Tags: Cyber security

iPass calls CEOs the greatest risk to security

The latest iPass Mobile Security Report has been published. According to the responses, the biggest risk to enterprise security are the C-Suite, especially CEOs. They are key targets for hackers both inside and outside  the office. There is also increasing concern over the use of public Wi-Fi with coffee shops now regarded as the most…

Paul Bleackley talks about UK Cyber Defence

  Earlier this year Enterprise Times had the opportunity to visit the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. Part of the Ministry of Defence, its main focus is on the impact of technology on the UK military. As part of the UK National Cyber Security Strategy, the Defence Cyber School has been established. Paul Bleackley,…

Nate Lindstrom talks DNS and traffic management

Nate Lindstrom of NS1 recently sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about DNS and intelligent traffic routing. The conversation took place at NS1’s office in San Francisco and covered the role of DNS, security and why companies need to take DNS more seriously. Improving performance as we move to cloud is critical. Users have…

IBV report looks at reducing warranty costs

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) has published a study focusing on reducing the costs of warranty management. Entitled Powering Warranty Reinvention, the study says that warranties are not just something to be bundled with products. Instead, electronics companies should see them as a differentiator. In order to do that they need effective warranty…

Nothing new in UK Govt cyber security survey

The 2017 UK Govt produced Cyber Security Breaches Survey is out and it says nothing new. Across 66 pages it repeats what businesses and the industry already know. Businesses are under prepared, under skilled and prone to cyber security breaches. What is worrying is that this is a situation that is not getting better. The…

Karmen – user friendly ransomware for sale

Threat Intelligence vendor Recorded Future has given details of a limited edition ransomware for sale. 25 copies of the ransomware, called Karmen, have been offered for sale. The price? $175. So far, 20 copies have been sold with 5 remaining for anyone looking for a quick start into ransomware. The ransomware has been derived from…

BCC says cyber security needs improving

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published the results from its recent digital survey. They show that one in five businesses (20%) have fallen victim to a cyber-attack in the past year. The survey included 1,285 businesses across the UK and took place in January 2017. This is the latest release to come out…

Denis Kennelly talks about Watson for Cyber Security

Denis Kennelly, Chief Product Officer, IBM Security recently sat down with Enterprise Times to update us on what was happening with IBM Watson for Cyber Security. The product recently moved from research to general availability and we were interested in what it was doing and what problems it was addressing., One area where there is…

Software engineer caught stealing code

Software engineer Dmitry Sazonov has been arrested for trying to steal software code from his employers. The charge alleges that Sazonov attempted to steal the code to a financial services trading platform. According to Forbes, Sazonov was employed by Susquehanna International Group. After his supervisor resigned in February, Sazonov thought he might lose his job.…

Watson powers the cognitive SOC

IBM has announced Watson for Cyber Security aimed at Security Operations Centres (SOC). It claims to be delivering cognitive computing to the SOC. Having spent a year feeding Watson over 1 million security documents IBM is now putting it to work. This is about giving the Security Operations (SecOps) teams access to data that their…