Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

PCR April security roundtable with JumpCloud’s Joel Rennich and Qualys’s Matt Middleton-Leal

The global pandemic and more recently, the invasion of Ukraine has heightened concerns over cybersecurity attacks. Whilst the continued shift towards “hybrid” working has created major gaps for hackers to gain access to sensitive information. But there are key steps that can be taken to safeguard against cyber threats as …

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Report, Predicts Continued Financial Losses from Ransomware Attacks on MSP Industry

ConnectWise has released its 2022 MSP Threat Report. The report includes analysis of major MSP-related security events and trends from 2021 and top predictions for 2022, including a continued rise in MSP-focused ransomware attacks and increased cooperation among governments to combat cybercrime. In addition to predictions of increasing ransomware attacks …

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API Attacks on the increase but what does this mean for SME’s?

According to a report conducted by Salt Security, API Attacks increased 681% in the last 12 Months. Key findings from the report show API attack traffic grew at more than twice the rate of non-malicious traffic, and API security concerns are inhibiting innovation for two-thirds of organisations. We speak to …

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Blockchain hackers stole nearly $700 million in Q1 2022

Attacks on various crypto projects and ecosystems brought millions of dollars to hackers and scammers. According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team, blockchain hackers stole $682 million in 72 hack events throughout Q1 2022. In addition, hacks on Solana and Binance Smart Chain ecosystems attributed to more …

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Multi-Factor Authentication is not enough to combat Russian state-sponsored cyber actors, says MyCena

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and FBI Cyber Division have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) warning organisations that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors have gained network access through the exploitation of default multi-factor authentication (MFA) protocols and a known vulnerability. As early as May 2021, Russian state-sponsored cyber actors gained …

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Tech Data adds IDEE Passwordless, multi-factor authentication solutions

 Tech Data is embarking on a new distribution agreement with cybersecurity software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider IDEE to offer passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA) and authorisation solutions for partners in Europe. “While prevalent today, traditional password authentication systems look set to become a thing of the past for enterprises and wider society. With IDEE’s AuthN …

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Brigantia partners with Awingu to bring secure remote workspace to UK

Brigantia is partnering with Belgium-based Awingu to offer its secure remote workspace to clients in the UK.  Awingu eliminates the need for a VPN enabling users to work securely from any location and any device – with no need to change anything in the applications, or install anything on the …

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Five Ways to Scale Your MSP Business in 2022

Gregg Lalle, SVP International Sales and Strategy at ConnectWise explores how MSPs can bolster their businesses. The tumultuous events of the past two years have completely reset the definition of normal. Today’s new business landscape features varying degrees of virtual work, fast-shifting technology needs, increased concerns around cybersecurity and more. …

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e92plus’ Neil Langridge and Bitdefender’s Wim Cops on 20 years in the making

Neil Langridge, Marketing Director at e92plus speaks with Wim Cops, Consumer Sales Manager at Bitdefender about its 20 years in the making as a cyber-security solutions provider, current black spots within the cyber security market and measures to address these critical issues. In 2021, Bitdefender celebrated its 20th anniversary – …

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Why it’s time for gamers to get serious about security?

Steve Wilson, UK and Ireland Director at NortonLifeLock explores the rise in cybersecurity threats in the gaming world as exponential growth in gamers opens the floodgates for cyber criminals. In the UK today, there are 44 million gamers, out of a population of 65 million. In Europe, that figure is …

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