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  • Critical infrastructure needs shoring up after US, UK blame Russia for attacks

    SC Media, 19 April 2018

    Matt Walmsley, head of EMEA marketing at Vectra, says “enterprises should take another look at how they're securing their network infrastructure.” He advises organizations not to “leave the door wide open,” noting that they should be current with network infrastructure software updates and patches.

  • Cybersecurity tech accord: Marketing move or serious security?

    SecurityWeek, 19 April 2018

    "GDPR will have more impact since it has real teeth in the form of fines that can be as much as 4% of annual revenue if the personal information of EU based citizens is exposed or misused, and organizations must provide notification within 72 hours," says Mike Banic, vice president at Vectra.

  • US et UK accusent la Russie d’un piratage massif de routeurs

    Docaufutur, 19 April 2018

    Christophe Jolly, directeur de Vectra France, réagit à l'avertissement d'une cyberattaque massive de la Russie contre les routeurs et autres infrastructures réseau des États-Unis et du Royaume-Uni.

  • Vectra mahnt zu neuen Sicherheitskonzepten

    Infopoint Security, 19 April 2018

    Gérard Bauer, Vizepräsident der EMEA bei Vectra - Experte für künstliche Intelligenz im Bereich Cyber-Sicherheit - drängt auf neue Sicherheitskonzepte. Er kommentiert die neuesten Berichte über angeblich russische Cyberattacken.

  • Russian cyberthreat

    Information Security Buzz, 18 April 2018

    "With advances in AI-based threat behavior detection, we can spot in real-time the subtle signals attackers use for command-and-control communications to devices that have compromised firmware by looking for the attacker’s knocking signals hidden within legitimate communications," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director.

  • Künstliche Intelligenz unter der Lupe

    18 April 2018

    KI wird zur Bekämpfung von Cyberangriffen eingesetzt, indem digitale Kommunikation in Echtzeit analysiert und die verborgenen Signale zur Erkennung von bösartigem Verhalten erkannt werden, sagt Gérard Bauer, Vizepräsident von EMEA bei Vectra.

  • Higher Education a Top Target for Cryptomining

    Security Boulevard, 18 April 2018

    “Cryptocurrency mining is an opportunistic attack behavior that uses botnets to create a large pool of computing power,” says Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra. “It is considered more of a nuisance than a targeted cyberattack that puts personally identifiable information, protected health information and financial data at risk."

  • Should we be preparing for cyberwar with Russia?

    SecurityBrief, 18 April 2018

    “With stories reporting routers in the USA and UK being compromised by foreign nation states, and a recent increase in security preparation for possible large scale cyber-attacks, enterprises should take another look at how they’re securing their network infrastructure," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director.

  • Facebook, Microsoft and 32 others form cyber consortium

    Infosecurity, 17 April 2018

    "With so many organizations operating in EU nations or processing EU-based citizen’s data, evaluating their security program to ensure GDPR compliance is such a high priority that this alliance may go unnoticed,” says Mike Banic, vice president of marketing at Vectra.

  • UK could lead in AI, but only if ethical norms are set

    UK Tech News, 16 April 2018

    AI could really make a difference in the world, especially in cybersecurity, says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vectra. “AI is used to combat cybersecurity adversaries by analyzing digital communications in real-time and spotting the hidden signals to identify nefarious behavior, a task that is simply beyond humans alone."

  • House of Lords urges government to create AI national policy framework

    Computer Business Review, 16 April 2018

    “If AI learns via observations, then the data set becomes fundamental to the outcome, and any bias on the input will certainly affect the algorithmic models created, and the output behavior as a result,” says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vectra.

  • AI needs ethics code, says House of Lords

    Silicon, 16 April 2018

    “AI in today’s workplace is more ‘Robocop’ than ‘Terminator’s SkyNet,’" says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vecta. "It augments human capabilities so that systems can operate at speeds and scales that humans alone cannot. In this context, moral risk is extremely low.”

  • Every single UK organization in danger of cyberattack

    Insurance Business, 16 April 2018

    The attack surface for organizations is growing exponentially through the increasing use of IoT, mobile and BYOD computing, and digital supply chains – all of which provide hackers with a myriad of new entry points to make their assaults, says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vectra.

  • Amber Rudd announces crackdown on dark web

    Enterprise Times, 12 April 2018

    "If the government seeks to impose UK access controls to the dark web, then aside from technical workarounds for the more online savvy, we’re going to be reopening the net-neutrality debate,” says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vectra.

  • £50m for law enforcement as government ups ante on cyberdefense

    SC Media, 12 April 2018

    "Having the NCSC's oversight and support to UK businesses and public sectors for significant cyber issues is good news," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director. "However, ultimately UK organizations can't rely on legislation, policing, or the government to minimise their cyber risk, instead they need to take direct ownership."

  • In trying to clean up the dark web, Amber Rudd wants to throw money at the unpoliceable

    BetaNews, 11 April 2018

    "Talking of cleaning up the dark web is more political rhetoric rather than practical reality, says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director. "If the Government seeks to impose UK access controls to the dark web, then aside from technical workarounds for the more online savvy, we're going to be reopening the net-neutrality debate."

  • Le Cloud public est encore bien trop vulnérable aux cyberattaques

    Cloud Magazine, 11 April 2018

    L’arrivée du Cloud fait énormément croitre la surface d’attaque, et l’attaquant aura davantage de choix pour mener son méfait, dit Christophe Jolly, directeur France de Vectra.

  • Amber Rudd sets aside £9 million to clamp down on the dark web

    Alphr, 11 April 2018

    “Giving police additional resources to investigate and bring cybercriminals to justice is a laudable goal, but £5 million, allocated for the regional local level support, isn’t going to scratch the surface," says Matt Walmsley, director of EMEA at Vectra.

  • Email compromise to exceed £6.4 bn in 2018 as attacks increase say NCSC/NCA

    SC Media, 11 April 2018

    "We need to put in place capabilities that detect and respond in real-time to active threats that have bypassed defensive controls and gained access and persistence within the organization," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director. "Only then do we have the chance to get ahead of the attacks before they become critical security incidents.”

  • Cryptojacking, ransomware threats continue to grow, warns NCSC

    Silicon, 10 April 2018

    “The notion of a defined perimeter no longer works – the ‘attack surface’ is growing exponentially through the increasing use of IoT, mobile and BYOD computing, and digital supply chains, all of which provide hackers with a myriad of new entry points to make their assaults," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director.

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