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Kaspersky CEO rubbishes ‘false’ allegations of hacking from US media
It was only weeks ago when the US Government had been hacked again and blamed Kaspersky Labs - the cybersecurity company's CEO says they're false.
Industry experts weigh in on getting ready for GDPR
A recent worrying survey found that only 3 in every 10 UK businesses have started preparing for the GDPR - seven experts have provided their insights.
Krack vulnerability puts Wi-Fi networks and devices at risk
This exploit requires an attacker to be in the proximity of the wireless device or network in question.
Not again… Expert discusses potential SECOND Equifax breach
It was only weeks ago that one of the single largest data breaches in history was announced - now Equifax may have been hacked again.
Hacking of national security projects highlights importance of patching
The recent release of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) 2017 report revealed a small breach – with massive implications.
Cybersecurity still not top priority despite 85% businesses being breached
Recent research reveals that cybersecurity is still taking a backseat despite the vast majority of businesses experiencing a breach in recent times.
Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Piers Wilson says that in some ways, it is genuinely shocking that the NSA has allowed a contractor to expose vital US cyber-defence data like this.
Yahoo's colossal security breach - experts give their opinions
Yahoo's latest news of a breach of 3m accounts is certainly nothing to cheer about, but experts from the industry give their insights on the matter.
2017 Equifax breach: Impact and lessons learned
Digital Shadows VP, Rick Holland discusses the recent breach, its impact to Equifax and what other organisations can learn from it.
Hackers steal data through ‘easy back door’ in massive Deloitte breach
In just the last few weeks we’ve had three major breaches go public, and experts say this one could have been easily prevented.
First half of 2017 sees 164% increase in stolen or compromised records
There were 918 data breaches that led to a staggering 1.9 billion records being compromised around the world in the first half of 2017 alone.
Equifax data breach: The end of cybersecurity as we know it
One of the single largest data breaches in history was disclosed last week by the credit reporting giant, Equifax - here are three implications.
Beyond AV Tour hits Auckland & Wellington
Most cyber breaches are caused by non-malware attacks. Those attacks can’t be prevented by technologies like machine-learning AV and traditional AV.
Four key steps to improving your cyber defence capabilities
To ensure organisations have effective security strategies in place, they need to rethink the concept of "protection".
Arbor Networks ponders what triggered the DBE hack - and how attackers did it
Questions abound on what triggered recent DBE website hacking and Arbor Networks ponders on possible tactics used.
Cybersecurity starts with training your employees
At the end of an education and awareness initiative, all users should be able to understand how to identify security threats & how to respond to them.
ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach
Vodafone and Spark are among the ISPs. Their policy is to use the access for troubleshooting, but it still raises red flags.
Exclusive viewpoint: Self-propagating ransomware hits U.K & 90+ other countries
The infections spread quickly, reportedly hitting as many as 100 countries, with Russian systems affected more than others. What was going on?
Taking things back to basics: Ransomware and how we can prevent it
How do you keep ransomware out? That question is on every organisation’s lips as the number of attacks spikes to unprecedented levels.
CompTIA: Navigating the decision-making process of an IT security engagement
CompTIA have put together a number of questions to help businesses navigate the decision-making process of an IT security engagement.
With ever-shifting sands, knowledge is the ultimate power in cyber security
Hackers are conducting "reconnaissance" to find prosperous neighbourhoods to attack, then they "scan" the individual system to test for easiest entry.
New Sofacy attacks against US government agency
Recently, Unit 42 identified a spear phishing e-mail from the Sofacy group that targeted the United States government - here is a rundown.
Fortinet’s internal segmentation firewalls: Securing the inner network
Once malware enters your network, it can move laterally virtually unopposed. Fortinet’s ISFWs protect your digital assets.
Security breaches: When, not if
Security breaches. It is no longer a matter of if a breach will happen, but when and how often.