Extortion Gang Breaches Cybersecurity Firm Qualys Using Accellion Exploit – Tempemail

Enterprise cloud security firm Qualys has become the latest victim to join a long list of entities to have suffered a data breach after zero-day vulnerabilities in its Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) server were exploited to steal sensitive business documents. As proof of access to the data, the cybercriminals Continue Reading

How the ‘Broken Window’ Theory Affects Cybersecurity Matters – Tempemail

Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa Here at Networks Unlimited Africa, we are applying the ‘broken window’ principle when looking at our internal cybersecurity posture and how it affects business processes. The term ‘Broken window’ comes from George Kelling, a criminologist, who wrote in 1982 Continue Reading

3 Cybersecurity Resolutions for Businesses in 2021 – Tempemail

Sourced from IDG Connect Between more sophisticated cybercriminals and immense pressure to ensure governance on compliance, 2021 is already shaping up to be a minefield. And as such, cybersecurity has risen to the top of most organisations’ agendas. With this in mind, here are three cybersecurity resolutions every business should Continue Reading

5 Cybersecurity Threats to the COVID-19 Vaccine – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE Cybercrimes have increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with hackers becoming heavily resourced, especially now with nations across the world in the implementation stages of rolling out vaccines. Hackers have found sophisticated ways to target the organisations that have valuable data such as vaccine Continue Reading

6 Trends Shaping Cybersecurity in 2021 – Tempemail

Sourced from International IDEA Business operations have changed beyond recognition with most employees working from home in a transition that happened almost overnight. Stretched security teams have been challenged to rapidly deploy robust remote working facilities to maintain productivity while others were writing the ‘pandemic playbook’ as they went along. Continue Reading

How Security Consolidation Helps Small Cybersecurity Teams – Tempemail

The dynamic nature of cybersecurity, the changes in the threat landscape, and the expansion of the attack surface lead organizations to add more security solutions—from different vendors—creating a layered security infrastructure that introduces new challenges to any team, with a much more significant impact on small ones. And yet, sophisticated Continue Reading

5 Cybersecurity Breaches and How to Prevent Them – Tempemail

Threat actors have ramped up their attempts to pollute the IT networks of hospitals with ransomware even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to the recent findings of INTERPOL. The adverse outcome of such an incursion is not restricted to data damage or monetary damages to the organization. It also hinders Continue Reading

New CISOs Survey Reveals How Small Cybersecurity Teams Can Confront 2021 – Tempemail

The pressure on small to medium-sized enterprises to protect their organizations against cyberthreats is astronomical. These businesses face the same threats as the largest enterprises, experience the same (relative) damages and consequences when breaches occur as the largest enterprises but are forced to protect their organizations with a fraction of Continue Reading

SolarWinds Hackers Also Breached Malwarebytes Cybersecurity Firm – Tempemail

Malwarebytes on Tuesday said it was breached by the same group who broke into SolarWinds to access some of its internal emails, making it the fourth major cybersecurity vendor to be targeted after FireEye, Microsoft, and CrowdStrike. The company said its intrusion was not the result of a SolarWinds compromise, Continue Reading