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How to Secure Critical Infrastructure When Patching Isn’t Possible

Cyberattacks are on the rise and threatening our digital life and our most intimate information — but also our operational realities. Read More

Data exfiltration: The art of distancing

We have all seen the carefully prepared statement. A cyber incident has occurred, we are investigating but please do not worry since no data has left our network. Perhaps we will also see the obligatory inclusion of a ‘sophisticated’ threat actor by way of explanation as to how the company protecting our data was able to be compromised.

This assertion is necessary since it can be critical in the light of regulatory fines, and for some time was a claim that was often used in public admittance of ransomware incidents. Read More

How do I select a SIEM solution for my business?

A Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution collects and analyzes activity from numerous resources across your IT infrastructure. A SIEM can provide information of critical importance, but how do you find one that fits your organization?

It’s time for a different approach – one that centers on user identity and risk rather than binary network connectivity. In addition, security must be enforced closer to end users, rather than backhauling traffic across the Internet to a centralized data center for inspection. Two complementary concepts have emerged that address these challenges. Read More

Key cybersecurity industry challenges in the next five years

What key challenges will the cybersecurity industry be dealing with in the next five years?

To select an appropriate SIEM solution for your business, you need to think about a variety of factors. We’ve talked to several industry professionals in order to get insight to help you get started. Read More

Defence minister announces $15b boost to tackle cyber attacks on Australia, in wake of "China" hacking

Australia's biggest ever boost to cyber security has been announced, in the wake of attacks earlier this month which crippled vast networks in the government and private sector. The $1.35 billion-dollar injection will see 500 spies recruited to protect the nation from state-sponsored hackers.

Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds said the cash is part of a $15 billion package to be announced later this week, designed to tackle attacks which she claimed have become increasingly sophisticated. Read More

200% increase in invoice and payment fraud BEC attacks

There has been a 200 percent increase in BEC attacks focused on invoice or payment fraud from April to May 2020, according to Abnormal Security. This sharp rise continues the trend.

Also, according to the report, invoice and payment fraud attacks increased more than 75 percent in the first three months of 2020. Read More