A new report from the Institute of Critical Infrastructure Technology has placed Mirai as one of the most insidiously profound threats of recent memory, offering a "quantum leap" to even unsophisticated attackers
Proofpoint researchers have written a blogpost detailing a 400 percent increase in Point-of-Sale malware variants across Thanksgiving weekend in the US.
Tripwire announces results of a survey that shows businesses might not be as well prepared as they think they are for a data breach.
ISPs urged to issue customers with new, more secure routers after security patch fails to fix flaw that would enable hackers to steal device credentials.
A recently discovered exploit kit called Stegano is infecting select machines via malicious banner ads that, by conservative estimates, have been delivered to over a million users in just the last two months.
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The sharp rise in cyber-crime has caused big business to look seriously at how the insurance industry can help mitigate business risks associated with a data breach. But lack of actuarial data, and the inability to put a price on a risk with so many moving parts leads SC's Roi Perez to ask, is cyber-insurance worth it?
IBM is starting to make waves in the cyber-security space, leveraging the fact that it has to secure its own vast global business. Carmina Lees, vice president, security business unit, UK & Ireland at IBM, is effectively a mini-CEO running her own P&L operation within IBM where she is an 18-year industry veteran, but when it comes to cyber-security, Lees is a relative newcomer.
Sooraj Shah finds out which areas of information security companies should be focusing on first to ensure their business is secure post-M&A
In the run up to Christmas, many employees will have their eyes on a new mobile device or tablet. Richard Stiennon asks, "is your organisation taking the right precautions to avoid a visit from the ghosts of data past?"
Wieland Alge discusses how businesses must adapt their security methods in response to the growing number of targeted, multi-vector attacks taking place.
Nic Scott discusses how UK businesses can re-evaluate and enhance the security measures they currently have in place in order to avoid potentially crippling fines when EU GDPR comes into force.
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