Global cyber attacks up as ransomware surges by 93%
Global cyber attacks have increased by 29% in the last six months, as hackers continue to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police IT disaster recovery a 'very high risk area', audit reveals
Police computer systems have been ill-prepared to cope with a disaster like a major hack.
Risky business: Majority of workers take cybersecurity shortcuts despite knowing dangers
"Every organisation needs to establish security processes and work to ensure they resonate with employees."
How Microsoft security infrastructure can sink a business
Organisations that are heavily or entirely reliant on Microsoft infrastructure, services and applications can take several steps to shore up their security.
Minimising the impact of REvil delivered via Kaseya servers
In this case study, Darktrace explains how it detected the first signs of ransomware on the network 'as soon as encryption had begun'.
The unintended consequences of cyber attacks
In 1988, a Harvard graduate began an experiment to see how many computers were connected to the Internet. 24 hours later, 10% of all computers around the world had been taken down.
Privileged access management vital as ransomware risks escalate
"PAM has become a key battleground in cyber security and the combined ThycoticCentrify is perfectly positioned to support our distribution channel partners and their customers."
SonicWall ransomware attack "should have been avoided"
"The cybercrime actors behind these ransomware attacks are very agile, always looking for new tricks and techniques that will allow them to do their malicious deeds."
Ransomware-as-a-service rising as cyber threats grow at alarming rates
Attacks are driven largely by the emergence of Ransomware as a Service gangs that are cashing in on critical infrastructure organisations.
Imprivata extends PAM capabilities with Xton acquisition
"Through this acquisition, Imprivata will enable richer authentication and access management, a key pillar in the Imprivata digital identity framework, and broaden our mutual reach to new and current customers."
Legislation and liability for cyber-attacks won’t save you — zero trust architecture will
Organisations can't stop breaches, but they can prevent them from spreading and becoming catastrophic incidents by using zero trust security.
DHBs not included in SIS cyber security programme
The SIS is not seeking to have district health boards included in a programme where it sets out what agencies must do to cope with information security threats.
Ransomware guardrails failing — Cloudian research
Cloudian released new data based on a survey of 200 IT decision-makers whose organisations experienced a ransomware attack between 2019 and 2021.
Cyber incidents on the rise as ransomware accounts for two thirds of all malware attacks
More cybercriminals are customising malware for attacks on virtual infrastructure.
Recent high profile cyber attacks show rising threat of ransomware-as-a-service
"This trend of ransomware-as-a-service is continuing to evolve and cybersecurity providers need to stay ahead of the risk."
Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
"This attack is especially dangerous because Kaseya is used by many Managed Service Providers that many businesses trust to handle their IT functions."
CompTIA responds to ransomware attack by forming Rapid Response Team and releasing resources
CompTIA responds to the recent large scale ransomeware attack by forming a Rapid Response Team and making CompTIA ISAO resources publicly available.
Govt to launch full inquiry into DHB ransomware attack
Minister Andrew Little has announced a full inquiry into the ransomware attack at Waikato DHB in the early hours of May 18.
Prevention and preparedness revisited: Cyber-defence after Kaseya ransomware attack
The Kaseya calamity can one day be remembered as a tipping point that led eventually to a better security posture, writes Vectra AI CEO Hitesh Sheth.
Kaseya CEO addresses REvil affiliate ransomware attack on the company’s VSA customers
Kaseya’s CEO addresses the sophisticated ransomware attack by a REvil affiliate on the company’s VSA customers.
Risk of downtime and data theft as ransomware targets Industrial Control Systems
Because Industrial Control Systems are incredibly challenging to secure, there are plenty of gaps in protection that threat actors are clearly exploiting with growing determination.
Kaseya ransomware attack reminder that attackers still have the upper hand
“The global Kaseya attack is a reminder that the public and private sector need to change the way cyber conflict is fought."
Kaseya ransomware attack hits New Zealand kindergartens
Schools are offline and more than 100 North Island kindergartens have reverted to pen and paper due to a major international ransomware hit.
Ransomware on ‘roids: how enterprises can combat the rising risk of multi-faceted extortion
Cyber-criminals are getting more intelligent, and businesses need to step up their defences, writes ExtraHop regional sales manager for A/NZ Glen Maloney.