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GFI Promos Q1|2018

GFI Software is happy to announce the following promotional offers, which will run until March 30, 2018. For pricing, more information or any assistance with these promotions, please contact Orthology's sales representative on sales@orthology.gr Find out more about the promos here … [Read more...]

Ransomware Predictions for 2018: Infections Will Continue to Rise

It’s 2018, and security professionals across the globe are on standby, waiting for next big wave of ransomware attacks to make landfall. According to Symantec’s Ransomware 2017 report, the number of ransomware infections is continuing to rise. During the first half of 2017, 42% of ransomware attacks targeted organizations – up from 30% in 2016. Unfortunately, there is no universal formula that … [Read more...]

GARTNER POSITIONS MALWAREBYTES AS A VISIONARY

"Malware infections mean lost revenue and devastating implications for businesses. Businesses need a solution that goes beyond the limitations of traditional antivirus products. Gartner’s positioning of Malwarebytes, we believe, validates our leadership and vision to continue as the enterprise’s best choice for advanced malware prevention and remediation.” – Marcin Kleczynski, CEO … [Read more...]

7 cybersecurity trends to watch out for in 2018

I think it's fair to say, 2017 wasn't a great year for cyber-security. We saw a large number of high-profile cyberattacks; including Uber, Deloitte, Equifax and the now infamous WannaCry ransomware attack. Despite the constant flow of security updates and patches, the number of attacks continue to rise. This raises the question…will 2018 be better or worse than 2017? Let’s take a look at some … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Insider Threats in the Financial Sector

According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2017, the financial services industry experienced the highest number of cyber-attacks in 2016. 58% of these attacks were caused by insiders. 53% of insider attacks were inadvertent, and only 5% were malicious. Insider attacks are not necessarily initiated by current employees, but also former employees and third parties. The report suggests … [Read more...]

The #1 priority for improving cybersecurity?

Implementing a Privileged Account Management Cycle approach! In a white paper released in October 2017 by analyst firm KuppingCole, Martin Kuppinger makes the case for why companies need to pay more attention to privileged account protection at all levels. Entitled, “Protecting the keys to your kingdom against cyber-attacks and insider threats,” he points out that Privileged Account … [Read more...]

Sophisticated cyber attacks are biggest technology concern in 2018

Cyber attacks and breaches are becoming a daily occurrence. In December 2017 we reported that 33.8 million records had been leaked, and in November 2017 there were 59 million records leaked. Targeted attacks by skilled and persistent cyber criminals are now a business reality. Cyber attacks have become more sophisticated and attackers use a variety of tactics: Social engineering: … [Read more...]

Improving Security and Compliance: 10 Common Active Directory Mistakes

It’s true to say that the majority of organizations understand that Active Directory is essentially the backbone of the IT infrastructure. Despite this, we see multiple instances every day of Active Directory being misused, abused or generally neglected when it comes to best practices. In this article, we’re going to go through a few of the most common mistakes organizations make that could lead … [Read more...]

10 ways cybersecurity will evolve in the next five years

Looking back just 10 years, the cyber threat landscape is almost unrecognisable. Back then most IT security threats were unsophisticated malware programs (mostly viruses, worms or trojans) written by people whose main aim was simply to cause trouble. Though some of these programs did do real harm, including erasing data files or formatting disks, most were simply an annoyance. However, the threats … [Read more...]

Did you know that transportation companies are the least concerned about ransomware?

This report, conducted by Osterman Research and sponsored by Malwarebytes, presents the findings on ransomware and other critical security issues from more than 1,000 small and medium-sized organizations surveyed in June 2017. Here’s what we discovered. … [Read more...]