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COMPANY NEWS: Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released key findings about the ways spear-phishing attacks are evolving. The report, titled Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Vol. 7 – Key findings on the latest social engineering tactics and the growing complexity of attacks, reveals fresh insights into recent trends in spear-phishing attacks and what you can do to protect your business.

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COMPANY NEWS: Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released key findings about the ways spear-phishing attacks are evolving. The report, titled Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Vol. 7 – Key findings on the latest social engineering tactics and the growing complexity of attacks, reveals fresh insights into recent trends in spear-phishing attacks and what you can do to protect your business.

Published in Company News
Tuesday, 11 January 2022 15:26

Why cybercrime will continue to flourish in 2022

GUEST OPINION: Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs of a slowdown in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.

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Ransomware and threats to operational technology/industrial control system (OT/ICS) environments remain at an all-time high, as do vulnerability disclosures as we enter the new year, warns Nozomi Networks in its look at what’s in store for the world in 2022.

Published in Security

With smartphone the centre of how we work, live and play, and for many, according to Samsung, even the only thing that we bring out of the home, replacing our laptops, wallets and even house keys, our phones and their security has never been more important or relevant.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 29 November 2021 14:18

Musings on the OWASP Top 10

This year's OWASP Top 10 underwent some significant restructuring. A few vendors offered their thoughts.

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GUEST OPINION by Luke Smith, Regional Account Director, Barracuda MSPRansomware is rife but organisations that do the work may be able to avoid paying out, should the worst occur.

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The four social horsepeople of the hackapolypse may not yet be descending upon planet Earth just yet, despite Facebook's various properties going down twice a week, but as I type, LinkedIn is down - UPDATE: Now appears to be back.

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The formation of a global partnership to ensure legal protections for good faith (bona fide) zero day researchers has been enacted by the Paris-based not-for-profit Cybersecurity Advisor Network (CyAN), with such research illegal in some jurisdictions, putting modern life at serious risk. We speak to Peter Coroneos, CyAN VP, to find out more.

Published in Guest Interviews

The formation of a global partnership to ensure legal protections for good faith (bona fide) zero day researchers has been enacted by the Paris-based not-for-profit Cybersecurity Advisor Network (CyAN), with such research illegal in some jurisdictions, putting modern life at serious risk. We speak to Peter Coroneos, CyAN VP, to find out more.

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COMPANY NEWS by Greg Wyman, Comodo Security:  COVID-19 has been an incredible opportunity for the attackers and hackers. As home remote working was an absolute game changer and an enabler for the hackers.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

Published in Security
Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:18

What Is TLS 1.2 and why should we still care?

COMPANY NEWS by George Tsoukas, Gigamon: The internet is the most ambitious communication and data transference technology ever created. But with it advance come several challenges, and as we improve our ability to share large amounts of information between computers, servers and other digital devices, the risk of that data falling into unauthorised hands increases significantly.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 15 February 2021 11:53

Watch out for fake CommBank phishing SMS

An SMS popped into my iPhone's messages inbox last night, proclaiming to be an "IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM COMMBANK". Given I don't use that particular bank, well, it was obviously a scam, but some might be fooled.

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Former NSA hacker and ex-owner of security company Immunity, Dave Aitel, has once again criticised New York Times' cyber security reporter Nicole Perlroth, claiming that nearly every detail in a piece the journalist wrote to promote an upcoming book of hers is wrong.

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GUEST OPINION by Andrew Latham, Asia Pacific Technical Director, Ping Identity: As the number of mobile and web apps being used by businesses and consumers continues to grow, ensuring they remain as secure as possible is a constant challenge.

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The social media site Twitter has once again shown it has somewhat twisted priorities by taking down the account of Swiss IT consultant and developer Tillie Kottmann who exposed consultancy firm Deloitte's lack of technical nous.

Published in Open Sauce

GUEST OPINION by Ashley Diffey, Ping Identity Country Manager Australia, New Zealand and Japan: Since the early days of the information technology revolution, the task of ensuring effective digital security has relied on the humble password. Used to confirm an individual’s identity, they’ve acted as the keys to vital systems and data stores.

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iTWire recently had an opportunity to chat with Gilad Bandel, VP Product and Marketing at Arilou Automotive Cyber-Security.

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