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The Cyber Cold War: Understanding the Russian cyberattacks, and the strategy to defend against them

The current cyber conflict between Ukraine and Russia is intensifying by the day. As state-sponsored Russian cyberattacks increase, just how big is the risk to business, and how can you defend against it?

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Cyber 101: Don’t blame it on the staff

More than 90% of cyber-attacks involve a human attack vector. However, despite an emphasis on cyber security training for years, employees still don't consider cyber security to be their responsibility. That doesn't mean we should...

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What will happen to cybersecurity in 2022?

Bernard Montel, EMEA Technical Director and Cybersecurity Strategist at Tenable, shares his predictions for the new year.

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A look ahead to 2022: predicting the top cyber threats

Looking ahead to 2022, Raj Samani, McAfee Fellow and Chief Scientist at McAfee Enterprise examine the top 2022 cybersecurity threats, including an increase in various types of nation state attacks, as well as a shift in the...

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Security 2022: Prioritising ransomware & consolidation, and what to do about cyber insurance

As the effects of the pandemic continue and the world of work adjusts to the 'new normal', how will companies approach security in 2022, and how will they see the most value from their increased spend?

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Ransomware is just the start of the cyber challenge facing UK businesses in 2022

The National Cybersecurity Centre’s (NCSC) latest report of a ‘hacking epidemic’ in the UK is a stark confirmation of what’s been ramping up over the last two years. Ransomware is just the face of a larger cybersecurity challenge the...

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Europe 2022: new rules, cyber-attacks and the supply chain

With a number of new regulations due next year, and the pandemic still casting a long shadow, what does 2022 hold for tech in Europe?

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5 cybersecurity myths that are compromising your data

Poor cybersecurity has been identified as the most pressing threat to businesses today. Barry O'Donnell, Chief Operating Officer at TSG busts the top myths around cybersecurity and how you can address them.

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Learning cybersecurity lessons from the defence and intelligence sectors

As cybercrime in the commercial sector continues to grow, Danny Lopez, CEO of cybersecurity firm Glasswall, explains how lessons can be learned from the defence and intelligence sector's approach to cybersecurity.

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Beginning a more mature conversation about cybersecurity

No system is invulnerable to breaches. So how can businesses withstand any storm and thrive regardless of a threatening landscape? Creating institutional cyber-resilience is ultimately more important than any other measure a company...

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Nation state cybercrime is a bigger threat than you might think

With cybercrime reported as a primary means of revenue for North Korea, experts are highlighting that nation state cybercrime is more of a threat to businesses than many currently think…

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News roundup: EU clamps down on cryptocurrency transfers, tech organisations back Biden’s $1tn infrastructure investment plan, Apple delays office reopening, and more

A round-up of this week’s technology news, including a new EU law to clamp down on cryptocurrency transfers, tech organisations back Biden’s $1tn infrastructure investment plan, Apple’s decision to delay the reopening of its offices,...

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Five years on: How Petya ransomware changed cybersecurity forever

Five years after Petya, Webroot's Nick Emanuel looks at the mechanics of ransomware and how it has changed since Petya's inception, and the practical impacts the malware has had on the cybersecurity industry.

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Why you need to change your attitude to cyber security

Ahead of We Fight Fraud Live, Head of Cyber Solomon Gilbert, explains why it's not good enough to just react to cyber attacks – instead you must correct your mindset and adopt more resilient attitudes.

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What can we learn about security from the crime scene?

We’re doomed to suffer a huge cybercrime wave unless we can learn to be as agile as these nimble fingered fiends.

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The rise of ransomware 2.0

2020 has seen a rise in the number of ransomware attacks, from infostealers, PDF attachments, and Excel formulas. What are some of the trends businesses should be aware of?

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Middle East's critical infrastructure faces cyberattacks while digital transformation fuels data theft

The Middle East, with its patchwork of political rivalries and disputes, is suffering nation-state-sponsored cyberattacks on infrastructure such as utilities, oil and gas and transport hubs. Meanwhile, the move to cloud services and...

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Why phishing and ransomware should be at the top of your c-suite's security concerns

With research showing bad actors are focusing more on ransomware and phishing, what is the link between phishing and ransomware and why will they continue to be prominent threats in 2021?

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