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IoT is the Weakest Link for Attacking the Cloud

As cloud-based services continue to increase in scope and scale, there isn’t a single organization that wouldn’t benefit in some way from the cloud. Indeed, with the promise of lowering OPEX, while reducing or even abolishing CAPEX, the cloud can enable an organization to better focus on its core business, which is something that every C level executive wants to hear these days.

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Victory. Again: Kaspersky Lab Finds a Way to Unlock Files Encrypted with CryptXXX Ransomware

After releasing decryption tools for two variants of CryptXXX ransomware in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab is releasing a new decryptor for files that have been locked with the latest version of the malware. This malicious program was capable of infecting thousands of PCs around the world since April 2016, and it was impossible to fully decrypt the files affected by it. But not anymore.

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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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1 in 4 Wi-Fi Hotspots Just Waiting to Be Hacked, Kaspersky Lab Stats Show

After analyzing information on more than 31 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, Kaspersky Lab has found that every fourth (28%) is unsecured and poses a risk to users’ personal data. That means all the traffic transmitted over those networks, including personal messages, passwords, documents and much more, can be easily intercepted and used by attackers.

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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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Kaspersky Lab Survey Highlights Data Protection as the Top Priority for Businesses when Combating Cyberthreats

Loss or exposure of sensitive data is the worst outcome of a cybersecurity incident, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s report, “Business Perception of IT Security: In the Face of an Inevitable Compromise”, based on the 2016 Corporate IT Security Risks survey. However, only just over half (52%) of businesses agree that they have to be better prepared for an inevitable security compromise.