WatchGuard Uncovers Surge in Script-based Attacks Amid Spike in Overall Malware Volume

13 December 2017 – WatchGuard’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores the computer and network security threats affecting small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and distributed enterprises, has revealed massive increases in scripting attacks and overall malware attempts against midsize companies throughout Q3 2017.

Report: Malicious Apps in Global App Stores Increase, Leading to Emergence of WireX Mobile Botnet

London - Dec. 12, 2017 - Malicious mobile apps are back on the rise, impersonating brands and fooling consumers, according to digital threat management leader RiskIQ, in its Q3 mobile threat landscape report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than 2 billion daily scanned resources.

10 Questions to Ask an Internet Marketing Agency Before Engaging

Strategizing and executing Internet marketing campaigns require specialized expertise and hours of effort. Unless your company has the knowledge, skills, tools and time to handle all of your digital marketing efforts, you’ll need the assistance of a digital marketing firm.

But how can you know whether you’re entering into a relationship with a partner who is not only capable of helping you reach your goals, but also a good fit with your company culture?

Both components are essential because:

Top Ten IT Security Predictions For 2018

1. Security blossoms in the boardroom

Sadly, security breaches will continue to be a regular occurrence in 2018 and organizations will struggle to deal with them. New security challenges will abound and these will grab attention in the boardroom. Senior management is increasingly focusing on security issues and recognizing them as a core business risk, rather than the responsibility of the IT department alone. The coming year will see further commitment from the boardroom to ensure that organizations are protected.

Study Shows WordPress at Top of the CMS Market Among Enterprise Organizations

A new, international study jointly commissioned by WP Engine and Manifesto and conducted by Vanson Bourne explores which content management system (CMS) technologies are used most commonly by enterprises and discovers what benefits these organizations derive from using multiple CMSs. “WordPress Success Among Enterprise CMSs” study surveyed over 300 enterprise-level IT and marketing decision makers in the U.S. and U.K.

Choosing the Best USB C Cable by Knowing the Essentials about it

Buying a USB C cable is a matter of confusion to the non-tech people usually, which can be simplified if you know a few basics about it. From its first implementation back in 1996, USB standards have changed a lot over time. However, USB, as a global standard alternative to the then existing many connectivity protocols has made revolutionary changes over time, and now you may not find any electronic gadgets without a USB port of any category pre-installed on it.

WP Engine Study Reveals Generation Z Lives Through Digital Experiences

LONDON - Dec. 5, 2017 - A new, national study commissioned by WP Engine and conducted by the Center for Generational Kinetics explores the mindset, preferences, and expectations of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers for their current and future digital experiences. “The Future of Digital Experiences” study, which surveyed 1,005 people in the EU ages 14 - 59, found that for Generation Z - those born from 1996 to the present - the digital experience is their human experience.

Real-Time Payments Key Driver for $3.3 Billion Rise in Technology Spend by North American Commercial Banks

San Francisco, 05 December 2017 - New research from Ovum, the market-leading research and consulting firm, reveals that North American commercial banks are continuing to increase their investment in real-time payments (RTP). The report “The rise of real-time payments in North America”, commissioned by Icon Solutions is based on responses from more than 7,000 CIOs and other senior IT decision makers. The study shows that while implementing RTP infrastructures later than global peers, U.S.

India Perspective: Google Pixel 2, back with a bang

Introduction

What differentiates iOS on Apple’s devices from Android?

The answer to that is alarmingly simple because it’s the simplicity of the OS itself. The reason I’m bringing up this is that Android market has a lot of saturation and as such comes in as being decentralized. The trouble with that is that the device UX differs from manufacturer to manufacturer. This saturation is often a cause for controversy because Apple uses this to their advantage in promoting their OS adoption rate. But unlike Apple, Android as an OS is adopted by lots of manufacturers, big and small ones. Therein comes the philosophy of a centralized device from the stables of Google themselves named the Pixel. In many ways, it is Google’s answer to the dictatorship of Apple’s iPhones and their device philosophies. 

IT departments pose the biggest security risk to business

More than a third of IT professionals (35%) see themselves as the biggest internal security risk to networks within their organization, according to new research from Balabit, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management and Log Management solutions. IT professionals may understand what their most valuable assets are, but they are still struggling to safeguard IT assets against the unpredictability of human behaviour.