Newly released data shows that distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application attacks are on the rise once again, according to the Second Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report released by Akamai Technologies, Inc. Contributing to the rise was Bot DDoS malware, which re-emerged as the foundation for the strongest DDoS […]
Ransomware has dominated the headlines recently. The impact of the recent WannaCry and NotPetya attacks have served as an important warning to businesses – this risk is a global one, and no business is immune, says Graeme Newman, at CFC Underwriting.
Analysis of breached companies shows they underperform over time
Despite the increasing number of data breaches and nearly 1.4 billion data records being lost or stolen in 2016, the vast majority of IT professionals still believe perimeter security is effective at keeping unauthorised users out of their networks.
As the Petya ransomware attack infects computers worldwide, it emerges that one of the apparent lessons of the WannaCry attack was wrong, or at least lulled companies, that thought they had learned their lesson, into a false sense of security.
With the Petya ransomware attack creating headlines around the world, Matt Middleton-Leal, from CyberArk, looks at the Cybersecurity threat to the UK a year after the Brexit vote.