The Ultimate Resource for Cyber-Security
Data breaches are now a fact of life for many firms, with a recent study from PwC putting the average cost of a data breach for UK small business at £75,000 to £311,000. Often, employee behaviour is at fault. Against this backdrop, channel partners who can help businesses bolster their network security in areas such as conducting network audits and assessments have never been in more demand. Internal network security is becoming a priority area for end users, with analyst IHS Markit predicting that the global network security appliance and software market will grow from $8bn to $10.8bn between 2015 and 2020. This hub will provide you with all the latest news to stay ahead in this market
While cybercriminals are motivated by money or notoriety, did the WannaCry hacker accidentally build political bridges, asks Tom Wright?
Sophos acquired Invincea earlier this year and CEO Kris Hagerman expects further acquisitions over the next five years
Sophos, Symantec and FireEye all saw share prices rise as organisations moved quickly to secure their IT systems
Security blogger Graham Cluley tells CRN that XP is a factor behind NHS ransomware crisis following CRN FoI request showing that 4.7 per cent of NHS machines are still running XP
Security reseller claims initial theories show hackers used vulnerability that Microsoft fixed through patch in March - but that the NHS may not have finished updating its systems
More than 50 per cent of firms GDPR affects won't be in full compliance by end of 2018, according to analyst
With ransomware arguably the number-one cyber threat to businesses of all sizes, Ignition Technology's CTO Paul Risk set out to discover just how easy it is to profit from the notorious malware. Tom Wright reports
Security VAR rolls its research and intelligence units into one global entity
Enlarged group now has 210 staff following swoop for Check Point Gold partner Cygnia
Comms VAR says purchase of Sophos partner will add another £11m to top line
Analyst predicts spending on cybersecurity hardware, software and services will reach nearly $105bn by 2020
Security spending is shifting from prevention-only approaches towards detection and response, but end-users lack the skills to make the switch effectively, analyst concludes
With the number of vendors in the cybersecurity space increasing at an unprecedented rate, what should the channel be on the look out for this year?
Brad Smith calls on governments to be more co-operative with each other to combat state-sanctioned cyber attacks, and calls on the tech sector to act as a 'digital Switzerland'
Lawrence Jones snaps up S-IA in bid to bolster UKFast's public sector datacentre prowess
Government launches accelerator as part of plans to make the UK a cyber hub
Schools a 'soft target' for cybercriminals, channel suppliers claim
Research shows that security trumps RoI and compliance issues as top IoT concern for end-users
Chancellor calls on UK tech companies to work with government in fighting cyber criminals