The widening cybersecurity skills gap is influencing business processes in every sector. The trend should serve as a wake-up call for organizations to get creative about their information security hiring process, according to Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault and an 18-year veteran of the infosec industry. Download this free guide Claim your complimentary copy […]

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The overseas company that will manufacture the UK’s post-Brexit blue passports scored top marks for cybersecurity during the tendering process, Downing Street has said as it tries to deflect continued criticism of the decision. Some Conservative MPs reacted with anger to the news that the Franco–Dutch firm Gemalto had won the contract for the passports, […]

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The study, Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, is based on data from 400 billion emails and 18 million websites. It shows that Denmark is amongst the countries that falls victim to the fewest cyber attacks. But despite the positive outlook of the report from a Danish point of view, consumers, businesses and public institutions in the […]

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According to The Times, Kaspersky Lab has warned users it’s detected a malicious code in the program “Slingshot,” which allows it to hack into routers and spy on Internet activity. The malware, which appears to have targeted Islamists, was reportedly discovered in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Sudan, Somali, Turkey and Yemen.  READ MORE: ‘Masterpiece’ Malware: Kaspersky Lab Detects Indestructible Computer Virus Kaspersky Lab, […]

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted nine Iranian nationals with cyberespionage for cyberattacks that resulted in the theft of more than 30TB of data from domestic and foreign universities, commercial companies and government institutions. According to the indictment, the suspects were either leaders, contractors, associates, hackers-for-hire or affiliates of an Iranian commercial entity […]

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President Donald Trump. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images For followers of the Zoroastrian tradition, Nowruz is the New Year. Literally, the term means “a new day,” and it is linked to the vernal equinox, the first day of spring. The ancient country Persia, today’s Iran, followed Zoroastrianism. And so, on March 20th, President Donald J. Trump wished […]

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In the domain of cyber warfare, the effective strategies for fighting yesterday’s cyberattacks will not work against tomorrow’s, experts said. BLACK HAT ASIA – Singapore – Nation-state threats dominated the themes of this week’s keynotes at Black Hat Asia, where experts dug into past and current cyberattacks, efforts to mitigate nation-state attacks, and the broad and evolving […]

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Data from the fourth quarter of last year shows the state of application exploits, malicious software, and botnets. Organizations today face an unprecedented volume of increasingly sophisticated threats as they conduct online operations. As the potential attack surface expands and attack volumes increase, it is imperative to track the most popular and successful strategies of […]

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OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As cyber security coverage continues to evolve, so does the security threat, a point underscored by the FBI’s recent announcement that Russian hackers targeted and penetrated some of the United States’ most sensitive infrastructure. In a new briefing, A.M. Best states that there is no way to predict how these threats will manifest […]

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