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GandCrab: The 'agile' ransomware that is updated in real time
The GandCrab ransomware has been making headlines recently for being one of the few malware strains that developers update in real time.
What happens when encryption and security certificates go awry?
"This case is the digital equivalent of leaving a written secret on a desk in a public area where people walk by and could potentially copy it."
STUDY: How security managers protect data in public and private clouds
More data is being stored in the cloud, where IT departments have less control over it – and this trend is only set to continue.
SURVEY: 70% of customers would leave a business after a breach
A recent study from Gemalto proves it’s not just data that is lost following a breach – you’ll lose most of your customers too.
Equinix launches encryption SaaS for data centers & cloud
"The need for private, secure, globally available key management becomes paramount."
iPhone unlockers set a dangerous precedent for abuse, says security expert
“It’s highly likely that these devices will ultimately end up in the hands of agents of an oppressive regime," warns a Malwarebytes researcher.
How data security could help you avoid NDB breach reporting
If you don't understand NDB, you may face substantial penalties including fines, lost customers and increased risk of future data breaches.
Decrypted: Phantom Secure takedown a 'significant blow' against Australia's organised crime networks
“According to court documents, Phantom Secure advertised its products as impervious to decryption, wiretapping or legal third-party records requests."
IoT attacks, ransomware, and steganography? Fortinet looks at the latest cybercrime trends
Fortinet says that stenography as an attack vector hasn’t had too much visibility in the last several years but it could be the start of a resurgence.
Insights on industrial vulnerability: How secure is your OT infrastructure?
Addressing the requirements of an OT network is now more important than ever and requires an integrated approach.
Assessing the rising threat of encrypted tunnels
Venafi senior technical manager Nick Hunter takes a look at five key threats posed by encrypted tunnel attacks.
Melbourne firm Scram Software takes encryption to UK
An Australian-developed encryption system for government organisations, not-for-profits and SMEs has launched in the UK after three years of R&D.
Criminals exploit SSL encryption & free certificates in malware attacks
Firms may not inspect SSL traffic because they assume it comes from trusted sources. That has now changed and SSL is now a ‘significant’ blind spot'.
Expert opinion: Three simple ways to prevent data loss
IBM estimates the cost of a data breach is $3.62m, highlighting the importance of encryption - COMPAREX UK's expert on the matter provides his advice.
Four steps organisations can take to protect against encrypted tunnel attacks
Nefarious actors can use encrypted tunnels to pivot across corporate networks, eavesdrop, route traffic to phishing websites & access sensitive data.
Six questions every business needs to consider to measure their cyber security
For those of you reading this that don’t know your binary from a recursive hole in the ground, it’s important to have a little foundational knowledge.
Interview: Randtronics' take on encryption - and why quantum computing is not a threat
Randtronics’ Bob Adhar on the importance of encrypting your data.
Germany outpaces APAC region for cloud security savviness
Germany’s lead in cloud security outpaces efforts in the Asia Pacific region in areas including data sharing, encryption and cloud deployment.
Gemalto integrates encryption solutions with Google Cloud
Gemalto’s SafeNet Data Encryption solutions are now fully integrated with Google Cloud Platform.
Interview: Haventec explains security through decentralisation
Haventec’s Robert Morrish on the necessity for a new approach to cybersecurity.
Local startup launches blockchain-powered secure prescription platform
"In the unlikely event of a security breach, hackers could only ever compromise one record, which they would be nonetheless be unable to decrypt."
Survival kit for complying with GDPR and other regulations in APAC
A huge number of Asian companies now need to understand the nuts and bolts of the GDPR and quickly figure out a path to compliance.
Exclusive interview: TmaxSoft on protecting your assets in a hybrid cloud world
Gartner predicts that the Asia-Pacific (APAC) public cloud market will grow at 17.7% in 2017, compared to a total $10 billion compared to last year.
Interview: Quintessence Labs' take on quantum physics and cybersecurity
Quintessence Labs’ Vikram Sharma on the developments in enterprise-level data encryption.