In May 2017, a strain of ransomware called WannaCry infected 32 NHS trusts in England. The NHS's report on the incident noted that all English local authorities reported being unaffected, despite also being connected to the NHS's own national network.
As more organisations undergo digital transformation and cyber attackers increasingly target individuals as their way into the enterprise, identity and access management (IAM) has become a business challenge and has never been more important to the cyber defence, risk management and data protection capability of organisations.
Security continues to be a huge pan-European challenge for governments and businesses harnessing the latest technologies. In this quarter's CW Europe, we feature two articles focusing on security in Europe and what authorities and IT firms are doing to reduce risks.
Cyber security remains a hot topic across Asia-Pacific, a region plagued by cyber attacks that have grown in intensity over the past year. Here are some of the security threats that enterprises should keep an eye on in 2020.
Ransomware is one of the most effective strategies for attacking critical infrastructures. This type of malware infects computers and prohibits or severely restricts users from accessing entire systems until ransom demands have been met. In this infographic, we take a look at the four types of ransomware and their effect on the security landscape.
The build-up to the attack on Ukraine by Russia saw warnings from security pros that the world was on the verge of a cyber war. So far, such attacks have been confined to the theatre of conflict, but this doesn't mean things won't change. In this e-guide, we explore some of the more impactful cybersecurity stories that have unfolded around the war.
This e-guide discusses the NERC compliance security threats, better cybersecurity through risk management, and what enterprise security administrators can do to defend themselves against such attacks.
In order to understand how DNS attacks work, it is important to understand DNS security weaknesses. In this e-guide, security pros Peter Wenham and Vladimir Jirasek reveal best practices and recommendations for securing DNS and staying ahead of its vulnerabilities.
In this e-guide, we look at why organisations lack basic prevention, detection and response capabilities. Also, while mastering security basics should always be a top priority, the challenges in securing critical infrastructure and the internet of things provide ample opportunity for further professional development.