Vectra research identifies new exploitable attack surface

Vectra on Healthcare discredits the widely held belief that external threats would lead to an increase in data breaches during the COVID-19 pandemic Vectra AI, a leader in network threat detection and response (NDR), today released its 2020 Spotlight Report on Healthcare, which shows an upward trend in exploitable behaviors and discredits claims that external threats would lead to increased internal threat activity. The latest Spotlight Report on Healthcare is

Mind the gap: upskilling cyber security teams

Mind the gap: upskilling cyber security teams by Matt Cable, VP Solutions Architects & MD Europe, Certes Networks At the end of 2019, it was reported that the number of unfilled global IT security positions had reached over four million professionals, up from almost three million at the same time the previous year. This included 561,000 in North America and a staggering 2.6 million in APAC. The cyber security industry

Four-in-ten businesses don’t have an emergency plan

Despite increase in cases during lockdown, one-in-five businesses admit they couldn’t access a working backup of their data if required Ontrack, the world’s leading data recovery service provider, today revealed that four-in-ten (39%) of organisations either have no ransomware emergency plan in place or are not aware if one exists. This is despite more ransomware attacks being recorded in the past 12 months than ever before. Cyberattacks and data breaches

Leading the way for the mobile robot takeover

Intelligent mobile robot has the potential to transform intralogistics performance, writes Frazer Watson, Head of Sales Europe for Hikrobot at Invar Systems. A shift from fixed automation is taking place, as mobile robots are fast becoming a familiar sight within warehouse and intralogistics applications around the world. Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) do not require external infrastructure to navigate a site. Instead they use integral sensors and cameras. With declining costs


IFSEC International postpones global show

IFSEC have made the difficult decision to postpone IFSEC International along with all of the other co-located events that were due to run at London ExCeL on September 8th-10th 2020. The events will now run May 18th-20th 2021, still at London ExCeL. IFSEC have commented: “We know how important our events are as a forum where our communities come together to learn, network and meet suppliers. We have a proud

Critical industrial operations during a pandemic

Those tasked with securing OT environments must understand the extended threat landscape to keep things running smoothly, explains Maher Jadallah, Regional Director – Middle East at Tenable. The current unprecedented public health crisis has impacted nearly all populated nations. Governments all over the globe have mandated citizens to stay at home, working remotely where possible in an effort to curb the spread of infection. However, when it comes to our


Cyber bullying: Adults can be victims too

Amer Owaida, ESET, discusses Cyber bullying can happen to anyone, at any time – and at any age. How can adults deal with various forms of online abuse and harassment? Whenever cyberbullying is mentioned, our minds usually associate the topic with children or teenagers. Much has been said about cyber bullying by psychologists, organizations, public figures, as well as other concerned parties. However, we often fail to realize that adults

How the pandemic has affected passports in the US

This article will look at how the pandemic has affected passports, global entry, T.S.A. PreCheck and more as travel is gradually returning After three months of travel at a near-standstill, restrictions are slowly lifting and travelers are venturing out again. On Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration screened more than 544,000 people, a daily record since traveler numbers plummeted in late March. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic go beyond just airports

Cyber Resilience Summit

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak to keynote Mimecast’s Cyber Resilience Summit. Global Virtual Event brings together Security and IT Professionals to tackle Cyber Resilience and IT Transformation Mimecast, an email security and cyber resilience company, is hosting its annual Cyber Resilience Summit on June 23-24. This complimentary, virtual, two half-day event will bring together thousands of IT and security professionals to increase global resiliency that spans cyber, human and community resilience.

ID4Africa webinar

‘Certain narratives were exposed’ in national ID systems, development experts tell ID4Africa webinar dedicated for discussion on Identity for Development Agenda. Universal digital identity coverage could be achieved within the next two years, if shifts in political will and recognition of the mission’s importance are harnessed, according to an expert perspective shared during the latest ID4Africa webinar. “The Identity for Development Agenda in the Era of COVID-19” featured an intense panel discussion

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