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Enterprise security spending to grow 8% y-on-y to USD 96 bln in 2018

Worldwide enterprise security spending is forecast to total USD 96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017, according to a research by Gartner. Organisations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy. ‘Overall, a large portion of security spending is…

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Over 75% Of Canadian Small Businesses Polled Are Operating Without Cyber Insurance

TruShield Insurance recently polled Canadian entrepreneurs across the country to find out how they protect their businesses from the growing threat of cybercrime. Findings revealed that there are a number of cyber security myths floating around that are leaving small business owners unnecessarily vulnerable. Here’s what Patrick Cruikshank, TruShield’s cyber insurance expert, and Rory Macleod, leader of BlackBerry’s Cybersecurity Consulting Group, have…

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Acronis Backup 12.5 Helps Businesses to Consolidate Backup and Optimize Data Protection Costs

Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage today reported 25% YoY growth for its innovative Acronis Backup 12.5 product line with an increasing number of businesses choosing the Advanced edition to optimize costs and achieve the required level of data protection, control, and flexibility in hybrid IT environment. Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world’s only secure backup offering complete protection of all…

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Bell and Akamai to offer suite of web security and performance solutions for Canadian businesses

Bell, Canada’s largest communications company, and Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced a strategic partnership that expands Bell’s broad portfolio of web security solutions for Canadian businesses with the addition of Akamai’s leading web performance and cloud security products. “Bell delivers the integrated solutions Canadian businesses need to increase productivity, maximize service differentiation and…

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Symantec will use Microsoft Azure to power its Norton security products

Microsoft today day announced that Symantec has selected Microsoft Azure to power its Norton consumer security products which is being used by over 50 million people. By adopting Azure, Symantec can increase their performance, agility and security while reducing the operating expenses. During the migration process, Symantec developed new cloud services, and migrated over 105 critical consumer digital safety capabilities…

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New Internet Society Research Reveals Disconnect between Enterprises and Service Providers on Crucial Internet Security Fixes

The Internet Society today announced the results of its recent survey conducted through 451 Research, which points to a disconnect between how much enterprises care about Internet security and what service providers think these customers value. These results indicate an unrealized opportunity for service providers to leverage Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), the Internet Society-coordinated routing security initiative, to improve their competitive positioning…

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Southern Norwegian businesses improve data security awareness

Norwegian telecoms regulator Nkom said a survey undertaken to coincide with the security authority NSM’s National Security Day (10 October) found that businesses in the south of Norway have improved their awareness about information security over the past year. READ MORE: Phonect to launch MVNO service on Telenor Norway network This is in spite of job cuts and cost reduction measures…

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Half of U.S. Businesses Have Been Hacked

More than half of U.S. businesses (53 percent) have experienced a cyber attack in the past year, according to a survey of business executives released today by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB), part of Munich Re. Of those businesses hacked in the previous 12 months, 72 percent spent over $5,000 to investigate each , restore or…

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Trend Micro Enhances Email Security Suite with XGen™ Capabilities for Microsoft Office 365

As forecasted in Trend Micro’s 2017 predictions report, Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams remain a top security threat for enterprises, resulting in total losses of more than $5.3 billion worldwide since 2013, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). To mitigate the risk of BEC and other similar threats, such as ransomware delivered via email, Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today…

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Cybercrime costing every business USD 11.7 mln a year

ACCENTURE AND PONEMON INSTITUTE REPORT: CYBER CRIME DRAINS $11.7 MILLION PER BUSINESS ANNUALLY, UP 62 PERCENT IN FIVE YEARS The average cost of cybercrime globally surged to USD 11.7 million per business last year, up 23 percent from USD 9.5 million in 2016 and a 62 percent increase over the last five years, according to a new report from Accenture and the…

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