Cybersecurity

Huawei moves to dispel security concerns about its products

Huawei

Huawei is cooperating with the Japanese government and bolstering purchases of parts in Japan to ease concerns that its products could be used in espionage or cyberattacks by Beijing. “It is just normal for the government, telecommunications companies and society at large to take an interest in security and the protection of privacy,” Wang Jianfeng,…

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Cryptojacking shows no signs of slowing down in 2019, says ESET

ESET

Cases of cryptocurrency mining and cryptojacking will continue to grow in 2019, as attackers target smart devices and home assistants to build cryptomining farms, according to ESET’s latest trends report. Along with cryptomining, Cybersecurity Trends 2019: “Privacy and intrusion in the global village” details the predictions of top experts from the global cybersecurity firm, revealing…

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United Nations will enact a Cyber Security Treaty says WatchGuard

WatchGuard

Escalations in state-sponsored cyber attacks will force the United Nations (UN) to tackle the issue with a multinational Cyber Security Treaty during 2019, predicts researchers at WatchGuard Technologies’ Threat Lab. “The growing number of commercial, government and civilian victims will cause the UN to more aggressively pursue a cyber security treaty that establishes rules of…

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Sophos central management of XG Firewall now available through early access programme

Sophos

Sophos have announced that its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall is now available on Sophos Central through an Early Access Programme. The most current version of Sophos XG Firewall with lateral movement protection to prevent the spread of targeted, manual cyberattacks was launched in December 2018. Sophos believes that for cybersecurity to be effective, it needs…

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(ISC)² Appoints Mary-Jo de Leeuw Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy for EMEA Region

Mary-Jo de Leeuw

(ISC)2  has announced the appointment of Mary-Jo de Leeuw as Director of Cybersecurity advocacy for the EMEA region. In this role, de Leeuw will work to encourage corporations, governments, academic institutions and others to collaborate on strong cybersecurity policies, legislation and education throughout EMEA in order to drive recruitment and professional development for the next…

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Mimecast named a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Enterprise Information Archiving

Mimecast

Mimecast have announced it has retained its position as a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates and compares vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. Mimecast Cloud Archive is engineered to provide…

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McAfee Labs 2019 Cybersecurity Threats Predictions

McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report

Predictions Cybercriminal underground to consolidate and collaborate through stronger partnerships Prevalence of attack outsourcing will lead to use of artificial intelligence in evasion tactics Bad actors will combine multiple attack types to create synergistic super threats Cybercriminals to use bots, negative social media campaigns to extort brands Significant increase expected in data exfiltration attempts from…

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Intersec Forum 2019: Update for connected building and security technology at ISH

Intersec Forum

On 12 and 13 March 2019, Intersec Forum will put the focus of interest in the industry on topical aspects of connected security with around 30 expert lectures: the four main themes are ‘Fire protection: early detection and alarming’, ‘Cybersecurity: connectivity and new business models’, ‘Security in planning: BIM for building services and technical installations’…

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JASK & Exclusive Group team up for global roll out of AI-powered ASOC platform

JASK

Exclusive Group has been appointed by JASK to accelerate the market penetration of its technologies around the world. Exclusive Group will manage the distribution of JASK’s ASOC Platform as part of a worldwide agreement, with the first wave of territories onboarding in Benelux, the Nordics and the USA, with more countries expected to be rolled…

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All I want for Christmas: A CISO’s wishlist

CISOs

As Christmas fast approaches, CISOs and cyber security experts around the world are busy putting plans in place for 2019 and reflecting on what could have been done differently this year. The high-profile data breaches have been no secret – from British Airways to Dixons Carphone to Ticketmaster and the introduction of GDPR in May…

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