Cybersecurity an afterthought despite growth in attacks

This year’s GISS, which surveyed almost 1,300 cybersecurity leaders at organisations worldwide, showed that almost 60% of organisations have faced an increased number of disruptive attacks in the past 12 months. Moreover, over the last year, activists were responsible for 21% of successful cyberattacks – second only to organised crime groups (23%) – compared with last year’s study, where just 12% of respondents considered activists as the most likely source

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NTT Ltd announces winners of Inaugural Northern Europe  Women in Cybersecurity Awards 

The Security division of NTT Ltd., the world-leading global technology services provider, have announced the winners of its inaugural Women in Cybersecurity Awards for Northern Europe (UK, Benelux and Nordics). At a packed-out awards ceremony held at London’s IET last night the winners were announced as Saher Naumann, a Threat Intelligence Analyst at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (Newcomer of the Year) and Carolyn Ngiam, Director of Barclays Security Programme (Professional of the Year). They

Verint expands leadership with new customers adopting advanced fraud and security technologies

Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, have announced innovative ways financial services organisations are expanding the adoption of advanced fraud reduction, video and analytics platforms. The company saw increased opportunities in the first half of the year from enterprises turning to its intelligent solutions to support fraud reduction and security operations. As the financial industry evolves, the value of technology has expanded and become more impactful, with banks and credit

Sophos to showcase its latest cybersecurity innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2019

Company to demonstrate how its cloud security and EDR solutions help organisations of all sizes battle emerging threat landscape Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, will showcase its latest cybersecurity innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2019, which will be held from October 6 – 10, 2019, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Visitors to the stand (Sheikh Rashid Hall Stand: SR-D10-) will be able to hear more

Cloud-based Access Control: Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Access control has always been at the forefront of building security. Traditionally, access control systems have come in the form of conventional lock and key methods, electronic systems or a combination of the two. Today, cloud-based systems are changing the market landscape, providing secondary security benefits to users across the UK. Trevor Ball, business development manager UK & Ireland at Allegion UK, provides insight into the physical security and cybersecurity

IDIS to showcase latest cybersecurity, deep learning and camera innovations at ISC West 2019

IDIS will celebrate five years at ISC West International Security Exhibition in Las Vegas, April 10-12th, with a comprehensive showcase of the South Korean manufacturer’s IDIS Total Surveillance Solution in booth #18059. Highlights of the company’s fifth anniversary with ISC West include areas of special emphasis on cybersecurity, deep learning analytics and facial recognition, and solutions for the retail and banking sectors; and a review of IDIS’s latest technology releases.

UK threat report from Carbon Black finds 88% of UK businesses have been breached during the last year

Carbon Black has released the results of its second UK Threat Report. The research indicates that the UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying. According to the report, attacks are growing in volume, and the average number of breaches has increased. The report analyses survey results from different vertical sectors, organisation sizes and IT team sizes to build a picture of the modern attack and cyber defence landscape in the UK.

Cybersecurity and compliance in an uncertain climate

Data Protection Day marked the start of a challenging year for businesses, at a time of political and economic uncertainty, the opportunity for cyber attack increases dramatically. This means that organisations must recognise that they face a growing number of sophisticated attacks, many of which will generate breaches that could result in a number of consequences ranging from regulatory action to class action lawsuits. 2018 saw more than double the number

Cyber security scorecard gives business real-time understanding of security risks

As executives struggle to understand their organisations’ exposure to cyber-risk, Huntsman Security has launched The Security Scorecard – the first tool of its kind to give instant visibility of an organisation’s Cyber Security Posture. The Scorecard is a standalone product that gives non IT people such as auditors, risk managers and senior executives a clear understanding of an entity’s cyber security exposure. The Scorecard technology automatically measures eight key security

The state of DDoS Weapons – Q4 2018 – Special report by A10 Security research

A10 Network’s recently released State of DDoS Weapons Report provides unique insights into Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack techniques by tracking and taking inventory of the millions of DDoS weapons in the wild that can be exploited and used to launch attacks. A10 Network’s recently released State of DDoS Weapons Report provides unique insights into Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack techniques by tracking and taking inventory of the

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