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APT-powered cyberespionage becomes British companies’ worst nightmare

Jun 09 by Razvan Muresan

• Reputational, financial costs seen as worst consequences of APTs

• IT execs perceive competitors as the main interested parties that could target their organisations

• Most companies have an incident response plan for advanced persistent threats, but underestimate the complexity of targeted attacks

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New Study Looks at the Challenges IT Faces in an Increasingly Cloud-Focused World

Jun 08 by Razvan Muresan

We’re getting to the point where it’s nearly impossible to differentiate between “IT infrastructure” and “cloud.” Organizations continue to shift data and workloads to cloud services, whether they’re private clouds that have emerged from virtualized data centers, private cloud services from a vendor or hosted public clouds offered by service providers.

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How trust affects cloud adoption and security decisions in the US, the UK and Germany

Jun 07 by Razvan Muresan

A recent Bitdefender survey shows that trust is vital when companies choose a cloud provider. Most respondents place greater trust in suppliers from their own country.

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The importance of the CISO

Jun 06 by George V. Hulme

There are only a few things guaranteed in life: death, taxes and data breaches. OK, I embellished that last one, but it sure seems that way does it?

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Get hacked, and watch your company’s share price plummet

May 30 by Graham Cluley

Data breaches have an impact.  We all know that.

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Latest Verizon Data Breach Report Shows Cyber Espionage and Ransomware Attacks on the Rise

May 29 by Bogdan Botezatu

The latest data breach report from Verizon is out, and if you’re looking for good news about the cyber security landscape you might be disappointed.

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Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection Awarded Best New Technology at Citrix Synergy

May 26 by Liviu Arsene

Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection has been awarded Best New Technology at Orlando’s Citrix Synergy 2017, a prize that acknowledges innovative and buzz-worthy products that excite judges and conference attendees.

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Three in four US companies don’t know how they fell victim to cyberattacks

May 25 by Razvan Muresan

Some 34 percent of  companies in the US were breached in the past 12 months, and 74 percent of the victims don’t know how it happened, shows a Bitdefender survey of IT execs

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CEOs still not persuaded to boost investment in cybersecurity

May 23 by Luana Pascu

Employees are an optimal entry point for attackers seeking a way in to a company’s weak infrastructure.  Cybersecurity and insider threats are two of the highest concerns confessed by CIOs and CISOs. Therefore, user negligence with company networks and devices is the main agent for cyber breaches and data leaks, especially when social engineering techniques are deployed.

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Windows users are left troubled in the wake of WannaCry

May 22 by Tsailing Merrem

The #WannaCry ransomware attack has reached over a quarter of a million computers across over 100 countries.  Looking at the “heat map” of attacks it’s obvious that some countries have fared worse than others.

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As WannaCry fades, Shadow Brokers Surface Announcing New Exploit Offering

May 19 by George V. Hulme

While the world still heals and reals from the torrent of an attack that is WannaCryptor (WannaCry), security experts find themselves bracing for potential new versions and copycats of the unique malware. As we covered in Wormable ransomware strain uses freshly leaked exploit to encrypt data when in a matter of less than 24 hours the WannaCry malware infected more than 230,000 systems in 150 countries. The attack impacted businesses large and small, across many vertical industries, and both the public and private sectors.

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The need to communicate risk has never been more important

May 18 by George V. Hulme

To keep up with more rapidly changing business models, the speed of enterprise digital transformation and automation today, security leadership needs to, more than ever, ensure there is a tight coupling between security teams and business leadership.

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