IT Security

IT security is a critical aspect of IT strategy, with the threat of cyber attacks increasing and becoming ever more sophisticated. We examine the latest technologies for protecting your organisation.
  1. Security suffers when there is tension between software developers and security professionals, but it is common in many organisations, says world-renowned security blogger and trainer
  2. Cyber attackers ranging from criminals to nation states have upped their game in the past year, “moving the needle” in terms of tactics, techniques and procedures, a report by a cyber security firm warns
  3. A variant of the Satori botnet, a successor of the IoT device hijacking Mirai botnet, is designed to hijack cryptocurrency mining operations, syphoning off newly created digital coins
  4. As IT recoils from the Spectre and Meltdown chip exploits, companies face patches that are incompatible, leading to crashes, reduced performance and lock-ups
  5. Cardholder data is a prime target for cyber criminals, and that is only likely to increase in the coming year, according to a cloud-based secure payments firm