rampant, with skilled cybercriminals stealing personal data and crippling brand reputations. The WannaCry ransomware attack is the latest example in a long line […]

How To Recognize The Right SSL Certificate For Your Business

While browsing the internet, an intelligent user will always reach out for a site that is secured through an SSL certificate. However, many of the visitors would likely face issues if your website is not protected enough and that could create distrust among netizens. The security breaches such as the recent ransomware attack known as […]