Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage hits manufacturing, public sector and education hard: 21 percent of cases analysed Ransomware attacks gain greater popularity: now fifth most common specific malware variety Tenth anniversary edition: includes data from 65 contributing organisations; 42,068 incidents; 1,935 breaches from 84 countries Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and … [Read more...]

Demystifying Data Loss Prevention

By Kim Khor. While organisations might be hard pressed to avoid the internet and other connections to their IT network and data, it is possible for individuals within an organisation to choose to observe secure behaviour, such as not posting private details on websites. That said, organisations mostly need to be connected and nowadays, the problem of data loss is a constant threat. The concept of Data Loss … [Read more...]