Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab: Four skills CISOs should develop to succeed in 2019

As cyber-risks became a business issue, the role of the CISO in an organization has changed. The modern CISO is not just a head of department, responsible for implementation and management of security controls – like ensuring every workstation has the latest version of endpoint security, or making sure critical ports are not exposed to the internet. #KasperskyLab

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Fortinet Predicts Tipping Point For Cybersecurity as Threats Become More Intelligent, Autonomous, and Difficult to Detect Than Ever Before in 2017 [WATCH]

“The expanding attack surface enabled by technology innovations such as cloud computing and IoT devices, a global shortage of cybersecurity talent, and regulatory pressures continue to be significant driversof cyber threats. The pace of these changes is unprecedented, resulting in a critical tipping point as the impact of cyber attacks are feltwell beyond their intended victims in personal, political, and business consequences. Going forward, the need for accountability at multiple levels is urgent and real affectingvendors, governments, and consumers alike. Without swift action, there is a real risk of disrupting the progress of the global digital economy.”

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Fortinet Survey Reveals Cybersecurity Strategies of APAC Enterprises

“Our independent study highlights the urgent need among enterprise-scale organisations from all sectors in APAC to prioritize end-to-end cybersecurity protection with actionable, threat intelligence capabilities in the face of new digital business challenges. Enterprises need to respond more rapidly and effectively to security breaches by investing in integrated, adaptive cybersecurity architectures for the borderless network. Fortinet is uniquely equipped to deliver this security without compromise through a seamless, comprehensive security fabric.”

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The Internet can make or break your company — Converge ICT

The Internet has emerged as one of the most important products of digitalization. Over the years, it has revolutionized the way enterprises run certain business processes given its numerous benefits and positive implications. However, as it continues to yield new innovations, its uses also come at the price of new risks to security.

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Children’s Dependency on the Internet Leads to Secrecy, Over-Sharing and Social Withdrawal

Research conducted by iconKids & Youth for Kaspersky Lab has uncovered the harsh impact of Internet over-dependency among children across the globe. 55% of children were qualified by the research as dependent on the Internet. These children are twice as likely to conceal potentially risky online activities from their parents and use content, inappropriate for their age.

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The Volume of Malicious Spam in Q3 2016 Hits Two-Year High

According to the Kaspersky Lab Spam and Phishing in Q3 report, the company’s products blocked 73,066,751 attempts to attack users with malicious attachments. This is the largest amount of malicious spam since the beginning of 2014 and is a 37% increase compared to the previous quarter. The majority of those attachments were ransomware trojan downloaders.

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Breaking smart: 7 things you need to STOP doing online

In the beginning, the Internet was not terrifically user-friendly — early users needed tech chops just to get online, and they had to do so over a wired, dial-up connection. Between those online pioneers’ savvy and the relatively few other Internet users, online behavior with regard to security was not a headline issue.