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Cyber adversaries up the ante on evasion and anti-analysis to avoid detection

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in their […]


Lack of collaboration between C-suite and IT teams holds back Digital Transformation

According to NTT Ltd.’s 2019 Digital Means Business Report, only 11% of organisations are highly satisfied with those in charge of spearheading Digital Transformation, despite the fact that almost three-quarters of them are already underway on their journey. Organisations worldwide are achieving some success with Digital Transformation, but there’s still a strong belief that this […]


New Mimecast report reveals analysis of 67 billion rejected emails

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has launched its first Threat Intelligence Report: Black Hat Edition 2019. The report provides technical analysis of emerging threats identified as attempts to get through the security environment of Mimecast customers. Within the report, Mimecast Threat Center researchers outline tactics and techniques of emerging threats, active […]


Research reveals criminals’ most effective weapon in ransomware attacks

Vectra, a leader in network threat detection and response (NDR), has disclosed that cybercriminals’ most effective weapon in a ransomware attack is the network itself, which enables the malicious encryption of shared files on network servers, especially files stored in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud providers.  Attackers can easily evade network perimeter security and perform internal reconnaissance […]


New research reveals key capabilities of high performing CIOs

A study from ServiceNow shows building C-suite influence, focusing on customers and digital workflow maturity will unlock success. Top-performing CIOs are focusing more on business leadership and the goals of the customers, employees, and other business functions, rather than technology operations, according to new research from ServiceNow. The global survey of 516 CIOs, conducted by […]


New RiskIQ report reveals £2.3m is lost to cybercrime every minute

RiskIQ, a global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual ‘Evil Internet Minute‘ report. The company tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the Internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy £2.3 million every minute last year, a total of £1.2 trillion. The data […]


Cloud container vulnerabilities soar, Skybox Security finds

Skybox Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management, has announced the release of the mid-year update to its 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report, analysing the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play over the first half of 2019. The report, compiled by the team of security analysts at the Skybox Research Lab, aims to help organisations […]


Research shows 75% of security awareness professionals work part-time

The most common factors holding back security awareness programmes in companies are the lack of time and staff rather than budget, although nearly 60% of the professionals surveyed say they are not even aware of the budget allocated to security awareness in their companies. These are some of the key findings of the 2019 Security […]


Research reveals organisations make same mistakes year on year

Secureworks has announced the findings of a research report which analysed more than a thousand incident response engagements throughout 2018. The incidents observed by Secureworks and explored fully in the Incident Response Insights Report 2019 revealed that organisations are making the same fundamental security mistakes year on year – despite several high profile fines and […]


A quarter of people in EMEA prefer their cybersecurity managed by AI in new survey

Palo Alto Networks finds over half of respondents take responsibility for their data online. An online study of more than 10,000 respondents in EMEA conducted by Palo Alto Networks and YouGov alongside Dr Jessica Barker, an expert in the human nature of cybersecurity, explores attitudes towards new cybersecurity technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), and […]


Vertiv data centre survey sees edge sites tripling by 2025

Five years ago, Vertiv led a global, industry-wide examination of the data centre of the future. Data Center 2025: Exploring the Possibilities, stretched the imaginations of more than 800 industry professionals and introduced a collaborative vision for the next-generation data centre. Vertiv has now released a mid-point update – Data Center 2025: Closer to the […]


McAfee releases special edition of Cloud and Risk Adoption Report

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organisations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of […]


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