Data Breach Digest: March 2018

During April, the security world saw access rights violation, email redirection, phishing, fines and Facebook share price fall. SearchInform has prepared this wrap-up of activity for the month.An error found in data access settings after four years of the system...

‘Deep learning’ added to anti-exploit solution

The latest iteration of Intercept X, the next generation anti-exploit software developed by the UK-based Sophos Group, features additional defences against scammers, hackers and damaging 'zero-day' attacks. "Intercept X has introduced the concepts of 'deep learning"...

Arbor Networks foils massive DDoS attack

Arbor Networks, the security division of Netscout, was recently put to the test - and passed with flying colours. This is according to Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network's territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa, who clarifies: "The world is now in the era of the...

Forensic readiness crucial to smooth operations

Businesses of every type and size cannot run without information technology. The benefits and opportunities for innovation are numerous, but so are the risks. Should the business fall victim to a security breach, or a natural disaster that brings it to a standstill,...

Meet the hackers …

Over the past year, every company in the world has experienced a mobile malware attack, according to a trends article from Check Point Software Technologies. Mobile malware has become a major concern for both consumers and organisations worldwide. Although much has...

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Safe as houses?

Information is an organisation's most valuable asset. To protect that asset, it's no longer viable that security is an external layer of core information management software. Security should be imbedded in the foundation of the software's design. It is integral to the...

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