Security Threats Reports

Royal Holloway: Investigating the security vulnerabilities and solutions for connected and autonomous vehicle technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This article introduces connected and autonomous vehicles, analysing the underlying technologies and considering their cyber security vulnerabilities and attacks. We identify and assess the existing and emerging countermeasures for such vulnerabilities, and propose high-level recommendations.
Posted: 23 Jun 2022 | Published: 23 Jun 2022

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Royal Holloway: Corporate under-reporting of cyber crime
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RESEARCH CONTENT: 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.
Posted: 26 May 2022 | Published: 26 May 2022

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BlackCat emerges as one of the top ransomware threats
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EBOOK: After several notable ransomware attacks against major enterprises, the BlackCat gang is drawing the attention of security researchers who have connected it to other groups.
Posted: 04 May 2022 | Published: 04 May 2022

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MicroScope – May 2022: Charging at SME security challenges
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: With cyber threats growing, SMEs have to improve their security position, and the channel is best placed to support that aim. Read all about improving security, how sustainability is more important than ever in channel conversations, and the impact of hybrid working
Posted: 29 Apr 2022 | Published: 06 May 2022

MicroScope

Deep learning for countering energy theft – a hybrid long-short term memory approach
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Energy theft is a critical issue for power system operators and billions of pounds are lost to it every year. This article in our Royal Holloway security series describes a convolutional long short-term memory-based energy theft detection model to identify electricity thieves.
Posted: 26 Apr 2022 | Published: 26 Apr 2022

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Royal Holloway: Cloud-native honeypot deployment
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Exploring open problems facing cloud infrastructure, this article in our Royal Holloway security series describes the implementation, feasibility and benefits of cloud-native honeypots.
Posted: 22 Apr 2022 | Published: 25 Apr 2022

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Transforming risk Why digital transformation depends on integrated risk management
sponsored by ServiceNow
EBOOK: Embarking on a digital transformation without considering risk management is like doing a massive home remodel on top of a crumbling foundation – which is why IT and non-IT leaders are embracing integrated risk management (IRM) as part of their transformation. Read this e-book to learn more about IRM and it’s role in digital transformation.
Posted: 14 Apr 2022 | Published: 14 Apr 2022

ServiceNow

How Russia's war in Ukraine is changing the cybersecurity game and why that matters
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 06 Apr 2022 | Published: 06 Apr 2022

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5 cybersecurity myths and how to address them
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INFOGRAPHIC: 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.
Posted: 24 Mar 2022 | Published: 24 Mar 2022

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Shields up! Why Russia's war on Ukraine should matter to security pros
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EBOOK: The build-up to the attack on Ukraine by Russia on 24 February saw widespread warnings from cyber security companies and government agencies that the world was on the verge of a devastating cyber war. In this E-Guide, we will explore some of the more impactful cyber security stories that have unfolded around the war.
Posted: 11 Mar 2022 | Published: 11 Mar 2022

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Ransomware: The situation at the beggining of 2022
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INFOGRAPHIC: 2021 was a breakout year for ransomware as the cybersecurity attack vector wreaked havoc on organizations around the world. Truth is that this trend is set to continue in 2022 and beyond. In this infographic, we take a look at the worldwide ransomware landscape at the beginning of 2022 and which areas of the globe have been affected the most.
Posted: 08 Mar 2022 | Published: 08 Mar 2022

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PCI and GDPR Data Protection Requirements Met with Zero Downtime
sponsored by Comforte AG
WHITE PAPER: Bankart is a card payments processing center which has several files and databases in their network that contain cardholder data, all of which need to be protected from threats. In this case study, learn how Bankart was able to protect the sensitive data by using comforte's SecurDPS.
Posted: 07 Feb 2022 | Published: 15 Apr 2019

Comforte AG

MicroScope – February 2022: Spotting the hidden security dangers
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: In this security-focused issue, we take a closer look at the threats and security trends experts expect to increase and pop up over the course of 2022. Also read how proposed government regulations could spell eye-watering fines for MSPs, and how being green could be more difficult than anticipate
Posted: 03 Feb 2022 | Published: 04 Feb 2022

