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Passwords, Multi-Factor Authentication and Cybersecurity


When the word “cybersecurity” comes up, “password” is often not far behind. You’ve doubtlessly heard that people are rather bad at coming up with secure passwords, and that “password” itself makes for a terrible one. But instead of relying on people to get better at creating and remembering login credentials, engineers have been pushing toward adding personal elements to the …

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SonicWall Cyber Threat Report Illustrates Intense Cyber Arms Race; Cyber Attacks Becoming No. 1 Business Risk


SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, announced research and intelligence findings from its 2018 Cyber Threat Report. In sum, the company recorded 9.32 billion malware attacks in 2017 and saw more than 12,500 new Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) reported for the year. “The cyber arms race affects every government, business, organization and individual. …

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Trend Micro Warns of GDPR Extortion Attempts from Strategic Cybercriminals

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Cybersecurity roundup report reveals growth in targeted, strategic, money-making attacks Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced its Security Roundup for 2017, revealing an increase in ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and BEC attempts over the past 12 months as cybercriminals refined and targeted their attacks for greater financial return. The trend will continue in 2018, with …

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Barracuda Security Insight Platform Reveals Highly Weaponized File Types


New Advisory Platform Provides Advanced Threat Trends in Real-Time Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced the availability of Barracuda Security Insight. The new advisory platform offers detailed real-time threat intelligence and security risk information to help consumers and IT professionals remain aware of current global threat levels. By analyzing data collected from Barracuda endpoints …

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How to avoid cybercrime


The penetration of internet in our daily lives has given a chance for cybercrime to flourish. With the digital age seeping in, we voluntarily give way to the dark alleys of the internet. Forbes reported it will cost $6 trillion per year on average through 2021.  Global ransomware damage costs for 2017 are predicted to exceed $5 billion. The figures …

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We Enabled Partners Grow Revenues by 30 Percent

Thanik B, Director Segment Marketing and Business Development, Lighting Controls and BMS products Eco Building Division Schneider Electric India

Thanik B, Director, Segment Marketing & Business Development, Lighting Controls & BMS Products, Schneider Electric, spoke to Amit Singh on increasing importance of PSIM solutions and how its partners grew revenues by 30 percent What are the benefits you see around convergence of IT and physical security solutions? For businesses having multiple distributed offices, convergence of physical and IT security …

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BlackBerry Outlines Framework to Secure Connected and Autonomous Vehicles


While the integration of technology and connectivity in automobiles greatly improves the driving experience, it also creates complex cybersecurity challenges for automakers. To address these new concerns, BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today laid out a recommended framework to harden connected and autonomous vehicles against cyberattacks. “Protecting a car from cybersecurity threats requires a holistic approach,” said Sandeep Chennakeshu, …

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McAfee to Acquire Skyhigh Networks, Creating a Global Leader in Endpoint and Cloud Cybersecurity


McAfee and Skyhigh Networks Announce a Definitive Agreement to Combine Businesses Highlights: McAfee, less than eight months since its spinout as a standalone company, makes this move to accelerate innovation and growth as a company singularly focused on being the preferred cybersecurity partner for customers. This agreement is evidence of McAfee’s ability to acquire leading next-generation capabilities as an independent …

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Start-ups to focus on digitising customer experience, gamification and compliance, plus cybersecurity and more Innovative FinTech solutions to enhance how banks digitally on-board customers, engage customers with gamification, monitor compliance and manage risk, as well as impactful ways to leverage cybersecurity, are key areas of focus as DBS Accelerator kicks off the second wave of applications under a new “always-on” …

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Network Intelligence appoints Altaf Halde as the Cyber Security Global Business Head.

Mr. Altaf Halde, Global Business Head, Network Intelligence

Network Intelligence, a 400-employee cybersecurity consulting firm announced the appointment of Altaf Halde as the Cyber Security Global Business Head. Halde has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity with responsibilities that have included enterprise account management, channel management, critical infrastructure and government relations. Halde was instrumental in growing the Kaspersky Lab’s product business faster than competition (as pointed out by IDC in their Endpoint …

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