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1.5 billion confidential data files publicly available - that's more than 12 petabytes of data
Fri, 6th Apr 2018
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payroll systems
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gdpr
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breach prevention
Credit card data, medical records, payroll data, intellectual property and tax information are all available publicly online with no data protection.
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How to mitigate cyber risks while travelling
Tue, 9th Jan 2018
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cloud services
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wireless networks
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travel
Over the past year, compromises of payment card data, network intrusions, and cyberattacks using hotel Wi-Fi have plagued the hospitality industry.
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Digital shadows looks at fake news, disinformation and how they affect business reputations
Fri, 1st Dec 2017
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web development
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domain names
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cios
Russia is just the tip of the iceberg for this issue with regular misinformation campaigns and attacks observed worldwide.
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Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
Fri, 24th Nov 2017
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firewall
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breach prevention
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ai security
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
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Interview: How to grow a cybersecurity firm from the ground up
Thu, 26th Oct 2017
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compliance
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digital shadows
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risk intelligence & compliance
Paterson shares keys to scaling a global cybersecurity firm from scratch.
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2017 Equifax breach: Impact and lessons learned
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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digital shadows
Digital Shadows VP, Rick Holland discusses the recent breach, its impact to Equifax and what other organisations can learn from it.
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Digital Shadows' $26m funding a 'huge milestone', says CEO
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
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compliance
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digital shadows
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funding
Digital Shadows has raised $26 million in a Series C funding round, which will be put towards global expansion and its service development.
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The rise of ransomware and how businesses can prevent it from happening
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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ddos
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ransomware
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malware
The Digital Shadows CEO delves into one of the main tactics behind extortion - ransomware - and how businesses can defend themselves.
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What’s up with Your mobile apps? Identifying and mitigating digital risk
Thu, 7th Sep 2017
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cloud services
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smartphones
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mobility
I’ll venture to guess you’re using a mobile device to read this - while mobile apps offer a host of new opportunities, they also introduce risk.
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Once prominent infection method now declining - short blip or for good?
Wed, 30th Aug 2017
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cios
An expert from Digital Shadows dissects the once prominent method of infection known as exploit kits and whether they remain a threat.
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Two dark web markets shut down but expert says ‘one door closes, a window opens’
Tue, 22nd Aug 2017
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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digital shadows
The recent shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa has left dark web marketplaces on shaky ground, says Digital Shadows CEO Alastair Paterson.
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ESG finds businesses improving with cybersecurity – but still a long way to go
Fri, 4th Aug 2017
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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enterprise strategy group
While CEOs and corporate boards no longer shy away from cybersecurity strategy as they once might have, there are still a number of shortcomings.
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The Dark Web: Is your company at risk?
Thu, 27th Jul 2017
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
Not only is information on a company’s assets available, but information about new techniques to compromise targets is for sale on the dark web.
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Digital Shadows discovers credit card crime ring cashing in on $24b a year
Tue, 25th Jul 2017
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cybersecurity
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retail
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online fraud
A professional ecosystem has emerged that is providing e-learning courses to allow aspiring cybercriminals to make USD$12k in monthly earnings.
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Alphabay disappears: Three scenarios to look for next
Mon, 17th Jul 2017
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dark web
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hackers
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cios
As AlphaBay vanishes, the dark web braces for upheaval, with markets jostling for supremacy or a radical shift to P2P trading.
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Major Dark Web Player goes offline: Could it be an exit scam?
Fri, 7th Jul 2017
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ddos
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dark web
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digital shadows
One of the Dark Web's biggest marketplaces for illegal online trades was taken offline this week, with reports circulating that it was an 'exit scam'.
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A system wiper with no recourse: Researchers discover what NotPetya attack was really after
Wed, 5th Jul 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
ESET senior research fellow Nick FitzGerald says that NotPetya was most likely a state-sponsored attack through malware.
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Digital Shadows releases new channel program and partner portal
Fri, 23rd Jun 2017
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partner programmes
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digital shadows
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partners
Digital Shadows has launched its channel-only partner program, Channel REV, which aims to accelerate partner revenue and enhance customer loyalty.
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Here's why WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Much ink is still being expended trying to determine who was responsible for WannaCry and what their motives were. But there's a bigger lesson here.
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Poor password choices make it easy for credential stuffing attacks, Digital Shadows warns
Mon, 29th May 2017
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micro-credentials
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passwords
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digital shadows
Password re-use across businesses is a major cause of cyber breaches, according to a new report from Digital Shadows.
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Digital Shadows on Wannacry: An analysis of competing hypotheses
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Digital Shadows probes the enigma of WannaCry's origins, weighing cybercriminal mischief against nation-state subterfuge.
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In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Mon, 15th May 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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casb
Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.
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When imitation is not the sincerest form of flattery
Thu, 13th Apr 2017
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Early detection and effective intelligence is critical in today’s digital world to mitigate the risks created by today’s connected world.
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Key executive appointment at Digital Shadows – focus on partner eco-system
Thu, 23rd Mar 2017
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partner programmes
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digital shadows
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channel infrastructure
Digital Shadows boosts its partner strategy with Alex Seton, aiming to expand its cyber security reach through strategic alliances.