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More than half of manufacturers expect cyberattacks to increase in the next 12 months

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute finds that 51% of industrial organizations believe that the number of cyberattacks on smart factories is likely to increase over the next 12 months. Yet nearly half (47%) of manufacturers say cybersecurity in their smart factories is not a C-level concern. According to the Capgemini report, ‘Smart & Secure: Why smart factories need to prioritize cybersecurity’, few manufacturers have mature practices across the critical pillars of cybersecurity. The connected nature of smart factories is exponentially increasing the risks of attacks in the Intelligent Industry era.

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Supply chain delays put enterprises on ransomware risk alert

New research reveals majority of large businesses can’t replace unsupported hardware, leaving potential vulnerabilities exposed.

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Human risk remains the biggest threat to an organisation's cybersecurity

With an unprecedented number of employees now working in hybrid or fully remote environments, compounded by an increase in cyber threats and a more overwhelmed, COVID-19 information fatigued workforce, there has never been a more critical time to effectively create and maintain a cyber-secure workforce and an engaged security culture.

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Businesses unprepared to defend against ransomware

Arcserve has published the first in a series of findings of its annual independent global research study on current experiences and attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDMs) around data protection and recovery. Key findings from the research show that ransomware attacks continue to impact organisations worldwide with high costs, but they are still largely unprepared. With 50% of respondents targeted with ransomware attacks, the research indicates the critical need for companies to take a new approach to data resilience that fortifies disaster recovery strategies, backup systems, and immutable storage solutions to prevent the loss of mission-critical data.

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Zero Trust Security adoption rises 27% in two years

A survey of WAN managers has revealed that multi-factor authentication and single sign-on are the top zero trust features implemented.

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Ransomware volume already doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022

New research shows Log4Shell detections tripled, PowerShell scripts heavily influenced a surge in endpoint attacks, the Emotet botnet came back in a big way and malicious cryptomining activity increased.

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Colt Technology Services brings together SD WAN and SSE features

Enterprise security solution underpinned by Versa SASE.

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Acronis and Dunedin IT are new cyber protection partners of Hibernian FC

Hibernian FC is delighted to announce an innovative multi-year partnership with Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, and Dunedin IT, one of Scotland's most trusted and experienced technology and connectivity providers providing end-to-end services.

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Palo Alto Networks introduces Out-of-Band WAAS

Latest Prisma Cloud platform updates help organizations continuously monitor and secure web applications with maximum flexibility.

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Survey from Ping identity and Yubico highlights poor password practice

Despite the uptick in conversations about the importance of a secure password, half of the country’s workforce have a memorable word written in a notepad on their desk – with an astonishing 95% storing it on an easily accessible device.

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NightDragon and Orange Cyberdefense partner

Orange Cyberdefense will work with NightDragon portfolio companies to infuse technology into high-value security services to help customers stay ahead of threats.

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Kyndryl and Veritas Technologies form global partnership

Kyndryl and Veritas Technologies have formed a global partnership to help enterprises protect and recover their critical data across multi-cloud environments.

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John B. Sanfilippo & Son combats persistent email attacks

John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc (JBSS), one of the largest nut producers in the world, has adopted Cyren Inbox Security to proactively combat ransomware threats and meet evolving cybersecurity insurance requirements.

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Using more complex IT security strategies does not necessarily increase security

A global IT security and compliance survey of 800+ IT professionals found that the rate of IT security incidents increases the more Microsoft 365 security features are used. Conducted by Hornetsecurity, a leading security and backup solution provider for Microsoft 365, the survey findings were released at Infosecurity Europe 2022, being held this week at ExCel London.

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Exabeam launches Cyberversity EMEA

A community effort designed to give back to aspiring cybersecurity professionals and increase industry-wide diversity through knowledge sharing and networking.

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Videos

Stéphane Estevez, EMEA Director of Product Marketing, Observability & IT Markets at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s ‘State of Observability 2022’ report. He outlines the three different stages of the observability journey, the main reasons why organisations adopt observability solutions and the main benefits of doing so. He ends up with some key observability recommendations.
Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security, discusses the importance of carrying out a ransomware readiness assessment to discover any potentially costly security gaps within an organisation’s IT infrastructure. The company’s recently launched SmartCheck for Ransomware is designed to help companies fortify their cyber risk management.
Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.

Expert Opinions

By David Feller, VP of product management and solutions engineering, Spectra Logic
By Andrew Watson, Chief Technology Officer, MHR International
By Andrew Weaver, Lead Specialist Solutions Architect, Databricks
Prof. Avishai Wool, AlgoSec co-founder and CTO, stresses the importance of getting the often-overlooked function of managing network objects right, particularly in hybrid or multi-vendor environments.