MonthNovember 2020

Driven by Ransomware, Cyber Claims Rise in Number & Value

Companies are on track to file 27% more cyber claims in 2020, one insurer estimates, while another underwriter finds five out of every 100 companies file a claim each year.

Manchester United Cyberattack Highlights Controversy in Paying Ransomware Attackers

The Premier League English football (soccer) club team is reportedly being held to ransom by cyberattackers. Manchester United may face a difficult decision: whether to pay a ransom for release of its stolen data.

Baltimore County Public Schools Closed Due to Ransomware Attack

The incident struck the day before Thanksgiving and interfered with online classes for some 115,000 students, officials report.

Industrial Computer Maker Confirms Ransomware, Data Theft

Advantech reports the stolen data was confidential but did not contain high-value documents.

BrandPost: Security als platform, niet als verzameling point solutions

Richt je cybersecurity in vanuit een platformgedachte of vanuit de afzonderlijke point solutions? Sander Almekinders, hoofdredacteur bij IDG Benelux gaat over onder andere deze vraag in gesprek met Michel Schaalje, Security Lead bij Cisco Nederland.

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Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly

The business priority of speed of development and deployment is overshadowing the need for secure code.

Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly

The business priority of speed of development and deployment is overshadowing the need for secure code.

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware

CryptoLocker. WannaCry. Petya. Bad Rabbit. The ransomware threat isn’t going away anytime soon; the news brings constant reports of new waves of this pernicious type of malware washing across the world. It’s popular in large part because of the immediate financial payoff for attackers: It works by encrypting the files on your hard disk, then demands that you pay a ransom, frequently in Bitcoins, to decrypt them.

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(Insider Story)

How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware

CryptoLocker. WannaCry. Petya. Bad Rabbit. The ransomware threat isn’t going away anytime soon; the news brings constant reports of new waves of this pernicious type of malware washing across the world. It’s popular in large part because of the immediate financial payoff for attackers: It works by encrypting the files on your hard disk, then demands that you pay a ransom, frequently in Bitcoins, to decrypt them.

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(Insider Story)

Test

A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.