Democratic Party Of Firenza Cyber Attack In Italy From Juniper Networks

Nation-State Cyberattacks

Two top cybersecurity experts with Juniper Networks offers insight into reports (Reuters link) that global news distribution service BusinessWire (owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.) was hit with a sustained distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyber-attack, and the new tools that make such attacks easier to launch. Nick Bilogorskiy, Cybersecurity Strategist at Juniper Networks: “Cryptocoins like Bitcoin and Monero are the top motivation for cyber […]

Octoly AWS Bucket Misconfig Leaks 12000 Social Media Celebrities’ Contact Info

As Gizmodo and other news outlets are reporting, 12,000 Social Media Influencers, Mostly Women, Exposed by Marketing Firm Data Breach. While AWS misconfigs seem to make the news regularly, this event is a bit different – social media celebrities have serious concerns about privacy due to stalking/cyberstalking, and often don’t have the protections that other forms of celebrity often afford. […]

The New Shadow IT Plaguing The Enterprise

The Internet of Things pose a variety of dangers to the enterprise that go unseen by network administrators who might not even be aware the devices are on the network according to Akamai. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer commented below. Michael Patterson, CEO at Plixer:  “IoT devices bring a great new attack surface for the […]

intY assures Systems Assurance With Microsoft Cloud Support

Rnegotiate on Export of Cybersecurity Products

BACKGROUND Systems Assurance has been providing IT equipment and services to corporate and government organisations since 1992. Initially focusing on hardware technology sales, in recent years Systems Assurance has moved into the cloud technology market, offering its customers a range of services to help improve the flexibility and scalability of their IT estate. Working with […]

Security Confidence Falls As Multi-Cloud Rises

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Managing multiple challenges in a multi-cloud world can undermine organisations’ confidence to withstand a cyber-attack. The explosive proliferation of applications in the cloud has created a vast new playing field for cyber-criminals. Today, the fear of attack is constant. According to F5 Networks’ fourth annual State of Application Delivery (SOAD) report, security confidence tends to […]

Millions Of Cyber Threats Stopped By The NCSC

UK’s National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) first annual report shows that the agency has detected and prevented millions of online commodity attacks against the UK. The four Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programmes aim to improve basic cyber security by disrupting cyberattacks that affect UK citizens. The technology, which is free at the point of use, improves […]