Travelex is still down

Hackers held Travelex to ransom, demanding the firm pay $6m (£4.6m) before they unlock its systems. That has affected banks like Barclays, Lloyds and RBS, which use Travelex to provide their travel money services. And Travelex has refused to say when some services will be restored. In a statement, the foreign exchange firm said it…

Cyberattacks now putting many out of business

Forty-three percent of cyberattacks are aimed at small businesses, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves, according to Accenture. These incidents now cost small businesses $200,000 on average, reveals insurance carrier Hiscox, with 60% of them going out of business within six months of being victimized. More than half of all small businesses suffered…

How data breaches are hurting small businesses

Data breaches can affect any type of business – large, medium, and small. Larger enterprises usually have the money, resources, expertise, and customer base to help them recover from a breach. But smaller companies often face greater challenges recovering from breaches, both financially and in terms of customer loyalty. A report released by Bank of…

Gartner Magic Positions SentinelOne in the Visionaries Quadrant 2019 for Endpoint Protection Platforms

According to the chief executive officer and co-founder of SentinelOne, Tomer Weingarten, “we believe our position in the visionaries’ quadrant validates our steadfast approach of prioritizing innovation, we were the first to unify EPP and EDR, the first to offer a cyber- warranty and are now the first to extend artificial intelligence based device protection…

The Importance Of Training: Cybersecurity Awareness

The top funding priorities for chief information security officers (CISOs) in the coming year reveal a fundamental challenge facing enterprises today: They need more talent, and they need better training for employees. What are CISOs doing to solve for this ever-present pain point? “There are not enough security people available,” says Dawn Cappelli, chief information…

The dangers of file oversharing and how to prevent it

As companies evolve to satisfy an increasingly mobile global workforce, file sharing has become pivotal to the smooth running of any organisation. Yet, while sharing documents at the click of a button is great for productivity, it’s also all too easy to put business information at risk. File oversharing is a very real and serious…