NTT Security combines regional assets to launch The Global Threat Intelligence Center

NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group, has formed the Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) to replace what was known formerly as the Security Engineering and Research Team (SERT), which last year transitioned under the NTT Security brand.



Industrial computers under attack

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.











Hackers only need 24 hours

More than three-quarters (88%) of hackers can break through cybersecurity defences and into the systems they target within 12 hours, while 81% say they can identify and take valuable data within another 12 hours, even though the breach may not be discovered for hundreds of days, according to research by global technology company Nuix.




Connected cars: who controls your car without you knowing?

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several well-known car manufacturers. As a result, the company’s experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.





RSA launches Risk & Cybersecurity Practice

RSA, a Dell Technologies business, has launched the RSA Risk & Cybersecurity Practice that helps operationalize Business-Driven Security™ architecture by helping to reduce business risk through systematic and continuous enablement for clients to manage identity, protect their assets, and detect, respond and recover from cyber attacks.


Forcepoint launches new businesses

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint has established four market-centric business units. Forcepoint’s businesses – Cloud Security, Network Security, Data & Insider Threat Security and Global Governments – will drive innovation across each product portfolio, while teaming to deliver systems that enable companies to provide open, unobstructed access to critical data and intellectual property everywhere, while reducing risk.




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