Businesses Not Protecting Cloud Data – Thales Findings

BACKGROUND: New findings from Thales showing that Majority of Businesses Don’t Protect Their Sensitive Data in the Cloud – (2021 Thales Cloud Security Study pdf )  Key stats include: 40% of global respondents reveal they dealt with a cloud breach in the last year Only 17% of businesses are encrypting at least half of the […]

Papa New Guinea’s Finance Department Suffers Massive Ransomware Attack

Threat Intelligence

BACKGROUND: It has been reported that Papua New Guinea’s finance department has been hit with a ransomware attack, locking access to hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid money, according to people familiar with the situation. The attack on the Department of Finance’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) occurred last week, the people said. The IFMS […]

Developing Trends In Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve rapidly, due, in large part, to the way our lives have changed during the pandemic. The push towards digitalisation for many workplaces has increased potential vulnerabilities as enterprises start working with new – and often unfamiliar – technologies. As the way we work changes, cybercriminals continue to adapt their […]

VoIP Services Experience “Unprecedented” Cyber-attack In UK

BACKGROUND: An “unprecedented” and co-ordinated cyber-attack struck multiple UK-based providers of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services, according to comms council the UK. This type of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) works by flooding a website or online service with internet traffic in an attempt to throw it offline or otherwise make it inaccessible. Yesterday’s attack targeted […]