Machine learning by ESET: The road to Augur

Machine learning (ML) in eight blogposts?! In truth, we’ve only just scratched the surface when it comes to the potential of ML in cybersecurity. However, that said, readers should now be better able to separate fact from fiction, and marketing from actual function. So, last but not least, let’s take a peek under the hood … More Machine learning by ESET: The road to Augur

Industroyer: ICS were developed decades ago with no security in mind

On December 17th, 2016, the Ukrainian capital Kiev was hit by a blackout for about 75 minutes. Local investigators later confirmed that the energy outage was caused by a cyberattack. Shortly thereafter, ESET researchers analyzed a sophisticated new malware, which is the main suspect in this case. They have named it Industroyer – the biggest threat to Industrial Control … More Industroyer: ICS were developed decades ago with no security in mind

Employees have “low cyber IQ” despite high corporate confidence

Employees on both sides of the Atlantic lack a basic understanding in cybersecurity, in stark contrast with businesses’ high confidence in their cybersecurity capabilities. That is the main finding of a new survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson, which found that 63% of UK businesses believe their systems to be highly protected with the necessary … More Employees have “low cyber IQ” despite high corporate confidence

Fines for poor data security double in UK

Experts have warned that a number of UK companies could find themselves on the end of ever-increasing data privacy fines if they do not adequately prepare themselves for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A new report from PwC found that 23 enforcement notices were issued by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in … More Fines for poor data security double in UK

ESET Launches Year-long Campaign To Honor Three Decades of Innovation and Progress in IT Security

Cybersecurity leader ESET launched a global campaign commemorating its 30-year anniversary. The year-long campaign titled “ESET’s 30 years of Continuous IT Security Innovation” will take place at all company locations world-wide. These will include multiple global technology and consumer events to celebrate how ESET will flourish, innovate and grow in the next thirty years. “For the … More ESET Launches Year-long Campaign To Honor Three Decades of Innovation and Progress in IT Security

Trends 2017: Fewer vulnerabilities are being reported, but are we any safer?

The rapid global spread of technology, and the increasingly numerous types of interconnected devices routinely used, have greatly increased the number of attack vectors available to cybercriminals. This is why the exploitation of vulnerabilities is still one of our major concerns when it comes to corporate security incidents around the globe. For more detail, check out … More Trends 2017: Fewer vulnerabilities are being reported, but are we any safer?

$8 trillion ‘to be lost to cybercrime in next 5 years’

Businesses are set lose $8 trillion to cybercrime over the course of the next five years, according to a new report. Juniper Research found that enterprises around the world are more at risk due to even greater levels of internet connectivity, as well as “inadequate enterprise wide security”. The paper, titled The Future of Cybercrime … More $8 trillion ‘to be lost to cybercrime in next 5 years’