The number of malware attacks in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa in Q1 2019 has increased by 108% from Q1 2018, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The UAE’s top pick for cybersecurity training
The cybersecurity skills gap is a serious problem, particularly in the UAE. Training is crucial to addressing it, and according to the UAE’s CISOs, PGI is the most effective provider.
Not such a jolly holiday. What Butlins teaches us about the death of security awareness
It was hi-di-hijack for Butlins recently, when it was revealed that up to 34,000 guests at its resorts may have had their personal information stolen by hackers.
1/10 companies confident in their IT training’s effectiveness
Only 12% of companies believe their IT training strategy is very effective, and 11% believe that the training they need is available to them.
Mimecast acquires Ataata
Cybersecurity training and awareness provider Ataata has been acquired by Mimecast in a deal of undisclosed size.
Cambridge receives £10 million in funding for new AI supercomputer
The UK’s fastest academic supercomputer, based at the University of Cambridge, will be made available to artificial intelligence (AI) technology companies from across the UK, in support of the government’s industrial strategy.
Financial institutions launch their own cyber range to train defenders, test tools
Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions are banding together to design and build a series of cyber ranges.
Inside Wells Fargo’s cybersecurity war room
To keep their cyberteams fit and ready to defend against a cyberattack at any time, large banks have begun using “cyber ranges” — virtual environments where real cyberattacks are launched on replicas of their actual IT systems.
Cisco inaugurates cyber range lab In India
Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India, inaugurated the Cyber Range Lab in the presence of Dinesh Malkani, President, Cisco India and SAARC at the Cisco India Summit 2017.
More than 600 visitors across a dozen industries have trained for cyber attacks at IBM Security’s cyber range
IBM Security today announced that more than 600 visitors, representing organizations from a dozen industries, have participated in war-game-like training for cyber-attacks at its X-Force Command Cyber Range.