A traditional approach to security harms digital transformation efforts

Half of security professionals who adopt a more traditional or reactive approach to their data protection and security don’t believe they will reach their digital transformation goals in the next five years. This is among the findings of a report from data protection company TITUS which conversely finds that nine out of 10 security professionals deploying a … Read moreA traditional approach to security harms digital transformation efforts

Lessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

The city that reads, Baltimore, is only the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a crippling ransomware attack. This time, the attackers appear to have leveraged a new ransomware variant called RobbinHood, which crept under firewalls crippling key city systems. In all, the attackers demanded a ransom payable in 13 bitcoin ($103,000 at today’s exchange rate), showing … Read moreLessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

Massive DDoS attacks lasting more than an hour increased 487% in 2019

After decreasing in 2018, the number of DDoS attacks jumped up in Q1 2019, according to Kaspersky Lab. Here’s how to stay safe. After declining throughout 2018, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are back with a vengeance, according to a Tuesday report from Kaspersky Lab. In Q1 2019 alone, DDoS attacks increased 84%, with major growth … Read moreMassive DDoS attacks lasting more than an hour increased 487% in 2019

Are people more nervous with cybersecurity than cybercrime?

Do you find that a valid question? I do. And that’s what I perceive interacting around. And in many cases with tech people also. People in general get to know about cybercrime incidences from the news circuit or social media. And these incidences are presented as stories. In various flavours. A 14-year-old boy is a hacker … Read moreAre people more nervous with cybersecurity than cybercrime?

Insider Threats: Cyber vulnerability comes from inside too

Statistically 28 to 29% of the cyber breaches are orchestrated by insiders while 70% of the cyber breaches happen due to human factors – intentional or unintentional. Sounds confusing. But two different aspects. Insider threats are a cybercrime. Intentional. Cyber breaches from human factors on the other hand are vehicles to a cybercrime. Intentional cyber … Read moreInsider Threats: Cyber vulnerability comes from inside too

How far is Bangladesh ready to handle distributions and partnerships for global software companies locally?

It was only a few years back that cloud technology was in its infancy and used only by tech-savvy, forward-thinking organisations. Today, it is commonplace. More businesses than ever are making use of cloud services in one form another. And recent statistics suggest that cloud adoption has reached 88 percent. It seems that businesses now … Read moreHow far is Bangladesh ready to handle distributions and partnerships for global software companies locally?