Topic: cyber attacks

African Cybersecurity Research Report

Key Findings The 2019 KnowBe4 African Report with over 800 respondents across South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritius and Botswana has found that people living on the continent are not prepared for the cyber threat. 65% of respondents across all eight countries are concerned about cyber crime. They are vulnerable, as they’re not …

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COVID-19-THEMED THREATS AND POWERSHELL MALWARE SURGE IN Q2 2020: MCAFEE

Key Findings McAfee sees COVID-19-themed cyber-attack detections increase by 605% in Q2 2020 McAfee saw PowerShell malware surge 117% due to proliferation of malicious Donoff documents Attacks on cloud services users reached nearly 7.5 million New malware samples grow 11.5% in Q2 2020; averaging 419 new threats per minute New Coinmining malware increases 25% with …

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Gaming: You Can’t Solo Security

Letter from the Editor — Gaming We’re gamers too. Whether it’s digging for diamonds in a virtual sandbox, playing the role of a hero in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), or looking for the perfect place to set up an ambush in a first-person shooter (FPS), gaming is how many of us let …

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Air Vice Marshal Pranay Sinha (Rtd)

Air Commodore Pranay Kumar Hridayesh Sinha (17118) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as an engineer in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) branch on 14 Feb 83 and presently serving as AOC of a BRD. During his 32 years of distinguished career he has held important field and staff appointments like STO of fighter sqns, …

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2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

IBM Security has released results of a global study examining the financial impact of data breaches, revealing that these incidents cost companies $3.86 million per breach on average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause. Based on in-depth analysis of data breaches experienced by over 500 organizations worldwide, 80% of these …

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Tobias Feakin

Ambassador for Cyber Affairs In his opening address, Ambassador Feakin provided deep insights into how Australia is dedicating significant funding towards enhanced cybersecurity and how Covid19 has rapidly accelerated business digitalisation, bringing enhanced cybersecurity risks due to immediate implementation needs. The challenge in Australia relates to both how fast cyber-attacks can be detected and how …

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Yigal Unna

Director General at Israel National Cyber Directorate  Mr Unna opened to outline the Israel National Cyber Directorate, directed still by a 2012 Cybersecurity Strategy, with a three pillar focus on protecting access to systems and reducing the attack surface, and more broadly ensuring the strategy is applied across the ICT domain and telecommunications.  Webinar AUSTRALIA …

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