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How susceptible are you to enterprise phishing?

Security vendor PhishMe has published its 2017 Enterprise Phishing Resiliency and Defence Report (registration required). It’s an interesting read and is based on over 1,400 customers across the globe. It is also, unlike many reports, not all about doom and gloom. PhishMe has found that customer susceptibility to phishing attacks is on the decline despite the…

Tenrox 2018 R1 has focus on project management

Upland has announced the latest release of Tenrox PSA, 2018 R1. The release is the largest one of the year and follows on from one in October, when Tenrox introduced a new UI for its resource management module and mobile application. This release focuses on three areas of improvement. They are: Enhancing user experience especially…

Email still a nightmare for IT security

We’ve probably all done it, sent an email to the wrong person. It might have been by mistake, due to not checking before hitting send, or on purpose. Data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies asked a bunch of people about email. The results, data from which were shared with ET, are interesting.…

Another wave of Locky Ransomware arrives

Security solutions and digital certification vendor Comodo has reported yet another wave of ransomware attacks. This latest campaign uses the same Locky variant, IKARUSdilapidated, as in previous attacks reported by Comodo. The campaign started on the 18th September and stopped on the 21st September. That does not mean it is over. It is likely that…

Deloitte admits email breach

One of the “big four” accountancy and consulting firms, Deloitte, has admitted one of its systems has been breached. The breach was detected in March but has only just become public. Attackers were able to access email and see all emails between Deloitte and its customers. Deloitte says that it has used the time between…

Salesforce celebrates Einstein with presents

Salesforce has announced the release of three new Einstein features for Sales Cloud. These are Einstein Forecasting, Einstein Email insights and Einstein Opportunity scoring. The announcement comes about a year after Einstein was first announced. Salesforce also announced a new $50 AI innovation fund. Leveraging the power of machine learning A year after first launching…

NTT Security sees increased attacks on clients

  NTT Security has released its Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) quarterly threat intelligence report for Q2 2017. The report makes for very interesting reading especially compared to the quarterly reports from other security vendors. The surprise in this report is that NTT Security has seen a 24% increase in attacks on customers over the…

Check Point outs Nigerian hacker

Security researchers at Check Point claim they have identified a Nigerian national responsible for a large number of successful cyber-attacks. The claim is made in a blog published two days ago but doesn’t actually name the hacker. They also claim he can be identified by the use of the phrase “get rich or die trying”…

Microsoft warns of new tech support scam approach

In a security blog post Microsoft has warned that: “Every month, at least three million users of various platforms and software encounter tech support scams.” The company has also warned of a change to the way that the tech support scams operate. Scammers are moving away from the scripted phone calls that have been widely…

How secure are UK businesses?

When you are looking to launch your products onto the market in a new country it is always wise to carry out some market research. When security vendor Cyren launched into the UK earlier this year they did their own market research (registration required). Cyren were formerly known as CommTouch and the new branding and research is helping to…