Tag Archives: cybercrime

Lloyd’s Global Risk Index ranks cyber-security in top 3 business threats – Cyber-Ark comments

According to Lloyd’s third annual Global Risk Index – a survey of more than 500 of the world’s most senior business leaders – cyber security has climbed from 12th to 3rd place on the threat scale. Now firmly at the top of the agenda for boards of global enterprises, cybersecurity is third only to the risks […]

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Kaspersky Lab report: Over one million UK users experienced phishing attacks last year

Facebook, Yahoo! Google and Amazon among the main targets of cybercriminals 3,000* UK internet users were subjected to phishing attacks each day in 2012-2013, an increase from 1,000 in 2011-2012, according to results from Kaspersky Lab’s “The evolution of phishing attacks” report. The analysis, which was carried out in June 2013 and based on data […]

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Fight cybercrime with a visit to Infosecurity Europe 2013

Over the last year we have witnessed security attacks against the worlds’ largest organisations, and cyber-attacks which have increasingly been viewed as one of the biggest threats to the enterprise. However, does this mean organisations are beginning to take the threat more seriously and are starting to implement cyber strategies into their business? The UK […]

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According to Dr. Eric Cole, Combating the rise of Cyber Insurgency cannot be mandated

“The threat is absolutely real,” says Dr. Eric Cole, “But sometimes people and even countries get hung up on the terminology of conflict. In reality, cyber war is closer to a cyber-insurgency where the weapons, targets and collateral damage are different from an all-out physical engagement. If you consider the mind-set of insurgency, the method […]

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Android-centric, booming, espionage friendly are today’s mobile threatscape

The fact that Kaspersky Lab has not recorded malware that uses exploits in Android to perform a drive-by attack may seem positive, but only at a first glance. The grim reality is that users are actively searching for software from suspicious sources and taking no precautions when launching an unknown program – all of which […]

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New Audit Programs on Identity Management and Software Assurance Issued by ISACA

As enterprises increasingly face vast amounts of digital information and the consumerization of IT (BYOD), the role of information systems auditors has become more critical—and complex—than ever. To help audit and assurance professionals meet their increasing demands and responsibilities, ISACA, a nonprofit association serving 100,000 IT professionals in 180 countries, has developed more than 40 […]

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