• Jan 19
    2018
    At the end of 2016, the predictions that would dictate 2017 in terms of security came out. From ransomware and political disruption to the advancement of cybercriminals and social media attacks, most of these predictions became reality. However, no one could have imagined the extent of these issues, especially in terms of ransomware and the cases of WannaCry and NotPetya. What should we be prepared for this year? Here are ...
  • Jan 11
    2018
    James Cronin | Business Development Manager, Packt Publishing Change Emerging technologies are increasingly relevant in the enterprise world. Thanks to the growth of the internet and open source technology, a market once controlled solely by the big vendors has been opened and democratised. Rather than buying and using one vendor technology stack, developers and businesses are now choosing and combining the best tools for the job. As a result, the ...
  • Jan 10
    2018
    Sam Pfeifle | Content Director, IAPP No one wants a data breach. No one wants to be the latest ransomware victim, trying to figure out what bitcoin is so you can pay some guy in Romania to give you back access to your own data. No one wants to be THAT company. So most organizations no doubt have some kind of security training in place. That’s important. They absolutely must ...
  • Jan 08
    2018
    From fidget spinners and unicorn Frappuccinos to virtual reality, 2017 was a year that can be described by unique trends. Unfortunately, we must also add a disturbing amount of large cyberattacks to the trend list. Hackers managed to cause an unprecedented level of chaos at a global-level with state-sponsored ransomware, major phishing campaigns, and enormous hacks. Here are a few of the most devastating and scandalous hacks from last year: ...
  • Dec 21
    2017
    It’s a scary time in the world of cybersecurity. With sophisticated cyber threats being carried out against the government and rival nations attacking, the time has come for the entirety of the security world to work together to protect ourselves. This means not only communicating more openly, but also better preparing and changing the culture surrounding data breaches in its entirety. While there are many areas in which businesses need ...
  • Dec 13
    2017
    As we begin the New Year, the cyber war that has been raging continues to grow in size and scale. In 2017, we have unfortunately seen many enormous data breaches, including Equifax, Kmart, and Verizon, and the overall average size of a data breach increased by two percent. 2018 is without a doubt going to bring new challenges, threats, and trends to the world of cybersecurity. So, what kind of ...
  • Dec 05
    2017
    Referred to as the “greatest threat to our markets right now” by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, cyber threats have dominated the headlines across the globe with recent attacks, such as WannaCry and Petya. Between ransomware, identity theft, hacking, phishing, the list of ways that cybercriminals are attacking both companies and individuals also seems to be ever-growing. Thousands of acts of cybercrime are occurring every single day at ...
  • Nov 15
    2017
    Do you own a small business? Do you feel that you are at risk of being hacked or suffering a cyberattack? Unfortunately, most small business owners - 87% to be exact - feel that they are safe from cyberthreats. However, small businesses are more at risk than you may realize. In fact, approximately half of them will suffer some sort of cyberattack. With a moderate amount of data and fairly ...