Cyber-attacks are exponentially growing in the current lockdown climate.
So much so that business’ need to make sure they have effective protection to fight the daily attacks from hackers trying to either use you to as a gateway or to outright steal your data.
Users of F5 enterprise and data centre BIG-IP network products are warned to patch the devices as soon as possible to handle a critical, easy to exploit remote code execution vulnerability that has now been made public.
A vulnerability assessment is a key responsibility of any IT security team or managed security service provider. It helps to report on any security vulnerabilities that exist in an organisation’s system and software.
Vulnerabilities can be managed only if they have been discovered and identified. RedSpam offers two distinct scanning engines designed to test Web Applications and computer systems for vulnerabilities.
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The world has experienced an unprecedented crisis that has caused chaos in the global economy, disrupting supply chains, and transforming society. The new reality is accelerating business model transformation at a faster pace than ever before to ensure existential survival in a crisis for which no one was prepared. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone to become heavily reliant on the internet and its digital economy that mainly relates to the unprecedented pressure on the digital architecture and supply chain dependencies.
The British low-cost airline EasyJet announced days ago that suffered a “highly sophisticated cyber attack”, which has affected more than 9 million customers worldwide and that important personal data, including more than 2,200 three-digit security code (CVV) had been stolen. From the end of May, the company has been warning customers whose email addresses had been stolen to be extremely wary of phishing attacks.
The ability to work from anywhere means that IT must prioritise user-experience. Access to private applications should not require VPN or waiting for traffic to be backhauled to a datacentre just to go out to public cloud. Gartner predicts that in the aftermath of COVID-19, 74% of companies will move some employees to remote working permanently. Are your security and mobility teams prepared for working remotely anywhere?
What would you do if you are the manager of a small business and your IT infrastructure, storage data, and services are disabled by a ransomware attack? UK companies have experienced an average of more than 1 cyber attack per minute in 2020, according to a recent report from the cyber security industry.
The rise of sophisticated malware is a dangerous threat for remote workers and organisations. Besides the normal cyber threats, cyber attacks are being carried out by different countries targeting some key sectors, where personal data is found. Robust cooperative security malware protection across the organisation and segmenting the network to prevent threat propagation are key to securing your organisation’s network.
Most IT leaders believe remote workers are a security risk for their organisations amid lockdown, as they can expose their company’s network to the threat of a data breach. A new survey by cyber security providers, shows 57% IT decision-makers in the UK believe workforce remote practices put the organisation data under threat. This figure has inclined steadily from 44% in 2018 and 50% in 2019.
Last year, 47% of IT leaders in the UK admitted their remote workers had already knowingly put corporate data at risk of a breach; this has now dropped slightly to 44%.