5 Predictions for Cyber Security in 2017

By: David Masson, Canada Country Manager, Darktrace

It was speculated 2016 would see even more cybersecurity activity than 2015 and it did not disappoint. Consider the the 500 million accounts swiped from Yahoo, the University of Calgary ransomware attack, or the Casino Rama cyberattack. Not to mention the IoT-powered botnets launching record-breaking DDoS (distributed-denial-of-service) attacks that brought down major parts … Read More

Rethinking cyber security

This adaptation of Microsoft’s David Iuduciani’s original post at the CFIB blog talks about how cyber security has changed in recent years and offers three strategic imperatives to consider.

We live in an increasing interconnected world. The sheer number of active devices, applications, and overall volume of data collected and exchanged in the cloud can boggle the mind. And while … Read More

Practical Steps to Cyber Security for Law Firms

On average, 4,000 ransomware attacks occurred per day in 2016, according to a report from the FBI. Diving deeper, ransomware attacks on businesses have become more frequent as well. Between January and September 2016, ransomware attacks on business increased from once every two minutes to once every 40 seconds according to Kaspersky.

Over the last 12 months the levels of … Read More