50 percent of organisations did not disclose data breaches to customers

According to a new CyberArk survey, half of organisations (50 percent) did not fully inform customers when their personal data was compromised in a cyber attack. With enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) anticipated for May 2018, organisations that do not take action to improve transparency associated with breaches will face substantial consequences.

Securing Ireland's digital ocean

The Marine Institute, Ireland’s national agency responsible for marine research, technology development and innovation, has selected Juniper Networks® Software-Defined Secure Networks (SDSN) platform to protect mission-critical environmental data gathered through research vessel surveys, remote sensors and a new subsea observatory.

Worldwide security spending to reach $96 billion in 2018

Gartner, Inc. forecasts worldwide security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 per cent from 2017. Organisations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy.

Cybereason produces PowerShell protection technology

Cybereason has introduced what it says is the industry’s first and only solution to proactively prevent PowerShell attacks using behavioral analysis. Cybereason’s Enterprise Attack Prevention Platform uniquely provides deep visibility into all activities, good and bad, taking place in an environment, including abuse of the PowerShell engine.

Tracking the cybersecurity trends of 2017 helps to predict what to combat in 2018

With 2018 on the horizon, experts are readily analysing and making predictions about the types of cyber threats we can expect to see in the year ahead. But to gain a complete understanding it’s important to recognise where the existing threats lie. With that, Simon Bain, CEO of BOHH Labs, ranks ransomware, mobile and IoT device security, as well as cyber security skills shortages, as having been some of the biggest challenges over the last 12 months.

Security attacks come at speed and scale

Fortinet has published the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that high botnet reoccurrence rates and an increase of automated malware demonstrate that cybercriminals are leveraging common exploits combined with automated attack methods at unprecedented speed and scale.

Fortinet expands Fabric-Ready Program with AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program, and the companies are expanding their collaboration to deliver new cybersecurity solutions on AWS. This marks an extension of the existing relationship between Fortinet and AWS and further demonstrates an aligned commitment to application security.

Secure storage in the cloud

The Austrian IT security company ProCom-Strasser introduces a new security product for cloud applications to the world market, enabling companies, operators of critical infrastructures and public authorities to securely store their data in cloud storage solutions. The special technological security concept was developed in close cooperation with cryptography experts at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology.

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