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Artificial Intelligence: The Future Of Cybersecurity?

The number of devices and associated challenges are far too many. IIoT devices possess limited…

published 23 - September - 2021
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A response to planned data protection changes

As the UK chases a Brexit dividend to open up non-EU markets to UK businesses…

published 07 - September - 2021
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The Pegasus Spyware Problem

Pegasus spyware, is this a real problem? Spyware is not a new problem and has…

published 01 - September - 2021
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What CISOs need to know about Wi-Fi 6E

Until now, there were limitations on some of the heavier network related devices like virtual…

published 24 - August - 2021
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Commercial Shipping Is the Next Cybersecurity Challenge

there is a misbelief that ships are not vulnerable to cyber incidents, leading to an…

published 17 - August - 2021
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Are 5G Networks Setting The Stage For A New Wave Of Cyberattacks?

...the sheer volume and velocity of 5G networks, combined with the complex infrastructure and heavy…

published 11 - August - 2021
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The transport threat

Ransomware will proliferate over the coming years, with attackers locking individuals into, or out of,…

published 29 - July - 2021
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NCSC head champions UK-Israeli cyber relationship amid spyware accusations

Organisations often have the best of intentions when creating some of these types of software,…

published 26 - July - 2021
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A return to the office is not a return to normal

Perhaps the biggest change that CISOs need to accept is that hybrid working is how…

published 20 - July - 2021
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Questions To Ask To Help You Prepare For A Cyberattack

Develop a holistic backup strategy that covers all systems and core infrastructure services. Steve Durbin,…

published 23 - June - 2021
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Top 5 cybersecurity challenges in the hybrid office

The pandemic has caused a tectonic shift in how we live and work. Many companies…

published 18 - June - 2021
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Time to accept printers will leak data

Though rarely discussed in a cyber context, the prevalence of connected printers and MFPs poses…

published 14 - June - 2021
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Watch this space

Satellites support so much of our business infrastructure, but being in space doesn't make them…

published 02 - June - 2021
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Ransomware Is Everywhere — Here’s What You Need To Consider

Steve Durbin is Chief Executive of Information Security Forum. He is a frequent speaker on the…

published 01 - June - 2021
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How Cyber Security Criminals Exploit the 'Accidental Insider'

In the first of his regular new information security columns for Security Middle East, Daniel…

published 14 - April - 2021
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Eurasia Risks 2021 - Global Cyber Crisis

The first nation state to develop technologies such as AI, 5G, robotics and quantum computing…

published 12 - April - 2021
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Cybercrime to Scale New Heights in 2021: What Can You do About it?

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF With the pandemic precipitating a rapid acceleration…

published 08 - February - 2021
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Five Threat Vectors Destined To Make Waves In 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member Building…

published 20 - January - 2021
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Ransomware attacks target backup systems, compromising the company ‘insurance policy’

The success of ransomware is reliant on whether or not the target organization has patched…

published 16 - December - 2020
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Conti Gang Hits IoT Chipmaker Advantech with $14M Ransom Demand

Payment of a ransom is also a contentious discussion – in many cases the ransom…

published 11 - December - 2020
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Websites Requiring Security Software Downloads Opened Door to Supply Chain Attack

I, for one, am wary if a website asks me, unprompted, to download anything. It…

published 07 - December - 2020
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CISA Warns Public About Online Holiday Shopping Scams

Also, beware of email “offers” from companies you don’t recognize and even those that you…

published 04 - December - 2020
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Qbot Banking Trojan Now Deploying Egregor Ransomware

Organizations should have an incident response or crisis management plan for ransomware events, knowing who…

published 26 - November - 2020
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CISA: Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Privacy should also be a high priority for anyone handling sensitive information, considering the shift…

published 19 - November - 2020
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Imminent Cyberthreat Could Disrupt Hundreds of US Healthcare Systems

Basic cyber hygiene standards need to be met, covering patching and updates, network segmentation, network…

published 16 - November - 2020
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FBI: Hospitals and Healthcare Providers Face Imminent Ransomware Threat

The healthcare services have an outdated approach to security awareness, education, and training... Daniel Norman,…

published 11 - November - 2020
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Why ransomware has become such a huge problem for businesses

Anyone with access to the Dark Web can buy readily available ransomware kits for less than $100.…

published 04 - November - 2020
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Norway Alleges Russia Orchestrated Parliament Email Hack

The attacking state will build user profiles, understand patterns of behavior and then they will…

published 30 - October - 2020
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UHS Hospitals hit by Ryuk ransomware, forced to shut down systems

Attackers will once again turn their attention to disrupting the health service by targeting poorly…

published 15 - October - 2020
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How Criminals Use Artificial Intelligence To Fuel Cyber Attacks

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member…

published 14 - October - 2020
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Suspected Ransomware Takes Out Major US Healthcare Provider

Privacy should also be a high priority for anyone handling sensitive information, considering the shift…

published 12 - October - 2020
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Georgia Election Data Hit in Ransomware Attack

Typically, the success of ransomware is reliant on whether or not the target organization has…

published 03 - October - 2020
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The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what…

published 04 - August - 2020
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Information Security Forum Releases Updated Guide to Security Best Practices

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has published a major update to its Standard of Good Practice (The…

published 11 - May - 2020
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Vishing and Cybercriminals during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an upshot of all types of scams. In the…

published 05 - May - 2020
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Understanding the CFO’s Cybersecurity Role in the Age of COVID-19

Senior executives understand that today’s global economy is still not adequately protected against cyberattacks, despite…

published 04 - May - 2020
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If Remote Working is the New Norm, How Do We Do it Securely?

“My biggest concern is when remote workers enter phase three since it is unlikely that…

published 14 - April - 2020
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FBI: COVID-19-Themed Business Email Compromise Scams Surge

"Criminals have become more sophisticated by considering the psychological aspects of an attack," says Mark…

published 08 - April - 2020
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As coronavirus spreads, cybersecurity staff contend with increasing attacks, remote workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, cybersecurity professionals have never been busier. Despite some reports of cybercriminals…

published 24 - March - 2020
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15 Coronavirus Online Scams to Watch Out For

“Our appetite for information is vast and cybercriminals know this so there may be attachments…

published 23 - March - 2020
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European Electricity Association Confirms Hackers Breached its Office Network

ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators, has announced that it found evidence of…

published 17 - March - 2020
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Security Think Tank: Bug bounties are changing the image of hackers

The traditional picture of a hacker is of a script kiddie in a hoodie hunched…

published 03 - February - 2020
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Five Reasons Why Supply Chain Security Must be on Your Agenda

How do you know that the critical parts inside your servers and devices are not…

published 20 - January - 2020
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