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ALSO CALLED: Information Wars, Electronic Terrorism, Cyber-warfare, Cyberattacks, Organized Cybercrime, Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare
DEFINITION: According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any "premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents." Unlike a nuisance virus or computer attack that results in a denial of service, a cyberterrorist attack is designed  … 

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The Hacker Infrastructure and Underground Hosting
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RESOURCE: How are criminals able to host service and infrastructure on the internet without a takedown or an arrest? What makes them hard to track down? Read this research paper to learn how criminal forums have evolved to adapt to the demands of the underground market and the ways they have enabled easier access to underground hosting.
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 | Published: 11 Sep 2020

Trend Micro

Australia's cybersecurity game plan
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, find out how the Australian government is tackling cyber security issues head-on, why local businesses continue to fall prey to ransomware and how to mitigate supply chain security risks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2020 | Published: 24 Aug 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

IT/OT convergence is necessary, but not so simple
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EGUIDE: This handbook outlines best practices for building a secure IT/OT convergence and integration strategy, as well as insights into why people may just be the most critical piece of the IT/OT convergence security equation.
Posted: 13 Aug 2020 | Published: 14 Aug 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Credential Stuffing Attacks Threaten Businesses in Asia-Pacific
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: The downside of IT automation is its ability to be exploited by cyber criminals. Botnets are causing numerous credential stuffing attacks around the world, with as many as 85 billion of such attacks from Dec. 2017 to Nov. 2019. They cause many problems for business, but there are ways to find signs and prevent them. Read this article to learn more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2020 | Published: 05 Aug 2020

Akamai Technologies

Cyberattack Trends: 2020 Mid-Year Report
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ANALYST REPORT: If your organization has come under attack since the outbreak of COVID-19, you are not alone. Cyberthreats are becoming more prominent than ever as a result of the spike in remote work, and if you’re not aware of which threats are lurking, another attack may be on the horizon. Read this report to get an understanding of what to look out for.
Posted: 05 Aug 2020 | Published: 05 Aug 2020

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Computer Weekly – 4 August 2020: The UK's $500m space technology gamble
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly we ask why the UK gov-ernment is spending $500m on a bankrupt satellite technolo-gy company. After a European court quashes the EU-US data sharing agreement, we examine the implications for a UK-EU data protection deal after Brexit. And how have small cloud suppliers coped in the pandemic? Read the issue now.
Posted: 03 Aug 2020 | Published: 04 Aug 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Lookout Discovery: Chinese Surveillanceware
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WHITE PAPER: The Lookout Threat Intelligence team discovered 4 malware tools connected to advanced mobile threat campaigns active since 2013. China was the main target, but at total of twelve languages were targeted. To learn how to avoid these attacks, tap this brief to learn about Lookout's Threat Advisory Service & how it monitors networks/mobile devices.
Posted: 23 Jul 2020 | Published: 23 Jul 2020

Lookout

Royal Holloway: Man proposes, fraud disposes
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RESEARCH CONTENT: 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.
Posted: 07 Jul 2020 | Published: 14 Jul 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to Threat Management
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EGUIDE: Threat management has become a vital component in the cyber security strategy of many businesses. In this19-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at why threat management should be tailored to your company's needs, the strength in combining it with other security systems and how cloud-based security can reduce costs.
Posted: 03 Jul 2020 | Published: 03 Jul 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Shore up your cybersecurity resilience: A guide for ANZ businesses
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, read about the next steps in Australia's cyber security blueprint, the state of data breaches in the county and what the whole region can do to prepare for new forms of cyber threats.
Posted: 20 Apr 2020 | Published: 20 Apr 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Guide to business continuity planning: COVID-19 and beyond
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EGUIDE: As COVID-19 continues to spread, companies need to evaluate their ability to conduct business as usual during this time. Inside this comprehensive guide, we share best practices on how to defend your business against disruption, identify key business areas at risk and respond to business continuity planning challenges.
Posted: 24 Mar 2020 | Published: 25 Mar 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

