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todayJuly 15, 2019

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Cyber security + IT professional + Security tools + cyber risk LewisR

Security Risk is higher now for small business

Small business IT professionals are trying to balance multiple priorities and finding that the balance often leaves the company they support with serious security risks. IT professionals at small businesses face a number of competing priorities. They’re generally individuals or small teams charged to “provide it all,” from great customer ...

todayJuly 12, 2019

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Cybercrime LewisR

Lack of security expertise and outdated vulnerable systems

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are more vulnerable to attacks because of their lack of security expertise and outdated and unsupported operating systems. A new report found that two-thirds (66%) of SMB devices are running versions of Microsoft OS that will expire by January 2020 or are still running Microsoft ...

todayJuly 11, 2019

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Cybercrime + Malware + fileless malware LewisR

Microsoft warns about fileless malware codename Astaroth

We see more warning about ongoing malware campaigns that are distributing the Astaroth malware using fileless and living-off-the-land techniques which make it almost impossible for traditional antivirus solutions to spot the ongoing attacks. Recently a piece of malware slipped under the radar of Windows Defender free antivirus and was only ...

todayJuly 9, 2019

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Ransomware LewisR

Top 10 Ransomware and Malware

TOP 10 RANSOMWARE Bad Rabbit follows the wider-reaching WannaCry and NotPetya strains of malicious code and has infected organizations primarily in Russia and Eastern Europe. Disguised as an Adobe Flash installer, Bad Rabbit spreads via ‘drive-by download’ on compromised websites. If a person clicks on the malicious installer, their computer locks. The ...

todayApril 24, 2019

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Cyber security + Global news LewisR

Why threat intelligence is the key to defending against Third party risks

The longer a threat remains undetected in your environment, the greater risk to your business. A Managed Detection and Response solution helps your security team detect, investigate and take action against attackers much faster than traditional security tools not designed to detect advanced threats. How Advanced Adversaries Find the Weak ...

todayApril 24, 2019

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Ransomware LewisR

SpeakUp Linux Backdoor

The new Trojan, named “SpeakUp” after one of its command and control names, exploits known vulnerabilities in six different Linux distributions. The attack is gaining momentum and targeting servers in East Asia and Latin America, including AWS hosted machines. SpeakUp acts to propagate internally within the infected subnet, and beyond ...

todayApril 24, 2019

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Whitepapers LewisR

Overcoming the Cyber security Staff shortage uk

the skills gap—and the problem We’ve had a lack of skills in cyber security for years, and the issue’s only getting bigger. Since 2014, the number of organisations reporting a problematic skills shortage has more than doubled from 23% to 51%. And by 2021, it’s predicted we’ll have a global shortfall of 3.5 million cyber security jobs.  The industry clearly has a problem with ...

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