Security

Size Doesn’t Matter for Cybercrooks: Your Business is Next on the Hacking Block

Cybercrime is on the rise on an international scale, and no business or entity is safe. Large companies and multinational businesses may be high on cybercriminals’ list of targets, but that certainly doesn’t mean they’re the only entities affected. Small companies are being hard hit by criminal activities too.

VMware Global Report: Surge in Sophisticated Cyberattacks as eCrime Groups Grow More Powerful

Reading, UK. — 20th October, 2020 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the results of its sixth Global Incident Response Threat Report, entitled: “The Cybersecurity Tipping Point: Election, COVID-19 Create Perfect Storm for Increasingly Sophisticated Cyberattacks.”

Half of Organizations Experienced Security Incidents While Working Remotely, Reveals New Data

September 29, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO – A new report from email security company Tessian reveals that 75% of IT decision makers believe the future of work will be remote or “hybrid” - where employees choose to split their time between working in the office and anywhere else they’d like. As businesses try to deliver a seamless hybrid experience, Tessian’s Securing the Future of Hybrid Working report reveals the security risks they must overcome and the pressures on IT teams.

A New Look for the Modern Workforce

WatchGuard Research Finds 12% Spike in Evasive Threats Despite Decrease in Overall Malware Volume

24 September 2020 – In its latest Internet Security Report, WatchGuard Technologies found that despite an 8% decrease in overall malware detections in Q2 2020, 70% of all attacks involved zero day malware - variants that circumvent antivirus signatures, which represents a 12% increase over the previous quarter.

In just one Evil Internet Minute organizations spend nearly $25 and face 375 new threats

London, UK – August 27, 2020 – RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual "Evil Internet Minute" security intelligence report. The company tapped its proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the internet, revealing that cybercrime costs organizations $24.7 (£18.8), year-over-year increase of more than $2 (£1.5) every minute. It will also have a per-minute global cost of $11.4 million (£8.7 million) by 2021, a 100 percent increase over 2015.

VMware Releases Cybersecurity Threat Survey Report Detailing Increased Attack Volume and Breach Levels in the United Kingdom

Mware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the results of its fourth UK-focused cybersecurity threat report, entitled: “Extended Enterprise Under Threat,” based on a survey of 251 UK CIOs, CTOs and CISOs.

The research found an increase in both cyberattack volume and breaches during the past 12 months in the UK. This has prompted increased investment in cyber defence, with UK businesses already using an average of more than eight different cybersecurity tools, the survey found.

Data for the report was compiled in March and April 2020 by an independent research company, Opinion Matters, on behalf of VMware Carbon Black.

Key survey findings from UK respondents:

New WatchGuard Tabletop Firewall Lineup for Small, Home and Midsize Offices

9 June 2020 – WatchGuard® Technologies has released its new Firebox T Series tabletop firewall appliances. The WatchGuard T20, T40 and T80 Fireboxes give small, home and midsize office environments the advanced performance to support business-critical internet speeds and a broad range of enterprise-grade security services delivered in a compact form factor.

Half of Employees Abandon Safe Data Practices When Working Remotely, According to New Data

May 28, 2020 — SAN FRANCISCO — A new report from email security firm Tessian looks at the state of data loss in organizations and reveals that nearly half of employees (48%) are less likely to follow safe data practices when working from home. The State of Data Loss Prevention 2020 report reveals how the global shift to remote working poses new security challenges for businesses and why traditional security solutions are failing to curb the problem of the insider threat and accidental data loss.

How the Pharma industry can mitigate digital risks as criminals leverage Emotet during Covid-19

19 May 2020 – Barcelona, Spain – Blueliv, a leading European enterprise-class cyberthreat intelligence company, today announced its new report, ‘Sounding the Pharma Alarma’, to provide an overview of the current pharmaceutical threat landscape. The new report highlights the threat actors targeting the industry and the specific tools they are utilising as they look to capitalise on an industry that is working to combat Covid-19, yet finds its security vulnerable in its wake.

Modern Bank Heists: Increase in Cyberattacks Against Financial Institutions Amid COVID-19

Reading, UK – 14th May 2020 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the third annual “Modern Bank Heists” report, produced by VMware Carbon Black. The report combines original VMware Carbon Black threat data analysis with annual survey results featuring responses from 25 leading financial institution CISOs.