From cloud growth to a cloud mess: two out of three SMBs struggle with over-complicated IT infrastructure

As their businesses grow, companies increasingly embrace new business tools and cloud services in an attempt to make their employees’ working lives more efficient and flexible, as well as reduce expenditures. According to Kaspersky Lab’s latest research, nearly two thirds (63%) of companies globally employing up to 249 people use one or more business applications… Continue reading

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Multi-national logistics company chooses Microsoft Azure to tighten security and optimise data centre costs

Summary A multi-national Logistics Company had identified Azure as the target for rapid expansion but were concerned about the potential loss of security features that had already been developed in the existing data centre infrastructure. AVeS Cyber Security took their Azure environment down to a low-level Technical Design with a focus on Security and hardening… Continue reading

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Don’t Get Caught in Phishing Scams While Shopping Online this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day to honour mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Naturally, there are plenty of ways to make moms feel special with unique gifts, but sadly there are those that use such special occasions for their own cybercriminal gain. In fact, according to Kaspersky Lab security experts,… Continue reading

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New variant of SynAck ransomware uses sophisticated Doppelgänging technique to evade security

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new variant of the SynAck ransomware Trojan using the Doppelgänging technique to bypass anti-virus security by hiding in legitimate processes. This is the first time the Doppelgänging technique has been seen in ransomware in the wild. The developers behind SynAck also implement other tricks to evade detection and analysis:… Continue reading

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All Covered: Managing Cybersecurity Risks with Next Generation Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business

Enterprise-ready scalability, next-generation technologies and EDR-integration in the new version of Kaspersky Lab’s flagship product for endpoints. The latest trends in cybercrime have seen it all — advanced exploits allegedly developed by high-profile threat actors used in massive ransomware attacks, creativity of spam and phishing attacks on trending topics, and attacks relying heavily on social… Continue reading

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Do not spend another Rand on your Cyber Security Budget until real Risks have been assessed

IT Security has become a business necessity against the backdrop of proliferating threats from the web, malware and cyber extortion. Companies are also obliged by legislation to protect sensitive business and customer information. But, the cost of protecting systems and data against cyber threats can rocket when investments in security technologies aren’t planned and don’t… Continue reading

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Safely Migrating to Cloud-Based Email: Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365

Safely Migrating to Cloud-Based Email: New Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Enhances Protection in Exchange Online Thursday, 1st February 2018: Small and medium-sized businesses are still on a cloud adoption journey and for the majority of them, embracing a cloud-based email service is the first checkpoint along the way. Indeed, it tops the most… Continue reading

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Cyber risk management: Top responsibilities of C-level employees this year

The risk landscape in 2018 is changing the way executives look at cyber risk management in their organisations. Here are seven tips on how C-level employees can effectively manage cyber risks in their organisations this year. Although most companies have invested in IT security solutions to protect their networks and data, these tend to focus… Continue reading

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Risking security for an easy life: people’s password dilemmas revealed

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: Today we log into online accounts all the time – from transferring money between bank accounts, to shopping online, checking the weather, or booking a taxi on a night out. But what if suddenly you can’t log into the account you need when you need it? What if you get the dreaded ‘password… Continue reading

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AVeS Cyber Security stacks up awards and eyes further growth

From humble beginnings 19-years ago as a small yet creative IT security company helping businesses gain control of their digital information, AVeS Cyber Security is stacking up impressive accolades and earning the respect of industry heavyweights as a leading provider of comprehensive Information Security, IT Infrastructure Architecture and Governance solutions. In 2017, the company has… Continue reading

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