Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks and data from digital attacks. Organizations must have a solid security strategy and implementation program for how they deal with digital security and cyber attacks. Users of networks must be aware of potential security risks and follow corporate policies and guidelines to keep their online environment safe. In this category you find our news articles about cybersecurity.

IDC Report: Financial Services Organizations Suffer 10 DNS Attacks a Year

The 2019 Global DNS Threat Report has revealed that the financial services sector is the most targeted industry.

Ransomware, DDoS Attacks and Child Abuse Among Key Cybercrime Threats, Says Europol

The biggest cybercrime threats of 2019 include ransomware, DDoS attacks and online ‘child sexual exploitation material’, according to Europol’s 6th annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment which was presented this week at the Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference.

Akamai Acquires Israel-based Web Application Protection Company, ChameleonX

Akamai Technologies has acquired ChameleonX, an Israel-based company with a “unique” solution to protect websites from an increasingly publicized and insidious form of attack.

Global Survey: 60% of Businesses Have Suffered Data Breach in Last 3 Years

A global survey, commissioned by Bitdefender conducted among 6,086 infosec professionals in July 2019, reveals that 58% are worried about the readiness of their organization in dealing with a global cyberattacks.

German Police Seizes Darknet Server Farm in Bulletproof NATO Bunker

The German police has seized extensive data from a darknet server farm during a raid of an illegal data center in Traben-Trarbach, Rhineland-Palatinate. According to the German police their investigation will take months or even years.

KernelCare Releases Support for Arm-based Processors

KernelCare, a company providing automated and rebootless Linux kernel security updates, has released support for Arm-based processors - to protect IoT devices and servers running on Linux from security vulnerabilities.

SAP Cloud Solutions Now Available on Alibaba Cloud in China

Alibaba and Fortinet have announced the expansion of Fortinet Security Fabric offerings and new automation capabilities for Alibaba Cloud - to provide streamlined and consistent security for organizations with hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Dell Technologies Unveils New Data Domain Protection Storage Appliances

Dell Technologies’ new ‘PowerProtect DD Series Appliances’ has unveiled the “next- generation” of its Data Domain protection storage appliances.

After Raising $147M in Funding, Acronis Now Values Its Assets at $1bn

Last week, backup and cybersecurity solutions vendor Acronis announced a $147 million investment round led by Goldman Sachs. The company claims its valuation to be over 1bn dollars now, which makes it a tech unicorn.

Illumio’s Latest Adaptive Security Platform Release Supports Containers

Cyber security company Illumio has announced support for segmenting network communications for containers with the latest release of its Adaptive Security Platform (ASP).

1,000 Percent Increase in DNS Amplification Attacks Since Last Year, Says Nexusguard

DNS amplification attacks swelled in the 2nd quarter of this year, with the amplified attacks spiking more than 1,000% compared with Q2 2018, according to Nexusguard’s ‘Q2 2019 Threat Report.’ Nexusguard findings also confirm that ‘bit and piece’ attacks continued to spread this quarter.

OneNeck Unveils Security Information and Event Management As-a-Service

OneNeck, in partnership with Alert Logic, has launched a managed, cloud-based suite of security and compliance solutions for all IT infrastructures - e.g., on-premises data center, cloud and hybrid.

Sectigo Announces PKI DevOps Integrations with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform

Sectigo now offers integrations with five popular DevOps configuration management and container orchestration platforms: Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, and soon also HashiCorp Vault.

US Signal Launches Managed Website and Application Security Solution

Data center services provider US Signal has unveiled its managed Website and Application Security Solution.