Yearly Archives: 2014
- December 22nd, 2014
As 2014 ends, many experts in the industry are giving their thoughts on what the New Year will look like from an IT security perspective. From the top ten malware threats to a growing list of security challenges, you’d be forgiven for thinking that CIOs and CISOs face an uphill battle in 2015.
- December 18th, 2014
As 2014 draws to a close, many in the InfoSec community are looking back on what has been an eventful past 12 months.
In both scale and sophistication, 2014 has been a game changer. In the first nine months alone there were as many as 1,922 confirmed incidents with criminals managing to compromise 904 million records*. Household names, from Sony and Home Depot to JP Morgan and Kmart, have been compromised and new, ever more potent forms of malware have risen to the surface.
- December 16th, 2014
Digital business is blurring the lines between the digital and the physical worlds, disrupting all industries and redefining the role of IT. This was the theme at the recent Gartner Symposium ITXpo in Barcelona, where Avecto unveiled Defendpoint as part of its global launch roadshow to an audience of over 5,000 CIO and senior IT decision makers.
- November 27th, 2014
As America recovers from Turkey overload this Thanksgiving, thrifty shoppers are dusting off their credit cards to satisfy an altogether different appetite – the appetite for a bargain. With Black Friday already upon us and Cyber Monday just around the corner, online retailers are offering their most tempting holiday deals.
- November 24th, 2014
We’re all used to hearing about malware threats, with new variants of existing malware families appearing on a seemingly daily basis. What is far less common though is a totally new threat appearing, especially one that has apparently been operating unchallenged since 2008. Research published by Symantec describes just this; a new “ground breaking and almost peerless” malware threat known as Regin.