NSS Labs to Announce 2018 Advanced Endpoint Protection Group Test Results at Upcoming Event (HITS)

NSS Labs today announced that it will release the results of its 2018 Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) Group Test at the 2018 RSA Conference in San Francisco. In this test, sever... More

Attackers Turn to IoT, ICS to Find Gaps in Security (Cisco Blog)

Technology solutions and processes that rely on the Internet of Things (IoT) are rapidly becoming standard equipment in many organizations as well as industrial facilities, thanks ... More

Microsoft Report: Cybersecurity’s Top 3 Threats Intertwine (Dark Reading)

Cybercrime is a business, and hackers are looking for cheap strategies to maximize impact and minimize cost. Simple attack methods are one of three key themes permeating version 23... More

Sohonet Awarded Digital Production Partnership ‘Committed to Security’ Mark (HITS)

Sohonet has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) ‘Committed to Security’ mark for both the production and broadcast sectors. To qualify for the programme, supp... More

Robert Half: Tech Leaders Get More Serious About Security (HITS)

CIOs are pulling out all the stops to combat IT security threats, according to new research from staffing firm Robert Half Technology. With cybersecurity attacks on the rise, more ... More

Wipro to Acquire Minority Stake in Denim Group, an Application Security Solution Provider (HITS)

Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a minority stake in the Denim Group, a leading independent application security firm. “Wipro’s investment in Denim Group r... More

Cisco, Rackspace Team Up on Multi-Cloud Security (SDxCentral)

Cisco and Rackspace are taking on multi-cloud security, with Rackspace offering Cisco’s next-generation firewalls to its customers, integrating them directly into managed cloud s... More

Oracle Buys Cybersecurity Firm Zenedge (MESA)

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Zenedge, which helps secure critical IT systems deployed via cloud, on-premise or hybrid hosting environments. ... More

IBM Study Shows Consumers Don’t Trust Social Networks With Identity Data (SecurityIntelligence)

These are difficult times for social media services. Between the co-opting of conversations by armies of automated bots and concerns about identity theft and bullying, some of the ... More

5 Strategic Priorities for Chief Security Officers in 2018 (Forbes)

Jeff Erickson, Oracle: In 2018, two data security problems are screaming for more automation. First is security alert overload. There are too many security alerts coming from ac... More

Caesar Sedek Joins Prime Focus Technologies as Security Executive Hire (TV Technology)

Prime Focus Technologies’ gear is getting a security boost, as Caesar Sedek has been brought on in the role of chief security officer. Sedek comes to PFT after most recently work... More

Cisco Beefs Up Hyper-Converged Security Muscle With Skyport Deal (Data Center Knowledge)

Cisco announced that it will buy Skyport Systems, a security vendor focusing on applications running in hybrid environments. The acquisition is a sign that the company is not only ... More

You Need a Hacker’s Mindset to Fight Cybercrime’s $6 Trillion Price Tag (Forbes)

Susan Galer, SAP: For eye-popping business stats, look no further than cybersecurity. CSO predicted cybercrime damage costs will total $6 trillion, and cybersecurity spending will ... More

IBM Future of Identity Study: Millennials Poised to Disrupt Authentication Landscape (HITS)

IBM Security released a global study examining consumer perspectives around digital identity and authentication, which found that people now prioritize security over convenience wh... More

Signiant Receives ‘Committed to Security’ Mark from the Digital Production Partnership (HITS)

Signiant today announced that it has received the ‘Committed to Security’ mark from the Digital Production Partnership (DPP), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to best cyber... More

4 Information Security Trends for 2018 (CMS Wire)

Skills Gap - Which brings us to the next key InfoSec trend for 2018: the skills gap. In 2017 we saw double digit growth in positions year over year, 200,000 open positions and zero... More

Cyberattacks Ranked Third Greatest Global Risk in 2018 (CBR)

Cyberattacks have been ranked as the third greatest global risk of 2018, following closely behind natural disasters and extreme weather events. The World Economic Forum’s Global ... More

6 Internet of Things Trends That Will Dominate 2018 (CIO)

IoT attacks will be motivated by financial gain - Cisco predicts that as many as 1 million new connections per hour will be added to the Internet by 2020, expanding the attack surf... More

Three Must-Implement Data Security Steps to Reduce Vulnerabilities (DCK)

Tom Thomasson, MarkLogic: Step 1: Implement Advanced Encryption Where the Data is Used - Some of the biggest data breaches have been a direct result of an insider getting a hold of... More

MIT: Ransomware to Hit Cloud Computing in 2018 (CW)

While the trend of big data breaches is set to continue, with organisations that hold personal data topping the target list, ransomware aimed at cloud services is likely to be a ne... More