At a recent talk, BlackHat Europe 2019, A.P. Moller Maersk A/S Chief Information Security Officer, Andrew Powell, narrated Maersk’s response to NotPetya, which provided a very interesting insight into how Maersk dealt with falling victim to such an attack. According to Andrew Powells’ methodology, the key to this is plain and simple; ‘transparency.’
According to a recent PwC report only 15% of people working in STEM roles in the UK are female. In their infographic, PwC report that some of the reasons females don’t consider a career in tech is a lack of information on what these roles entail and a lack of role models to look up to. We are lucky enough to have a few women working in tech roles at Telesoft Technologies. One of which is Gemma Curtis, who joined as an Apprentice Systems Test Engineer in 2017.
Rise in sovereign data laws shows how weaponised data has become. Data continues to grow day by day, driven by 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and network evolutions. This rise in data is resulting in a large emphasis being placed on Edge technologies, cloud storage solutions and big data in the form of data lakes. All of this is in an effort to handle the enormous amounts of data that is being generated every second with an attempt to limit the on premise resources required by organisations across the globe. It has been estimated that by 2025, as much as 463 exabytes of data will be created globally, every day
As 5G is rolled out globally, mobile carriers will benefit from significant revenue opportunities driven by growth in the mobile market, from better customer service to new 5G-enabled business models. However, the industry also recognises that 5G will dramatically raise the stakes for those who are tasked with ensuring the security and reliability of these networks.
As the demand for bandwidth continues to grow, the migration from 100G to 400G will be the next developmental step in data centre architecture. Research from Crehan Research Inc. shows that shipments of 10GbE and 40GbE data centre switches each declined in 2018, while 25GbE and 100GbE continued to grow significantly, signalling that we are now solidly in the 100/25GbE era.
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.
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.
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.
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