February 21, 2020

Tag: IT

Kaspersky Achieves New Milestone with Prestigious ISO 27001 Certification

Media Release: KASPERSKY, a leading global cybersecurity company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, the international standard outlining best practices for information security management systems. Issued by TÜV AUSTRIA, the certification confirms that the company’s data security systems, including Kaspersky Security Network, meet industry best practices. ISO/IEC 27001 is the most widely used information security standard […]

Cybercriminals Train Sight on Top Oscar Movies

Media Release: POPULAR films gain the attention of cybercriminals, no less than movie fans, with the Oscars in the calendar only upping the stakes. To better understand how cybercriminals try to capitalize on our interest in high-profile movies, Kaspersky researchers looked into the prevalence of such scams. With over 20 phishing websites and 925 malicious […]

Cybercriminals Unleash Malware on Top Grammy Music Award Nominees

Media Release: CYBERCRIMINALS have actively exploited the names of artists and songs nominated for Grammy 2020 awards, to spread malware. Kaspersky protection technologies detected a 39% rise in attacks (attempts to download or run malicious files) under the guise of nominees’ works in 2019, compared to 2018. Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and Post Malone were […]

3rd Party Policies Boon for Post-Attack Compensation

​Media Release: NEARLY three-quarters (71%) of enterprises which have specific data usage guidelines for partners and subcontractors received compensation after an incident that affected suppliers they share information with. In comparison, only 22% of organizations of the same size which do not have regulations in place reported this to be the case. These are the […]

Multisys ‘Clash’ Winners Net Php210-K in Prizes

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @ddd11819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — TRINMAR Boado, Mark Erwin Villarina, and Tom Otico Chua & Michael Gerard Tupas. Remember the names, you are going to come across the triumvirate someday in the small and constricting IT world. It’s not an easy feat, but among […]

Waze, DOT Making Metro Manila Traffic Gridlock Less Stressful

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PARTNERSHIP is a great way to accomplish things. It’s like two brains are better than one. Perhaps, it’s exactly what Waze, the platform that brings communities together on and off the road, and the Philippines’ Department of […]

Fortinet Expands Alliance, Acquires SOAR Provider CyberSponse

Media Release: FORTINET® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of CyberSponse, a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider based in Arlington, Virginia. CyberSponse, already a Fortinet Security Fabric partner, will further extend the automation and incident response capabilities […]

50% of Firms Still Lump Cybersecurity-IT Budget

Media Release: THE vast majority (89%) of chief information security officers (CISOs) are regularly summoned by the board of directors to provide recommendations for the business. This is a key finding from the latest global survey of information security heads commissioned by Kaspersky. The study also revealed that despite a “direct line” with top bosses, […]

PHL 3rd Most Android Mobile Malware Target in SEA

Media Release: DATA from Kaspersky from January to September 2019 show the Philippines ranked third among Southeast Asian countries with the highest Android mobile malware attempts detected and blocked by the cybersecurity company. The Philippines has been in the same spot since 2017, next to list-toppers Indonesia and Malaysia, respectively.   Number of Android attacks blocked […]