How Fake Browser Updates Are Being Used To Push Ransomware And Bank Malware

Thomas Owen, Head of Security at Memset: What can users do to prevent themselves from becoming a victim?  “Many of these exploits require vulnerabilities in the browser or Operating System, ensuring the user’s browser and OS are up to date (and have automatic patches) and running a reputable antivirus product will protect you from the majority […]

Is SS7 The Security Flaw We Should All Know About?

It can be very frustrating when you’re asked to enter your details multiple times into your online banking, only to be told again that your bank can’t confirm who you are. Usually, the bank will then send either an SMS or call to your telephone number that includes an authorisation code which you can then […]

UK Banks Suffer Daily IT Glitches

In light of the report from Which? Money which states that UK banks are experiencing daily IT glitches that are slowing down payments, Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET commented below.  Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET: “IT glitches are common place but it comes down to how the banks deal with these issues, ranging […]

Cybercriminals Leveraging Encryption

Encryption is being leveraged by cybercriminals to evade security according to the July-December 2018 Crimeware Trends report put out by security researchers at Gigamon. It only takes one malicious email attachment to wreak havoc on an entire organization. Our @gigamonATR team created the Crimeware Trends report to help our customers mitigate this rising risk: #CyberSecurity […]

The Cyber Resilience Model

For too long, organisations have sought the holy grail of 100% Cyber Security. But security is never absolute; it is essential to understand that a breach is inevitable. It is the way in which organisations respond to a cyber security breach that is critical. Alan Calder, Chief Executive of GRC International plc, parent company of IT […]

Why Does A Diversity Gap Persist In Cybersecurity This International Women’s Day?

Cybersecurity is at the heart of protecting our digital economy and society. But only 10 percent of the profession is female, which is a striking statistic to consider when we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March.   Closing the Gender Gap: Women in Cybersecurity: March 8 was International Women’s Day. A lot of folks will say, “why do […]