Data exfiltration is a form of security breach that occurs when an organisations data is copied, transferred or retrieved from a computer or server without authorisation. Data exfiltration can be difficult to detect, as it is often the last stage of a cyber security attack, once compromised the malware orchestrating the attack can lay dormant until the point of data exfiltration or it can take data little by little over time. It can do this because it involves the transfer or moving of data within and outside a network, which closely resembles or mimics typical network traffic, allowing substantial data loss incidents to fly under the radar.
Steve is an experienced technical B2B cyber security specialist and Director. Steve is a frequent speaker on topics including security breaches, big data analytics, audit and compliance, and IT forensics.
NFV (Network Function Virtualisation) migration continues on our large scale, country-wide national network infrastructure. This reduces previously proprietary network functions that ran on dedicated hardware into software building blocks that run on commodity hardware.
Security analytics and network visibility tools used by defenders collect as much useful data as possible to improve anomaly detection accuracy. This gives defenders proactive network security monitoring and alerting for attempted cyber-attacks or incidents that are in progress.
A new report found that last year there had been a 400% increase in SSL-based phishing threats, criminals are increasingly using encryption as part of their toolkit to evade detection and launch malware
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we have chosen to honour two women who were vital to the design and development of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). Dorothy E. Denning and Rebecca Base were information security experts and pioneers who both played significant roles in the development of IDS.
The annual US version of the RSA Conference is only days away, bringing together the world largest gathering of cyber security vendors and information security professionals, this year’s event promises to be the biggest yet.
Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors.
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019. Posted in Cyber, Events
Less than a week to go until MWC19 Barcelona, one of the largest mobile industry events in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and cutting-edge technology from more than 2,400 organisations.
In terms of DDoS attacks, 2019 has started with a bang! At the end of January reports surfaced of a massive DDoS attack that generated over 500 million packets per second, which was significantly larger than last year’s GitHub attack, which peaked at 129.6 million packets per second.
The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet.
The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.
The report explores and analyses the risks, costs and damage that would be caused by a coordinated global ransomware attack. The scenario outlined predicts that from the time the attack is launched it would encrypt all data on nearly 30 million devices worldwide.
The definition of packet duplication is pretty simple; a duplicate packet is any packet that is identical to another packet. However, just because it’s easy to define doesn’t mean it doesn’t cause a significant headache for Network Engineers and System Analysts.
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