Everything you need to know about… Cybersecurity

Everything you need to know about… Cybersecurity

Security is an area that just keeps gaining prominence. The breaches keep hitting the headlines. And it is pretty clear that a horrific attack – that most people simply can’t imagine yet – is on the horizon. This means while it is not always helpful to focus on the negative stuff– it can be hard not to with security – at least by looking at the worst-case scenario, it might help us confront what we could be up against.

Here’s everything you need to know.


Getting to grips with IT security

What will be the single biggest security threat of 2018?

Our annual poll to find out what security professionals think the single biggest security threat of next year will be.

Does the CISO role need to be formalised?

18 security experts share their views on whether the role of CISO should be more regulated.

How hackers hack

Research from Nuix gives insight into the thoughts and actions of professional hackers.

Why cryptojacking is an overlooked security threat

How compute power from many organisations is being slyly diverted into cryptocurrency mining,

Hypervisor control: The next phase in the security arms race?

Hypervisor-based virtualised application protection tools enhance security, but there may be unintended consequences.


C-suite talk security

Welcome to the world of adversarial machine learning

Professor Giovanni Vigna, CTO and co-founder of Lastline, on why Machine Learning in security can be a tricky game.

Get used to ransomware and outages, says infrastructure exec

Data-centric economy needs to think differently about threat management and compliance.

Will Cyren make a big sound in security?

A veteran of the OEM security space is stepping up to address the corporate market.

CA: Identity, analytics, and biometrics are key to proactive security

CA Technologies VP Lina Liberti looks at how to move on from reactive security to something more predictive.

Savvius goes from Packet Capture to Cyber Forensics in one move

Savvius Director Riaz Khan talks how 25 years of performance analysis as WildPackets led to a company-wide pivot.

CISO perspective: The rise of massive cybersecurity ‘fire’ drills

Jerry Dixon provides perspective from a CISO within a security organisation.


Cybersecurity around the world

Why WannaCry might make Microsoft cry in China

China’s reliance on illegitimate software means it was hit even harder than the west.

Singapore’s perplexing plan to cut off civil servants’ internet access

Is cutting off internet access really the best way to tackle security threats?

Bangladesh $80 million cyber heist shows banks must improve security protocols

After success in Asia, could financial institutions in Latin America be the next major target for criminals?

British security startup bets on tackling ‘post quantum Armageddon’

We catch-up with the British firm, Post-Quantum, which is tackling vulnerabilities exposed by the arrival of quantum computing.


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