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.
Antivirus software plays an important part in protecting users and networks from malware, so installing and keeping it up-to-date is essential in securing computing devices. Yet Linux users believe this OS can only be marginally affected by malicious software. In this Royal Holloway article, we evaluate the effectiveness of some antivirus products.
With enterprises gearing towards a more mobile workforce, security awareness is now more important than ever – and the trends behind it are crucial for IT professionals. To get a sense of the readiness of organizations in employee awareness and training, read this Forrester report to explore these trends, as well as priorities, in this space.
Exploring open problems facing cloud infrastructure, this article in our Royal Holloway security series describes the implementation, feasibility and benefits of cloud-native honeypots.
In this issue, discover how to best fend off the ever-increasing threat of ransomware, learn what the next stage of the data warehouse could be, and find out what leading channel experts believe awaits the industry in the year ahead
Recent studies show that the lack of cybersecurity awareness is still the biggest detriment to an organization's cyber defences. Insufficient training and persistent misinformation are factors that can compromise a cybersecurity operation. In this infographic, we put together some of the top myths around cybersecurity and how you can address them.
As Biden sets out his agenda for the next four years, the Computer Weekly Security Think Tank considers the opportunities for renewed international collaboration on cyber security, what aspects of cyber policy Biden would be best advised to focus on, and asks how the industry can better make its voice heard.
Without reporting, cyber crimes cannot be investigated, prosecutions cannot be pursued and effective prevention strategies cannot be developed. Yet despite this, most corporates fail to report cyber crimes. This article in our Royal Holloway security series explains why this is an increasing cause for concern.
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.
While some IT shops could get away with using a SIEM or a SOAR tool, they are best deployed as complementary products. Although these tools have major commonalities, they also have distinct differences. In this e-guide, learn all about the key similarities and differences in SIEM and SOAR.