Spike in use of cloud-based security to protect corporate data

A new survey of UK security practitioners by Exabeam shows a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to an earlier study carried out in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The latest data shows 88% of recent respondents said the accelerated move to the cloud was driven by the need to

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Firedome completes US$10mn Series A funding to expand real-time endpoint security to new IoT device verticals

Firedome, providers of an endpoint cybersecurity solution designed to allow IoT device manufacturers to proactively prevent, detect, and respond in real-time to vulnerabilities in connected devices, has announced the closing of a US$10 million (€8.9 million) Series A funding round.

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Enterprises are leaving IoT devices vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, finds nCipher Security

IoT is one of the fastest growing trends in technology today, yet enterprises are leaving themselves vulnerable to dangerous cyberattacks by failing to prioritise PKI security, according to new research from nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company.

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IoT traffic in the enterprise is rising, and so are the threats

Enterprises around the globe have been adopting Internet of Things (IoT) products to improve organisational efficiency, enhance communications, and to gain insight into system performance. IoT devices have become commonplace in enterprises from all industries.

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Telit teams with SigmaDots blockchain-based solution to protect for IoT and industrial IoT systems

SigmaDots, a cyber-security start-up and subsidiary of Essence Group, has partnered with Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), to expand IoT security and strengthen business continuity leveraging SigmaDots technology. Essence Group develops LTE-based connected devices and IoT platforms.

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The 21st century systems integrator

It is no secret that manufacturing is suffering from a shortage of skilled workers. Over the next 10 years, demand will create the need for 4.6 million jobs — over half of which risk going unfilled. To handle manufacturing’s digital transformation, the shortfall in qualified workers needs to be addressed.

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Healthcare’s strategic balance: Innovation and compliance

In 1250, the magnifying glass was constructed by Roger Bacon. This simple invention, originally constructed as a convex lens for scientific purposes,

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The Internet of Things: A software distribution minefield in the making?

In 2018, the ‘Internet of Things’ has rapidly moved from a theoretical concept to a tangible reality, with nearly 11 billion ‘things’ (not including phones and computers) now connected to the internet.

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Energy companies struggling to counter IoT security risks, finds research

While the majority of energy companies are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to help them meet growing demands for power and operate with greater efficiency, too many lack the security procedures to successfully deploy IoT solutions.

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Internet of Things: it’s time to safeguard our future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are set to revolutionise the way we live, work and play. Everyday items in the home will be connected in unprecedented ways and tasks traditionally carried out by humans will be replaced by automation and robotics.

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Flexera issues warning about cyberattacks like the Equifax Breach: they’re probably just the first known victim

As 143 million Equifax consumers continue to pick up the pieces from stolen Social Security numbers, birth dates, drivers’ licenses, addresses and credit card numbers, Flexera has another warning – expect a long tail of incidents and breaches in the months and years to come.

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Cylance global research report finds 64% of IT decision makers expect optimism for the value of AI

Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionised the antivirus industry with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, has announced the results of its inaugural report, Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise: The AI Race is On.

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TÜV Rheinland co-operates with VisualThreat

TÜV Rheinland and VisualThreat announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping the automotive industry test, detect and remediate the increasing cyber security threats targeting next generation vehicles.

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Stormshield appoints new industrial offer manager to its industry business unit

Stormshield – a European cybersecurity systems provider, has announced the appointment of Robert Wakim to offer manager of its Industry Business Unit.

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Data theft rising sharply and insider threats are a leading cause, says Ponemon study

Three out of every four organisations have been hit by the loss or theft of important data over the past two years, a sharp increase since 2014. So says a new survey of more than 3,000 employees and IT practitioners across the U.S. and Europe.

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Rise in shadow IT linked to more cyberattacks in Germany and UK

Newly released survey data from Tenable Network Security, Inc. has revealed that most German and UK organisations acknowledge shadow IT as a major security concern, but Germany reported more cyberattacks through shadow assets.

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