IAM: Managing identity remains key to cyber security
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EGUIDE: IT and regulatory environments are changing rapidly driven by the EU's GDPR and digital transformation that is seeing accelerated adoption of cloud and IoT-based technologies, and while identity remains key to cyber security, organisations need to reassess and adapt their identity and access management (IAM) strategies accordingly.
Posted: 13 Feb 2020 | Published: 13 Feb 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Cyber attackers exploiting poor cloud security
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EGUIDE: More than a third of organisations report a cyber attack on the cloud environment due to a lack of basic cloud security hygiene
Posted: 13 Feb 2020 | Published: 13 Feb 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Security analytics: Enabling organisations to get ahead of attackers
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EBOOK: In the face of an ever-increasing number of cyber-attacks, many organisations are turning to security analytics, which is the use of data to measure and detect potential breaches. In this e-guide we provide 6 case studies on when and when not to use security analytics.
Posted: 13 Feb 2020 | Published: 13 Feb 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

86 million reasons to support No More Ransom
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EGUIDE: Anti-ransomware cross-industry initiative says it has prevented more than £86m in ransom payments as it marks its third anniversary, which coincides with a resurgence in ransomware in many parts of the world.
Posted: 13 Feb 2020 | Published: 13 Feb 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Top APAC security predictions for 2020
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EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 15 Jan 2020 | Published: 16 Jan 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Top 10 enterprise IT in the Benelux region stories of 2019
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EGUIDE: The Netherlands is usually seen as a forward-thinking nation when it comes to developing and adopting the latest IT, but it seems its government is not doing particularly well in this respect. Here are Computer Weekly's top enterprise IT in the Benelux region stories of 2019.
Posted: 03 Jan 2020 | Published: 03 Jan 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Top 10 cyber crime stories of 2019
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EGUIDE: Once again, in 2019 the cyber threat landscape proved the old biblical adage correct – there is nothing new under the sun. Data breaches were 10 a penny – indeed, in some cases they can actually be bought for pennies. Here are Computer Weekly's top 10 cyber crime stories of 2019.
Posted: 27 Dec 2019 | Published: 27 Dec 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Multi-pronged approach to cyber security professional development
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EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 16 Dec 2019 | Published: 16 Dec 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

IAM: Managing identity remains key to cyber security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: IT and regulatory environments are changing rapidly driven by the EU's GDPR and digital transformation that is seeing accelerated adoption of cloud and IoT-based technologies, and while identity remains key to cyber security, organisations need to reassess and adapt their identity and access management (IAM) strategies accordingly.
Posted: 29 Aug 2019 | Published: 29 Aug 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Cyber attackers exploiting poor cloud security
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EGUIDE: More than a third of organisations report a cyber attack on the cloud environment due to a lack of basic cloud security hygiene
Posted: 23 Aug 2019 | Published: 23 Aug 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Even fintech startups battling to meet cyber security skills
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EGUIDE: A study shows that most fintech startups, like most banks, are failing to address vulnerabilities in the web and mobile applications, underlining the scale of the challenge
Posted: 21 Aug 2019 | Published: 21 Aug 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Security analytics: Enabling organisations to get ahead of attackers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In the face of an ever-increasing number of cyber-attacks, many organisations are turning to security analytics, which is the use of data to measure and detect potential breaches. In this e-guide we provide 6 case studies on when and when not to use security analytics.
Posted: 19 Aug 2019 | Published: 19 Aug 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

CIO Trends #9: Benelux
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide we reveal why Dutch authorities temporarily halt datacentre construction, how Luxembourg attracts the growing IT companies. Also, read on for details of blockchain confusion in the Netherlands as well as how a local academic is unmasking cybercriminals.
Posted: 30 Jul 2019 | Published: 30 Jul 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

86 million reasons to support No More Ransom
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Anti-ransomware cross-industry initiative says it has prevented more than £86m in ransom payments as it marks its third anniversary, which coincides with a resurgence in ransomware in many parts of the world.
Posted: 29 Jul 2019 | Published: 29 Jul 2019

ComputerWeekly.com
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