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Comprehensive EndUser Protection to address BYOD challenge launched by Sophos

Sophos EndUser Protection was announced by Sophos a new security offering that tackles the challenges associated with bring-your-own-device (BYOD), and the increasing number of devices used by today’s mobile workforce. Unlike traditional security products, which are licensed for each device separately, Sophos EndUser Protection provides consolidate [...more...]

2013 Predictions countdown from Infosecurity Europe

With the New Year, IT security experts predict what this year will bring. Below are presented two predictions and trends that Infosecurity Europe Exhibitors expect to see in 2013. Oded Comay, CTO of ForeScout, predicts: Prediction #1: Smartphones and Tablets become the Enterprises’ “Trojan Horse” This existing trend of increasing mobile [...more...]

Business Impact of 2013 IT Trends examined by ISACA

A non-profit association of 100,000 IT professionals in 180 countries, ISACA, outlined what it believes will be the key trends organisations will face in 2013. With the financial climate set to remain in ‘crisis mode’ for the foreseeable future, greater collaboration, cheaper infrastructure, information overload and BYOD will remain on the corporat [...more...]

Complexity of Cloud-based Access Control Clarified

Varying forms of definition which in itself has created confusion in the security industry have been taken on by the concept of access control as a service. New research recently published by IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc., titled The North American and European Markets for Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) addresses this confusion by definin [...more...]

Tufin CTO insights on what we should expect in 2013

Three insights from Reuven Harrison, Tufin Technologies CTO. 1)We’ll get a glimpse of the ‘Internet of Things’ What does that mean? We’re on the cusp of technological advancements that sci-fi movie fans have so far only dreamed of! I believe we will witness a level of industry-wide cooperation, coordination, and partnership that has never [...more...]

What were the key security trends in 2012 and what are the predictions of the core threats for 2013? Kaspersky Lab comments

Recently, Kaspersky Lab experts outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial ‘legal’ surveilla [...more...]

Faronics comments on three people involved in Ransomware scam arrested in Stoke-on-Trent

The Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) has arrested three people in Stoke-on-Trent this week following an investigation into a Ransomware scam, confirmed the BBC. Ransomware involves the use of a fake anti-virus which disables a computer’s functionality until the victim pays a requested sum of money. It comes shortly after an Australian medical [...more...]

iPass selected for Hallmark's Retail Network

iPass® Inc. Managed Network Services (iPass MNS), professionals in high speed wide area networking (WAN) platform and Wi-Fi services provider, recently confirmed that Hallmark has selected iPass to provide managed network services to over 2,100 corporate and independent retail locations. Hallmark is the largest manufacturer of greeting cards in [...more...]

Businesses More Vulnerable to Attack During Holidays

nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey commissioned by nCircle and conducted by Dimensional Research. Over 270 IT security and business professionals participated in the online survey conducted between November 8 and November 19, 2012. When asked “Are you con [...more...]

LogRhythm comments on new cyber threat taking computers hostage

Popup pages which contain blackmailing messages are commonly used by Ransomware. They tell the recipient that their computer has been locked by the FBI or another policing body, and that they must click to pay a fee in order to regain control. Earlier this week, a medical centre in Australia was subjected to a more sophisticated ransomware attack, [...more...]

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