Category Archives: Security

02May/21

Coalfire Launches Risk-Based Attack Surface Management Solution

With its recent acquisition of Neuralys, a cloud-based penetration testing management platform, today Coalfire launched its Attack Surface Management (ASM) solution to enhance the company’s growing offensive security portfolio. ASM complements the company’s 20-year risk management heritage by automating asset discovery, testing, remediation, and reporting across today’s expanding attack surfaces. Continue reading

23Apr/21

Use of Stalkerware and Spyware Apps Increase by 93% since Lockdown Began in the UK

Avast (LSE: AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, reveals there has been a 93% increase in the use of spyware and stalkerware apps1 in the UK since lockdown measures were first introduced. In the past year, Avast has protected over 4,585 users in the UK from apps capable of spying, and 165,049 users across the globe. Continue reading

12Apr/21

Blis launches playbook – Preparing for a privacy-first world: your personal guide to getting impersonal

Today, Blis, the pioneer of privacy-first location-powered advertising, announces the launch of its new playbook, ‘Preparing for a privacy-first world: your personal guide to getting impersonal’. This educational playbook complements the company’s global ‘It’s nothing personal’ ad campaign launching today, to create awareness about the need for a privacy-first approach. Continue reading

23Mar/21

Gale Debuts New Digital Archive Series on British Intelligence

Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence, An Intelligence Empire brings together previously classified documents from The U.K. National Archives that offer new viewpoints on the machinery of British intelligence, decolonization and global policy and strategy, including important insight into international politics and diplomacy in the 20th century. Continue reading

16Mar/21

New SonicWall 2020 Research Shows Cyber Arms Race at Tipping Point

The pandemic’s work-from-home reality resulted in an unprecedented change for organizations as they fought to defend exponentially greater attack surfaces from cybercriminals armed with powerful cloud-based tools, cloud storage and endless targets. As working environments evolved, so did the methods of threat actors and other motivated perpetrators, as detailed in the latest 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. Continue reading

16Feb/21

Garry Kasparov at IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity spoke about Chess, Artificial intelligence, his role in the series The Queen’s Gambit

With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading

19Jan/21

Top 10 Security Industry Trends in 2021

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In spite of a highly unusual 2020, the security industry’s constant transformation has not stopped. Several significant shifts in the use of technology are even accelerating – for example the increase of multi-perception technologies, the convergence of security systems, the popularity of artificial intelligence, and the rise of cloud solutions. Continue reading

18Jan/21

Neurotechnology Releases New SentiVeillance 8.0 SDK for Identification and Analytics Using Live and Video Streams

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotechnology, a provider of deep-learning-based solutions and high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today announced the release of the SentiVeillance 8.0 software development kit (SDK). With SentiVeillance SDK, developers can create identification solutions that use live video streams from digital surveillance cameras or video files. The latest version adds face detection and recognition of people who are wearing masks and includes new algorithms that improve license plate detection and recognition speed and accuracy. It also provides new features for vehicle and human (VH) mode, including car make and model estimation, vehicle angle estimation and cloth and gender estimations for pedestrians. It includes a new working mode combination enabling face and VH modes to be used together for fast and accurate identification. Continue reading

08Dec/20

Avast Cybersecurity Experts Predict Covid-19 Vaccination Scams and Deepfake Disinformation Campaigns for 2021

Cybersecurity experts at Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, foresee more Covid-19 vaccination scams, abuse of weak home office infrastructures, enterprise VPN infrastructure and providers, and ransomware attacks in 2021. Avast also expects deepfake disinformation campaigns and other malicious AI-generated campaigns to gain more traction. Specifically, on the Android platform, Avast experts predict further adware attacks, fleeceware scams, and stalkerware usage. Read more

20Sep/20

Oracle Chosen As TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that it was chosen to become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider. This technical decision by TikTok was heavily influenced by Zoom’s recent success in moving a large portion of its video conferencing capacity to the Oracle Public Cloud. Read more