Worldwide Spending on Security Solutions Expected to Continue Growing

March 22, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $103.1 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.4% over 2017. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years as industries invest heavily in security solutions to meet a wide range of threats and requirements. Worldwide spending on security […]

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Stealing Corporate Funds Still Top Goal of Messaging Attacks

March 22, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Attackers continue to use many of the same phishing techniques as in the past, but, increasingly, the scams are much more targeted and, in some cases, have moved to mobile devices, according to two reports published today. In its report, messaging-security firm Barracuda Networks found that 83% of targeted phishing attacks, also known as spear-phishing, […]

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Ecommerce Performance Optimization Best Practices

March 22, 2019 Published in: eCommerce Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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As the internet becomes more complex, many services that have traditionally only been available offline can now be accessed via the web. One such activity is online shopping and other financial based activities. The popularity of online shopping has been increasing steadily in recent years, with many users opting to buy over the internet instead […]

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Phishing Attacks Evolve as Detection & Response Capabilities Improve

March 11, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

The growing sophistication of tools and techniques for protecting people against phishing scams is forcing attackers to adapt and evolve their methods. A Microsoft analysis of data collected from users of its products and services between January 2018 and the end of December showed phishing was the top attack vector for yet another year. The […]

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IoT Devices Using CoAP Increasingly Used in DDoS Attacks

March 11, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets represent a growing part of global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) weapon arsenals. There is a significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on IoT devices to marshal attacks. The A10 Networks report on the state of DDoS weapons in […]

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Alphabet Launches Backstory – A New Cyber Security Tool for Businesses

March 8, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Alphabet’s one-year-old cybersecurity venture Chronicle today announced its first commercial product, called Backstory, a cloud-based enterprise-level threat analytics platform that has been designed to help companies quickly investigate incidents, pinpoint vulnerabilities and hunt for potential threats. Network infrastructures at most enterprises regularly generate enormous amounts of network data and logs on a daily basis that […]

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For Enterprises, Malware is the Most Expensive Type of Attack

March 8, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped 12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute. Based on interviews with more than 2,600 security and information technology (IT) professionals at 355 organizations worldwide, Accenture’s and Ponemon […]

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How to Optimize Your Website for the Chinese Market

March 8, 2019 Published in: eCommerce Author: Vedran Bozicevic

With 800 million and growing Internet users in Mainland China, the country has long been a place of interest for many international companies who are looking to expand their global footprint. Since China’s Reform and Opening in 1978, foreign companies are welcomed and given opportunities to thrive. Some of the benefits include tax deduction and […]

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A Third of 2018’s Vulnerabilities Have Public Exploits, 50% Can be Exploited Remotely

March 4, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Over 22,000 new vulnerabilities were disclosed during 2018, according to Risk Based Security’s 2018 Year End Vulnerability QuickView Report. While approximately 33% of published vulnerabilities received a CVSSv2 score of 7 or above, the number of vulnerabilities scoring 9 or above declined for the third year in a row. The report confirms that CVE / […]

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IT Teams are Struggling With Network Infrastructure Challenges Caused by the Cloud

March 4, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Public cloud adoption is growing by double-digit percentages year over year, and the public cloud market is expected to exceed $220 billion by the end of 2019, according to Gartner. However, the survey findings from Dimensional Research reveal that IT teams are often siloed and do not agree on who is responsible for the deployment […]

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