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Misunderstanding around cloud cybersecurity responsibilities revealed

There appears to be misconception and contradiction around who is responsible for cybersecurity within the public cloud. In a newly published cloud security study commissioned by the global cybersecurity leader, Palo Alto Networks, nearly a third of respondents incorrectly believe that the cloud service provider has primary responsibility for securing their organisation’s data within a […]


Bitglass releases 2018 Financial Breach Report

Bitglass, the next-gen CASB, has released its 2018 Financial Breach Report. The study uncovers information about the top threats in financial services and the industry’s latest and largest breaches among other findings. 2018 has been far more dangerous than 2016, the last year that Bitglass conducted such a report. In this year’s study, there were […]


Study shows 15 most Internet-addicted countries around the world

A new study has been released by leading price comparison website, Compare the Market, uncovering which nations are the most Internet-dependant. In the era of fake news, Snapchat and #selfie, it seems we are never too far away from our phones or without access to the Internet. But which countries are the most addicted and […]


Research: Payment security compliance drops for first time in six years

After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a concerning downward trend with companies failing compliance assessments and perhaps, more importantly, not maintaining – full compliance. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI […]


Research shows proactive approach to cybersecurity required

The cybersecurity market has reached an infection point whereby organisations need to shift their strategies and have a new, proactive approach to their cybersecurity, according to a report by 451 Research. Panaseer, a cybersecurity software company that enables organisations to become Cyber Security Risk Intelligent, commissioned the analysis to get insight into industry opportunity for […]


Alert Logic report reveals new cyberattack research

Alert Logic, a leading provider of security-as-a-service solutions, has released its latest cybersecurity analysis, Critical Watch Report: The State of Threat Detection 2018, which shows cyberattackers are gaining vastly greater scale through new techniques such as kill-chain compression and attack automation, expanding the range of organisations under constant attack regardless of industry or size. To […]


Avanite research shows cost of bloated WebCache files to businesses

New research highlights the cost of web browsing to businesses as WebCache files slow logins, cause network performance and bandwidth issues and increase storage needs. New research from user profile and web data management specialist Avanite has revealed that bloated WebCaches are causing significant losses to businesses in terms of productivity, IT costs and data […]


Next five years critical for multi-cloud adoption in EMEA, report finds

F5 Networks has unveiled EMEA’s first ever Future of Multi-Cloud (FOMC) report, highlighting game-changing trends and charting adaptive best practice over the next five years. The F5-commissioned report was conducted by the Foresight Factory and features exclusive input from influential global cloud experts specialising in entrepreneurialism, cloud architecture, business strategy, industry analysis and relevant technological […]


McAfee Labs sees continued cryptocurrency mining surge

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2018, examining the growth and trends of new cyberthreats in Q2 2018. In the second quarter, McAfee Labs saw the surge in cryptomining malware growth that began in Q4 2017 continue through the first half of 2018. McAfee also saw the continued […]


Kaspersky Lab research reveals surge in attacks on IoT devices

IoT devices were attacked with more than 120,000 modifications of malware in the first half of 2018 – more than triple the amount of IoT malware seen in the whole of 2017. That’s according to the Kaspersky Lab IoT report, with the cybersecurity vendor warning that the snowballing growth of malware families for smart devices […]