Cyber Threats

Mobile phone Threats, especially through cyber vulnerabilities to mobile devices are on the rise in Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries. This is because the region is increasingly becoming a choice target for cybercriminals, owing to improved regional growth and major investments.     CheckPoint Software Technologies, a cyber-security firm, which disclosed this, noted that though […]

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Cybercrime is on the march and brings with it the risk of worryingly levels of disruption to vital services – healthcare chief among them. In May 2017, WannaCry ransomware affected a third of NHS acute trusts and gave an insight into the impact such attacks can have. Ambulances were diverted, operations cancelled, and national headlines […]

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Ben Shirani/The Paisano The University of Texas at San Antonio Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), held their first annual Cyber Threat Defender Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 6. The tournament was held in the UTSA Student Union Ballroom 1 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m and participants competed at a card game developed by […]

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REUTERS COMPANIES in the Philippines are not able to address nearly half of legitimate cybersecurity threats they receive, a study published by Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco) showed. According to the Cisco 2018 Asia Pacific Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, in the region, companies receive six threats every minute but only 50% of alerts are being investigated. […]

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REUTERS COMPANIES in the Philippines are not able to address nearly half of legitimate cybersecurity threats they receive, a study published by Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco) showed. According to the Cisco 2018 Asia Pacific Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, in the region, companies receive six threats every minute but only 50% of alerts are being investigated. […]

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