Tag Archives: cyber security

New Kaspersky Industrial cybersecurity for networks

Kaspersky’s Industrial CyberSecurity for Networks now flags vulnerabilities in equipment and gives recommendations for their mitigation. Added support for the BACnet protocol allows the product to protect smart building systems. Automated learning mode for traffic monitoring, seamless protocol updates, and the new web console also simplify management and improve efficiency …

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PCR May issue out now! Biometrics and Security special focus

If you follow PCR’s daily newsletter then you will be familiar with the frequency of news on cyber security we regularly cover. Just the other day we reported on Bloomberg’s findings that cyber security spending is headed for $200 billion a year as the market switches to cloud-based security with …

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OpenText Launches Webroot Business Management Console 6.0

 OpenText has released of a new Webroot Business Management Console compatible across its business security portfolio, including Webroot Business Endpoint Protection, Webroot DNS Protection and Webroot Security Awareness Training. It is fully backwards compatible with Webroot’s Unity API and covers tailored applications or reports already created. The new Webroot Business …

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Residential IP providers help fast-track information on vaccine availability

 Tech-savvy residents of the U.S., Germany, and a few other countries have started using web-scraping bots to accelerate the COVID-19 vaccination process. Some organisations have started utilising bots to help immunise communities quicker, leaving residential proxy providers like IPRoyal to ensure their technology is used lawfully. In countries where vaccination against …

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Backup and restore

Ramil Yusupov, Senior Program Manager at Acronis explores the increasingly complex world of data and the inherent dangers that businesses need to navigate  Please can you tell me a bit more about the company? Acronis originally started back in 2003 as a pure backup vendor, and is now a leading …

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Weak passwords leave companies open to cyber attacks

A study of 1,247 workplaces, by cybersecurity experts VPNoverview.com, found that two-thirds of businesses (66%) leave themselves at risk of cyberattacks due to their lack of having (or enforcing) password rotation policies. In fact, it is advised that you should change your password every 60-90 days1, but a significant number of …

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McAfee sees COVID-19-themed cyber-attack detections increase by 114% in Q4 2020

McAfee Corp. has released its McAfee Threats Report: April 2021, examining cybercriminal activity related to malware and the evolution of cyber threats in the third and fourth quarters of 2020. In Q4, McAfee Labs observed an average of 648 threats per minute, an increase of 60 threats per minute (10%) …

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Securing a Hybrid and Agile Workforce 

VIPRE, a leading provider of security solutions purpose-built to protect people and businesses from costly and malicious threats discusses the importance of data security, especially email security, and having educated workforces, especially when remote working 2020 has forced businesses to revise many of their operations. One significant transition being the …

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ROUND TABLE: Gaming: Don’t get caught up in the game

Over the last 17 months cyber-criminals are reported to have carried out in the region of 12 billion credential-stuffing attacks against gaming websites. Here PCR talks to gaming security experts, David Emm at Kaspersky and Lars Rensing, at Protokol about why gamers need to have their wits about them. David …

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Revolut and GBG expand partnership to tackle fraud

Revolut is working with GBG to tackle the rise of online fraud and promote the safe adoption of digital services through customer onboarding solutions, including Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML). Recent findings from PwC claim that 1 in 5 consumers fell victim to identity fraud in 2020, as …

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