Cyber Threats

With an increasingly connected world, businesses and organizations globally are scrambling to stay ahead of potential cyber threats that could take down entire frameworks and expose clients to vulnerabilities. Asia, in particular, is susceptible to these threats – a year-long investigation by U.S. security company Mandiant found that Asia is 80 percent more likely to […]

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Cyber security is an increasingly essential skill set, but it can be hard for businesses to verify that they’re employing people with the right abilities. The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is launching a new, vendor-neutral certification. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) is the first of its kind to bring behavioral analytics to the forefront of […]

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Emails falling into the wrong hands can be a significant cyber threat. New Zealand businesses need to realise the most likely source of a cyber attack is their own staff, or a third-party contractor. That is according to Adrian van Hest, a partner at PwC. Marsh’s latest Directors’ Risk Survey has found cyber attacks are […]

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Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), a group of cybersecurity practitioners has announced the appointment of Michael Daniel as its President and its formal incorporation as a not-for-profit entity. Prior to this, Daniel was  working as a Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator for the White House. According to the alliance, Daniel has brought extensive expertise to […]

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Cyber security is an increasingly essential skill set, but it can be hard for businesses to verify that they’re employing people with the right abilities. The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is launching a new, vendor-neutral certification. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) is the first of its kind to bring behavioral analytics to the forefront of […]

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Mumbai: With instances of cyber threats increasing, the banks, which are increasingly going digital prodded by government and regulators following note-ban, are looking for cyber insurance—a fledgling industry vertical for general insurers but having large growth potential. The country reportedly lost a whopping $4 billion in fiscal 2016 to cyber crimes, while globally, the economic […]

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