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Kaspersky Highlights Information Security In Loss Figures


To budget for information security, companies need to consider factors such as average potential losses, preferably by incident type, as well as other businesses’ average, outlays on security, Says the latest security report from Kaspersky.

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Half Of Global Organisations Not Prepared For Cyberattacks


It is believed that more than 4,000 cyberattacks occur daily worldwide, but half of organisations across the globe admit they are not prepared for such events.

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Secure Your Physical Business Against Data Theft


Data theft does not just happen in cyberspace, but in the physical business environment, too. Lax physical security can allow criminals to access your computers, filing cabinets, documents left on desktops, etc. Here are some tips for you to ensure your everyday working environment is safe and secure.

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UK Launches Third NCSC Annual Review


Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office Oliver Dowden MP has launched the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's third Annual Review. In his presentation speech, he said: "Thank you, everyone, for joining us this morning. Cybersecurity is genuinely a massive priority for the government and it gives me great pleasure to launch the National Cyber Security Centre’s third Annual Review.

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Kaspersky Releases Information Security Report


To budget for information security, companies need to consider factors such as average potential losses, preferably by incident type, as well as other businesses’ average, outlays on security. Precise data on such questions do not get published, which is why Kaspersky conducts an annual survey of employees who make business decisions related to IT security for a variety of companies. The results of its 2019 survey have just been published.

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Europol Releases Latest IOCTA Report


Each year, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) publishes the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), its flagship strategic report on key findings and emerging threats and developments in cybercrime — threats that impact governments, businesses and citizens in the EU.

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European Cybersecurity Month 2019 Is launched


October marks the kick-off of the European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), coordinated by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), the European Commission and supported by the Member States. This campaign will focus on expanding awareness about cybersecurity to citizens across Europe.

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Remote Desktop Attacks Increasing


The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is being used by cyberattackers to penetrate and extract data from a network before introducing their malicious software to perform internal reconnaissance, according to a new Vectra 2019 Spotlight Report on RDP.

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LexisNexis Report On Cybercrime Has Shock Figures


LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released at the Digital Identity Summit its Cybercrime Report providing a comprehensive view into the shifting global fraud landscape from January 2019 through June 2019. During this period, the LexisNexis Digital Identity Network recorded 16.4 billion transactions, of which 277 million were human-initiated attacks, a 13 per cent increase over the second half of 2018.

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TrendMicro Midyear Cybersecurity Assessment


The first six months of 2019 saw organisations dealing with a broad range of incoming threats and, more urgently, tackling threats that had already gained a foothold in their systems, according to the midyear trend assessment carried out by TrendMicro.

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DOS And DDOS - What's The difference


Online knowledge base Wikipedia suffered an outage at the weekend following a Distributed Denial Of Service (DDOS) attack. The company released a statement: "Wikipedia was hit with a malicious attack that has taken it offline in several countries for intermittent periods. The attack is ongoing and our Site Reliability Engineering team is working hard to stop it and restore access to the site."

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Hackers Targeting Office 365 A Growing Threat


The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has published its incident trends report for October 2018 and April 2019 and it is not good news for Office 365 users. The report states that cloud services, and Office 365 in particular, have become the primary target observed in recent months.

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