Category : Security

The retail sector became a top target for Ransomware during the Pandemic – SOPHOS State of Ransomware in Retail

Sophos published the “State of Ransomware in Retail,” which looks at the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on mid-sized retail organizations worldwide during 2020. The results show how retail organizations became a prime target for ransomware during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many retailers started trading online for the first time simply in order to […]

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Education sector, hardest hit by ransomware in 2020 – SOPHOS

SOPHOS recently published the “Sophos State of Ransomware in Education 2021,” which looks at the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on educational institutions worldwide during 2020. As the Philippines continues to be on lockdown, virtual classes are still the safest option so students can continue to learn. However, digital transformation comes with cybersecurity risks. […]

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Sophos Unveils XGS Series Firewall Appliances

Sophos unveiled its new XGS Series firewall appliances with unrivaled performance and advanced protectionagainst cyberattacks. The new appliances feature industry-best Transport Layer Security (TLS) inspection, including native support for TLS 1.3, which is up to five times faster than other models available on the market today. Powered by Sophos Firewall’s Xstream architecture, XGS Series appliances […]

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Fortinet Shares Cybersecurity Threat Predictions for 2021

Fortinet ‘s security solutions FortiGuard Labs shared their Cybersecurity Threat Predictions for 2021 based on the strategies that they anticipate cybercriminals will leverage in the coming year and beyond. Every year at this time, FortiGuard Labs checks on the trends across the cyberthreat landscape, whether just around the corner or further afield. Predicting security threat trends may […]

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Sophos Named Common Vulnerability and Exposure Numbering Authority

Sophos announced that it has been named a Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) Numbering Authority (CNA) in the CVE program, a recognized international standard for identifying and naming cybersecurityvulnerabilities. With this status, Sophos is authorized to assign CVE identification to unique vulnerabilities within the scope of its products. Security researchers can now work directly with […]

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Buying something at the 11.11 Sale? Sophos has Safety Reminders for Online Shopping

As several major 11.11 sale events are happening tomorrow, Sophos shares the following safety reminders for online shopping: Write down contact details for your financial providers. Create a written copy of the emergency contact numbers and email addresses for organizations such as your bank, card issuer or insurance company. This way, you will have access […]

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Palo Alto Networks Research shows Philippine Companies take Cybersecurity Seriously

Palo Alto Networks has recently unveiled a new survey examining businesses’ attitudes towards cybersecurity across several markets in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. The Palo Alto Networks research, conducted in February 2020 before the global escalation of COVID-19, revealed that Philippine companies are the most confident and proactive in dealing with […]

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Sophos: 82% of Philippine Organizations had Public Cloud Cybersecurity Incidents

Sophos just conducted a survey showing that 82% of Philippine organizations fall prey to public cloud cybersecurity incidents. That’s more than three quarters. Sophos, leading cybersecurity firm, raises awareness again for the public on the necessity of cybersecurity. They’ve taken context locally with this survey. The Sophos survey results show alarming numbers—100% of Philippine organizations […]

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