Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 1.4 per cent increase from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This growth rate is down from the previous quarter's forecast of 2.7 per cent, due in part to the rising US dollar.
McAfee catalogues 176 new cyber threats every minute, almost three every second; ransomware grows 88%, mobile malware grows 99% in 2016.
Respondents estimate that ransomware attacks could cost businesses $5,000 to $20,000 a day on average.
Closing of previously announced investment from TPG Capital and Intel that valued the company at $4.2 billion.
Kaspersky Lab has launched a new partner programme aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio. The programme helps MSPs to address the growing demand for IT security services and enables them to attract new customers in the SMB markets, while satisfying existing customers looking to outsource all IT functions, including security, to a trusted third-party.
Compuware has introduced Application Audit™, an innovative cybersecurity and compliance solution that dramatically enhances the ability of enterprises to stop insider threats by fully capturing and analyzing start-to-finish mainframe application user behavior.
A leading American international banking and financial services holding company is implementing the Checkmarx solution to further strengthen its security posture and deliver secure applications to its customers.
Leveraging User Behavior Analytics (UBA) to make dynamic risk assessments in real-time is the most effective way of strengthening security without sacrificing usability.
Thirty percent of malware can be classified as new or zero-day because it cannot be caught by legacy antivirus solutions, according to research published in WatchGuard’s first Quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores the latest computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed enterprises. The results from Q4 2016, confirm that cyber criminals’ capability to automatically repack or morph their malware has outpaced the AV industry’s ability to keep up with new signatures. This means that without advanced threat prevention, companies could be missing up to a third of malware.
SolarWinds’ annual study on the state of the IT industry dives deeper into the effects hybrid IT has had on UK organisations.
On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems. The second half of 2016.” The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17 per cent in July 2016 to more than 24 per cent in December 2016, with the top three sources of infection being the Internet, removable storage devices, and malicious e-mail attachments and scripts embedded in the body of e-mails.
AlienVault RSA survey finds that one third of respondents describe the state of security monitoring within their organization as “complex and chaotic”.
Fortinet has published the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report.
Radware has expanded its cloud services offering by launching the industry’s first fully managed DDoS protection service with integrated, unified protection across both data centres and public cloud environments Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure. It is now available for applications hosted on AWS and will be available for applications hosted on Azure the second quarter of 2017.
Almost 1.4 billion data records compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across industries.
More than one third of employees across the UK, France, Germany and Italy admit to have been involved in a security breach.
Constant disruptions detract from innovation; most incidents involve outages and performance issues.
Cybersecurity leader Proofpoint enhances its comprehensive multi-layer BEC protection with integrated Email Fraud Defense authentication.
New Corero study reveals a rise in number of DDoS attacks since 2016, with 56 percent of security teams viewing DDoS attacks as increased concern; pressure mounts on ISPs to deal with heightened threat.
Integrated solution helps organisations gain visibility, take action and assume control over personally identifiable information under management.