Tag: cybersecurity

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Global ransomware attack on thousands of VMware ESXi servers

Global ransomware attack on thousands of VMware ESXi servers

Thousands of VMware ESXi servers worldwide were hit by a ransomware attack this weekend. The attack in question uses a two-year-old vulnerability for this type of servers, according to the French Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-FR). According to the French cybersecurity watchdog, a ransom... Read more

date3 days ago
OpenText reports Q2 results after buying Micro Focus

OpenText reports Q2 results after buying Micro Focus

Analysts call the quarterly financial results "mixed" as company looks to leverage their recent acquisition. This week OpenText reported its quarterly results - after announcing its purchase of software vendor Micro Focus some time ago. For its fiscal 2023 second quarter, OpenText reported e... Read more

date5 days ago
Study: Holistic approach can improve cyber readiness

Study: Holistic approach can improve cyber readiness

New research suggests that the adoption of a "virtuous cycle" model can close security gaps. This week Darktrace, the cybersecurity AI provider, announced the release of a new IDC InfoBrief that it has sponsored. The report is entitled "Building the Case for a Virtuous Cycle in Cybersecurity" an... Read more

date5 days ago
‘Humans are the strongest link in security chain’

‘Humans are the strongest link in security chain’

Within cybersecurity, it is quite common to regularly talk about humans as the weakest link. Nick Schneider, the CEO of Arctic Wolf, takes a somewhat more positive stance and sees in humans precisely the solution to the problems that organizations have around security. We published an extensive ... Read more

date7 days ago
Risk of security incidents due to supply chain increases

Risk of security incidents due to supply chain increases

The risk that companies are faced with a cyber incident due to a relationship with a supplier or "fourth party" in the supply chain is increasing. This according to SecurityScorecard and The Cyentia Institute in a joint study. The survey found that 98 percent of companies surveyed have a relatio... Read more

date7 days ago
Lateral security and XDR will be big in 2023, and here’s why

Lateral security and XDR will be big in 2023, and here’s why

Predictions for 2023 are all the rage right now, but most are either highly speculative or so obvious they are hardly worth publishing. Here’s one that should be different: two of the hottest topics in networking next year will be lateral security and XDR, or eXtended detection and response. O... Read more

date1 month ago
‘Airbus shows interest in minority share of Atos’s Evidian’

‘Airbus shows interest in minority share of Atos’s Evidian’

Shares in French IT giant Atos rose on Monday after newspaper Les Echos reported that Airbus had initiated exploratory talks to acquire a minority stake in the company’s cybersecurity unit. The newspaper cited anonymous sources. In an email statement, Airbus said it would not comment on specu... Read more

date1 month ago
EU presents final text of NIS2 directive

EU presents final text of NIS2 directive

The European Union recently published the final text of the updated Network and Information Security (NIS2) Directive. The directive, which will enter into force in three weeks, requires companies belonging to critical infrastructure to implement certain security measures. The improved NIS direc... Read more

date1 month ago
Cyberattack hits industrial giant ThyssenKrupp

Cyberattack hits industrial giant ThyssenKrupp

ThyssenKrupp, a German multinational industrial engineering and steel manufacturing company, is fighting a cyberattack. One or more threat actors are targeting the firm's Materials Services division and corporate headquarters. The nature of the attack was not disclosed. "Thyssenkrupp is cur... Read more

date2 months ago
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