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quantum

97% of UK businesses expect quantum computing to disrupt their sectors

A report published by EY revealed a significant number (97%) of UK business leaders expect quantum computing to disrupt their sectors to a high or moderate extent. The EY Quantum Readiness Survey 2022 contains the responses of 501 executive-level business leaders on a range of questions concerning the impact of quantum computing on UK businesses. …

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cyber

Human-risk remains the biggest threat to organisation’s cyber security

With an unprecedented number of employees now working in hybrid or fully remote environments, compounded by an increase in cyber threats and a more overwhelmed, COVID-19 information fatigued workforce, there has never been a more critical time to effectively create and maintain a cyber-secure workforce and an engaged security culture. “People have become the primary …

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Fortinet

Fortinet global survey uncovers critical OT security challenges

Fortinet has released its global 2022 State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity Report. While industrial control environments continue to be a target for cyber criminals – with 93% of Operational Technology (OT) organizations experiencing an intrusion in the past 12 months – the report uncovered widespread gaps in industrial security and indicated opportunities for improvements. …

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phishing

Cybercriminals use Azure Front Door in phishing attacks

Resecurity has identified a spike in phishing content delivered via Azure Front Door (AFD), a cloud CDN service provided by Microsoft. The identified resources in one of the malicious campaigns impersonates various services appearing to be legitimately created on the “azurefd.net” domain – This allows the bad actors to trick users and spread phishing content …

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ransomware attacks

Cybereason warns against ransomware attacks from Black Basta gang

Cybereason, the XDR company, has issued a global threat alert advisory warning global organisations about a rise in ransomware attacks from the Black Basta gang. The Black Basta gang first emerged in April 2022 and has victimised nearly 50 companies in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Organisations in English speaking …

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Nozomi networks

Nozomi networks awarded for operational technology and iot cybersecurity

Based on its recent analysis of the global operational technology cybersecurity industry, Frost & Sullivan has awarded Nozomi Networks with the 2022 Technology Innovation Leadership Award. The award recognises and celebrates the work of Nozomi Networks for accelerating the digital transformation of businesses and government organisations with advanced cybersecurity solutions specially designed for threat detection, …

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mobile

Evina to protect mobile users with new country reports

Leading cybersecurity firm Evina is to release regular detailed reports on the most malicious apps across more than 80 countries including the Middle East and Africa. Evina currently protects more than 20 million transactions per day from being compromised by malicious apps. David Lotfi, CEO of Evina, said: “Malware that infects users’ phones remains a quiet …

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