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Ten trends that will change business cyber security protection in 2018

Ten trends that will change business cyber security protection in 2018

2017 once again proved that the cyber threat landscape is complex and constantly changing, dictating the need for comprehensive and responsive defences that step up to the real challenges that organisations face. AI-aided attacks,...

Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

Hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month’s Winter Olympics, cyber-security firm McAfee said. The report found malware-infected emails were sent last month to organisations linked to the Pyeongchang Games....

This Startup Is Using Blockchain Tech To Rethink Cyber Security In The Bitcoin Era

This Startup Is Using Blockchain Tech To Rethink Cyber Security In The Bitcoin Era

Paul Puey serves as the CEO of Edge, a cyber security company that empowers individuals to take control of their own online data by developing the proprietary tools, software and systems needed to keep their...

Cyber security wages are set to soar amid a skills shortage

Cyber security wages are set to soar amid a skills shortage

Demand for cyber security roles is set to boom over the next year following several high-profile cyber attacks, prompting a rise in wages, new research from the recruitment sector’s trade body suggests. Every specialist...

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Better Cybersecurity Starts with Fixing Your Employees’ Bad Habits

Cybercrime is here to stay, and it’s costing American firms a lot of money. The average annualized cost of cybercrime for global companies has increased nearly 62% since 2013, from $7.2 million to $11.7 million....

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018

Like death and taxes, there are only two safe predictions about cybersecurity in 2018: There will be more spectacular data breaches and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25....

Imgur says 1.7M emails and passwords were breached in 2014 hack

Imgur says 1.7M emails and passwords were breached in 2014 hack

Image-hosting site turned meme social network, Imgur, is the latest tech service to ‘fess up to a security breach. In a blog post Friday it revealed that hackers had compromised its systems in 2014,...

VMware eyes cloud opportunity in APAC

VMware eyes cloud opportunity in APAC

The company’s top Asia-Pacific executive sheds light on how the virtualisation pioneer is tackling the region’s diverse market in the cloud era. Like most enterprise IT suppliers, virtualisation pioneer VMware has had to face...

Healthcare organisations are ramping up investments in cyber security, says Infoblox

Healthcare organisations are ramping up investments in cyber security, says Infoblox

In a country where 26% of healthcare organisations are willing to pay ransom to hackers and 23% of IT professionals are not confident in their organisation’s ability to respond to a cyber-attack, one may...