Scott Ferguson Editor, Enterprise Cloud, | 12/15/2017
Researchers at FireEye have identified a new piece of malware that they are calling Triton, which seems to have been designed to target industrial systems, as well as other critical infrastructure, and may have its origins with a nation state.
Mike O’Malley Vice President of Carrier Strategy and Business Development at Radware, | 12/14/2017
One of the biggest myths about cyber attacks is that they only happen to large companies. Sure, larger organizations get more than their fair share of headlines. Whether it's stolen user data, ransomware shutdowns, or DDoS attacks that cut off access to some of the Internet's most popular sites, larger organizations' inability to respond to cyber threats ...
Simon Marshall Technology Journalist, | 12/14/2017
Enterprises will start 2018 with plenty of metaphorical desk space for teams to plan their approach to what could be the toughest cybersecurity year on record. But it's the number of empty seats around the desks that will cause most alarm.
Simon Marshall Technology Journalist, | 12/12/2017
When looking back at the 2017 threat landscape, what event had the most impact? In a troublesome 12-month retrospective, Kaspersky Lab reckons WannaCry -- indirectly aided by the US National Security Agency -- was the baddest boy on the security block.
Is it next-generation threat detection? Is it counter-hacking? One thing we know is that it's designed to lure hackers to a replica enterprise environment so that threats can be eliminated. It's deception.
Nick Claxson Managing Director, Comtec Enterprises, | 12/8/2017
Hollywood scriptwriters must have been kicking themselves when cyber thieves came up with the idea of ransomware. It has well and truly captured the imagination, driving genuine fear into the hearts of many business leaders who had hitherto paid little attention to cyber threats in general.
Scott Ferguson Editor, Enterprise Cloud, | 12/7/2017
New regulations, such as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation law, are forcing enterprises to spend more of their IT budgets on security, which could push the overall market past $96 billion next year, according to new numbers from Gartner.
Michael Lynch Chief Strategy Officer, InAuth, | 12/6/2017
Every holiday season, the use of automated bots to grab the hottest toys, electronics and other items en masse aggravates shoppers and retailers alike. These sophisticated bots are able to make legitimate purchases of high demand, limited quality items at superhuman speed. In turn, the items purchased are then resold for a premium (sometimes exorbitant) ...
Scott Ferguson Editor, Enterprise Cloud, | 12/5/2017
A group of international law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, are claiming a victory over the massive Andromeda botnet, which infected at least 1 million PCs each month and spawned a wave of malware families.