Millions of email attacks being missed by cyber security
In 2020, 4,550 organisations used barracuda email threat scanner to scan 2,600,531 unique mailboxes and found 2,029,413 unique email attacks. On average, 512 attacks were found per organisation, and one out of seven mailboxes (14%) had at least one attack currently sitting inside, even if messages were scanned by an email gateway solution.
Data breaches increasing family exposure to cyber crime
Thanks to cyber crime making regular headlines in the news, it’s no secret that massive data breaches are a significant threat to organisations. However, a new report from cyber security provider F-Secure highlights the rarely-discussed impact these attacks can have on people and families using online services.
STMicro adds Sequitur Labs security suite
Sequitur Labs has joined the STMicroelectronics Partner Program to make Sequitur’s EmSPARK Security Suite available for technical and business collaboration between ST and third-party companies.
Designing secure electronic software
In all kinds of software, the development stage is where the majority of future vulnerabilities originate, and can ultimately lead to performance issues, or be the ingress point for malicious attacks. The consequences of not dealing with these vulnerabilities can be substantial, especially in safety-critical products involving embedded software. Steve Howard of Perforce Software explains.
5 cyber security training methods to try in 2021
As much as 88% of data breaches are caused by human error, but only 43% of workers admit having made mistakes that compromised cyber security. In the past year a third of the breaches incorporated social engineering techniques and the cost of a breach caused by a human error averaged to $3.33m. Juta Gurinaviciute, Chief Technology Officer at NordVPN explains.
Network attacks hit two-year high during the pandemic
Network attacks and unique attack signatures both hit two-year highs between July and September 2020, according to the latest Internet Security Report from WatchGuard Technologies. Findings from the research show that attacks detected grew to more than 3.3 million, representing a 90% increase over the previous quarter.
How BlackBerry is upholding core values for Data Privacy Day
The COVID-19 pandemic and related events of the past year have created unprecedented challenges for businesses and individuals around the world and has driven organisations to rapidly transform the ways they engage with their customers, partners, and employees. By David Blonder, Senior Director, Legal & GDPR at BlackBerry
Data Privacy Day 2021: Top opportunities we saw in 2020
Yes, the date has come around again: the 28th January marks Data Privacy Day. The day provides a chance for us all to consider what we can do in our professional roles to ensure we are respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. By Stephen Bradford, SVP EMEA, SailPoint
Data Protection Day: Tips to protect your business
With Data Protection Day 2021 on Thursday 28th January, Elik Dermer, CEO and founder of Comparisun, business tool comparison site, has provided some expert tips for businesses, to avoid data breaches and heavy fines.
How blockchain can hold the palm oil industry to account
Palm oil has risen in infamy as an enemy of sustainable agriculture over the past few years. It has long been a key raw material in many consumer goods products, but its production has come to be very negatively associated with climate change and human rights, making it a highly controversial commodity. This article explores how blockchain can hold the palm oil industry to account and ensure sustainable practices. By Juan Miguel Pére...