How the utilities industry can win the war against ransomware
Responsible for the nation’s supply of water, gas and electricity, the utilities sector is a fundamental part of our critical national infrastructure. Its importance to the day-to-day running of the country cannot be overstated. So, what happens when critical national infrastructure comes under threat of attack? By Barry Cashman, Regional Vice President UK&I, Veritas Technologies
Cloud-based SaaS solution tightens IoT security
There will be 75 billion connected devices by 2025 and right now 48% of companies have reported an IoT security breach at least once.
Whitepaper release on MEC security, first initiative in this domain
ETSI has published a whitepaper titled MEC security: Status of standards support and future evolutions written by several authors participating in MEC and other related ETSI groups. This whitepaper, the very first initiative in this domain, aims to identify aspects of security where the nature of edge computing leaves typical industry approaches to cloud security insufficient.
Increased security for industrial networks
Paessler has announced a partnership with Rhebo to provide joint customers with all-round monitoring and increased security for their IT and OT environments. With an increase in digitisation in the industrial sector, formerly isolated production facilities are opening up to the internet and integrating with IT or becoming digitised.
Cyber security and anti-tamper protections for mission-critical intelligent systems
Wind River has announced security enhancements to Wind River Studio, a cloud-native platform for the development, deployment, operations, and servicing of mission-critical intelligent systems. Studio enables companies to meet rigorous cyber security and anti-tamper requirements, further helping secure devices and systems through development, deployment, and operations.
BlackBerry builds out XDR with cyber security innovations
BlackBerry has announced BlackBerry Optics 3.0, its next-generation cloud-based endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution and BlackBerry Gateway, the company’s first AI-empowered Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) product.
Three cyber security tips for SMEs
On 5th February, 2021, a hacker initiated a cyber attack on a small water plant in Florida. If successful, the attack would have caused multiple health complications for the 15,000 residents that the plant provides water for. This is just an example of the disastrous consequences of cyber attacks on smaller companies. But how to avoid them? Here Neil Bellinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, discusses how Small and Medium Enterprises (S...
How the pandemic accelerated the need for Unified Endpoint Security
As evidenced by the onslaught of ransomware attacks and data breaches making the news almost daily throughout 2020 and 2021, cyber criminals have been working overtime, while organisations and citizens wrestle with navigating a global pandemic - from public safety and health infrastructure overhauls, to juggling remote work and home-schooling.
Network security for complete three-layered protection
Cyber security provider F-Secure and network security provider Whalebone have announced a new partnership to deliver DNS-based protection for mobile and fixed networks through service providers as part of a complete three-layered protection approach to protecting consumers against advanced threats.
Security suite for NXP i.MX applications processors
With the rise of connected devices and the potential of exposure to a large attack surfaces through various wireless technologies, there is now a great need to implement security by design in embedded connected products. Devices connected to a digital network can be subject to an attack; iWave has introduced a Security Suite to protect the billions of connected IoT devices.