Category: Spotlight on Security

Making an industrial difference

Making an industrial difference

Unidirectional gateway security blocking cyberattacks against control networks – Editor’s Insight interview with Lior Frenkel CEO, Waterfall Security CONTROL NETWORK ENVIRONMENTS Framing the network environment will help focus your attention when explaining this technology. Waterfall Security is an industrial cyber security company. Industrial being the key term. Waterfall’s unique technology is used to protect the […]

Crisis Communication: Reputation Management When A Crisis Hits

Crisis Communication: Reputation Management When A Crisis Hits

All too often, leaders within companies, organisations and governments involved in a crisis have had to learn the hard way that major disruptions, or events once seemed unthinkable, can become a reality. Whether it be death caused by an accident within the workplace, share prices declining due to a failed takeover, a major environmental catastrophe […]

Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Businesses

Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Businesses

Exploring Risk Control Packages, First- and Third-Party Coverages Can Help Mitigate Cyber Events Organizations considering stand-alone cyber coverage should carefully evaluate their risk profile and determine whether more traditional policies provide adequate coverage according to some of the tips offered in a newly released RIMS Professional Report titled, Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Businesses. Authored by […]

Sonus and Palo Alto Networks Team to Deliver Advanced Mobile Network Protections from Cyber Threats Targeting Rich Communication Services

Sonus and Palo Alto Networks Team to Deliver Advanced Mobile Network Protections from Cyber Threats Targeting Rich Communication Services

Sonus helps Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) prevent advanced cyber-attacks targeting their Evolved Packet Core (EPC) networks and IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) through security architecture developed with Palo Alto Networks. Sonus addresses evolving MNO security challenges in 4G-LTE networks with a security architecture developed with Palo Alto Networks that provides full visibility and enforcement associated with […]

Ixia releases first annual Security Report

Ixia releases first annual Security Report

Beyond malware increases, attack surface expansion is compounded by cloud, IoT, and increasing network segmentation Ixia has announced the release of the first Ixia Security Report, a summation of 2016’s biggest security events including findings from Ixia’s Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Center.  The ATI Research Center leverages the knowledge of hundreds of Ixia engineers, […]

Gartner Says Detection and Response is Top Security Priority for Organisations in 2017

Gartner Says Detection and Response is Top Security Priority for Organisations in 2017

Worldwide Spending on Information Security to Reach $90 Billion in 2017 Enterprises are transforming their security spending strategy in 2017, moving away from prevention only approaches to focus more on detection and response, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide spending on information security is expected to reach US$90 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.6 percent […]

The Biggest ‘Must Go’ Cybersecurity Show On Earth – Part 1

The Biggest ‘Must Go’ Cybersecurity Show On Earth – Part 1

Editor’s RSA Conference 2017 Review & Austrade Cyber Security Trade Mission KEYNOTE TAKE-AWAYS RSA is named after Rivest, Shamir, and Adelman, the three inventors of public-key encryption technology. The RSA Conference therefore is unsurprisingly the event where the cyber trends are set and the security deals are made. Situated in San Francisco, giving rise to […]

Editor's desk - Chris Cubbage, Executive Editor

Editor’s desk – Chris Cubbage, Executive Editor

“I’m going to be brutally honest. We are in the fight of our digital lives and we are not winning… we are facing 21st century threats, with 20th century technology and with a 19th century bureaucracy.” – Michael McCaul, House Homeland Security Committee Chair, 14 February, RSA Conference 2017 It’s been a busy first quarter […]

Global Average Connection Speed Increases 26 Percent Year over Year, According to Akamai’s ‘Fourth Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report’

Global Average Connection Speed Increases 26 Percent Year over Year, According to Akamai’s ‘Fourth Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report’

All key global broadband adoption metrics see double-digit gains year over year Akamai Technologies has released its Fourth Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the report provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds, broadband adoption metrics, notable Internet disruptions, IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 […]

ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech

ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech

Unequal pay, lack of mentors and persistent gender bias remain obstacles Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA. Detailed in release of “The […]