Manchester Police Still Using Old Windows XP

It has been revealed that Manchester Police Force (England’s second largest) are still using the operating system Windows XP, which Microsoft ended nearly all support for in 2014. This poses as a serious cyber security issue, Jamie Moles, Security Consultant at Lastline commented below. Jamie Moles, Security Consultant at Lastline: “It comes as no surprise to hear that Manchester Police Force […]

Viacom AWS Exposure Of Major Studios’ Credentials, Entertainment Assets

Viacom’s mishandling of its master AWS key has left the digital properties of entertainment companies such as Comedy Central, Paramount and MTV exposed.  IT security experts from Prevalent, Inc., leaders in third party risk management and vendor threat intelligence commented below. Brad Keller, JD, CTPRP, Sr. Director 3rd Party Strategy at Prevalent, Inc.: “Another day, another […]

Beware Of Android Trojan Named Red Alert 2.0

A new Android Trojan named “Red Alert 2.0” has been discovered and has targeted banks and social apps. Although it has some of the same capabilities as most other Android banking Trojans there are other functions that have not been seen in other Android banking Trojans. Josh Mayfield, Platform Specialist at FireMon commented below. Josh […]

New Rsam Study Identifies Top Roadblocks To NIST CSF Implementation

Board Level Cybersecurity Literacy

While 99% of Organizations Look to Align Risk and Performance Indicators to the Cybersecurity Framework, Automation and Staffing Remain a Hindrance Secaucus, NJ – Rsam, a leader in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) enterprise software solutions, today released the results of a recent study it conducted with more than 150 security practitioners, on their adoption plans […]

Artificial Intelligence Can Drive Ransomware Attacks

At the moment hackers use automated software to carry out large-scale attacks. As the artificial intelligence industry is involved in creating next-generation machines it would not be long until AI is used by hackers to deploy ransomware to targets worldwide. AI Development Is Considered a Priority by Governments and the Industry                 Artificial intelligence has […]

Reactive Security Strategy Poses Significant Challenge For CISOs

New research from F5 finds only 51% of companies have an established IT security strategy SINGAPORE – Today at Singapore International Cyber Week, F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) released a comprehensive report on the evolving nature of the CISO role and the IT security approaches organizations around the world are taking in today’s constantly shifting threat landscape. The report finds […]