Sysnet Global Solutions Strengthens Senior Leadership Team

 Sysnet Global Solutions, a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, has today announced several key appointments to its senior leadership team. Paul Prior has been appointed as Chief Product Officer, while Sandra Higgins has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer and Lisa Grassick as Head of People. Read more »

World’s first real-time money laundering monitoring game released

With the Covid-19 epidemic spurring an increase in cybercrime, compliance professionals are being given a chance to test their detection skills by playing the world’s first money laundering monitoring game. ‘Catch Them If You Can’ is a real-time transaction monitoring game, offering players the chance to showcase their expertise and identify suspicious transactions and catch criminals, while also minimizing false positives. Read more »

Mastercard Provides Free Cybersecurity Tools for Small Businesses in Canada

Free cybersecurity assessments from RiskRecon, a Mastercard company, will help small businesses protect their environments during the COVID-19 crisis As small businesses across Canada cope with ongoing social distancing requirements, many are quickly moving their activities online and facing greater exposure to cyber threats. To help small businesses protect their operations, Mastercard today announced that RiskRecon, a Mastercard company, is... more Read more »

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud: a “Vaccine” Option for Cyber Threats

Acronis, announced today the global launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, the first and unique cyber protection solution that integrates backup, disaster recovery, next-generation anti-malware, anti-virus, cybersecurity and management tools all in one single console. Read more »

Acronis Joins #OpenWeStand Movement to Support Small Businesses

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced it has joined GoDaddy’s growing #OpenWeStand movement, joining over 30 brands in contributing resources, tools and insights to help sustain entrepreneurs and the small and microbusinesses they operate during this challenging time. Read more »

Fast, informative detections power F-Secure’s performance in 2nd MITRE ATT&CK evaluation

Cyber security provider F-Secure has successfully completed its second MITRE ATT&CK® evaluation. F-Secure’s comprehensive protection against a wide variety of the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used in targeted attacks, as well as its ability to quickly arm defenders with actionable intelligence to help them respond to incidents, affirms that the company’s detection and response capabilities are among the best the industry has to... more Read more »

F-Secure rolls out a ‘no-strings attached’ detection and response service

Cyber security provider F-Secure has launched a new offering based on its award-winning managed detection and response (MDR) service, F-Secure Countercept. The new offering, F-Secure Countercept Rapid, can be deployed in a matter of days and offers flexible pricing and operational simplicity to help it fit businesses’ changing needs.  Read more »

Jaya Baloo, a recognized cybersecurity professional joins Nixu Corporation Board of Directors

Jaya Baloo has been Chief Information Security Officer at information security company Avast since October 2019. Previously, Ms. Baloo held the position of CISO at KPN, the largest telecommunications carrier in the Netherlands, where she established and led its security team for 7 years. The team’s best practices in information security strategy and policy are today recognized as world leading. Prior to this, Ms. Baloo held the position of... more Read more »

Cyberattacks Against Healthcare Facilities is a Growing Threat as Coronavirus spreads, Acronis Warns

Global cyber protection expert, Acronis, has warned authorities and private organisations in the UK and globally of a looming increase in ransomware attacks targeting private and government hospital systems in the coming weeks amid the Covid-19 crisis. Raising the concern, Acronis cites a surge in ransomware detections in Europe by up to seven percent in the last week of February 2020, followed by a 10 percent increase the week after. Read more »

BullGuard makes its Small Office Security platform freely available to support small businesses

Award-winning cybersecurity company, BullGuard, today announced the availability of a free, three-month minimum BullGuard Small Office Security[1] license for small businesses that need assistance managing their cybersecurity in the wake of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the subs Read more »

World Cyber Protection Week: Survey Reveals 42% of Organisations on a Global Level Suffered Data Loss Resulting in Downtime Last Year

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, marked its inaugural World Cyber Protection Week by revealing that 42% of companies experienced a data loss event that resulted in downtime in 2019. Read more »

Financial scam warning as cybercriminals exploit COVID-19 pandemic fears

GoCompare is urging people to stay safe online as official statistics show a dramatic increase in phishing and online shopping scams, with cybercriminals looking to capitalise on coronavirus fears.     According to Action Fraud’s figures for March 2020, coronavirus-related fraud reports have increased by 400%, with victims’ losses totally nearly £1million.  Read more »

Acronis Offering Collaboration Solution at No Charge to All Service Providers to Support Remote Workers During Coronavirus Outbreak

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today that in response to the current coronavirus pandemic, it is making Acronis Cyber Files Cloud, the company’s secure, enterprise-grade file sync and share solution, free to all service providers through 31 July, 2020, so they can help their clients quickly transition to working remot Read more »

Cyber attacks, ransomware were unrelenting throughout 2019

Cyber criminals continued a barrage of attacks in 2019, spurred on by botnets of infected IoT devices and by attacker interest in the Eternal Blue vulnerability. A new report from cyber security provider F-Secure, Attack Landscape H2 2019, documents a steep increase in attack traffic in 2019 that was unmatched by previous years. Read more »

F-Secure expands partnership with Nifty on identity protection services

Today, cyber security provider F-Secure and Nifty, Japan’s leading internet service provider (ISP), announced they were expanding their partnership with Nifty’s deployment of F-Secure’s identity protection services in Nifty’s “@nifty Password Manager”. And in a separate deal, as of February 26, Nifty’s existing “Always-On Security 24” services deploy F-Secure SAFE as its core component, and the foundation for its expanded services. Read more »

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