Synopsys And Ponemon Study Highlights Critical Security Deficiencies In Medical Devices

Survey of Medical Device Manufacturers and Healthcare Delivery Organisations Reveals Industry’s Lack of Confidence and Alignment in Securing Medical Devices LONDON, UK. Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today released the results of the study “Medical Device Security: An Industry Under Attack and Unprepared to Defend,” which found that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare delivery organisations […]

XData Ransomware Making Rounds Amid Global WannaCryptor Scare

A week after the global outbreak of WannaCryptor, another ransomware has been making rounds. Detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C and also known as XData ransomware, the threat has been most prevalent in Ukraine, with 96% of the total detections between May 17 and May 22, reaching the peak of its activity of Friday, May 19.  ESET protects its […]

Research Finds Medical Devices Have Critical Security Deficiencies

It has been reported that nearly 50% of manufactures don’t test their devices highlighting critical security deficiencies in today’s medical devices. Synopsys, Inc. released the results of the study “Medical Device Security: An Industry Under Attack and Unprepared to Defend,” which found that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) […]

F5 Announces Future Of Apps Report Forecasting Radical Changes In Society

EMEA Report Predicts How Applications Will Dramatically Change the Way We Live and Work F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) has unveiled a dedicated report on the future of applications, highlighting major trends and projections that will significantly impact society. Commissioned by F5 Networks, a leading application security and cloud solutions expert, the Future of Apps draws upon research conducted by […]

Kaspersky Security For Virtualization Light Agent Expands Supported Platforms With Advanced Protection Of Linux Servers

Kaspersky Lab has unveiled a major update to its dedicated security product for data centres, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent. In addition to the virtualisation platforms and operating systems already supported, the solution now delivers virtualisation-native security to any server, regardless of the operating system it runs — in both Agentless and Light Agent […]

Qakbot Malware Taking Down Enterprise Networks

A new evolving malware known as Qakbot is hitting that will lock companies out of their networks and infecting associated systems as well according to Cylance researchers. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer commented below. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer: “Malware continues to evolve as there is no shortage of vulnerabilities to exploit. Qakbot’s dynamic polymorphic abilities […]

Four Security Challenges And How Endpoint Modeling Can Overcome Them

With all of the attention on the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, it’s clear that the number of attempted data breaches and cyber attacks will only continue to increase. It would be one thing if security teams only had to keep up with the increasing number and types of attacks. Unfortunately, there are four technology trends […]

DDoS Attacks Fell 23% In First Quarter, But Grew In Size

Project Shield to Protect against DDoS Attacks

News broke yesterday in a new report by Verisign that DDoS attacks during the first quarter of 2017 fell by 23%, but the average peak size ballooned by 26% to 14.1 Gbps compared with the previous quarter. Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity commented below. Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity:  “Since DDOS spreads through vulnerable computers and mainly through infected emails […]

Addressing GDPR Across The Whole Enterprise

Key stats on GDPR: Compuware – taken from its May global survey of 400 CIOs conducted by Vanson Bourne: 67% of European and 88% of U.S. organisations with European customer data say they are well-briefed on GDPR; an improvement on 55% and 73% respectively when the same question was asked last year. On average, 38% […]