Taking It All In: What Typing Does to Listening and Leadership

Of all the information your colleagues shared with you yesterday, how much do you remember?  What happens to the rest? Our brains have boundaries There is a limit to what we can take in.  Our brains cannot store, let alone process all the facts that cross our path on an average working day.  If the […]

Project Shield to Protect against DDoS Attacks

Project Shield to Protect against DDoS Attacks

Following Google’s launch of Project Shield to protect against DDoS attacks, David Emm principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab have the following comments on it. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher Kaspersky Lab: Google’s launch of Project Shield to protect against DDoS attacks highlights the capability for businesses to guard against such attacks, or risk financial loss, […]

Skills, Strategy and Security: The Recipe to Tackle Cybercrime in 2016

Businesses are and increasingly will be, in the firing line of big cyber threats. Kaspersky Lab has announced the end of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) as we know it in 2016. Specifically, we believe that attackers will swap ‘Advanced’ and ‘Persistent’ malware for off-the-shelf code that allows them to maximize ROI and stealth techniques […]

Warns of Dangers of Online Dating

Warns of Dangers of Online Dating

Crimes relating to dating apps have increased by 560 per cent in the last two years, with 2015 seeing a huge 412 crimes linked to Tinder and Grindr alone. In light of these figures, and with Valentine’s day around the corner, Kaspersky Lab is warning of the importance of keeping personal information private, even if […]

90% of Major British Firms have Suffered a Cyberattack

suffered a cyberattack

Comment from David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab on 90% of major British firms have suffered a cyberattack New research has revealed that 90 per cent of major British organisations, and 74 per cent of small- and medium-sized organisations, have suffered an information security breach. This demonstrates the urgent need for companies of all […]

Comments on TV5Monde suffers attack

TV5Monde suffers attack

David Emm, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented on news that French TV network, TV5Monde has suffered a cyberattack,and also discussing how these types of threats are on the rise. “This is another example of the threats posed by hacktivism. Stealing money or confidential data is not the only motive behind attacks – sometimes the purpose […]