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Surge in malicious Microsoft Office documents detected

WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security Report shows a massive 62% increase in overall malware detections in Q1 2019 compared to the previous quarter. The report also found that cyber criminals are leveraging a wide array of varied attack techniques, including malicious Microsoft Office documents, Mac malware and web application …

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DNS attacks are costing organisations over $1m on average

The average DNS attack cost has risen 49% to $1,070,000, reveals EfficientIP’s 2019 Global DNS Threat Report, sponsored research conducted by market intelligence firm IDC. Over the past year, organisations faced on average more than nine DNS attacks, an increase of 34%. Costs too went up 49%, meaning one in …

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Passwords negatively impact company security and employee mental health

Okta’s new Passwordless Future Report demonstrates how passwords negatively impact the security of organisations as well as the mental health of employees. The research, which surveyed 4,000+ workers across the UK, France and the Netherlands, found that 70% workers believing biometrics would benefit the workplace. It also revealed that the …

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Tech Data to showcase next-gen security solutions at Infosec 2019

Tech Data will be demonstrating how it can assist resellers at all stages of their security journey at this year’s Infosec show, which takes place at London Olympia on 5th-6th June, 2019. “Our security practice is thriving, and we will be demonstrating all our capabilities at Infosec. We’re really looking …

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55% of businesses still use unencrypted removable devices, reveals ESET and Kingston

Unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to GDPR fines. New research conducted by security company ESET and technology manufacturer Kingston shows that 55% of business don’t encrypt their removable devices, leaving themselves exposed to data leaks. The ESET and …

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SolarWinds expands security portfolio with SentinelOne

SolarWinds has announced the expansion of its security portfolio with SolarWinds Endpoint Detection and Response through a partnership with SentinelOne. This newest addition to its portfolio is designed to help MSPs prevent, detect, and respond to the latest threats to customer endpoints with patented Behavioral AI. SolarWinds Endpoint Protection and …

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Kaspersky launches Endpoint Security for Business

Kaspersky Lab has unveiled the next generation of its endpoint protection with the new Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business. The product features Adaptive Anomaly Control, which intelligently perceives and blocks anomalous applications and user behavior, and offers improved protection from miners and network threats. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business now …

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