Signalling intelligence layer to predict and protect against mobile network attacks announced

AdaptiveMobile Security has confirmed multiple customers for its SIGIL beta-programme. SIGIL is the world’s first global signalling intelligence and analytics cloud service, enabling mobile operators to maximise the effectiveness of existing defences against signalling attacks from malicious actors. The Company’s proprietary AI cloud offering was launched in late 2017 and has secured three customers since launching. SIGIL is a security service that can be layered on top of any SS7

Security in Africa strengthened by Attivo Networks & Networks Unlimited

Attivo Networks, a leader in deception for cyber security threat detection, has announced a strategic partnership with Networks Unlimited, Africa’s leading value-added distributor. With this distribution partnership, Attivo Networks and Networks Unlimited together aim to extend comprehensive next-generation deception-based cyber security defence to customers across the South and Sub-Saharan region. This agreement with Networks Unlimited makes it possible for customers operating in the South and Sub-Saharan region to fortify their

Stormshield and Oodrive enter partnership to increase secure Cloud data sharing

Stormshield and Oodrive are pooling their expertise to demonstrate their commitment to Cloud security. Currently, the Cloud is the cornerstone of the digital transformation in organisations. 90 % of them now use it for remotely accessing applications and professional data, as well as for improving the way in which they collaborate with their ecosystems. Yet, 65% of companies are still not sure just how secure their data is in the

Ten areas to strengthen your cyber security position

The changing face of IT security is seen in such factors of modern life as the pervasiveness of the Internet, the sheer abundance of mobile devices, the rise of social media, and dramatic shifts in web and cloud-based technology. The Internet of Things (IoT) adds another layer of complexity in which applications are at the core of this changing landscape. According to F5 data that tracks the 25 largest security

IoT botnet discovered exploiting online devices & IP cameras

Researchers have discovered a large “Internet of Things” (IoT) botnet with similarities to Mirai. Known as “IoT Troop” or “Reaper”, this threat targets IoT devices by exploiting vulnerabilities on internet connected devices such as IP cameras and consumer grade routers. Compromised devices could be used to support Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) against targets worldwide. While this botnet appears to be in the early stages of formation, organisations are

Quantum welcomes Adalio Sanchez and Marc Rothman to board of directors

Quantum Corp. has announced the appointments of Adalio Sanchez and Marc Rothman to Quantum’s board of directors. Sanchez is a 35-year information technology industry veteran who spent most of his career at IBM Corp., including 16 years in senior executive and global general management roles. He is currently president of S Group Advisory LLC, a firm providing expertise and management consulting services. Rothman is executive vice president and chief financial

Arcserve UDP cuts backup window of plastics manufacturer PW Hall Ltd from 13 hours to just 90 minutes and halves its storage requirement

Arcserve, LLC has announced that plastics manufacturer PW Hall has cut its backup window from 13 hours to 90 minutes, and shrunk its storage requirement from 6TB to 3TB with Arcserve’s Unified Data Protection (UDP) Appliance. PW Hall has also swapped its off-site tape backup for Arcserve Cloud. Glasgow-based PW Hall has been manufacturing plastics for more than 50 years. It currently employs 50 people and caters for both UK and exports markets. The company’s

Toshiba and SanDisk announce start of equipment installation

Toshiba Corporation and SanDisk Corporation have announced the start of equipment installation in the New Fab 2 facility at Yokkaichi Operations.  New Fab 2 is primarily intended to provide the clean room space necessary to transition a significant portion of the current Yokkaichi 2D NAND capacity to 3D flash memory.  The companies also signed definitive agreements for joint manufacturing of 3D flash memory and investment in New Fab 2. Seiichi

Nuclear facilities under-prepared for serious cyber attacks

The risk of a serious cyber attack on civil nuclear infrastructure is growing, as facilities become ever more reliant on digital systems and make increasing use of commercial ‘off-the-shelf’ software, according to a major new report from Chatham House. ‘Cyber Security at Civil Nuclear Facilities: Understanding the Risks’ is the result of an 18-month study that draws on in-depth interviews with 30 leading industry practitioners based in more than eight

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