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WatchGuard uncovers surge in script-based attacks

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.

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Total recall – better security for your network

Zero-day threat discoveries prompt a flurry of information security activity; but what if the vulnerability has already been exploited within your organization? Gene Stevens examines how organizations can benefit from taking a ‘perfect memory’ approach to network diagnostics.

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Ten IT security predictions for 2018

Ian Kilpatrick gives his thoughts about the security year ahead. Emerging issues include the IoT security time-bomb, GDPR blackmail, and rising DDoS attacks. More encouragingly, 2018 may see increased boardroom commitment to information security.

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