MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

In recent years, the number of cyber attacks has greatly increased while organizations have done little to beef up security. Most organization owners know little about security, and hiring IT professionals to manage a secure environment is expensive. Even with the expense, a strong movement is currently gaining traction to fine companies and financial firms…

Human Error Responsible for Snapchat Data Leak

The popular social network, Snapchat, recently had a major data leak. It wasn’t from a software vulnerability or poor security on its network. Instead, the main root cause for the breach was a naïve employee. Snapchat released a statement that it apologizes for exposing social security numbers and payroll information for approximately 700 former and…

2015 Cyber Security Year in Review

2015 marked a monumental year for cybersecurity threats and breaches. Enterprise understand the need to change their cyber security to protect their company. But to be successful, organisations have to be knowledgeable about newest trend of cyber threats and risks. New cyber threat intelligence and trend analysis in the Apvera 2015 Cyber Security Year in Review explains…

Largest DDOS Attack in History

The Biggest DDoS in History Hits the BBC and Donald Trump’s Website Cyber threats continue to get bigger and bigger each year. Last year, the Ashley Madison hack was considered the biggest breach in history. Just a few months later, hackers outdid themselves again and sent a 600-gigabyte DDoS attack on the official BBC website.…