MicroScope

Top 10 cyber security stories of 2021
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EBOOK: Cyber security was once again top of the agenda for IT leaders in 2021, with a barrage of news and analysis making it hard to separate the wheat from the chaff and the genuine insight from the self-promotional nonsense. However, there were some stand-out cyber security stories in the past 12 months that were indubitably worthy of attention.
Posted: 26 Jan 2022 | Published: 26 Jan 2022

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The Impact of XDR in the Modern SOC
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
ANALYST REPORT: Extended detection and response (XDR) is gaining momentum in the security arena. ESG recently surveyed IT/InfoSec professionals across multiple industry verticals to better understand the market perception of XDR, as well as value points and challenges that come with it. Access the full ESG report to see the impact of XDR in the modern SOC.
Posted: 20 Jan 2022 | Published: 30 Nov 2020

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MicroScope – January 2022: Squaring up to ransomware
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: 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
Posted: 06 Jan 2022 | Published: 07 Jan 2022

MicroScope

13 steps for enabling secure remote work
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INFOGRAPHIC: Remote working has become increasingly popular as it provides a way of enabling greater work flexibility and productivity, saving costs, retaining employees, and encouraging a healthy work-life balance. However, enabling it can be risky if not done with security in mind. In this infographic, we outline 13 steps to enable secure remote working.
Posted: 06 Jan 2022 | Published: 06 Jan 2022

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The Radicati Group, Inc. Endpoint Security - Market Quadrant 2020 *
sponsored by Bitdefender
RESEARCH CONTENT: Endpoint security has become a top priority in 2020 – but threats are always evolving, so it’s critical to ensure endpoints are protected with the best-in-class defenses. Read this research report from The Radicati Group for an overview of the key trends, risks and top offerings as they relate to the endpoint security market.
Posted: 04 Jan 2022 | Published: 30 Nov 2020

Bitdefender

Everything You Need to Know About the Log4j Vulnerability
sponsored by TechTarget
EGUIDE: Here, dig into the origins of the Log4J vulnerability, the severity, and what needs to change to ensure enterprise systems aren't at risk in the future.
Posted: 17 Dec 2021 | Published: 17 Dec 2021

TechTarget

Driving Real Behaviour Change
sponsored by Proofpoint
EBOOK: There are key factors that determine the success or failure of any security awareness program: timing, engagement, and knowledge of the role of data all contribute to a metrics-based plan for security awareness in an organization. But how do you get started? Dive into this detailed e-book to learn how to begin to drive changes in behavior.
Posted: 18 Nov 2021 | Published: 30 Jun 2020

Proofpoint

Fast Forward IAM
sponsored by Beta Systems
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: In the era of cloud computing, every aspect of the organization – especially cybersecurity – needs to be scalable and cloud-focused. In this product overview, take a closer look at Beta System’s Fast Forward IAM, designed to protect, provision and manage access at the scale of cloud.
Posted: 04 Nov 2021 | Published: 05 Nov 2020

Beta Systems

Cyber Security: 2021 Worst in Show
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide: Throughout 2021, there has been a strong focus worldwide on how to combat cyber security attacks for most businesses. In this e-guide we take a look at the best of the worst of those attacks to happen throughout January to June this year and how businesses can learn/adapt from these attacks.
Posted: 08 Oct 2021 | Published: 08 Oct 2021

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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: 10 Sep 2021 | Published: 27 Dec 2019

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How do you solve a problem like security training?
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EGUIDE: In this E-Guide, we will the tricky topic of security awareness training. Firstly, we try to answer the burning question of how to get employees to pay attention to training and take it seriously. Then, we take a look at some security awareness best practices that you can use to craft training your users will actually benefit from.
Posted: 27 Aug 2021 | Published: 27 Aug 2021

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Ransomware: The situation at the beginning of 2022 Infographic
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EBOOK: The past 12 months saw ransomware attacks hit new levels of sophistication, with cyber criminal gangs turning to increasingly professional-style tactics and targeting more impactful victims – and these trends are highly unlikely to fade as we move further into 2022.
Posted: 18 Feb 2022 | Published: 18 Feb 2022

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