Cyber insurance: Is it worth the investment?

Last year, Aon Inpoint reported about 80 percent of buyers of stand-alone cyber premiums were medium-sized to large companies. However, smaller firms are increasingly assessing their cyber exposure risk as concerns about the potential impact of a cyber incident continue to rise. “The majority of breaches worldwide occur at companies with 1,000 employees or less because they’re low-hanging fruit for hackers,” explained Ed McGuire, director of specialty insurance at FBinsure….

May 30, 2018
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Cybersecurity strategies neglected in wake of the boardroom’s quest for digital

A new report by Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, Securing the Digital Future, reveals that, in the pursuit of digital transformation, organisations have overlooked one critical factor that could put all their transformation efforts – and even share prices- into jeopardy: cybersecurity. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 senior IT executives in 18 countries, found that only 9% of organisations have made cybersecurity a board-level priority. This is…

April 27, 2018
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The cyber intelligence landscape is evolving

Written by Kristofer Mansson, CEO, Silobreaker Driven by digital innovation, business operations have undergone a fundamental transformation over the past decade. And as businesses have moved forward, the fundamentals of cybersecurity have followed behind: What are the weak points in my security strategy? Who are the main threats to my operations? Where am I at risk of compromise? As the shift to a digital marketplace has gathered speed, so has…

April 27, 2018
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Europe’s Hacktivists Set Sights on Political Entities

By Roman Sannikov, Director of European Research and Analysis, Flashpoint   The tumultuous state of global politics that defined 2017 continues to shape the motivations and schemes of a wide range of adversaries. In October, CNBC reported two Czech election websites were hacked and that, after Catalonia’s independence referendum was ruled illegal, the website for Spain’s Constitutional Court was taken down by a DDoS attack. These are just two of…

February 19, 2018
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Positive Technologies detected vulnerabilities in a popular network control software

The Positive Technologies experts discovered vulnerabilities in WhatsUp Gold by Ipswitch. This software allows automatic detection of network resources and their interaction, defining network status and availability, and for managing configuration. “Use of the vulnerable version of WhatsUp Gold in a manufacturing company may cause cyberincidents and even disrupt the technological process,” says Head of ICS Security at Positive Technologies Vladimir Nazarov. “Such products might have access to a significant…

February 19, 2018
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Tomorrow’s cyber elite return to University of Cambridge for Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

Over 130 competitors from 18 of the UK’s leading cyber security universities will pit their skills against one another in a two-day cyber security competition organised by the University of Cambridge. Now in its third year, the Inter-ACE is supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre to attract the best young minds into careers in the sector. Up for grabs is £10,000 in cash prizes and the opportunity to compete…

February 19, 2018
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Hackers make $3m targeting Jenkins servers

Hackers are targeting Jenkins CI servers, the popular open source automation server written in Java, to deploy malware and secretly mine millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times The post Hackers make $3m targeting Jenkins servers appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

February 19, 2018
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We’re a proud Sponsor of InfoSec World 2018!

February 19, 2018

We’re traveling to Lake Buena Vista, Florida, for the InfoSec World 2018 conference at Disney’s Contemporary Resort! You can come say hi at Booth 207 where the eLearnSecurity team will be.  Fun times await! Info…What? For more than 20 years, security experts have made InfoSec World one of the number 1 Cyber Security conferences. To manage today’s threats, security professionals must have the skills to be both a business partner and…

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Naval Dome trial success

Successful trial for cyber solution. Cyber security tests on Zim Genova containership demonstrate Naval Dome solution Naval Dome has successfully completed the pilot testing of Continue Reading »

February 6, 2018
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