A third of organisations have no cybersecurity expertise

Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organizations that undergo digitalization, with digital security staffing shortages considered a top inhibitor to innovation.








Gartner gets to grips with security and risk management

Business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes. Gartner, Inc. says that security leaders should harness this increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends, to improve their organisation's resilience while elevating their own standing.










TÜV Rheinland launches Global Industrial Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Global testing and inspection service provider continues to build next generation industrial cybersecurity centre of excellence for delivering Industrial Security Services & Solutions to its clients. Offers a new Operational Technology (OT) laboratory for assessing threats to industrial plants and industrial IoT systems based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.





Cryptocurrency and feral apps dominate; malicious apps in global app stores decline

RiskIQ has released its Mobile Threat Landscape Q1 2018 Report, which analysed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. The findings showed that taking advantage of the popularity and volatility of the cryptocurrency landscape is paying off for threat actors via the mobile attack vector and that malicious apps leveraged by nation-state actors are becoming more prominent.








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