Tag Archives: cyber security

Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs

Acronis has released its Cyberthreats Report Mid-year 2021 update.  The report warns that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are at particular risk based on the attack trends seen during the first six months of the year. The report revealed that during the first half of 2021, 4 out of 5 organisations …

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Google Play Protect detects only 31% of Android stalkerware

According to findings presented by the Atlas VPN research team, Android’s internal Google Play Protect service detects only 31% of stalkerware attacks. Stalkerware, often known as spyware, is a collection of tools (apps or software programs) that enable someone else (such as an abuser) to track and record your phone activity. This implies …

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Pax8 and Isoolate Announce New Partnership

 Pax8 is partnering with Isoolate. “As cyber-attacks rise and IT professionals expand their security strategy, the endpoint security market is projected to reach more than $15.6 billion by 2024,” said Jared Pangretic, SVP of Sales at Pax8. “Pax8 is thrilled to offer partners more security aircover through Isoolate’s innovative solutions …

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Sophos Opens Additional Office in the Deansgate District of Manchester, UK

Sophos is opening an additional office in the Deansgate district of Manchester, UK. “The new office in Manchester is an exciting move to support Sophos’ strategic growth. With the additional sales resources, we can further our plans already well underway to focus on the fastest growing part of our business – our next-gen cybersecurity …

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ConnectWise and SentinelOne enhance cybersecurity offering

ConnectWise and SentinelOne are partnering to offer SentinelOne Control and SentinelOne Complete as standalone products in the ConnectWise security product suite. “TSPs and MSPs are realising that the stakes have never been higher in cybersecurity as ransomware, cyberattacks and other emerging threats are increasingly causing major business catastrophes,” said Jason …

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34% of UK companies close down after falling victim to ransomware

 Data presented by the Atlas VPN research team reveals that 34% of businesses in the UK are forced to close down as a consequence of falling victim to ransomware attacks. The vast majority of firms have experienced substantial business impact due to ransomware attacks, including revenue loss and brand harm, unforeseen …

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Exertis enhances cybersecurity offering with addition of CyberSmart

Exertis’ is partnering with CyberSmart to enable customers to automatically and continuously assess devices against security and compliance standards, alerting users when these have not been met. “We pride ourselves on making the complex simple and going above and beyond to delight our customers,” says Matthew Swindail, Vendor Development Manager …

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Re-training reimagined

Dr. Andrea Cullen from CAPSLOCK discusses why CAPSLOCK was established in an effort to broaden skills and understanding for a career in digital security. CAPSLOCK is a new, government-backed educational organisation which re-trains people in cyber security. A new model of online education is being piloted with a revolutionary method …

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Microsoft 365 governance features bolstered by ProvisionPoint Permissions

ProvisionPoint’s new user and permissions governance solution provides an overview of all Microsoft 365 user permissions from a single console. Armed with this greater insight. This platform reveals how data is being accessed to control any unauthorised access to sensitive content, and protect organisations from internal or external threats. Authorised …

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Tech Data and Proofpoint partner on cloud-based email security

Tech Data has signed a distribution agreement with Proofpoint giving access to the company’s cloud-based email security solutions and security awareness training services. “Proofpoint’s solutions enable reseller partners and MSPs to offer the best protection for customers as they remodel their working practices and simultaneously counter the increasing threat of …

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