Cybersecurity a priority for NHS

Palo Alto Networks has released findings of independent research into the state of cybersecurity within the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Working with Vanson Bourne, 100 NHS IT decision-makers were surveyed on the importance of data security in the wake of recent cyberattacks, preparedness for forthcoming tougher data protection rules, and the development of trust when it comes to how patients digitally interact with the NHS.





DevOps and security teams must work together

CyberArk says that DevOps and security professionals have worrying knowledge gaps about where privileged accounts and secrets exist across the IT infrastructure, according to the first findings to be released from CyberArk’s Advanced Threat Landscape 2018 report. When offered several options ranging from PCs / laptops to microservices, cloud environments and containers, nearly all (99%) failed to identify all places where privileged accounts or secrets exist.


















DDoS threats analysed in global threat report

Imperva has released its Q2 2017 Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report, a statistical analysis of more than 15,000 network and application layer DDoS attacks mitigated by Imperva Incapsula’s services during Q2 2017. Information about DDoS bot capabilities and assumed identities comes from a random sample of 39.1 billion DDoS bot requests collected from such assaults over the same period.





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