Thursday, 28th January 2021
NEWS

DDoS attacks cross the 10 million mark

Not all world records are cause for celebration—just look at the DDoS attack numbers from 2020. For the first time in history, the annual number of DDoS attacks crossed the 10 million threshold, as NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) observed 10,089,687 attacks over the course of the year. That’s nearly 1.6 million more attacks than 2019’s count of 8.5 million.

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NHS Birmingham, UK calls on WALLIX to ensure business continuity

With WALLIX, NHS Birmingham strengthens its cyber security policy and secures all remote access to protect its sensitive and critical data.

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Communications 'chaos' causes security stress

‘There’s a threat, pass it on’: a negative communication cycle between vendors, IT leaders and employees leaves enterprises at risk.

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IT spending to grow by over six percent

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2021, an increase of 6.2% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Worldwide IT spending declined 3.2% in 2020 as CIOs prioritized spending on technology and services that were deemed “mission-critical” during the initial stages of the pandemic.

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Prisma Cloud enhancements

Palo Alto Networks has introduced a number of enhancements to Prisma® Cloud, the industry’s only comprehensive Cloud Native Security Platform. With these enhancements, Prisma Cloud now has the industry’s most accurate web application firewall (WAF) capabilities. When securing cloud native applications, Prisma Cloud ensures scalability, automated protection and integrated protection for defense in depth.

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GTT enhances Managed Security Services portfolio

GTT Communications has enhanced its portfolio of managed security services. Leveraging Fortinet’s next-generation Security Fabric, GTT is now able to deliver more advanced software-defined capabilities, including unified threat prevention (UTP), which integrates a range of security features, such as application control, web filtering, antivirus, data loss prevention, and intrusion detection and prevention.

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BSA | The Software Alliance is pleased that the decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) uphe...
UK SME’s are at risk of 65,000 cyber security attacks daily – with around 4,500 of these being succe...
Cyber firm Rapid7 conducts one of the most comprehensive surveys of the internet and found that FTSE...
Help desks spend days dealing with user access complaints, while legitimate work gets blocked by ov...
Yet only four out of 10 security leaders in the UK can answer the question, “How secure, or at risk,...
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Case Study: @nifty Delivering IT Security to Their Customers with Kaspersky

NIFTY Corporation is one of the leading Telecoms and Internet Service Providers in Japan, supplying high-speed broadband connectivity to more than 1.39 million broadband users. Providing robust security for the many subscribers to its online services is very important because repeated security breaches or loss of service may result in customers suffering damage or losses - and ultimately leaving NIFTY and moving to competitors' services.

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